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  • Horse owners to take precautions against equine heat stress

    Horse owners to take precautions against equine heat stress

    Horse owners to take precautions against equine heat stress

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:31:25 GMT
    Summer means hot, humid weather in Louisiana, and according to the LSU AgCenter in Baton Rouge, horse owners need to take steps to ensure their horses stay cool and comfortable this summer.
    Summer means hot, humid weather in Louisiana, and according to the LSU AgCenter in Baton Rouge, horse owners need to take steps to ensure their horses stay cool and comfortable this summer, and at the Stables of LeBocage in Lake Charles, they’re doing just that.
  • Electrical short causes heavy fire and smoke damage to home

    Electrical short causes heavy fire and smoke damage to home

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:29:10 GMT
    Firefighters were called out to a house fire early Monday morning that investigators determined was caused by an electrical short. They believe it started around an air conditioning unit.
    Firefighters were called out to a house fire early Monday morning that investigators determined was caused by an electrical short. They believe it started around an air conditioning unit.
  • Lacassine native vying for 'American Ninja Warrior' title

    Lacassine native vying for 'American Ninja Warrior' title

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:23:00 GMT
    Lacassine native Todd Bourgeois is among 30 competitors vying for the title in the NBC series ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ which is in its sixth season. 
    Lacassine native Todd Bourgeois is among 30 competitors vying for the title in the NBC series ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ which is in its sixth season. 
  • New Orleans police investigate deadly shooting in Algiers

    New Orleans police investigate deadly shooting in Algiers

    New Orleans police are investigating a homicide in Algiers. The incident was reported Monday morning on Shepard Court. Police say that a male victim has died. Authorities have not released any further
    Police say that a 23-year-old man was found dead in a grassy area between a canal and apartment complex.
  • Testosterone therapy becoming more common among men

    Testosterone therapy becoming more common among men

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:02:15 GMT
    Low testosterone may be to blame for men who have noticed their energy levels dropping or others who have been acting sad or even grumpy. There are treatment options.
    Low testosterone may be to blame for men who have noticed their energy levels dropping or others who have been acting sad or even grumpy. There are treatment options.
  • Three arrested in connection with Sulphur hotel shooting

    Three arrested in connection with Sulphur hotel shooting

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:34:18 GMT
    Amber Trahan (left), ElJerico Bartie (right)Amber Trahan (left), ElJerico Bartie (right)
    Arrests have been made in Saturday night's shooting at the Super 8 Hotel in Sulphur. Lake Charles Police said it's related to a drive-by shooting that occurred on Friday. 
    Arrests have been made in Saturday night's shooting at the Super 8 Hotel in Sulphur. Lake Charles Police said it's related to a drive-by shooting that occurred on Friday. 
  • Man's homemade 'trap' leads to neighbor's arrest

    Man's homemade 'trap' leads to neighbor's arrest

    A Terrebonne Parish man's homemade trap led to the arrest of his neighbor, police say. The incident happened on Bull Run Road in Schriever. The resident said that his shed had been burglarized while he
    A Terrebonne Parish man's homemade trap led to the arrest of his neighbor, police say.
  • Police: Woman raped by man she met on Tinder app

    Police: Woman raped by man she met on Tinder app

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:11:18 GMT
    On Saturday, July 26, a woman called police to report that she had been raped by a man named Jake that she met on Tinder. She told police the Baton Rouge man was a massage therapist and weight trainer.
    On Saturday, July 26, a woman called police to report that she had been raped by a man named Jake that she met on Tinder. She told police the Baton Rouge man was a massage therapist and weight trainer.
  • Police search for club stabbing suspect

    Police search for club stabbing suspect

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:41:29 GMT
    Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a night club stabbing. Investigators said witnesses told them the victim was stabbed twice during a fight.
    Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a night club stabbing. Investigators said witnesses told them the victim was stabbed twice during a fight.
  • Wild World of Weather: Waterspouts and landslides

    Wild World of Weather: Waterspouts and landslides

    This waterspout video was sent from a viewer, Chris, who captured the funnel cloud forming over Hackberry Bay in Lafourche Parish last Tuesday. Chris said there was lightning and heavy downpours while
    This waterspout video was sent from a viewer, Chris, who captured the funnel cloud forming over Hackberry Bay in Lafourche Parish on Tuesday.
  • EBRSS announces all public school students eligible for free meals

    EBRSS announces all public school students eligible for free meals

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:10:45 GMT
    A new program by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) allows students to receive a free meal, similar to how students are given textbooks and bus transportation at no cost.
    A new program by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) allows students to receive a free meal, similar to how students are given textbooks and bus transportation at no cost.
  • SPD: Fatal shooting stemmed from home invasion

