Local News

Fire destroys house off of Siegen Lane

Firefighters spent over three hours putting out a house fire early this morning off Siegen Lane. The fire began in the back of this house on Winterhue Road around 5:00 a.m.; by 8:00 a.m., the house was considered a total loss.

Supriya Jindal supplies 'white board' technology to area schools

The First Lady of Louisiana made a special visit to Iberville Elementary this morning and brought along a very special gift. Five Iberville Elementary classrooms will be equipped with new interactive whiteboards.

Cyclist, 16, killed after being struck by SUV

A teenager was killed after being struck by a vehicle in St. Tammany Parish.

Bicycle safety still a concern one year after crash killed local rider

A year after a car crash killed Nathan Crowson and badly injured Danny Morris, road safety is still a concern for bicyclists around t

Neighbors say 20 Ventress horses are being neglected, some close to death

Six months ago, 20 horses were moved on to the five-acre property next to Randall Gremillion's house in Ventress. At first, the Gremillion's were excited with their new neighbors.

Woman with swampy backyard gets help after 4 years of fighting flooding

A Gonzales woman says she's been dealing with flooding in her yard for the past four years. She's fought with the water company to get her yard dried out.

CAAWS needs volunteers for pet parade

Calling all animal lovers! The 14th annual Capital Area Animal Welfare Society Mystic Krewe of Mutts rolls in Downtown Baton Rouge Sunday January 27 at 1:30 pm.

Iberville hires on more deputies to patrol schools

After viewing school shooting tragedy's from afar, Iberville Parish authorities and school leaders are taking precautions closer to home to ensure their students never end up in that situation.

MLK inspires volunteers to do community service

Jaleesa Hooker and about a dozen volunteers from Southern and Southeastern universities decided there was no better time than Martin Luther King day to do some community service work.

Water main busts, floods Perkins Road

It was a wet ride for some drivers on Perkins road this morning. A water main broke and caused flooding on Perkins Road between College Drive and North Acadian Thruway.