Saturday, May 18 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:59:26 GMT
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. The victim told investigatorsMore >>
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:41 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:41:51 GMT
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday."We take full responsibility," Beth Brewster, CAA director "CAA takes full responsibilityMore >>
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:37:38 GMT
MANOR, TX (KEYE/CBS) – A weapons company began this week rolling out a groundbreaking "smart" rifle that can target and track a moving object from long distance. Trackingpoint began shipping the guns toMore >>
The rifle is precision guided with "lock and launch" technology similar to a fighter jet.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:39 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:39:50 GMT
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not life-threatening. The accidentMore >>
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon.More >>
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -
State lawmakers are drafting legislation to ensure deer meat can be donated and served at local shelters. The legislation comes after an incident in January at a local shelter where a state health inspector ordered staff to throw away 1,600 lbs. of deer meat.
"They kill an animal for that, and now that animal goes to waste," says Dalton Walker. Walker is an avid hunter who disagrees with the meat being thrown out at the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission.
According to staff at the Rescue Mission, an inspector with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals ordered staff to throw the meat in a dumpster and pour bleach on the meat.
In a statement released on the D-H-H Facebook page the group says,
"Because the meat was potentially unsafe, our health inspectors ordered it destroyed, in accordance with the law."
"It seemed like a complete waste of the meat, and government bureaucracy at its worst," says State Rep. Jeff Thompson, District 8.
Thompson says he is working to draft legislation to ensure deer meat can be labeled and verified as edible before being given to the shelter.
"There's not going to be any other meat taken from any other shelter in Louisiana and destroyed," says Thompson.
Since this incident, the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission has received donations including 16 hundred pounds of chicken from Foster Farms and thousands in charitable contributions.