    SPD: Fatal shooting stemmed from home invasion

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:01:02 GMT
    Shreveport police say they believe a shooting that left a man dead in the Highland neighborhood Monday morning may have stemmed from a home invasion.
    Shreveport police say they believe a shooting that left a man dead in the Highland neighborhood Monday morning may have stemmed from a home invasion.
  • Donelon issues insurance warning about rideshare programs

    Donelon issues insurance warning about rideshare programs

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:28:06 GMT
    Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is issuing a new warning to consumers about rideshare programs popping up in cities across the country. 
    Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is issuing a new warning to consumers about rideshare programs popping up in cities across the country. 
  • Internet melts over 10-week-old baby's relationship with pit bull pup

    Internet melts over 10-week-old baby's relationship with pit bull pup

    They were born just two weeks apart. A 10-week-old baby and 8-week-old pit bull have a fascinating relationship. They absolutely adore each other! Louisiana native Brandi Hodges, 25, has posted photos
    A 10-week-old baby and 8-week-old Pitbull have a fascinating relationship. They absolutely adore each other!
  • Tropical Blog: A mass of unorganized thunderstorms

    Tropical Blog: A mass of unorganized thunderstorms

    The National Hurricane Center is watching a small disturbance near the coast of Africa.
    Way out in the eastern Atlantic, not far from the Cape Verde Islands, is a mass of unorganized thunderstorms.
  • Police: Man steals dog at gunpoint

    Police: Man steals dog at gunpoint

    New Orleans police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a man's dog at gunpoint. Officers are searching for 35-year-old David Lewis. Lewis went to a home in the 2800 block of Philip Street Saturday
    New Orleans police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a man's dog at gunpoint.
  • Bond set at $1.17 million for man accused of crime spree

    Bond set at $1.17 million for man accused of crime spree

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:13 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:13:14 GMT
    Bond has been set at more than $1 million for, Andre Young, 19, of Baton Rouge, the man arrested in connection with a crime spree that started early Sunday morning.
    Bond has been set at more than $1 million for, Andre Young, 19, of Baton Rouge, the man arrested in connection with a crime spree that started early Sunday morning.
  • Government Street closures begin due to road work

    Government Street closures begin due to road work

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:11:41 GMT
    Government Street will be reduced to one lane in both directions beginning Monday morning to allow crews to start on some road work. The lane closures will be between Eddie Robinson and East Airport Drive.
    Government Street will be reduced to one lane in both directions beginning Monday morning to allow crews to start on some road work. The lane closures will be between Eddie Robinson and East Airport Drive.
  • Cold front approaches Gulf coast

    Cold front approaches Gulf coast

    After several rainy and stormy periods over the weekend, we are going to see more breaks for additional sunshine and a daily rain chance all this week. We are currently on the dry-side of an upper disturbance,
    A cold front is, for the third time this month, approaching the Gulf coast.
  • Shreveport pastor rallies against "Black Jesus"

    Shreveport pastor rallies against "Black Jesus"

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:56:23 GMT
    Cable T-V's Cartoon Network, is creating controversy over its late night show that will air during the stations "Adult Swim" hours. It's called "Black Jesus."
    Cable T-V's Cartoon Network, is creating controversy over its late night show that will air during the stations "Adult Swim" hours. It's called "Black Jesus."
  • Second suspect surrenders in New Orleans East murder

    Second suspect surrenders in New Orleans East murder

    Matthews is suspected, along with his brother Keith Matthews, for the June 16 murder of Lamont Lee.
    Matthews is suspected, along with his brother Keith Matthews, for the June 16 murder of Lamont Lee.
  • Two people arrested after Sulphur hotel shooting

    Two people arrested after Sulphur hotel shooting

    Two people arrested after Sulphur hotel shooting

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:33:32 GMT
    Two people were arrested Saturday night in connection to a hotel shooting in Sulphur, one of whom was injured. According to Lake Charles police it's connected to a drive-by shooting that occurred on Friday afternoon.
    Two people were arrested Saturday night in connection to a hotel shooting in Sulphur, one of whom was injured. According to Lake Charles police it's connected to a drive-by shooting that occurred on Friday afternoon.
  • LA Tech Bulldogs positive about coming season

    LA Tech Bulldogs positive about coming season

    LA Tech Bulldogs positive about coming season

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:24:48 GMT
    The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team walked into Conference USA media day in Irving, Texas with a winner's confidence, despite having a 4-8 season last year. 
    The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team walked into Conference USA media day in Irving, Texas with a winner's confidence, despite having a 4-8 season last year. 
  • Gonzales city council to continue discussion of budget

    Gonzales city council to continue discussion of budget

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:35:33 GMT
    A budget battle in Gonzales will continue on Monday at the city’s next council meeting.The council will meet at 5:30 p.m. to once again discuss the city’s budget that is now nearly two months overdue. 
    A budget battle in Gonzales will continue on Monday at the city’s next council meeting.The council will meet at 5:30 p.m. to once again discuss the city’s budget that is now nearly two months overdue. 
  • DHH says dodge West Nile with these tips

