Posted 3:44 PM 6/18/2013
FRANKLINTON - A pre-dawn gas line explosion shook residents out of their beds in a rural, wooded area of Washington Parish, briefly knocking out power to thousands of people but not injuring anybody. State Trooper Nicholas Manale says an 80-foot section of 30-inch pipeline ruptured (More)
Posted 1:23 PM 6/17/2013 by AE Stevenson/Brittany Weiss
GREENSBURG, Miss. - Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley was arrested Sunday morning after being tracked down by police for Saturday morning's fatal hit and run in St. Helena Parish.
Sibley was identified as the driver of a truck that hit and killed 21-year old William (More)
Posted 11:16 AM 6/14/2013 by Russell Jones
GEISMAR - Attorneys filed a class action lawsuit today against the operator of a Geismar chemical which exploded yesterday, killing one person and injuring dozens.
Attorneys with the Becnel Law Firm of LaPlace filed suit in Ascension Parish today against Williams Olefins, the company (More)
Posted 11:28 AM 6/13/2013
GEISMAR - Emergency responders says dozens of people have been taken to local hospitals for injuries after a chemical plant explosion this morning in Ascension Parish.
Acadian Ambulance said they transported 47 patients via ambulance and buses to hospitals for treatment, and airlifted 13 (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 6/12/2013 by Russell Jones
LIVINGSTON - Opening statements began this morning in the trial of former fire chief in Livingston Parish, who's accused of indecent behavior with a juvenile.
Franklin Dale Church faces nine counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. Investigators said he sent emails and text messages to (More)
Posted 12:03 PM 6/11/2013 by Russell Jones
VENICE - This morning authorities identified the man who died after a wreck between two boats on the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish.
The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Steven "Brad" Malcolm, 33, of Madisonville died while he was being taken to the hospital after (More)