BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man caught on video killing his estranged wife may leave prison early to live with his sister in Las Vegas, the Louisiana Parole Board has decided.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana say a disturbing video of officers hitting a teenager outside a high school basketball game doesn’t show what happened before — teens hitting the officers in their faces and from behind.
LEESVILLE, La. (AP) — Carelessly discarded New Year’s fireworks may have started a blaze that destroyed much of a church, the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office says.
Investigators haven't determined a definite cause of the fire at Christian Living Fellowship in Leesville, but did find remnants of fireworks in the area where the fire started between a shed next to a church wall, spokeswoman Ashley Rodrigue said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Army training will shut down hunting next weekend at a state wildlife management area, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said.
The Fort Polk-Vernon Wildlife Management Area will be closed Oct.
LEESVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff's deputy was stabbed by a suspect before firing two rounds and wounding his attacker, authorities said Monday.
The American Press reports that the suspect, Malcomb Holcomb, 46, of Leesville, was recovering from surgery at a central Louisiana hospital following the Sunday evening attack.