Statewide News

Teen accused of hitting mother learns tough love from behind bars

A Baton Rouge teen learned a lesson about tough love from behind bars at parish prison.

Orleans Parish Prison: Over 400 inmates relocated, about 70 released

More than 400 inmates have been moved from the Orleans Parish Prison, and roughly 70 were released.

Governor Jindal declares State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Karen

Governor Jindal has declared a State of Emergency due to Tropical Storm Karen.

Dome collapse at Nucor facility causes extensive damage, no injuries

Emergency responders were called to the scene of a dome collapse at the Nucor Steel Louisiana in St. James Parish, but thankfully no one was injured.

Eleven Slaughter residents file lawsuit against Monolyte Labs for medical issues caused by explosion

A lawsuit was filed today on behalf of 11 Slaughter residents who say they have experienced damages caused by an explosion that happened just under a year ago.

Man arrested for domestic abuse after 2.5 hour standoff with law enforcement

A 20-year-old man was arrested for holding a woman hostage, prompting a nearly three hour standoff with law enforcement.

New Orleans Saints players team up with United Way to rebuild homes

On Sunday, September 22, New Orleans Saint Roman Harper and teammates Lance Moore, Jahri Evans and Malcolm Jenkins, hosted a private team dinner along with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana at Eiffel Society to announce to their families, c

Auburn fan accused of stealing truck, kidnapping woman, hitting 9 parked cars in Baton Rouge

One Auburn fan who visited Baton Rouge never got the chance to see the big match-up. That’s because he was behind bars after he allegedly stole a truck, kidnapped a woman, and hit several parked cars.

Myth vs. Fact: DHH dispels rumors about Naegleria Fowleri Ameba, drinking water in Louisiana

The Department of Health and Hospitals wants to dispel myths and rumors associated with a recent confirmation of an ameba in the water system in St. Bernard Parish.