Public Defender arrested after attempting to smuggle marijuana into Angola Prison

Baton Rouge Public Defender Nelvil Hollingsworth was arrested for smuggling marijuana into Angola Prison.  A Baton Rouge Public Defender was arrested after detectives say he brought marijuana into Angola prison.

Lafayette Police Arrest Man on Reckless Driving Charges

Lafayette police say officers were involved in a crazy chase just after two this morning.

Acadiana Lawmakers make an attempt to keep University Medical Center open

Tonight some Acadiana residents are hoping to "change" state lawmakers minds - and keep parts of university medical center open.

Casting Call for Models

A massive casting call is being held tomorrow, the first ever for Baton Rouge fashion week. Organizers say no experience is necessary.

U-L Basketball takes a shot at the League title

If you're a U-L basketball fan.. The Cajun Dome is where you want to be tomorrow night. It's the last home game of the regular season and it is senior night. Louisiana will say goodbye to four Cajun players.

Scott Man arrested for choking girlfriend

In Scott a man is behind bars after police officers caught him choking his girlfriend. Thirty-seven year old Lawrence Dugas was taken to jail mardi gras day after neighbors reported a domestic disturbance at a trailer on Labesk road.

Copper Theft

Another lawmaker is proposing bigger penalties for copper thieves.

New DWI law proposes jail time for first time offenders

One Louisiana lawmaker is hoping to stiffen the penalties for first time drunk drivers. Senator Jonathan Perry is proposing a law that would put first time DWI offenders behind bars for ten days.

Massive casting call for models to be held tomorrow at Celtic

A massive open casting call is happening tomorrow for the first ever Baton Rouge-based MODE Fashion Week. Organizers tell us that you don’t have to have experience to walk this runway.

Evacuation ordered after gas plant explosion in Acadia Parish

An evacuation order has been issued in Acadia Parish between Basile and Eunice due to a gas plant fire. The explosion happened shortly after 1:30 p.m.