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Execution approved for man who beat, scalded stepson to death

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced today that the U.S.

Two Houston men accused of trying to sell synthetic marijuana at Louisiana casino

On August 23, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a stop on a car traveling eastbound on I-10 between Vinton and Sulphur for a traffic violation.

Louisiana state police joining 8 other state law enforcement agencies in Operation Safe Corridor

After last year's eight fatalities during this Labor day holiday weekend, Louisiana state police is taking action.  State police along with agencies from California across to Florida are participating in Operation Safe Corridor. 

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

THE SHRIMP AND PETROLEUM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 78 YEARS. VERMILIONVILLE HOSTS A COCHON DE LAIT. AND ZYDECO IS EVERYWHERE IN GOOD TIMES THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND.  

Drawdown set for Chicot Lake to control nuisance aquatic vegetation

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has scheduled a drawdown for Chicot Lake, just north of Ville Platte, to begin on Tuesday, September 3 to control nuisance aquatic vegetation.

The National EMS Academy equipping students with real life situations

A mach mass casualty incident simulation was held today at Acadian helping the National EMS Academy students to be better equipped with real life scenarios.  The scenario today was a tornado had torn through a community, knocking a huge bu

Nearly $1.3 million in child support collected from casinos over past 2 years

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has collected more than $1.2 million from gamblers who owe back child support in the two years since the agency launched its Casino Intercept Program.

Registered sex offender, woman, arrested for forcing 9-year-old boy to participate in sexual activity

A Lake Charles couple was arrested for allegedly forcing a 9-year-old boy to participate with them in sexual activity.

Couple charged with child desertion after leaving son alone to steal a bike

A man and woman were arrested for child desertion after they allegedly left their son at a skate park while they allegedly stole another child’s bike.

Person of interest for murder of woman found shot dead by investigators

A man was found shot to death night and believe he is responsible for shooting and killing a woman hours prior to his death.