A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.
The Storm Prediction Center at the National Weather Service believes there is a high probability for severe weather in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Two people are wanted for questioning in connection with the use of a stolen credit card.
Hundreds fled to Larose in Lafourche Parish in 1964, trying to get away from Hurricane Hilda. It was the F-4 tornado that hit right before the hurricane that leveled the area.
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested for a shooting Tuesday in Donaldsonville.
Police are looking for four people who were caught on camera breaking into bait cars on two occasions.
The home has sat there so long, the once yellow caution tape has now faded and turned white.
South Louisiana Red Cross volunteers are joining in efforts to help victims of the storms that ripped through Oklahoma on Monday, and one a Baton Rouge couple is among them.
Baton Rouge Police say the suspect accused throwing a punch during a bar fight that led to the death of another man turned himself into police Tuesday.
Motorists in Louisiana will have to add tweets and Facebook updates to the list of activity banned while driving, in addition to texting.
A key piece of evidence in a Baton Rouge drunk driving case has been tossed out of city court. The ruling could have a major impact on future DWI trials.
The Louisiana National Guard's 773rd Military Police Battalion welcomed Lt. Col. Mark A. Howard as their new commander during an official change of command ceremony on the parade field at Camp Beauregard in Pineville, La., May 19.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) dedicated a statue Tuesday, May 21, in Baton Rouge to honor those Enforcement Division agents who have died in the line of duty.
Here are ways to help victims of the Moore, OK tornado.
Public schools, already required to have written crisis management plans, will now have to coordinate those plans with local law enforcement and emergency preparedness officials - and hold annual safety drills to rehearse them.
A proposal for Louisiana to tap into federal health overhaul money available for expanding Medicaid has been stalled by senators.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who got punched when he tried an armed robbery with a knife at a tire shop Tuesday morning.
A Baton Rouge couple is getting ready to head to Oklahoma to help with relief efforts following a devastating tornado.
For the next couple of weeks, officers from more than 130 agencies will be conducting overtime patrols and checkpoints in Louisiana, as Operation Click It or Ticket kicks off.
LSU men's basketball coach Robert Kirby is leaving one Tiger program for another one. Kirby has joined the University of Memphis staff as an assistant coach.
It was a busy morning for lawmakers at the Louisiana Capitol as they consider several timely and sensitive issues. They are talking about volunteer firefighters and Medicaid.
The deadly tornado that hit Moore, OK has been given a preliminary rating of EF-4. Tornadoes of that magnitude are rare in Louisiana, with only nine since 1950.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted on charges of cyberstalking, illegal use of a weapon and aggravated assault with a firearm.
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.
As Fico grunted and launched strikes to UL-Lafayette batters Saturday and Sunday afternoon, she knew her father's longtime battle with cancer was likely nearing an unhappy end.
New Orleans Saints players say they expect their return to the practice field this week to be intense, given the tone Sean Payton has set at club headquarters since his return from his bounty ban.
Detectives said three men face drug charges after meth and other drugs were found inside a home, along with two small children, Monday evening.
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday.
Vanderbilt and LSU are the favorites to win this week's Southeastern Conference tournament after mowing through regular-season play with uncommon ease.
An ArkLaTex mother says her son was pushed to the edge by bullying, and took his own life as a result. Now, she's speaking out in hopes of putting a stop to what she claims is an ongoing problem in the tiny McCurtain County town of Smithville, OK.
Organizers of the Bayou Country Superfest have released the schedule of performers for this weekend's event at Tiger Stadium.
A Livingston man was shot after allegedly attacking a deputy Sunday.
Representative Chris Broadwater and a supporting cast presented his bill to members of the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee on Monday. The bill would create a centralized collection department to work in conjunction with the Department of Revenue and the Attorney General's Office.
Reporter Scott Taylor has confirmed the dispatcher on the Amanda Berry 911 call is being investigated by Cleveland City Hall.
A new Legislative Audit report released Monday shows some problems with the way the State Department of Education is managing its charter schools.
Senate supporters of far-reaching immigration legislation accepted minor changes in public while negotiating over more sweeping alterations in private Monday as they drove toward expected Judiciary Committee approval by...
