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Jeffersonian apartment arsonist arrested

Jeffrey Jones is facing charges, accused of setting the Jeffersonian Apartments on fire, on purpose!

Juban Crossing in Denham Springs set to open in October

"I don't think I've seen anything out here that has excited the residents more than this development. We get questioned everyday. When is it going to open.

LSP looking for driver of yellow Scion involved in hit and run on Jefferson Highway

State Police are searching for the driver of a yellow Scion who crashed into a Port Allen woman, then took off.

Man breaks in vending machines at St. Mary Parish fire stations

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the man who broke into vending machines owned by volunteer fire stations.

LSU QB Brandon Harris to start against Auburn

True freshman quarterback Brandon Harris will make his first start as a college quarterback Saturday when LSU takes on Auburn. Harris has been Anthony Jennings’ back up for the first five games of the season.

BR teen shoots himself, victim in hand after fight

A young man is now in juvenile detention after shooting himself and another man in the hand. The shooting happened around 11:16 p.m. on September 28, 2014, at an apartment in the 2100 block of North Sherwood Forest Drive.

UPDATE: I-12 East now open in Livingston Parish

UPDATE: All lanes are open I-12 East at Mile Marker 25.5 (Livingston).

Man dies in shooting on St. Gerard Avenue

Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed a man in the 5800 block of St. Gerard Ave. The shooting happened around 9:00 p.m. on September 27, 2014.

Volunteers provide safety tips for 70805 residents

More than 50 volunteers went around the community to bring safety to the front door Saturday.

New sun-shaded playground to help prevent skin cancer

It's the most common cancer in the U.S. It's skin cancer. Saturday, a local organization partnered up with BREC Parks to prevent kids from getting it.

Freshman pitcher Mac Marshall withdraws from LSU

 LSU freshman left-handed pitcher Mac Marshall has decided to withdraw from the university, and as a result, leave the baseball team, coach Paul Mainieri announced Friday.

City of St. George ballot proposal postponed

The fight to create the City of St. George is still going full force. The movement is 1,500 signatures away from their goal of 20,000 and the deadline is this Monday!

Louisiana DHH reports 15 new cases of West Nile virus

This week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 15 new cases of West Nile virus, of which five were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year's total to 118 reported infections.

Louisiana National Guard conducts anti-terrorism exercise in Plaquemine

The Louisiana Army National Guard’s 256th Brigade Special Troops Battalion conducted an anti-terrorism validation exercise in accordance with Department of Defense policy, at their Plaquemine, La., armory, on September 25, 2014.

Employee, cousin arrested for burglarizing Domino's Pizza in Donaldsonville

Two Belle Rose men are now in jail after deputies say they burglarized a Domino’s Pizza, one of them worked at.