BATON ROUGE - More than 50 volunteers helped round up more than 400 abandoned crab traps in border waters within Sabine Lake and adjacent bayous. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the Feb. 21 cleanup was conducted along with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and focused on border... more »
CENTENNIAL, Colo. - An elaborate booby trap system allegedly set up to pull police away from the Colorado theater shooting included improvised napalm and thermite, which burns so hot that water can't put out the blaze. FBI bomb technician Garrett Gumbinner described the system Tuesday at a hearing in which... more »
PLAQUEMINE - Two men from Iberville Parish were arrested after investigators said they were caught stealing crawfish traps.
Deputies charged Darren DJ Smith and Jimmie Floyd with theft of crawfish last week. A group of fishermen who suspected their traps were being poached held a stakeout for the thieves... more »
KROTZ SPRINGS - New Krotz Springs Police Chief Norman Mouille says he hopes to have new officers on the road by next week.
He says he's received about 100 applications over the past few days.
Most of his department resigned during the last few weeks. That's forced him... more »
A lynx trapped in Canada seven years ago and released into the wild in Colorado traveled 1,200 miles back to Canada where it got caught in a trap and died. Wildlife agents in Colorado had put a radio tracking collar around its neck but lost the signal three years ago.... more »