Local News

Tire bandit leaves Livingston vehicles on blocks

The Burglary Division of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office needs assistance in solving a recent rash of tire and rim thefts.

LSU welcomes 103 players to campus as Tigers open training camp Thursday

 LSU welcomed 103 players to campus on Wednesday as the Tigers are set to open their eighth training camp under head coach Les Miles on Thursday.

Several injured during violent home invasion in Iberia Parish

A little more than half a dozen people were robbed at gunpoint and some sustained injuries during a home invasion.

Springfield man arrested for drug possession with intent to distribute

A search warrant issued yesterday led members of the Livingston Parish Narcotics Division to a home on LA Hwy 43 in Springfield and resulted in the arrest of one man.

Shreveport school burglar caught following flood of tips

 A Shreveport man is behind bars after a flood of tips poured in to authorites follwoing the release of surveillance images.

SU to host Coca-Cola Football Fan Fest Aug. 25

 Football Fan Fest begins at 3:00 p.m. and precedes the Jaguars final preseason scrimmage scheduled for 6:00 p.m., one week before the Sept. 1 season opener at Football Bowl Subdivision member New Mexico.

Jogger goes missing in the middle of the day in Iberia Parish; Sheriff seeking info

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a missing person who was last seen out jogging in the middle of the afternoon.

Teachers furious after paychecks held

 Former Crestworth Academy employees are furious, still searching for answers to why they haven't received paychecks.

Judge: Jeremiah Wright is competent to stand trial for decapitation of son

 The man accused of decapitating his 7 year old son is competent to stand trial, according to court documents.

Hundreds of new laws go into effect August 1

 Beginning August first registered sex offenders in the state of Louisiana are banned from social networking sites like Facebook and Myspace, but for some parents the newest laws still may not be strict enough.