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  • LSU, SU students move in for 2017 school year Play Video

    August 16, 2017 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The is luggage rolling in, beds are being lofted and students at LSU and Southern University are moving in. Another move-in day is in the books for Baton Rouge's two major college campuses. Despite heavy rains and muggy conditions, most parents and their children had... more »
  • Police: Man arrested after sneaking into Tiger Stadium with prostitute

    July 12, 2017 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man Monday after he was caught with a prostitute on LSU's campus. According to LSU PD, officers were notified of a man and woman who were seen exiting a vehicle and walking toward Tiger Stadium Monday. Police arrived on scene to find 36-year-old... more »
  • APSO: Woman turns self in after stealing purse from Walmart

    June 29, 2017 12:42 PM

    ASCENSION – A woman has turned herself in to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office after she was wanted for stealing a purse from Walmart. According to the sheriff's office, 47-year-old Leah Brown of Praireville turned herself in on June 27 after seeing a post on the sheriff's... more »
  • KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon

    June 13, 2017 2:08 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - KFC plans to make a space pioneer out of a chicken sandwich next week when it sends it to the edge of the atmosphere with the help of a high-altitude balloon. The promotional stunt for the Zinger sandwich comes two months after the fast food... more »
  • Ohio pizzeria demolished after sinkhole opens underneath it

    June 11, 2017 4:10 PM

    CROOKSVILLE, Ohio - A small Ohio village has demolished a popular pizzeria after a sinkhole opened up beneath it. WBNS-TV reports Sprankle's Village Pizza in Crooksville had to close and be demolished after a 20-foot-deep sinkhole appeared Friday, causing the first floor to partially collapse. Sprankle's... more »
  • Police: Utah woman locked her kids in trunk while she shopped

    May 27, 2017 3:32 PM

    RIVERDALE, Utah - A 39-year-old Utah woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her two young children in her car's trunk while she went inside a Wal-Mart store to shop. Riverdale police say witnesses heard the children ages 2 and 5 making noise and saw the car shaking, got... more »
  • Man stalked ex-girlfriend while living in her attic, arrested in Baton Rouge

    May 24, 2017 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested Wednesday after he stalked his ex-girlfriend from her attic and attacked her earlier this month. According to the Lafouche Parish Sheriff's Office, 21-year-old Taylor Broussard was arrested in Baton Rouge Wednesday after he attacked his ex-girlfriend in her Larose home. The... more »
  • Tennessee man gets $14M bond after daring judge to raise his bond

    May 20, 2017 3:27 PM

    CHEATHAM COUNTY, Tenn. - A judge reportedly gave a Tennessee man a $14 million bond after he continuously tried the judge's patience. According to a report from WHAS , 33-year-old Charles Nichols was standing before Judge Phillip Maxie on Thursday for sex-related charges involving a minor. Sources say... more »
  • Trump at 100 days: 'It's a different kind of presidency'

    April 23, 2017 2:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. He's startled world leaders with his unpredictability and tough talk, but won their praise for a surprise strike on Syria. He's endured the steady drip of investigations and a seemingly endless churn... more »
  • US soldier killed in action in Afghanistan

    April 8, 2017 11:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed while conducting an operation against Islamic State militants in Afghanistan. In a tweet issued Saturday, a spokesman for U.S. forces in Afghanistan says the soldier was mortally wounded during an operation in Nangarhar Province. The soldier's name hasn't... more »
  • Louisiana firefighters gather to pay respects to fallen comrades Play Video

    April 8, 2017 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters from around the state have gathered in Baton Rouge to show love for their fallen brothers. They come, as they have year after year, to remember fellow firefighters who lost their lives while saving the lives of others last year. Now, 116 names are... more »
  • Man found dead in vehicle on I-55 identified