    DHH says dodge West Nile with these tips

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:19:42 GMT
    The West Nile virus claimed the life of a victim last week in Caddo Parish.The West Nile virus claimed the life of a victim last week in Caddo Parish.
    The threat of the West Nile virus is all too real now, after a victim of the sickness died last week right here in Caddo Parish.
    The threat of the West Nile virus is all too real now, after a victim of the sickness died last week right here in Caddo Parish.
  • Natchitoches Parish man dies in early morning wreck

    Natchitoches Parish man dies in early morning wreck

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:53:38 GMT
    A young Pleasant Hill man was killed early Sunday morning in a wreck in Natchitoches Parish.A young Pleasant Hill man was killed early Sunday morning in a wreck in Natchitoches Parish.
    A Pleasant Hill man was killed early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle wreck near Ajax in Natchitoches Parish.
    A Pleasant Hill man was killed early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle wreck near Ajax in Natchitoches Parish.
  • Bourbon Street shooting motivates people to donate blood

    Bourbon Street shooting motivates people to donate blood

    Motivated by last month's mass shooting on Bourbon Street, hundreds turned out for a blood drive Sunday on Freret Street.
    Motivated by last month's mass shooting on Bourbon Street, hundreds turned out for a blood drive Sunday on Freret Street.
  • West Nile death has experts pushing mosquito prevention

    West Nile death has experts pushing mosquito prevention

    Mosquitoes are out and biting. The bugs aren't just a pain, they can also transmit diseases like Encephalitis and the West Nile Virus.
    Mosquitoes are out and biting. The bugs aren't just a pain, they can also transmit diseases like Encephalitis and the West Nile Virus.
  • Swimming toward saving lives in Shreveport

    Swimming toward saving lives in Shreveport

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:12:12 GMT
    RockSolid offers free, grant-paid, swim lessons in the ArkLaTex.
    RockSolid offers free, grant-paid, swim lessons in the ArkLaTex.
  • LDWF looking for suspects in boating hit and run

    LDWF looking for suspects in boating hit and run

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:00:58 GMT
    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents are looking for information from the public about a boating hit and run that happened on the Amite River Diversion Canal on July 26 in Livingston Parish.It happened at around 8:30 p.m. 
    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents are looking for information from the public about a boating hit and run that happened on the Amite River Diversion Canal on July 26 in Livingston Parish.It happened at around 8:30 p.m. 
  • 19-year-old arrested after crime spree in Baton Rouge

    19-year-old arrested after crime spree in Baton Rouge

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:42:38 GMT
    The Baton Rouge Police say they have arrested a man after he and two other suspects allegedly committed multiple crimes in Baton Rouge. Detectives say that at around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, 19-year-old Andre Young of Baton Rouge and two accomplices, went on a crime spree throughout the city. 
    The Baton Rouge Police say they have arrested a man after he and two other suspects allegedly committed multiple crimes in Baton Rouge. Detectives say that at around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, 19-year-old Andre Young of Baton Rouge and two accomplices, went on a crime spree throughout the city. 
  • Watson residents at community meeting say they don't want gravel pit

    Watson residents at community meeting say they don't want gravel pit

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:57:51 GMT
    Tempers flared at a community meeting at Live Oaks High School. Residents of the Oak Hills sub-division in Watson, La. were intensely asking questions about mining company Southern Aggregates’ plans for a gravel pit. The pit would be located directly behind residents’ back yards.Company owner, Kevin Black, tried to answer the many questions about his mining plans. Livingston Councilman Jim Norred, who lives in the neighborhood, says Black talked a good bargain but he isn’t buying it.“If you'r...
    Tempers flared at a community meeting at Live Oaks High School. Residents of the Oak Hills sub-division in Watson, La. were intensely asking questions about mining company Southern Aggregates’ plans for a gravel pit. The pit would be located directly behind residents’ back yards.Company owner, Kevin Black, tried to answer the many questions about his mining plans. Livingston Councilman Jim Norred, who lives in the neighborhood, says Black talked a good bargain but he isn’t buying it.“If you'r...
  • Nightmare on Elm Grove III

    Nightmare on Elm Grove III

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:03:37 GMT
    A housing nightmare 9News Investigators exposed at a government-funded complex has been added to the federal government’s list of priorities.The living conditions at the Elm Grove Garden Apartments are so vile, the owner was ordered to get to make specific repairs immediately.
    A housing nightmare 9News Investigators exposed at a government-funded complex has been added to the federal government’s list of priorities.The living conditions at the Elm Grove Garden Apartments are so vile, the owner was ordered to get to make specific repairs immediately.
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