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Beauregard Parish’s beavers get a reprieve: AP

DERIDDER (AP) — A Louisiana parish has temporarily suspended its beaver bounty program. The Beauregard Parish Police Jury halted the program to allow jurors a chance to re-examine its permit and bounty ordinance.


Louisiana mother arrested for posting son’s video of school fight

A Louisiana woman who posted her son’s video recording of a high school fight has been arrested and jailed under a little-known state law outlawing public distribution of some types of crime videos. But a lawyer questions the constitutionality of the law and the grounds for arresting Maegan Adkins-B


Love in Louisiana: Sandlins met, married at Fort Polk

DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - Picture this, it’s 1969 and you and a friend are on a double date. Four months later, you’re married to your friend’s date from that night. That’s how DeRidder couple John and Sharon Sandlin ended up together.


Arrests made in New Llano shooting

The arrests are the result of an extensive investigation into a shooting that took the life of Mark Fernandez, age 54, of Leesville. Fernandez was involved in a fatal shooting which occurred at the Spot Lounge on Billy Goat hill during the early morning hours of December 3, 2018.


Louisiana Secretary of State sends out Election Day reminders

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVLA/WGMB) - Just a reminder, Saturday, February 23rd is Election Day. Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is sending out reminders to all the Louisiana voters out there.


VPSO: Two arrested and charged with simple battery after fatal shooting

VERNON PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Two people have been arrested on the charge of simple battery as a result of a fatal shooting, according to a Facebook post by the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office.


State high court declines to hear Michael Harris appeal

DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - The State Supreme Court has denied a request for an appeal of a ruling removing Michael Harris from the DeRidder City Council. The state high court announced its decision on its website.


Win With Louisiana Lottery Next Week Inside The Afternoon Jump Off

It's that time to boil it up and get that Mudbugs for you soul with Louisiana Lottery. The fun starts Monday as I'll be giving you a chance to win a sweet Louisiana Lottery Prize Pack.


Funeral Scheduled for Vicious, Saturday, March 2, in Houma, Louisiana

According to the Facebook of X-Mob's Bundy G, home going services for Eric "VI" Johnson will be held in the late rappers hometown of Houma, Louisiana, on Saturday March 2. Visitation is from 8 am to 11 am, with services beginning at 11 am at the Dularge Community Baptist Church in Houma. It's open t


Regulators approve Louisiana natural gas export terminal

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a natural gas export terminal after reaching a compromise on how to account for the operation’s greenhouse gas emissions.


Louisiana man sentenced to 30 years in Brazos County

A Louisiana man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison on charges of bail jumping and aggravated promotion of prostitution. Herman Fox, 36, pleaded guilty Friday to the charges. Two charges connected to human trafficking and compelling prostitution were dismissed.


Two officers in Louisiana turned to a dispatcher to help them start a family

METAIRIE, La. (WDSU) - At 4 months old, Trek Fucci is learning early on what it means to be resilient. "He's, for a lack of a better term, a warrior," said Mark Fucci, Trek's father. "A fighter wins some and loses some, but a warrior never loses."


150,000 children in Louisiana have a parent in jail

NEW ORLEANS — Reign LaCour's upcoming high school graduation will be bittersweet. She is excited for the celebration, but sad because she knows her father can not be there. "He's been incarcerated a very long time. Basically all their life," Reign's mother, Dawnesia Jones said.


Man charged in connection of Vernon Parish toddlers 2016 death faces 80 years

LEESVILLE, La. (KALB) - Although Tuesday's guilty plea from the man charged in the 2016 death of a local toddler came as a surprise, Vernon Parish District Attorney Asa Skinner said their office was pleased with the outcome.


10 a.m. - Northwest Louisiana Regional Spelling Bee

SHREVEPORT, La. - Dozens of area students are going head-to-head Saturday competing for a shot at going all the way to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. in May. A total of 35 students from 24 schools will be competing locally this year to advance to the big stage.


Bailey pleads guilty in Willow case

According to Vernon Parish, District Attorney Bailey plead guilty to obstruction of justice and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile on Feb. 19th. Willow’s mother Vanessa Renteria-Molina reported Willow missing from a home in Hornbeck on May 5, 2016. The child’s body was found in Beauregard Parish th


Abraham bill provides relief to Louisiana soybean farmers impacted by Chinese tariffs

Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-La., reintroduced legislation to help soybean farmers better access a program designed to offset losses caused by Chinese tariffs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) last year that offers payments to farmers based on


Disaster Loans Available to Louisiana Small Businesses; Ouachita, Morehouse included

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - (2/22/19) Small nonfarm businesses in 30 Louisiana parishes and neighboring counties in Arkansas and Texas are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field


Woman’s offers Louisiana’s only CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes or are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, Woman’s Hospital’s is offering the region’s only Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognized program.


Keeping Leesville clean: Code enforcement in the city

Leesville, La. (KALB) The city of Leesville has been proactive about enforcing codes for the past several months. Code enforcement includes the inspection and improvement of environmental hazards within city limits. Jeff Denman has been working as Leesville Code Enforcement Officer since June of las