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Major wreck on I-20 westbound near mile marker 27, traffic diverted

Three vehicles are involved in a major accident on westbound Interstate 20, near mile marker 27. Louisiana State Police officials say at least one person has been flown to LSU Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Zimmerman posts bond, gets out of jail

George Zimmerman was released from jail on Friday, one day after a Florida judge set a $1 million bond.

Shreveport Police investigate missing narcotics evidence

Law enforcement authorities are conducting an investigation into evidence missing from the Shreveport Police Department’s property room.

UPDATE: Arrest made in Mickey Shunick case

Update: Lafayette Police Department held a press conference on Friday, July 6 to update the public in regards to the arrest made in the Mickey Shunick investigation.

Man with road rage accused of beating up teen, hitting two with car

A case of road rage was taken way too far when a Eunice man allegedly attacked two women. One of the victims, a teen girl, was allegedly beat violently by the suspect.

Andy Griffith died of heart attack, death certificate says

Andy Griffith's death certificate says the actor died of a heart attack, after years of suffering from other illnesses, including coronary artery disease.

African-American jobless rate surges

As the overall U.S. unemployment rate stayed at 8.2% in June, the rate among black Americans rose nearly a full percentage point.

Sparkler bomb to blame for Arkansas teen's death

One Southern Arkansas teenager is dead and another injured after a fireworks accident at a home in Buckner.

Accused rapist stops for condoms with victim in car

Ralph Yates, 33, is accused of kidnapping a woman and taking her to a gas station, where he bought condoms to rape her.

Police: Arrest made in Mickey Shunick case

The Lafayette Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in the case of Mickey Shunick. They said that no other comment will be made until tomorrow, Friday, July 6.