The St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center is activated and responding to an explosion and subsequent fire at the Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco.
There are NO PROTECTIVE ACTIONS to be taken on the part of the public at this time.
The plant has reported no injuries.... more »
KENNER, La. (AP) - A New Orleans man was arrested Saturday after a road rage incident in which police said he shot into a pickup truck and hit a 10-year-old boy. David Sean Jackson, 26, has been charged with attempted second-degree murder, aggravated criminal damage to property, illegal possession of... more »
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi said Friday that it's "unfortunate" and "sort of bizarre" that somebody photographed his ailing wife in a nursing home and posted her image online in a political video against him. A conservative blogger and three others have been arrested... more »
On December 11, 2013, at approximately 9:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of Amy Street regarding a stolen vehicle. The two female victims told officers they were in the 1200 block of the NW Evangeline Thruway, when a white male suspect offered them money to give him... more »
PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - Authorities say two officers followed proper procedures in shooting at a Pineville man after he rammed a police car with his vehicle during a chase in December. A Pineville police officer and a Rapides Parish sheriff's deputy fired at 19-year-old Corey Cheek, after his vehicle rammed... more »
MILTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say a 52-year-old Milton man has been charged with threatening a person at a Milton church and other offenses. Authorities say Hipolito Melendez was taken into custody Sunday afternoon. Police say they were called to the Lewes Church of Christ after receiving a... more »
Developing news happening in Duson this afternoon. Two workers are hospitalized following an industrial incident in Duson. It happened at a land rig owned by Nabors Well Servicing. The incident happened at 624 Toby Mouton Road. At least one person has critical injuries. Duson Police are investigating.