Friendships influence kids' activity levels

While children do not make or break friendships based on physical activity, a new study suggests their social network of friends can greatly influence how much they move. The research was published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday.

Former LSU player arrested after reacting to cousins' recent murders

Port Allen, La — A former LSU safety is locked up on charges after reacting the murder of two of his relatives in Port Allen.

Reminder: Recreational fishing and hunting licenses to expire in June

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) would like to remind recreational anglers and hunters that the 2011-2012 licenses will expire on June 30.

Naked man shot dead after chewing victim's face

MIAMI, FL — Disturbing new details and surveillance video have been released in an incident off a Florida highway that involved naked men and cannibalism. The incident ended with an officer fatally shooting one of the men.

Bloomington Police contact Lafayette about similar missing person case

LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — The case of missing ULL student Mickey Shunick caught the eye of police investigators in Bloomington, Indiana.

Legislation signed to eliminate inactive Boards of Commissions

BATON ROUGE, LA — Governor Bobby Jindal signed HB 314 by Representative Johnny Berthelot, which eliminates eleven state boards and commissions that are inactive, can be absorbed by other existing boards or agencies or have fulfilled their

Bike of missing cyclist found at Whiskey Bay exit

WHISKEY BAY, LA  — The Lafayette Police Department has confirmed that the bike of missing cyclist Mickey Shunick was found today at the W

2 murder suspects escape from Texarkana jail

TEXARKANA, Ark. - Two suspects awaiting trial on murder charges used a hacksaw to escape from an Arkansas jail early Monday, authorities said.

Man hit by car, dies at Shreveport hospital

Shreveport police tell KMSS one person was killed over the weekend after they were hit walking in the roadway. The accident happened around 2:48 a.m. near the 1800 block of Spring Street on Sunday.

No bids for Marshall golf course

After 3 months, the Oaklawn Golf Course in Marshall, Texas is still up for sale. That's after an auction failed to get any serious bidders.