Rapper Hurricane Chris acquitted in Louisiana man's murder
Hurricane Chris is best known for his hit single, “A Bay Bay.”
US judge: California can’t ban alligator imports, sales
California cannot ban the importation and sale of crocodile and alligator products, a federal judge has ruled, in a victory for the state of Louisiana, which challenged the ban along with businesses in multiple states.
Body of Georgia father who disappeared on business trip found in Baton Rouge
The search for a missing Covington father who disappeared after meeting with a client during a business trip to Louisiana has ended with a tragic discovery.
Meth and puppies found inside ice cream truck in Louisiana, police say
The owner of “Tami’s Ice Cream & Sweet Treats” was arrested after police searched the blue truck and found melted ice cream, meth, and other drug paraphernalia.
Watch: Fishermen spot sharks in huge feeding frenzy off Louisiana coast
The video captures sharks surrounding a boat as they feast on fish with their fins flailing as the fishermen get doused with water.
Mardi Gras parade shooting in New Orleans leaves 1 dead, 4 hurt
One of the victims injured in the shooting was a child, police said, adding that a suspect was taken into custody at the scene.
TSA stops passenger with assault rifle, ammunition at New Orleans airport
The 52-year-old passenger was going to board a plane bound for Houston.
Louisiana officer arrested for deadly shooting of unarmed Black man, police say
Louisiana authorities on Thursday charged Shreveport Police Officer Alexander Tyler with negligent homicide in the death of Alonzo Bagley.
Wild video shows squirrel fly into home as door opens for pizza delivery
A doorbell camera captured the chaos that ensued.
12 squirrel monkeys were stolen from Louisiana zoo, officials say
According to the Zoosiana, located in Broussard, the individual targeted facilities of smaller primates and specifically compromised the squirrel monkey exhibit.
Louisiana man who used social media to lure and try to kill gay men, gets 45 years
Federal authorities also said Chance Seneca, who was 19 at the time of the crime, had a plan to kidnap and murder gay men as part of a scheme.
12 people shot at Louisiana nightclub
The victims were all inside the nightclub when they were shot, police said.
Woman charged with attempted murder of boyfriend who peed in bed
Louisiana authorities said Briana Lacost admitted to stabbing her boyfriend after she “ripped” him from the bed for urinating on himself.
LSU gymnastics adding extra security for road meets after Olivia Dunne fans cause issue
The LSU gymnastics team is getting an extra layer of security for the rest of the season, coach Jeff Clark said Tuesday after a raucous situation involving fans in Salt Lake City interested in seeing Olivia Dunne.
Home invasion suspect killed by mother protecting her children, sheriff says
The Louisiana man on parole was armed with a shovel and a lug wrench when he allegedly broke into the home of a woman and her two young children, the local sheriff’s office said.
7-year-old girl dies after dog attack: 'Heart-breaking tragedy'
Authorities in Louisiana said the little girl was taken to a local hospital but later died.
Louisiana teens’ deaths place spotlight on police chases
The deaths of two teenage girls are the latest fatalities among hundreds every year related to accidents involving police pursuits. National Highway Transportation Safety data reveals there were 455 such deaths in the U.S. in 2020.
US Coast Guard ends search for 4 people after helicopter crashes into Gulf of Mexico
A rescue operation is underway off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico for four people who were on board a helicopter that crashed while departing an oil platform on Thursday.
Good Samaritans rescue family of 4 trapped in sinking car in Louisiana
One of the witnesses who jumped in to save the family with two young kids said he was "far from a hero... I just thank god that we were able to get the family out safe."
Man freed from prison after prosecutors, defense team up to overturn murder conviction
Raymond Flanks spent nearly 40 years in prison before prosecutors joined the defense in asking to have his murder conviction overturned.