Texas sailor killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Providence House reaches out to needy kids for back to school

Back to school costs are up 14 percent this year, weighing heavily on families' budgets. The average family will spend more than $600 on everything from binders to notebooks to uniforms.

Marshall man gets prison time for dealing meth

A 39-year-old Jefferson, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Shreveport police nab bank robber at Whataburger

UPDATE: Timothy Mathew, 22, of the 2600 block of Via Caballero in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on one count each of simple robbery, resisting an officer, and attempted simple escape.

Oklahoma man killed in Bossier Parish crash

On August 7, 2012, shortly after 3:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Sligo Road about one mile west of Louisiana Highway 157 that claimed the life of an Oklahoma man.

Police confident they've found the body of Mickey Shunick

UPDATE: Officials tell us the body recovered from Evangeline Parish has been taken to the FACES lab here in Baton Rouge for identification. We’re told it could take a day or two to officially ID the remains.

Carjacker abandons vehicle during chase

At this hour, police are looking for a carjacker who led officers on a chase this morning in the MLK neighborhood.

BBB warns of employment scams

Louisiana's jobless rate is 7.5 percent, not the highest in the country, but a number that still leaves thousands of people scouring the classifieds every day. That means a bigger base of potential targets for scammers.

Country singer Randy Travis arrested on multiple charges

Country singer Randy Travis was arrested in Grayson County early Wednesday following a wreck in Tioga.

Police: Body discovered in Evangeline Parish

Cpl. Paul Mouton with the Lafayette Police Department has confirmed that a body was discovered this morning in Evangeline Parish, but they will not say whether it is that of Mickey Shunick.