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  • Flyers could see harder security checkpoints Play Video

    September 15, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - If you're planning on flying next year, you may have a harder time getting on a plane. The REAL ID Act requires several documents that properly identify a person. As of now, Louisiana Driver's Licenses do not meet those federal regulations which went into effect... more »
  • New Louisiana public school student ID system developed

    May 5, 2015 5:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Public school students will soon be assigned new student identification numbers. The state education department says the Louisiana Secure Student ID system required under state law has been developed. Agency spokesman Barry Landry says the department is working with school districts to test the new system and regional... more »
  • Louisiana OMV implements new license design

    March 10, 2015 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Starting this week, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing a new format for Louisiana driver's licenses. The new layout will feature multiple security components and design features for greater security, privacy protection, and tampering resistance. "Through the implementation of these new designs, Louisiana citizens will... more »
  • Study: Matching faces to IDs fails often Play Video

    March 12, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU researchers say people fail at matching faces to ID photographs 40 percent of the time. Dr. Megan Papesh, Assistant Professor of Psychology at LSU, said their studies show recent photos with similar lighting were the easiest to identify, with 80 percent of people getting the match... more »
  • Lawmakers pass bill protecting ID of gun owners

    June 6, 2013 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Journalists, bloggers or anyone else will be prohibited from publicly identifying applicants for concealed handgun permits in Louisiana. A bill that will make it a misdemeanor crime to release the information received final passage Thursday and heads to Gov. Bobby Jindal's desk. The House approved the measure... more »
  • House rejects change in concealed permit ID bill

    May 28, 2013 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The final version of a bill to make it a criminal act for journalists, bloggers or anyone else to publish or release the names or addresses of applicants for concealed handgun permits will be worked out in a legislative compromise committee. The House on Tuesday refused to... more »
  • Real ID deadline pushed back

    December 21, 2012 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana travelers can rest easier. The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that states will be given an extension to meet the new standards of the Real ID Act. Without this extension a state driver's license would not have been accepted as a proper form of... more »
  • Louisiana flyers could need passport to travel check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 18, 2012 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Office of Motor Vehicles will know in the next few days if Louisiana air travelers will need a passport to travel by Jan. 15, 2013. Commissioner Stephen Campbell warned people to wait before changing their plans, in case the state is offered an extension to... more »
  • La. citizens may need passports to fly outside the state check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 26, 2012 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana residents may have to use passports to board commercial airplanes instead of state-issued identification cards after Jan. 15. Louisiana is one of many states not in compliance with the federal Real ID Act of 2005, which mandates more provisions in obtaining an ID and updated... more »
  • Sisters sentenced in federal identity theft, fraud case

    November 16, 2012 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A U. S. District judge sentenced two Baton Rouge sisters to four years in federal prison apiece for running a three-year, six-figure credit card scheme. U. S. Attorney Don Cazayoux Jr. said Trachell Brown was sentenced today to 51 months in prison for bank fraud and... more »
  • Legislation could require photo ID for card users check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 3, 2012 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - You could be required to show a photo ID every time you use your debit or credit card if new legislation passes at the State Capitol. Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, sponsored the bill to protect people in Louisiana from fraud. Right now, merchants are only... more »
  • Scientists working to ID skeletal remains found in Natchitoches

    December 28, 2011 5:49 AM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Natchitoches Parish investigators are reviewing missing person cases as they work to identify human skeletal remains found in the woods near the Ajax community. A forester working in the area made the discovery Friday. Natchitoches authorities got help from Mary Manhein, director of the LSU... more »
  • Bill to require ID with credit card purchases fails

    April 26, 2011 7:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A bill intended to offer more protection against identity theft while shopping was squashed on the first full day of the legislative session. The bill by Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, would have required people to show identification like a driver's license when making a credit... more »
  • Restaurant employee charged with theft

    March 9, 2011 4:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An employee at the Sonic drive-in restaurant on Hooper Road was arrested for allegedly using credit card charges to cover-up thefts of cash from the register. According to Sheriff's deputies, Nehemia J. Warren stole $288.06 before he was caught. "He developed a scheme where he would... more »
  • Police: Man used girl sex chat IDs

    January 15, 2011 9:56 AM

    SULPHUR, La. (AP) - State police say a 34-year-old Sulphur man allegedly posed as a teenage girl for online sex chat with teenage boys - and got sexually explicit photos or videos of some of them. Sgt. James Anderson says Jamy Church is being held on $335,000 bond in... more »

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