Local News

West Nile reported as cause of death in Central

A death from the West Nile virus has been reported in Central in the Indian Mount subdivision. The subdivision reportedly has had an issue with mosquitoes and was warned by administrators to take precautions.

Secret Service warns parents to teach kids about online safety

As school starts all across the state the Secret Service is warning you to be on alert. Agent Lou Velez heads up the Baton Rouge division of the Secret Service. He says all of us are vulnerable online - especially children.

Fatal crash in Bossier Parish

On August 7, 2012, shortly after 3:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Sligo Road about one mile west of Louisiana Highway 157 that claimed the life of an Oklahoma man.

Hundreds of teachers attend SU's convocation

The kids won't be in the classrooms till tomorrow, but today was the first day back on the job for teachers in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Officer cleared after internal investigation into shooting death of family's dog

An internal investigation regarding the shooting death of a dog in Lake Charles during a police pursuit has concluded.

Hi Nabor re-opens after evening lightning strike caused fire

A local grocery store is open today after a lightning strike sparked a fire and forced the store to be evacuated last night.

EPA Awards $100,000 to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration to Reduce Hypoxia

The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) $100,000 to reduce hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico.

Skillet left on the stove caused small fire in Baker

A cast iron skillet is to blame for a fire that happened over the weekend in Baker.

Man arrested in West Baton Rouge motel for connection to missing teen case

 Another man has been arrested for his alleged connection to a missing teen from the Lafayette area.

Sheriff: New email scam that disables your computer claims to be from McAfee, FBI

A new computer virus is circulating Louisiana. This one claims to be from the FBI and McAfee antivirus software.