Local News

New Roads mayor under investigation

 The mayor of New Roads is in hot water tonight for allegedly racking up more than $100,000 personal charges at the city's expense.

Family of twelve left homeless after fire

A family of 12 is homeless tonight after the home they were renting caught on fire.

Business owners react to traffic issues on Essen

 If you use Essen lane on your daily commute, you usually find yourself in a wall of traffic. "Around 4 to 6,  7  there is usually a lot of traffic," said Ed Bun, owner of Ed's Donuts on Essen Lane.

The Louisiana Mermaid is making a splash in Livingston Parish

We first introduced you to Venessa, "The Louisiana Mermaid" over the summer. Since then, she's been swimming her tail off, making appearances all over South Louisiana.

How to change your smoke alarm battery

We all know how annoying smoke alarms can be. But, they’re our life line when it comes to household fires.

Early voting begins this Saturday for General Congressional Election

Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging all Louisianians eligible to vote in the General Congressional Election set for December 6th to consider voting early.

Union salaries dominate EBR budget hearing

Discussions about the 2015 East Baton Rouge city-parish budget are focused on salaries for city-parish employees.

LSU hosts Thanksgiving with the Tigers

 – LSU student-athletes, coaches, trainers, spirit groups and Mike the Tiger gathered together Monday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for the annual “Thanksgiving with the Tigers” event.

Central Fire Department in jeopardy, needs your help

The Central Fire Department has hit some hard times. It used to be made up of volunteers but people aren't signing up to fight fires any more, and that could leave you in danger.