Hernando deputies arrested a man on child sex charges after parents found him hiding in their teenager's bedroom.
A New Orleans police officer is behind bars, accused of molesting a teenage girl while he was investigating a separate sexual assault case in which she was the victim.
Police in Kenner, Louisiana, say three brothers have been accused of raping a 10-year-old girl after forcing their way into a bathroom where she was hiding.
A man considered to be the nation's oldest living World War II veteran celebrated his 111th birthday this weekend.
A Louisiana dog needed the help of firefighters after getting stuck under a fence while trying to escape a backyard late last month.
The boy was arrested Sept. 7 on a charge of second-degree murder, authorities said.
The Operation Blue Roof program is currently active in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vernon parishes.
An 8-year-old aspiring drum major was spotted honing his skills in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 30.
So far 18 deaths in Texas and Louisiana have been attributed to the storm; more than half of those people were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning from the unsafe operation of generators.
A FEMA search-and-rescue team comprised of 45 members and 2 K-9's are headed to Louisiana Aug. 26 to help with efforts against the destruction of Hurricane Laura once it makes landfall.
The remnants of Hurricane Laura are unleashing heavy rain hundreds of miles inland from a path of death and destruction left along the northwest Gulf Coast.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury had voted just weeks prior to leave the South’s Defenders Monument on the grounds of the courthouse.
Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with heavy wind and torrential rain, unleashing a wall of seawater on cities in its path.
The governor of Louisiana says four people, including a 14-year-old girl and an 68-year-old man, were killed by falling trees as Hurricane Laura moved through the state.
A fire at a Louisiana chlorine plant erupted with thick, billowing smoke Thursday after Hurricane Laura plowed through part of the country’s petrochemical corridor with storm surges and fierce wind, forcing residents around the plant to shelter in their homes.
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office issued a mandatory evacuation and grim warning to residents choosing to ride out Hurricane Laura rather than evacuate.
About 1,500 residents of long-term care facilities in Texas have been evacuated as a powerful Hurricane Laura nears its coastline.
Nasty hurricanes that cause billions of dollars in damage are hitting more often.
Storm surge from Laura could reach up to 30 miles inland, say forecasters
Rapper Kanye West has filed paperwork just ahead of the deadline to appear on the presidential ballot in Louisiana in November.