According to CBS, the season finale of 'Mike & Molly' will not air due to the tragic events Monday afternoon in Oklahoma. CBS officials say it is due to a related storyline.
The 6-6, 272 pound TCU star signed as undrafted free agent prior to the 2012 season,
LSU forward Theresa Plaisance is one of 12 players selected to lead the USA Basketball Team at the World University Games.
Baton Rouge Police are searching for a suspect accused in a rape that happened over the weekend, just south of the LSU campus.
Sheriff's Deputies are searching anyone with information about a dog that was found dead in an open field in Ascension Parish Sunday evening.
The White House says White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler was first informed about an audit of the IRS' inappropriate targeting of conservative groups on April 24 and that she notified senior staff, including Denis...
Rhymes batted .455 in four games with one double, two homers and six RBI.
It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The Army Corps of Engineers will meet with some Louisiana residents on how to better reduce risks from hurricane and storm surge.
After taking a huge pay cut to stay with the New Orleans Saints, Will Smith will now have to make a position change.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a new case on the intersection of religion and government in a dispute over prayers used to open public meetings.
Detectives are looking for a killer after a deadly shooting late Sunday night. The sheriff said it is believed this was a drive-by shooting.
This Saturday and Sunday, shoppers can take advantage of the Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday and save a little money while stocking up on supplies.
Dallas firefighters have recovered the body of a comrade who reported by radio being trapped while battling a condominium complex blaze.
Police said the man accused of opening fire into crowds standing outside a gas station early Sunday morning turned himself in to authorities early Monday morning.
Family members of a missing teacher say they hope the FBI will take over the search for her. Terrilynn Monette disappeared in March.
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.
Investigators said a 12-year-old boy faces charges after accidentally shooting his 8-year-old brother Saturday. The injury is not considered life-threatening.
Authorities in Florida are investigating the death of an 8-year-old Louisiana boy. Officials said it is believed he drowned, but an investigation is ongoing.
Authorities said a man was shot in the leg inside a park Saturday night. The injury is not considered life-threatening.
An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a truck Sunday morning. Investigators said the boy was trying to cross the road and stepped directly in front of a pickup.
Dozens marched downtown Sunday to raise awareness for AIDS at the 30th Annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial.
The No. 9 national seed LSU softball team was unable to climb out of the loser's bracket at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional as No. 21 Louisiana-Lafayette picked up a 1-0 victory over the Tigers.
A 13-year-old who said he was playing with a lighter, started a fire that destroyed his home Saturday afternoon.
A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the...
A lot has changed since the days of journeying across the ocean to Ellis Island. Instead of a long journey by ship, immigrants to this country have to navigate a sea of red tape.
A reunion between a special dog and a special man happened in Iowa Friday.
New York City Police are investigating the killing of a 32-year-old man in the Greenwich Village neighborhood as a hate crime.
After losing to Louisiana-Lafayette 3-0, the Lady Tigers eliminated Central Connecticut State 11-0 and advanced through the loser's bracket to face ULL again in Sunday's regional final.
An off-duty Lafayette Police lieutenant was killed Saturday afternoon after his motorcycle crashed in Iberville Parish.
Louisiana's unemployment rate rose in April for the fourth straight month, as fewer people reported having work.
Inmates at jails in Indianapolis, Baltimore, St. Louis and Philadelphia face the nation's highest levels of sexual abuse at the hands of guards, according to a new federal report based on surveys of inmates at U.S. jails.
An elderly driver plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Saturday parade in a small Virginia mountain town and investigators were looking into whether he suffered a medical emergency before the accident.
State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson made a round trip Saturday to Adamsville, Tennessee where he was presented with the Buford Pusser National Law Enforcement Award.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Chamber of Commerce sponsored a free gun training course in Baker on Saturday morning that provided a wealth of knowledge about firearm use in Louisiana.
No. 2 LSU (48-8, 23-7 SEC) fell to No. 14 Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) by a score of 11-9 in Game 3 of the series Saturday at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field to end the regular season.
No. 3-seeded LSU men's golf team certainly took advantage of their opportunity to host the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional as they qualified for the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.
France will see its first gay weddings within days, after French President Francois Hollande signed a law Saturday authorizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples and ending months of nationwide protests and wrenching...