Benton man locked up for growing marijuana in his backyard

A 21-year-old is locked up in the Bossier Maximum Security Facility for allegedly growing 20 marijuana plants in his backyard.

Baby killed in crash; Mother suspected of DUI

A mother is behind bars tonight after Troopers say she caused a car accident that resulted in the death of her 5 month old child.

Bossier City man arrested for trying to pimp teen

A Bossier City man is in jail after trying to pimp a 14-year old girl.

Third Haughton beer bandit turns self in

Bossier Parish authorities have caught a third person in connection with a convenience store theft from three weeks ago.

Instructor arrested for sexual conduct with teen student

HAMMOND, LA — An employee of a college prep program in Tangipahoa Parish has been arrested for engaging in sexual activities with one of the students in the program.

Senate votes to tighten gun owner protections

A proposal in the Louisiana legislature could impact your right to bear arms. The measure is geared to strengthening gun owners' ability to carry them, according to sponsors.

Melanoma rates increasing in young women

BROWNSVILLE — "My biggest battle in the valley, since I've been here, is trying to convince the valley population that they really are at risk for getting skin cancer of all types really," says Dermatologist, Dr.

One killed, another injured in I-49 semi wreck

One person is dead and another injured after an accident stalled I-49 traffic for hours. It happened just after 10 this morning on I-49 near the Southern Loop exit.

Bossier City man recovering after shooting at Vivian apartment

A Bossier City man is hospitalized after being shot multiple times at a Vivian apartment.

Franklinton woman arrested for medicare fraud

Franklinton—A Franklinton woman has been arrested and charged with two counts of Medicaid fraud and two counts of filing or maintaining false public records, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.