Statewide News

Gonzales man arrested on 31 counts of child pornography

 A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Gonzales man on 31 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Investigators think MS teen may not have been alone when she burned

Investigators "are looking at the strong possibility" someone was in the car with a 19-year-old Mississippi woman moments before a fire engulfed the vehicle, a prosecuting attorney said Friday.

Louisiana man arrested in murder for hire scheme

On December 16, 2014, Louisiana State Police Detectives along with several other agencies arrested a Port Allen man after they learned that he was attempting to solicit murder.

Texas theater replaces 'The Interview' with 'Team America'

After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater plans to screen "Team America: World Police" instead.

No 'The Interview,' and no 'Team America' either

After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater planned to screen "Team America: World Police" instead. That is, until studio Paramount shut that down, too.

Man robs Brightside Drive gas station at gunpoint

Police say they are looking for a black man who robbed a gas station the Circle K on Brightside Drive at gunpoint. The suspect walked in the store around 12:55 a.m. on December 15, 2014.

Local elementary students get new bikes for hard work

  We all know the saying hard work pays off. For some children at Broadmoor Elementary, their hard work did just that. Thursday, students were awarded with brand-new bikes!

Local mechanic turns shop into community outreach center

Dustin LaFont got the idea of starting a youth mechanic program after helping a child rebuild his broken bike. Unknown Object The kid told his friends, and over time, Dustin says he had dozens of kids asking for his help.

22-year-old man dies in shooting on Citadel Drive

Authorities are now investigating an overnight shooting that killed a 22-year-old man. Don Coppola, a police spokesperson, says detectives found the body of Christian Allen in the 2600 block of Citadel Drive.

Detectives need help identifying St. Mary Parish burglary suspect

Detectives are looking for the person who broke into a truck near the St. Mary and Iberia Parish line. Traci Landry, a sheriff’s spokesperson, says it happened on the Charenton levee around 3:54 p.m. on November 9, 2014.