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  • One man killed in Seventh Ward shooting

    One man killed in Seventh Ward shooting

    (Source: Associated Press)(Source: Associated Press)

    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in the Seventh Ward Saturday night. 

    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in the Seventh Ward Saturday night. 

  • UPDATE: Two people injured, one missing following helicopter crash near Boutte

    UPDATE: Two people injured, one missing following helicopter crash near Boutte

    Source: Fox 8Source: Fox 8

    The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation and Safety Board are on the scene of a helicopter crash near Boutte. 

    The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation and Safety Board are on the scene of a helicopter crash near Boutte. 

  • LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon passes away

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:34:10 GMT
    Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)Billy Cannon at the LSU Spring Game on April 21, 2018 (Source: WAFB)

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

    LSU football legend Billy Cannon died Sunday morning. He was 80 years old.

  • NOPD searching for suspects in Toulouse St. shooting

    NOPD searching for suspects in Toulouse St. shooting

    Source: NOPDSource: NOPD
    Source: NOPDSource: NOPD

    New Orleans Police are asking for the public’s help locating two suspects they believe was involved in a shooting in the French Quarter early Saturday morning. 

    New Orleans Police are asking for the public’s help locating two suspects they believe was involved in a shooting in the French Quarter early Saturday morning. 

  • Baton Rouge apartment catches fire after resident tries to get rid of hornets' nest

    Baton Rouge apartment catches fire after resident tries to get rid of hornets' nest

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:35:11 GMT

    Several people are displaced after a resident accidentally started a fire while trying to get rid of a hornets' nest on Saturday in Baton Rouge.  

    Several people are displaced after a resident accidentally started a fire while trying to get rid of a hornets' nest on Saturday in Baton Rouge.  

  • Rabies clinic held at Burton after rain delay

    Rabies clinic held at Burton after rain delay

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:18:31 GMT

    The annual rabies clinic hosted by the Calcasieu Parish Policy Jury and Calcasieu Parish Animal Services was held at Burton Coliseum Saturday morning. The event was originally scheduled for Apr. 14 but was canceled due to rain. Hundreds of pet owners lined up in the parking lot to get their cats and dogs vaccinated at the low-cost event. Calcasieu Parish and Louisiana codes require all cats and dogs over 3 months to be vaccinated and licensed. Assistant Director Wyvette Pryor-...

    The annual rabies clinic hosted by the Calcasieu Parish Policy Jury and Calcasieu Parish Animal Services was held at Burton Coliseum Saturday morning. The event was originally scheduled for Apr. 14 but was canceled due to rain. Hundreds of pet owners lined up in the parking lot to get their cats and dogs vaccinated at the low-cost event. Calcasieu Parish and Louisiana codes require all cats and dogs over 3 months to be vaccinated and licensed. Assistant Director Wyvette Pryor-...

  • Man arrested after barricading himself and hostage in Jennings residence

    Man arrested after barricading himself and hostage in Jennings residence

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:09:26 GMT
    Frederick Kelvin Mixon (Source: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office)Frederick Kelvin Mixon (Source: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office)
    Frederick Kelvin Mixon (Source: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office)Frederick Kelvin Mixon (Source: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office)
    A Jennings man has been arrested after barricading himself and a hostage in a residence, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey with Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office. At approximately 5:50 a.m. on Sunday, JDPSO responded to a hostage and barricaded subject with a firearm on South Cutting Avenue in Jennings. Ivey says the hostage was released at around 6:10 a.m., but the barricaded subject stayed inside threatening to come out shooting or commit suicide. The suspect surrendere...
    A Jennings man has been arrested after barricading himself and a hostage in a residence, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey with Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office. At approximately 5:50 a.m. on Sunday, JDPSO responded to a hostage and barricaded subject with a firearm on South Cutting Avenue in Jennings. Ivey says the hostage was released at around 6:10 a.m., but the barricaded subject stayed inside threatening to come out shooting or commit suicide. The suspect surrendere...
  • Head-on collision leaves man dead and woman seriously injured

    Head-on collision leaves man dead and woman seriously injured

    Louisiana State Police says one man is dead and a woman is seriously injured following a head-on collision in St. John the Baptist Parish. 

    Louisiana State Police says one man is dead and a woman is seriously injured following a head-on collision in St. John the Baptist Parish. 

