Statewide News

Non-profit that helps people with disabilities starting to feel effects of budget cuts

Twenty five percent of Louisiana’s population struggles with some sort of disability and LATAN (Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network) helps those people succeed.

Three arrested in connection to hit-and-run crash that killed NOPD officer

Three people have been arrested in connection to the hit-and-run crash that killed an off-duty NOPD office. We’re told more arrests are possible.

Shreveport woman arrested for leaving 18-month-old baby home alone for more than 12 hours

Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport woman for leaving her 18-month-old baby home alone for more than 12 hours, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.

‘Steak bandit’ hides meat in his pants, becomes violent when confronted

A Thibodaux man was arrested last week after he was caught stealing meat from a store. We’re told he concealed the items in his pants.

Off-duty NOPD officer killed by hit-and-run driver; $5,000 reward for arrest

An off-duty police officer was killed over the weekend after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Officials say the officer got out of his car after he was involved in a separate crash.

Three tubers stranded during 4th of July outing; spent the night on a sandbar

Three people spent the night on a sandbar in Holden after they were stranded during a tubing trip.

Louisiana woman uses pageant to mentor, inspire, educate about life with disabilities

A local woman who says she was never interested in pageants will represent Louisiana with a chance at a national crown.

Emotional reunion for 756th National Guard Unit on Day of Independence

Family and friends of the 756th Area Support Medical Company have been doing a lot of waiting, nine months to be exact. Thursday morning they were more than ready to welcome home their loved ones and on such a fitting day.

La. teen among 8 boaters rescued in Honduras

A 16-year-old girl from Bridge City is among the group of boaters who were rescued by the Coast Guard in Honduras.

Texas man killed after being hit by at least 5 cars on Interstate in Shreveport

A Texas man was hit by at least 5 cars after he crashed his vehicle in Shreveport. Officials say he was attempting to run across the Interstate when first struck.