MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - An Alabama legislator says a 6-year-old boy who is being held hostage has been able to receive medicine and watch TV. State Rep. Steve Clouse said Wednesday he met with authorities and visited the family of the boy. The boy's captor is accused of intercepting a... more »
BATON ROUGE - Five from one family dead, a sixth also killed last week.
Last night, a church in Baton Rouge was filled with people paying tribute to them.
The standing room only crowd was filled with friends that Reverend John Gaines never even knew he had.
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ST. MARTINVILLE - Investigators with the St. Martin and Iberville Parish sheriff's offices have arrested two men in 13 camp burglaries in the Atchafalaya Basin. Authorities arrested 45-year-old Tracey Lee Burgess of Gross Tete and 23-year-old Steven Paul Thibodeaux of Plaquemine on 13 counts of criminal trespass, 13 counts of... more »
BATON ROUGE, La.- The Louisiana House has overwhelmingly rejected a ban on drivers using hand-held cell phones, likely killing the proposal for the legislative session.
Lawmakers voted 55-33 against the measure by Rep. Charmaine Stiaes, a Democrat from New Orleans.
A similar proposal has been defeated by lawmakers... more »