  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers rolling in Sunday

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers rolling in Sunday

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:53:49 GMT
    First Alert Weather (Source: WAFB)First Alert Weather (Source: WAFB)

    WAFB First Alert Weather team forecast. 

    WAFB First Alert Weather team forecast. 

  • LA DOTD: I-20 westbound will close in Shreveport on Sunday

    LA DOTD: I-20 westbound will close in Shreveport on Sunday

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:52:22 GMT
    (Source: KSLA News 12)(Source: KSLA News 12)

    Crews will close the roadway near downtown Shreveport starting at midnight on Sunday, May 20.

    Crews will close the roadway near downtown Shreveport starting at midnight on Sunday, May 20.

  • NWLA church tackles domestic violence through stories and prayer

    NWLA church tackles domestic violence through stories and prayer

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:54:39 GMT
    Source: Christian PiekosSource: Christian Piekos

    A Northwest Louisiana church is confronting the stigma around domestic violence through testimonies and prayer.

    A Northwest Louisiana church is confronting the stigma around domestic violence through testimonies and prayer.

  • Dakar Burkes Memorial Car Show held in Louisiana

    Dakar Burkes Memorial Car Show held in Louisiana

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:01:04 GMT
    The roar of high power engines and vintage classic automobiles were on display in one East Texas city, in an annual tribute to a young man, who was a homicide victim, who loved cars. The 9th annual Dakar Burkes memorial car show was held in Lakeport. Racers came in from thunder road Louisiana, as well as collectors from all over the state, to be part of the memorial car show. "They called us, invited us to this event, the cars behind us they run at that track so we brought the...
    The roar of high power engines and vintage classic automobiles were on display in one East Texas city, in an annual tribute to a young man, who was a homicide victim, who loved cars. The 9th annual Dakar Burkes memorial car show was held in Lakeport. Racers came in from thunder road Louisiana, as well as collectors from all over the state, to be part of the memorial car show. "They called us, invited us to this event, the cars behind us they run at that track so we brought the...
  • LSUE's offense falters, Meridian forces winner-take-all Region 23 title game

    LSUE's offense falters, Meridian forces winner-take-all Region 23 title game

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:34:58 GMT
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)
    (Source: LSUE athletics)(Source: LSUE athletics)
     In a week that has featured just about everything, it should come as no surprise that the Region 23 Tournament will come down to a winner take all.  LSU Eunice had no answer for an impressive Meridian pitching performance as the Eagles upended the Bengals, 6-1. LSU Eunice managed just four hits off MCC pitching, the third-lowest output of the season.  The Eagle arms also struck out Bengal bats 15 times, tying a season-high. The Bengals looked like they would draw fir...
     In a week that has featured just about everything, it should come as no surprise that the Region 23 Tournament will come down to a winner take all.  LSU Eunice had no answer for an impressive Meridian pitching performance as the Eagles upended the Bengals, 6-1. LSU Eunice managed just four hits off MCC pitching, the third-lowest output of the season.  The Eagle arms also struck out Bengal bats 15 times, tying a season-high. The Bengals looked like they would draw fir...
  • Bossier Deputy recognized as "Deputy of the Year"

    Bossier Deputy recognized as "Deputy of the Year"

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:52:37 GMT
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington, Dep. Lonadier and Louisiana Gov. Edwards (Source: Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office)Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington, Dep. Lonadier and Louisiana Gov. Edwards (Source: Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office)

    A Bossier Parish sheriff's deputy was recognized by the Louisiana Sheriff's Association as Deputy of the Year.

    A Bossier Parish sheriff's deputy was recognized by the Louisiana Sheriff's Association as Deputy of the Year.

  • Family Fit Day promotes healthy living

    Family Fit Day promotes healthy living

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:49:27 GMT
    Family Fit Day 2018 in City Park (Source: WAFB)Family Fit Day 2018 in City Park (Source: WAFB)
    Family Fit Day 2018 in City Park (Source: WAFB)Family Fit Day 2018 in City Park (Source: WAFB)

    Whether you run, walk or jump your way into an active lifestyle, Healthy Baton Rouge is advising residents to just do it.

    Whether you run, walk or jump your way into an active lifestyle, Healthy Baton Rouge is advising residents to just do it.

  • Man shot and killed in Luling, suspects arrested

    Man shot and killed in Luling, suspects arrested

    Source: RNNSource: RNN
    Source: RNNSource: RNN

    The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office says a man is dead and two brothers are in custody following a shooting in Luling. 

