CHARENTON - Authorities called a Chitimacha tribal officer killed by a gunman this weekend a "hero," saying he continued to try and save the lives of people in the line of fire before he died.
State Police said 48-year-old Wilbert Thibodeaux shot and killed Sgt. Rick Riggenbach Saturday in... more »
CENTRAL - Investigators are looking into what sparked a mobile home fire in Central early Wednesday morning.
The fire broke out at the home, located in the 14000 block of Frenchtown Rd., just after 1 a.m.
It took crews about 20 minutes to get the fire under control.... more »
Baton Rouge - Firefighters said an electrical malfunction in the kitchen is to blame for a mobile home fire in Baton Rouge Wednesday morning.
It happened just after 11 a.m. in the 3500 block of Victoria. The fire destroyed the kitchen and the living room of the home, according... more »
DENHAM SPRINGS - Firefighters worked a mobile home fire Tuesday evening in Livingston Parish.
Crews were called to the home on Sharee Place north of Denham Springs. They said the fire started in the kitchen and spread to the attic area.
Firefighters with Livingston Parish Dist. 5 and... more »
Authorities say three juveniles have been charged with setting the fire to a vacant mobile home in Gonzales that spread to another residence, which was occupied. No injuries were reported in Saturday's blaze. State Fire Marshal H. Butch Browning announced the arrests in a news release Sunday. The release said... more »