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1,500 new jobs headed to Shreveport with opening of Elio Motors manufacturing plant

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that Elio Motors plans to assemble new vehicles at the former General Motors Shreveport plant. Elio Motors Inc.

Off-duty firefighter saves woman after crash from burning vehicle

An off-duty firefighter is credited with saving the life of a woman who was trapped in a burning vehicle after a crash.

Unrestrained driver dies in crash on I-10

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on I-10 westbound west of LA Hwy 77 in Iberville Parish.

Gas prices rise after last week

The lower gas prices we saw last week are now a distant memory. Here's a look at the latest numbers according to

Home catches fire in Zachary today

A house has minor damage after a fire this morning just outside of Zachary. Firefighters got the call just after 9:30 this morning to a home on Pride Port Hudson Road.

Scotlandville residents hope new councilwoman can make a change

"I've had the worst probably 13 years that I've had in my entire life," says Deboria Halford.

Fatal Crash on I-10 Westbound near Grosse Tete

Update: All lanes were re-opened on I-10 West at MM 138 (Grosse Tete) around 12:30am.  

Metro Council sworn into office

The new East Baton Rouge Metro Council was sworn into office earlier today. The inauguration ceremony took place at the River Center.

BRPD: 4.7 percent rise in homicides for 2012

The Baton Rouge Police Department released unofficial numbers for the city's murder rate. The numbers paint a pretty disappointing picture with a 4.7 percent rise in the murder rate for 2012 when compared to 2011.

Bossier City grandmother rolled over by her own car

Emergency crews were called to a local grocery store Wednesday morning on reports of a person who had been run over by a vehicle.