    The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office says a man is dead and two brothers are in custody following a shooting in Luling. 

  • Woman shot following argument in Bossier City

    Woman shot following argument in Bossier City

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:32:03 GMT
    Woman shot in Bossier City, traffic shut down near Texas Street Bridge.Woman shot in Bossier City, traffic shut down near Texas Street Bridge.

    Woman shot in Bossier City. 

    Woman shot in Bossier City. 

  • CPSO: Man arrested for attempted murder of a police officer

    CPSO: Man arrested for attempted murder of a police officer

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:04:56 GMT
    Donovan Christian Lawrence (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)Donovan Christian Lawrence (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
    Donovan Christian Lawrence (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)Donovan Christian Lawrence (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
    A man has been arrested for attempted murder of a police officer following an altercation on Friday, according to Kim Myers, spokesperson for Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. At approximately 7 p.m. on May 18, Donovan Christian Lawrence, 26, was arrested by a CPSO deputy for trespassing at a convenience store on Highway 14 in Lake Charles. Myers says while the deputy was searching Lawrence's property, he located synthetic marijuana. Lawrence began to physically resi...
    A man has been arrested for attempted murder of a police officer following an altercation on Friday, according to Kim Myers, spokesperson for Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. At approximately 7 p.m. on May 18, Donovan Christian Lawrence, 26, was arrested by a CPSO deputy for trespassing at a convenience store on Highway 14 in Lake Charles. Myers says while the deputy was searching Lawrence's property, he located synthetic marijuana. Lawrence began to physically resi...
  • Exhibit honoring comedian Bob Hope to open at WWII Museum

    Exhibit honoring comedian Bob Hope to open at WWII Museum

    Source: National WWII MuseumSource: National WWII Museum
    SourceL National WWII MuseumSourceL National WWII Museum

    The National World War II Museum will soon open a new exhibit honoring comedian Bob Hope and his performances for American Troops.

    The National World War II Museum will soon open a new exhibit honoring comedian Bob Hope and his performances for American Troops.

  • JPSO releases new details in Marrero triple homicide

    JPSO releases new details in Marrero triple homicide

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has released new details in a triple homicide in Marrero Friday night. 

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has released new details in a triple homicide in Marrero Friday night. 

  • No out of state concerts for NBA YoungBoy due to probation violation, judge rules

    A Baton Rouge rapper is going to have to cancel several of his upcoming show dates. That's because a judge made a change to the terms of his probation due to a recent violation. 

    A Baton Rouge rapper is going to have to cancel several of his upcoming show dates. That's because a judge made a change to the terms of his probation due to a recent violation. 

  • 14-year-old shot in the leg

    14-year-old shot in the leg

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:19:17 GMT
    14-year-old shot in the leg after finding a gun. (Source: KSLA)14-year-old shot in the leg after finding a gun. (Source: KSLA)
    14-year-old shot in the leg after finding a gun. (Source: KSLA)14-year-old shot in the leg after finding a gun. (Source: KSLA)

    Police say a teen was accidentally in the leg after finding a gun on Velva Street. 

    Police say a teen was accidentally in the leg after finding a gun on Velva Street. 

  • Former Patterson police officer accused of sexual harassment speaks out

    Former Patterson police officer accused of sexual harassment speaks out

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:36:29 GMT
    Patterson Police unit (Source: WAFB)Patterson Police unit (Source: WAFB)

    Kirby Madison claims he is a victim of discrimination and harassment and said he is taking the City to court.

    Kirby Madison claims he is a victim of discrimination and harassment and said he is taking the City to court.

  • NOPD: Victim struck with crowbar and robbed in French Quarter

    NOPD: Victim struck with crowbar and robbed in French Quarter

    New Orleans Police are searching for three men after they say a man was struck with a crowbar and robbed in the French Quarter Saturday morning. 

    New Orleans Police are searching for three men after they say a man was struck with a crowbar and robbed in the French Quarter Saturday morning. 

  • NOPD: Man robbed by two men in New Orleans East driveway

    NOPD: Man robbed by two men in New Orleans East driveway

    A man was the victim of an armed robbery in the driveway of his home early Saturday morning, according to police.

    A man was the victim of an armed robbery in the driveway of his home early Saturday morning, according to police.

