Local News

Overturned tractor trailer puts traffic at standstill

Traffic on I-10 E is open again, after a tractor trailer carrying hazardous materials overturned early this morning. Traffic was backed up all over the capital city.

Feds ready to stop oil spill related scams

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Justice Department officials are urging people to report any suspected fraud in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.

Relief Well gives relief in Assumption Parish

A Solution is on the horizon for the oil and gas well in Assumption Parish. A Relief well is finally in place to relieve pressure from the oil and gas well.

Bass Pro Shops have a New Generation

It wasn't your typical day at Bass Pro. Kids got to learn a variety of things today. They got to learn how to ride a four wheeler, shoot a compound bow, and fire a paintball gun.

A Seventeen Year Old Attempts Murder

Police are on the lookout for a suspect to attempted murder and armed robbery. It happened in the Washington Street Subdivision.

Man Shot at intersection

Police responded to a shooting at an intersection in mid city around eleven last night.

Statement from State Superintendent of Education Paul Pastorek regarding Sean O'Keefe

Baton Rouge, La. - Inquiries, concern and good wishes regarding the well-being of Sean O'Keefe and his son, Kevin, have been pouring into my office from around the state and country.

The 'Losing it in Louisiana' Team Invade the State Capitol

Yesterday afternoon the 'Losing it in Louisiana' team invaded the State Capitol.  Our participants took a cycling class on the front steps of the State Capitol.  Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden stopped by, along with Senator Shar

Oil Well Leak in Assumption Parish

The well owned by Cajun Well Service in Breaux Bridge blewout around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. A plume of oil and gas is continues to rise several hundred feet in the air, but State Police say no oil or gas is on the ground.

LSU Fan Day

The LSU Football team came out to show their appreciation to the people they care about the most, the fans.