It was a dark day for U.S. forces at home and overseas today after seven U.S. Marines were killed Wednesday night when two helicopters collided midair over the dessert in a training exercise near Yuma. We'll have the latest.
New flood maps are issued for Livingston Parish, the first time since 2001. Homeowners are now finding themselves in flood zones. WAFB's Tyana Williams will have information on the new lines and what that means for you.
Two major Louisiana mail sorting centers are slated to close and move to Baton Rouge. The U.S. postal service says the New Orleans and Lafayette distribution centers could move as early as May 15. WAFB's Kelsey Davis has details on how many jobs this could affect.
There was a big move today by the State Department of Environmental Quality to warn house hunters of potentially dangerous deals. The agency launched a website that lists the homes across the state that are laced with meth, but the state says they're four years behind. WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes found out what took so long.
The two men accused of killing two LSU graduate students will not get their jail bonds reduced after asking today. WAFB's Jim Shannon was in court today and will tell you why and what the judge had to say.
The Dow has made another run at 13,000, but couldn't quite get there today. Stocks today recovered from an early loss to push the Dow within four points of the milestone that was briefly topped earlier this week for the first time since 2008. By day's end, the Dow was up 46 points at 12,985.
A cool front will deliver scattered showers to the area on Friday morning, but most rains should be moderate and brief. Friday's high temps will likely occur just after midnight, with readings falling into the 50°s by the afternoon in the wake of the front. Cooler weather continues into the weekend. Check in with the 9STORM TEAM on 9News at 5, 6, 9, and 10 for the latest.