  • Former Baton Rouge resident among those killed in mass shooting at Santa Fe High School

    Former Baton Rouge resident among those killed in mass shooting at Santa Fe High School

    A Louisiana woman was one the ten people killed in the tragic mass shooting at a Texas high school.  

    A Louisiana woman was one the ten people killed in the tragic mass shooting at a Texas high school.  

  • Bayou Boogaloo to reopen Saturday at 11 a.m.

    Bayou Boogaloo to reopen Saturday at 11 a.m.

    Still from video taken by Tracy ThomsonStill from video taken by Tracy Thomson

    Officials with Bayou Boogaloo have announced that the festival will resume Saturday at 11 a.m. 

    Officials with Bayou Boogaloo have announced that the festival will resume Saturday at 11 a.m. 

  • Two injured in French Quarter shooting

    Two injured in French Quarter shooting

    Source: RNNSource: RNN
    Source: RNNSource: RNN

    New Orleans Police say a man and a woman was injured during a shooting in the French Quarter early Saturday morning. 

    New Orleans Police say a man and a woman was injured during a shooting in the French Quarter early Saturday morning. 

  • Snake bite tips for the summer months

    Snake bite tips for the summer months

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-05-19 11:15:57 GMT

    The warmer weather means a lot of us are getting closer to nature and closer to snakes. But if one bites you, what do you do? Stephanie Easton, a Nurse Practitioner for Christus St. Patrick Hospital, said one of the biggest mistakes people make when bitten by a snake is not seeking the proper medical attention. "You want to come directly in and get evaluated to your nearest emergency department." Easton said. "There's a lot of stuff out there on the internet that's i...

    The warmer weather means a lot of us are getting closer to nature and closer to snakes. But if one bites you, what do you do? Stephanie Easton, a Nurse Practitioner for Christus St. Patrick Hospital, said one of the biggest mistakes people make when bitten by a snake is not seeking the proper medical attention. "You want to come directly in and get evaluated to your nearest emergency department." Easton said. "There's a lot of stuff out there on the internet that's i...

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  • Military training at Diamondhead airport Sunday night

    Military training at Diamondhead airport Sunday night

    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-05-20 19:04:05 GMT
    There is a military training exercise scheduled for May 20 at Diamondhead Airport. (Photo Source: WLOX)There is a military training exercise scheduled for May 20 at Diamondhead Airport. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    There is a military training exercise scheduled for May 20 at Diamondhead Airport. (Photo Source: WLOX)There is a military training exercise scheduled for May 20 at Diamondhead Airport. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    Military training exercises will take place at Diamondhead Airport on Sunday, May 20.

    Military training exercises will take place at Diamondhead Airport on Sunday, May 20.

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    One dead, seven shot in Hazlehurst night club shooting

    One dead, seven shot in Hazlehurst night club shooting

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:31:20 GMT
    According to Hazlehurst Police Chief Swilly, 26-year-old Jonathan Miller was shot and killed at a bar and night club called Tootsie's Spot. Source: WLBTAccording to Hazlehurst Police Chief Swilly, 26-year-old Jonathan Miller was shot and killed at a bar and night club called Tootsie's Spot. Source: WLBT

    According to Hazlehurst Police Chief Swilly, 26-year-old Jonathan Miller was shot and killed at Tootsie's Sports Bar. Six of the injured have since been released from the hospital and one is in stable condition.

    According to Hazlehurst Police Chief Swilly, 26-year-old Jonathan Miller was shot and killed at Tootsie's Sports Bar. Six of the injured have since been released from the hospital and one is in stable condition.

  • Portion of Porter Ave. closing Monday for construction

    Portion of Porter Ave. closing Monday for construction

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:57:26 GMT
    Starting Monday, May 21, Porter Avenue in Ocean Springs will be closed between the intersections of Azalea Drive and Martin Avenue.  (Image source: City of Ocean Springs)Starting Monday, May 21, Porter Avenue in Ocean Springs will be closed between the intersections of Azalea Drive and Martin Avenue.  (Image source: City of Ocean Springs)

    Work to improve driving conditions on Porter Avenue in Ocean Springs is moving forward. Starting Monday, May 21, the road will be closed between the intersections of Azalea Drive and Martin Avenue. 

    Work to improve driving conditions on Porter Avenue in Ocean Springs is moving forward. Starting Monday, May 21, the road will be closed between the intersections of Azalea Drive and Martin Avenue. 

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