Local News

Two arrested after ATV goes missing

Following an investigation conducted by deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office, two Eunice residents were arrested after they were found to be in possession of a stolen Polaris Ranger that was reported stolen from a residence in

North Baton Rouge Training Initiative hopes to bring work to high unemployment area

Local community leaders as well as workforce development held a press conference today to kick off the 70805 Education For Careers fair and to launch the North Baton Rouge Training Initiative.

Governor Jindal cuts ribbon at new L.E. Fletcher campus development

Governor Bobby Jindal marked the opening of the new L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College campus development on Tuesday.

GOHSEP holds hurricane preparedness meeting

In advance of a predicted, near-normal season, state officials came together today for a midseason review of their hurricane preparedness plans and coordination with other agencies.

Shaw Group sold for $3 billion

The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced it has signed a definitive merger agreement with CB&I (NYSE: CBI) under which CB&I will acquire Shaw in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $3 billion.

Heat advisory issued; EMS seeing high number of heat related calls

A heat advisory has been issued for Monday, July 30, which means that the heat index will be over 108 degrees for more than four hours of the day. For those working outdoors, that creates the potential for a dangerous medical issue.

NOPD seeking information about missing teen

Members of the New Orleans Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Haraquon Degruy, who was last seen leaving her residence on July 16, 2012, at about 1:45 p.m., in the 5300 block of Norgate Drive.

Shot Truck Rolls Through New Orleans Offering Free Vaccines

Most of us have seen food trucks stopped along busy streets, but have you heard about the shot truck? There's one making stops throughout New Orleans, vaccinating children for free. Vanessa Bolano takes us inside.

Email scam claims to be from Pointe Coupee Parish schools

If you’ve received an email claiming that you’ve been selected to win a $1,000 gift certificate as a sign of appreciation from the Pointe Coupee school system, report it immediately to the Sheriff’s Office; it’s a scam.<

Olympic Pole Dancing?

When the Olympic games start on Friday, you can see all kinds of athletes in all kinds of sports, but pole dancing? Believe it or not, the International Pole Sports Federation wants to be recognized by the Olympic Committee.