On March 25, 2012, detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office learned that a male victim, age 19, was shot in the arm. According to detectives, the victim did not disclose many details in the incident. The information given was that the victim had attended a "Block Party" in the... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A young whooping crane is recovering after surgery to repair a broken shoulder bone. State Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Sara Zimorski says the crane spent almost a week isolated at White Lake in southwest Louisiana after the operation at the LSU veterinary school. She says veterinarians... more »
Opelousas Police arrested a suspect Wednesday night, wanted on several charges, including attempted murder and armed robbery. Officers arrested Darrell Young at a motel around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday. He was wanted in connection with a shooting last month that sent an Opelousas man to the hospital.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Young drivers face tougher restrictions on the road starting Saturday, and parents will have to wade through a lengthier list of requirements for their children to get licenses. The change to teenage driving rules is among the most noticeable of 40 news laws that take... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hecklers interrupted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a prominent American Jewish group on Monday, the same day his government said it would move ahead with hundreds of new housing units in disputed east Jerusalem. The five Jewish-American and Israeli protesters stood up and held... more »
Opelousas Police arrested the same man, twice, within 24 hours. Wilford Young was arrested last night on distribution of drug charges. He bonded out, but then today he was arrested again. Police say both times he was prescribed the drugs he was trying to cell. Today, police claim he attempted... more »
LANGLEY, Ark. (AP) - Crews on Monday found the body of a young girl who was the 20th victim of a flash flood that devastated a popular Arkansas campground, but they continued searching because it wasn't clear whether the girl was the last person reported missing. Officials had said earlier... more »
Baton Rouge, January 9, 2010. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning announced that three overnight fires in Shreveport, Westwego and Denham Springs each claimed the lives of three people. "It was a very tragic night for our State as our Firefighters responded to many fires, three of which proved deadly, we... more »