Seventeen mosquito pools, representing sixteen locations, tested positive for West Nile virus (WNv) in Ouachita Parish.
State Senator Rick Gallot says he's not seeking re-election.
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Shreveport woman was sentenced Thursday to 12 months and one day in prison for stealing more than $39,000 in Social Security benefit payments.
The Louisiana Cancer Foundation (LCF) presented a check for $10,000 to Dr. Benny Blaylock, dean of University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Dr. Wendy Bailes, associate director of the Kitty DeGree School of Nursing.
Former Spearsville chief of police Steve E. Bodine will be sentenced to life in prison when sentenced Aug. 10 after being convicted this week of aggravated rape by a Union Parish jury.
"Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" hits theaters this week.
The search for two teenage boaters who have been missing for a week will be suspended at sunset Friday, the Coast Guard said.
A boil advisory has been issued for some Morehouse Parish residents.
Hundreds of new laws are going into effect Saturday in Louisiana.
Dylann Roof pleaded not guilty Friday to 33 federal charges in the June 17 attack at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, according to the court clerk's office.
Little Amanda Giovengo worked for three full days out in the hot summer temperatures, selling lemonade to help raise money for Officer Dennis Pedigo Jr. and the families of the five victims of the Chattanooga shootings.
Tim Baldwin has been hired as head coach of the ULM's men’s golf program, director of athletics Brian Wickstrom announced Thursday.
The Department of Education this week moved to revoke the licenses of two child care operators, terminating public funding for both, following recent inspections which turned up dozens of violations of state law.
An 18-month-old child died Thursday after the moble home he lived in was consumed with fire.
Help celebrate your local farmers markets. The week of August 2 through 8, 2015 was declared "National Farmers Market Week" by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Brother's on the Blvd. and Southern Marsh of Louisiana are teaming up to benefit the victim of last week's shooting at the Grand Theatre.
A Good Samaritan rescued six people after a boat started to sink off the coast of Louisiana late Thursday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco.
Check out events across the twin cities for the weekend of July 31st with Sheila Snow of the Monroe-West Monroe Conventions and Visitors Bureau.
A vehicle crashed into the south barricade of the U.S. Capitol building on Friday morning, and authorities have taken the driver into custody.
Wall Street is bracing for key earnings from two oil giants and cheap oil is prompting another oil company to cut jobs in today's Ag and Energy Report.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello has announced registration dates for the fall semester at its campuses in Monticello, Crossett and McGehee.
The Ouachita Parish Library "Summer Reading Challenge" wraps up August, 1st!
Monroe Police say the two victims from a Thursday night homicide shot each other.
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Cyber stalking, not something you normally think about until it actually happens to you. The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office says this form of stalking is becoming more common, especially among women.
With the start of school just days away, Teach For America corps members are ready to continue making a difference in the lives of hundreds of northeast Louisiana students thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.
By the fall, millions of Americans will have gotten new high-tech credit and debit cards, part of a broad effort across the financial industry to reduce fraud.
Arkansas shoppers will be able to save some money this weekend.
The chamber of commerce says funds are in place to have the sidewalks leveled out and new bricks put in place.
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El Dorado's Boys and Girls Club received a financial boost today.
A Mississippi woman is in jail after police say she tried to sell her 18-month-old child.
The gunman who shot 11 people at a Louisiana movie theater last week calmly purchased his ticket minutes before his rampage began, newly released footage shows.
An Ohio father was arrested after a cable installer found the "badly decomposed" body of a child inside a crib at an apartment complex, police said Wednesday.
Scott Angelle says he wants to be Governor so he can put the focus back on Louisiana.
The airplane fragment found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is from a Boeing 777 — the same as missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 — sources told NBC News on Thursday.
Crews searching for teens missing after boat capsized off of Florida coast are now looking as far north as Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Jindal's finances are disclosed, the GOP backs Landry and cash is raised for the Louisiana Governor's race.
Experts say it takes a while to get children accustomed to the school sleep routine, so now is the time to start.
Vitter to attend annual Landry Vineyards Blanc Du Bois Stomp Fest and also speak at WWII event at Chennault Museum.
Here is a list of all events taking place this weekend.
The Foundation for Historical Louisiana (FHL) has named nonprofit professional Fairleigh Cook Jackson as its second executive director in its 52-year history at a board meeting held Wednesday evening at the Old Governor’s Mansion.
The Governor's Council on Common Core Review has cast a unanimous vote on its findings and recommendations following months of meetings with groups all across the state.
Two Houston residents were arrested by Louisiana State Police Gaming Troopers after they were caught cheating in separate incidents at two different Lake Charles area casinos.
Ouachita Parish Mosquito abatement district will be conducting aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday, July 30, 2015.
Louisiana Governor Jindal talked immigration, gun control and Donald Trump during a visit with CNN.
Mississippi’s annual sales tax holiday is this weekend, July 31 – Aug. 1.
Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts Auditions for "Little Women" and "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" in August.
Air Force Master Sergeant Jeff Ginther leaps into a California canal to free a driver trapped in a submerged car.