Deputies arrest fraudulent contractor wanted in 4 parishes

A man wanted for contractor fraud throughout the Acadiana area, is now in jail. Detectives arrested Neal Joseph Laperouse on September 11, 2014, after receiving a tip that he was hiding at an abandoned home near Loreauville, LA.

Local first responders reflect on 9/11

To say we all remember September 11th doesn't really go far enough. It's a day most of us neither can nor would ever want to forget. And for most of us, watching the events of that day thirteen years ago, was overwhelming.

'I just get emotional': Vietnam veteran remembers 9/11

Today, 13 years ago, the U.S. was in a state of terror. It's something a local Vietnam veteran remembers all too well.

BRPD: DNA evidence ties man to burglary on Perkins Road

Authorities need your help finding a man, who they say, stole over $2,500 in goods from two businesses on Perkins Road.

Authorities trying to identify woman using stolen checks across LA

Several law enforcement agencies are trying to identify a black woman, who has been using stolen checks in stores across South Louisiana.

Times to know for Saturday: LSU vs. ULM

LSU vs. ULM September 13, 2014 * Baton Rouge, La. (Tiger Stadium) * ESPNU   Times of Interest 9 a.m. LSU SportShop opens

AG warns of IRS phone scam in Louisiana

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is warning citizens of a phone scam in which the caller claims to be an IRS official and attempts to intimidate the victim into making a payment via pre-loaded debit card or wire service.

All lanes of I-10 East now open near Washington Street

UPDATE 4:27 p.m.: All lanes are open I-10 East at the I-10/I-110 Merge. The queue from this incident has reached Grosse Tete on I-10 East and Choctaw Drive on I-110 South.

LSP: man who robbed Jackson sporting goods store turns himself in

After an extensive multi-agency investigation with the assistance of several tips from the public, a Jackson man was placed under arrest for the burglary of a sporting goods store.

4-year-old Texas girl left for hours on sweltering school bus

A 4-year-old Texas girl is safe and back with her family after being left on a sweltering school bus for several hours Wednesday.