Local News

Fire station goes up in smoke due to electrical malfunction

 A fire station in Slidell was damaged by a fire Saturday. Authorities with the St. Tammany Fire Department said a firefighter heard a popping noise in the engine room at Station 14 and quickly called for help.

Jefferson Highway to experience closures starting Monday

Eastbound LA 73 (Jefferson Highway) will have intermittent closures of the outside lane between the intersection with Palm Park Lane and the intersection with Essen Lane from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Tulane football player fractures spine in game at Tulsa

A Tulane University football player was hospitalized after fracturing his spine during a game Saturday, leaving him motionless on the field, a team doctor said.

Baton Rouge teen charged in stabbing murder in Tigerland

 A teen is behind bars, accused of killing a neighbor after an argument.

Hurricane Isaac looting victims come forward

 New Orleans Police are investigating several cases of looting that occurred during Hurricane Isaac. Jerome Nearly is pounding the pavement and getting the word about a cash reward.

Vehicle gone airborne in crash flips on top of passing vehicle, kills elderly couple

 An elderly couple were killed in a crash yesterday afternoon and Troopers believe the driver who caused it was speeding.

Three shot in Lafayette, police seeking suspects

Three people are in the hospital after an early morning shooting in Lafayette.

LSU Mills and Montgomery earn SEC Player of the Week honors

LSU freshman cornerback Jalen Mills and junior defensive end Sam Montgomery have been recognized by the Southeastern Conference as two of the league’s players of the week for their performance in the win over Washington on Saturday.

Gator season in Louisiana in full swing

Louisiana's gator hunting season is finally in full swing after Hurricane Isaac shook up the game for hunters in Eastern Louisiana.

Cajuns to play Trojans Saturday at 6 pm

Last week was an easy one for the Cajuns. With a 40 to nothing win at home over the Lamar Cardinals. Tomorrow however might be a little tougher as the team heads to Alabama to take on the Troy Trojans.