    March 22, 2017 5:06 PM

    TANGIPAHOA - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man found dead in a vehicle Mar. 15. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, 35-year-old Alphonse Reid of Kentwood was found dead in a silver Infinity G37x on the shoulder of I-55 at the LA 440 exit.... more »
  • Woman arrested in critical burning of niece

    March 4, 2017 6:38 PM

    JENNINGS - A 29-year-old woman is in custody a month after her 4-year-old niece was critically burned while in her care. Brant Thompson, the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's chief deputy, said Saturday that Gail Marie Brown was arrested late Friday on five charges including negligent injuring, obstruction of justice and... more »
  • Man arrested after fighting deputy at sorority party

    March 4, 2017 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested after he was involved in a scuffle with an East Baton Rouge deputy at a sorority party Friday night. One out-of-uniform deputy was working an extra-duty assignment with the Renaissance Hotel on Bluebonnet Boulevard and was tasked with only allowing hotel guests... more »
  • Carson sworn in as HUD secretary

    March 2, 2017 6:22 PM

    WASHINGTON - Ben Carson has been sworn in as the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate was confirmed by the Senate earlier Thursday. Vice President Mike Pence says he is confident that Carson will "open doors of opportunity" to... more »
  • L'Auberge resorts awarded AAA Four Diamond rating

    March 1, 2017 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The L'Auberge Casino & Hotel in Baton Rouge and the L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles have been awarded the AAA Four Diamond rating,ranking them among the nation's elite hotels. The rating has been awarded to only 5.9 percent of the 28,000 hotels approved by the... more »
  • Woman and dog spend night trapped in crashed car in California creek

    February 26, 2017 3:57 PM

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. - A woman who drove off a highway into a swollen Northern California creek was rescued after spending a chilly night in the backseat with her dog. The Press Democrat reported Sunday that Victoria Trautvetter was rescued after an eight-hour ordeal when someone spotted the car in... more »
  • C-SPAN survey ranks Obama No. 12 in presidential rankings

    February 18, 2017 6:57 PM

    WASHINGTON – Former President Barack Obama was ranked as the nation’s 12 th best president, according to a C-SPAN survey of historians. The survey, which was released Friday, is C-SPAN’s third Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership. The results of C-SPAN’s first two surveys were released in 2000 and 2009.... more »
  • Inmate killed just hours after being booked into Tangipahoa Parish Jail

    January 31, 2017 10:32 AM

    AMITE - An inmate was killed in the Tangipahoa Parish Jail after being in custody for less than 12 hours. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, jail staff responded to a disturbance between offenders late Monday night. Staff found an inmate in need of immediate medical attention and called for... more »
  • New acting attorney general Boente sworn in

    January 30, 2017 11:33 PM

    WASHINGTON - Dana Boente has been sworn in as acting attorney general after Donald Trump fired Sally Yates for refusing to enforce his travel ban. White House spokesman Michael Short says Boente was sworn in around 9 p.m. Monday. The hastily arranged ceremony came after Trump swiftly fired Boente's predecessor... more »
  • Trump to be sworn in with Abraham Lincoln's bible

    January 17, 2017 12:07 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Presidential Inaugural Committee says Donald Trump will be sworn in as president Friday using two Bibles - his own and the Bible that Abraham Lincoln used at his first inauguration. The oath of office will be administered by Chief Justice John Roberts. Committee chairman Tom Barrack says... more »
  • New Roads Police arrest mom accused of giving birth, dumping newborn baby in Walmart bathroom trash can Play Video

    December 24, 2016 2:33 AM

    NEW ROADS - Just before noon, on Christmas Eve, police from New Roads arrested Kyandrea Thomas. Thomas is accused of giving birth in a Walmart bathroom, then dumping her newborn baby in a bathroom trash can before leaving the store. Thomas was arrested after she checked herself in to Lane... more »
  • New Congress getting sworn in with GOP in charge

    January 6, 2015 2:28 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Republicans are assuming full control of Congress for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome. They planned to move swiftly Tuesday toward a veto showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL pipeline. ... more »

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