MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - A Houston rapper was released on bond Thursday after spending several hours in jail on charges of speeding and having marijuana and a semiautomatic weapon. The DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office said Thursday that Lil' Flip, whose real name is Wesley Eric Weston, was arrested Wednesday after... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Coast Guard chief warrant officer who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography has been sentenced to five years in prison. U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi in Lake Charles also on Thursday sentenced 50-year-old Michael Robert Gleason, of Houston, to 10 years of supervised release... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the singer had died, but... more »
A Continental Express flight from Houston to Lake Charles experiences engine trouble and ends up losing an engine during the flight. The Saab 340 with 16 passengers on board was able to land safely at Lake Charles Regional Airport at 11:45 a.m. According to Airport Director Heath Allen, the turbo... more »
East Bayou Baptist Church Campers that attended 360 camp were on the way home and are currently stuck on I-10 in Houston due to flooding. Parents should check www.twitter.com/eastbayouSM for updates on arrival times. more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Texas-based nonprofit group that has been searching for a missing oil executive in New Orleans has found a body in the Mississippi River, where police say he may have fallen in near a ferry boat dock. Tim Miller, president and founder of Texas Equusearch, said... more »
UPDATE: Arcade Comeaux was taken into custody in the Houston area just after 8:00 AM on Monday, December 7th.
A prison escapee considered armed and dangerous could be in Acadiana.
Arcade Comeaux escaped Texas authorities and is still on the loose. He's facing three life sentences and was... more »
UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim whose body was found in Jeff Davis Parish as 33-year-old Stefanie McKenzie. She is from Houston, Texas. It is believed that her body had been at that location for at least 24 hours.
KATC has learned that as of yesterday afternoon... more »
State Police have released the identity of the victim killed in a hit and run incident. 38-year-old Benjamin Lewis from Houston, Texas was discovered in the 37-hundred block of Verot School Road between Fortune Road and Highway 92. State Police believe the vehicle came from the north bound lane of... more »