Louisiana is one of the states where hurricanes hit most frequently. According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data on hurricane history from 1851 to 2021, Louisiana faced 90 hurricanes of which 32 are major hurricanes were Category 3 through Category 5. Which also includes one of the most destructive hurricanes of all time Hurricane Katrina.
MESQUITE, Texas (KSLA) — The suspect in a double homicide in Louisiana has surrendered to authorities in Texas. Jamarcus J. Richardson turned himself in the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 8, according to police in Mesquite, Texas. Authorities there say the 31-year-old walked into police headquarters with his parents about...
COVINGTON, La. (WVUE) - A Covington High School student who attacked a teacher in a TikTok challenge gone wrong has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Video captured Larrianna Jackson, 18, assaulting a 64-year-old wheelchair-bound teacher and throwing her to the ground after the dismissal bell rang in early October. The teacher was badly bruised and was taken to a hospital. She was released after a couple of days.
NEW ORLEANS, (BRPROUD)- On Wednesday, Dec. 8 the U.S Department of Justice District Court Judge for Eastern District of Louisiana Attorney Duane A. Evans announces the verdict of 31-year-old Sterling Robinson also known as “Scooter.”. Robinson was convicted on Tuesday, Dec. 7, by a jury—for being a felon in...
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - New changes are ahead for stylists wanting a license in Louisiana, as the State Board of Cosmetology plans to make changes to its curriculum. Next year, students will be required to learn how to cut textured hair in order to receive their license. Some Lake Area cosmetology experts say this paves the way for change in the beauty industry.
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— Crime is high during the holiday season, especially theft. Many law enforcement agencies have issued warnings and awareness tips to communities on how to be safe during the holidays, as well as how to protect your belongings. In this week’s Ark-La-Miss Most Wanted, Chelsea Monae focuses on a suspect that has not […]
Lake Charles Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in December 7 Crash. Lake Charles, LA – Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle, serious injury crash on Interstate 10 just west of LA Hwy 397 (Exit 36) in Calcasieu Parish on December 7, 2021, shortly after 12:00 p.m. Charles Litel, a 22-year-old Lake Charles resident, was killed in the crash.
Riley Green has been living the dream here lately. If there’s one thing for certain about the guy, when he’s not on the road playing shows, he’s in the woods. And only a couple short weeks ago, the man bagged a huge nine-point white tail buck out in Oklahoma.
BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) — A high-profile Baton Rouge civil rights and criminal defense attorney is facing disciplinary action. Ronald Haley jr. is now suspended from practicing law by the Louisiana Supreme Court. Haley has represented clients including the families of Ronald Greene, Trayford Pellerin, and Quawan “bobby” Charles. He is accused of neglecting a […]
Only a few hours after confirming a few new omicron variant cases, state health officials said the number of probable cases bumped up to 16 in Louisiana as of Wednesday evening. That means the statewide total is now at 17 omicron cases, with only one of those being confirmed, according...
HOUSTON — Santa came early this year for a Louisiana couple who lost their home and nearly everything they owned in Hurricane Ida a few months ago. “You just expect the storm to pass and things go back to normal in the in the next few weeks,” Michele Thomisee said. “But there was no home to go home to.”