UPDATE: Small plane with unresponsive pilot crashes into Gulf

A small plane that had circled the Gulf of Mexico with an apparently unresponsive pilot Thursday morning has crashed, Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Christopher O'Neil says.

$50,000 of cocaine seized in Thibodaux drug bust

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported the seizure of $50,000.00 of cocaine and nearly $2,000 in cash during a drug bust in the Thibodaux area on Monday, April 16, 2012. Hakeam Drane (B/M, D.O.B.

RV home goes up in flames near Blanchard

An RV camper was destroyed by a fire early this morning near Blanchard. It happened around 8:30 a.m. off Old Mooringsport Road.

Springhill fire chief arrested for misusing department funds

Five fire officials in the last five years. That's the arrest tally for Webster Parish, after three of its top officials in two districts were arrested in the last month.

Tiger Stadium expansion could happen this fall

Baton Rouge, La — The Tiger Stadium expansion could begin as early as this fall if the LSU Board of Supervisors approves a proposal at their next meeting next Friday.

Keithville man accused of raping child younger than 13

Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Keithville man in connection with the aggravated rape of a juvenile in 2005.

Fake online profile causes stir in governor’s office

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Jindal administration says they're looking into who stole the Deputy Chief of Staff's online identity.

Benton man accused of stealing more than $4K from grandma

A Benton man is caught stealing more than $4,000 from his grandmother.

Accidental death rate for children lowers

WACO -- In the United States one child dies every hour from an unintentional injury but according to the Centers for Disease Control that rate is decreasing.

Barksdale airmen welcomed home

Almost 150 Barksdale airmen are now back home in the Ark-La-Tex. That's after a group of 100 arrived on Saturday. Bonnie Strozier's husband, Chuck, was supposed to be be home Monday, until bad weather held up the flight.