In Baton Rouge, the LSU lakes have gone to the birds. Lakes around the Baton Rouge area flooded with white pelicans. Hundreds flocked onto the water and parked it. We spoke to some aspiring birdwatchers, who said it was quite a sight to behold.
Some drivers even stopped to get a better look. Almost everyone said they [...]
Tomorrow is Election Day in Louisiana, with polls opening bright and early at 7.
A crowded field of 14 candidates comes down to Vance McAllister and Neil Riser. Both are republicans from the northern part of the 5th congressional district.
You can access the secretary of state’s web page for the latest results at GeauxVote.com. Polls close [...]
Thousands of public library books are disposed of in Lafayette Parish each year, because they’re dirty and dog-eared. Here’s how it happens.
KLAX ABC 31 News 11/14/13
Rapides Deputies find a witness in connection to last week’s bank robbery in Hineston. The Sabine State Bank was held up, but nobody was harmed.
Authorities have not said if there is a connection between the Hineston case and today’s robbery at Chase Bank.
KLAX ABC 31 News 11/14/13
The Chase Bank on Jackson Street Extension was robbed this morning.
Alexandria police say at around 9:30, a man handed the clerk a note demanding money, and then took off, running toward the Parliament Street area. No one was hurt.
The man is described as African American, tall and slender, and wearing a tan or light brown [...]
The City of Alexandria is proudly showing off some work they say will mean less flooding during winter and spring rains. You can see how much work went into the project in the dramatic differences between these before and after pictures.
The Chatlin Lake Canal is a major collection point for rising water in the [...]
Gerald Kees Phillips Piper
An Alexandria man is among 18 dead beat dads wanted for roughly $866,000 in child support.
Officials say Gerald Kees Phillips Piper owes almost $25,000. He is listed among the worse offenders, but there are many more with bills past due totaling more than 1.3 billion dollars.
If you can help children and family [...]
James Craig Johnson, Jr
James Craig Johnson, Jr. of Alexandria was found guilty of murdering Jacqueline Bazert.
Prosecutor Monique Metoyer says Johnson stabbed Bazart more than 139 times on 15th Street in January of 2012.
Metoyer also says Johnson will be sentenced to life in prison on November 22nd
- KLAX ABC 31 News. November 13, 2013
The Sabine State Bank in Hineston is held up at gunpoint this morning with nobody hurt.
Authorities say 2 men with handguns entered the bank and demanded money. No injuries have been reported. Witnesses say the 2 men left in a car, headed toward Alexandria.
Crime scene specialists, the FBI and state troopers have been on the [...]
A man from Ball is sentenced today to almost 6 years in federal prison for child pornography. 24-year-old Alexander Maciver will also be required to register as a sex offender. He pleaded guilty in April. Authorities found more than 10 images of child pornography and one video on his home laptop.
KLAX ABC 31 News 11/8/13