Police on Saturday thanked the many people providing tips about John Russell Houser as they work to reconstruct his movements before he killed two people, wounded nine and then killed himself.
Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft told reporters that nine people in total were wounded in the shooting.
Prosecutors say Taurean Jackson was sentenced last week to 22 1/2 years for conspiring to bring a Dallas-area girl to the New Orleans area for prostitution, and for obstructing a federal investigation.
The man police say kidnapped a 9-year-old Benbrook girl is dead, but the investigation into what he did while alive is not over.
Missing for days, a 9-year-old was back home early Wednesday after an FBI task force officer got into a shoot-out with the girl’s uncle.
A decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a century or more if left unchecked.
Percy Sledge, the famed R&B performer that sang the hit ‘When a Man Loves A Woman’ died this morning at age 73 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Authorities in Louisiana have arrested a 22-year-old man suspected in the murder of a Lewisville man last week.
More than 20 people have been arrested in a Texas and Louisiana prescription drug ring allegedly using the homeless to pose as patients.
A Louisiana prosecutor is dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teen who killed family in an accidental car crash.
Louisiana State Police say three children and two adults from a family in Texas were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over in northeast Louisiana.
Nonprofit groups preparing to sign up folks for insurance say they have to battle misinformation and misconceptions