Local News

Repeat offenders target of multi-agency arrest round-up

 A multi-agency operation lead to several arrests. Many of those arrested live in the 70805 area code, which is the target area for the BRAVE program.

Officer responding to emergency call involved in crash that killed elderly man

 An officer responding to an emergency call was involved in a crash that killed an 83-year-old man in the town of Maurice. The Louisiana State Police were called to investigate the incident to ensure that all protocol was followed.

Prairieville man accused of approaching young girls, possession of child pornography

A Prairieville man has been arrested twice in a short period of time on cases involving minor aged females.

Unrestrained driver killed in afternoon crash near Albany

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a single-vehicle crash today that claimed the life of an unrestrained driver. The crash occurred on Interstate 12 westbound at the Albany exit at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Amite man charged with cyber stalking runs from deputies

When deputies attempted to arrest a man for cyber stalking, he allegedly fled on foot to his girlfriend’s house and a K-9 unit had to be sent in to get him out.

Community continues to rally behind Bonnie Kate Pourciau

With her infectious smile and warm personality you would never guess that Bonnie Kate Pourciau was recently lying in a hospital bed, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Former North Caddo HS teacher charged with stealing $9,000 in metal

A former North Caddo High School teacher was taken into custody Thursday for stealing school materials.

Shreveport PD nabs alleged hotel robbers

Authorities have arrested two men accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint at a west Shreveport hotel early this morning.

Coast Guard confirms oil sheen near Deepwater Horizon site is from Macondo well

 A sheen of oil that was spotted near the site of the Deepwater Horizon rig has been directly linked to the Macondo well, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Houma woman arrested for stabbing her boyfriend during an argument

A 44-year-old woman was arrested in Houma this afternoon after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the arm during an argument.