The Tennessee Volunteers have to replace their top two wide receivers, and a group of freshmen will get the opportunity to help fill the void left by the loss of Jajuan Jennings and Marquez...
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman is in custody, accused of setting on fire the house she was renting with her three children inside.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office, in a news release,...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — LSU's Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Clemson's Travis Etienne have much more in common than their Louisiana backgrounds heading into the national title game.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — Nine people face charges in a shooting death at a private party last week, Louisiana authorities said Thursday.
Jennings Police Chief Danny Semmes told Lake Charles area...
At least a half-dozen women told authorities that deputies raped and trafficked them to male inmates inside a long-troubled jail in southwestern Louisiana, according to newly unearthed state and...
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — A district attorney in a Louisiana parish has decided not to seek re-election in 2020.
The American Press reports Jeff Davis Parish District Attorney Michael Cassidy...
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — A Louisiana veteran of World War II has received an award from France for his actions during the war.
News outlets report 97-year-old Lawrence Boudreaux received a...
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — Being open about her struggles isn't something that came naturally to Sheila Smith. She said it's one reason her mental illness went untreated for many years. It wasn't until...
ROANOKE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a 76-year-old Texas woman and her 79-year-old passenger have died in a rollover crash in southwest Louisiana. A 78-year-old passenger suffered minor...
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — Girl Scout Faith Wold, 14, of Welsh squeezed and shoved, stuffing a clean gauze into a piece of bloody meat designed to mimic a life-threatening injury, during a life saving...
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — A Louisiana city council wants the state to amend the qualifications for a police department's deputy chief position to help fill the vacancy.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — A former official of a Louisiana housing authority has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $33,000.
U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph says 35-year-old Gwen Jackson pleaded guilty Jan. 8 before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen Kay to one count of federal program fraud. Joseph says the plea will become final when accepted by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter.
Sentencing is set for May 9. Jackson faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — In 1993, a small group of women from the Jennings Church of Christ came together to sew quilts and curtains for a children's home in Indiana.
Twenty-five years later and dozens of quilts later, the small group of women known as the Dorcas Group continue to meet twice a week to make dresses and other handcrafted items to help children in the Philippines and others in need.
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman and her husband are accused of trying to frame her boyfriend by claiming he'd kidnapped her.
News outlets report that 29-year-old Rebecca Lea Champion of Jennings and 33-year-old Christopher John Champion were arrested on criminal mischief charges. Both are free on bond.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A record label representative says Tony Joe White, the country bluesman and hit songwriter behind such successes as "Polk Salad Annie" and "Rainy Night in Georgia," has died. He was 75.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — A $7.2 million federal grant is set to create a new veterans' cemetery in southwest Louisiana.
State Sen. Dan Morrish says the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs will provide another $1 million. Jennings Mayor Henry Guinn tells the American Press that people are eager to begin construction.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — A 19-year-old Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to killing his grandfather and another man.
Jefferson Davis Parish District Attorney Michael Cassidy tells the American Press that Parker Gary of Jennings was sentenced to 55 years in prison on two manslaughter charges.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — Police say a man charged in the death of his 7-week-old daughter told law enforcement he squeezed and shook the child because she'd been crying.
News outlets report Jennings police charged 32-year-old James Ray Miller with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile Monday after the child died Wednesday.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — Jennings Police Department's interim chief is now permanently in charge.
On Thursday, Danny Semmes was chosen from five applicants for the post he's temporarily held since December.
MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of raping a 3-year-old has been charged in a separate case with intentionally exposing others to the AIDS virus.
Twenty-five-year-old Levon Jennings was charged on April 9 with first-degree rape and oral sexual battery. News outlets cite an arrest warrant that says the toddler told her mother Jennings did something "ugly" to her. The warrant says a medical examination revealed the possibility of sexual assault.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — Growing up in Jennings, Louisiana, Chelsea Marcantel never imagined that her passion for reading and acting would one day lead to her dream of becoming a playwright.
"When I was growing up I loved books," Marcantel said. "My grandmother and mother were librarians so I always loved stories."