Statewide News

Shreveport police officer arrested for trying to solicit sex from prostitute while on duty

Bossier City police have arrested a Shreveport police officer on a felony charge of malfeasance in office as the result of a prostitution investigation last week.

Saints gearing up for season opener

This weekend, the NFL’s regular season starts, and the Saints open up by hosting division rival Atlanta on Sunday, Sept. 8.

Former dance studio owners charged with child molestation

A couple from Bossier Parish was arrested for allegedly molesting one of their former students on multiple occasions.

Wife dies in I-10 crash after jerking steering wheel during domestic dispute

An argument between a wife and husband led to a fatal crash in Slidell. On September 2 shortly after 8:30 p.m., State Troopers investigated a single-vehicle fatal crash on I-10 in St. Tammany Parish.

4.1 earthquake rocks small Texas town located near Louisiana border

A 4.1 earthquake rocked a small town in East Texas located near the Louisiana border. According to the U.S. Geographical Survey the quake hit the town of Timpson shortly before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2.

New Orleans Saints add two more players to practice squad

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton on Monday announced that linebacker Rufus Johnson and offensive lineman Senio Kelemete are the final two members of the team's eight-man practice squad.

NOPD: 11-year-old killed after being shot in the head; second girl, man injured

An 11-year-old girl was killed and a second young girl and man are in the hospital following an overnight shooting at a home in New Orleans.

NOPD officer placed on suspension following DWI crash in department vehicle

An officer with the New Orleans Police Department was placed on Emergency Suspension without Pay after he was allegedly involved in a crash while over the legal limit for alcohol.

Baby shot, killed, babysitter injured

A large crowd gathered in Central City Friday night to mourn the murder of Londyn Samuels. The 1-year-old New Orleans girl was shot and killed in the care of her baby-sitter.

Man gains second DWI for driving lawnmower down road at night without headlights

A 60-year-old man was arrested for his second DWI after a police officer nearly crashed into him. That’s because he was driving down a road on a riding lawnmower shortly after midnight.