'Crazy' ants taking over Louisiana

If you see ants in your home, they may not be your usual ants. The newest species is taking over Louisiana. They are called "crazy ants." Bobbie Coates said when she sees ants, she just kills them.

Over 450 roosters seized from home in New Orleans; owner possibly connected to cockfighting

More than 450 roosters and other birds were seized from a home located in New Orleans East, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced.

Former ‘Bachelor’ contestant dies at age 29 in New Orleans

Former “Bachelor” contestant Gia Allemand, 29, died following an apparent suicide attempt, according to CNN. She was treated at the University Hospital in New Orleans.

Man arrested for riding a horse into Lafayette Parish bar, lassoing customer

Just after midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 14, Scott Police were called to Cowboy’s nightclub because a man rode his horse inside the bar. He then allegedly lassoed a man and dragged him through the parking lot.

Tracking the Tropics: Eyes remain on Invest 92L in the western Caribbean

We continue to monitor an area of low pressure in the western Caribbean Sea. It's part of a wave bringing in deep tropical moisture.

Tracking the Tropics: Invest 92L likely headed west toward South Texas or Mexico

UPDATE: Friday, 08/16/2013 @ 8am: Most of the thinking on this system remains the same. Just a couple of new things to mention. Invest 92 is now back over the open waters of the southern Gulf of Mexico/Bay of Campeche.

Victims identified: One hostage dies, another in critical condition; suspect suffered from mental illness

One of the two people who were taken hostage in a Louisiana bank has died, officials confirmed. Officials identified the employee who died as Jay Wardington. The second victim, Ledean McDaniel, is still in critical condition.

LSU track team welcomes former Olympian to coaching staff

The LSU Track & Field program is excited to welcome one of the nation’s rising stars in the coaching ranks as head coach Dennis Shaver announced Tuesday that two-time Olympian Khadevis Robinson has been appointed an assistant coach to

First Lady of La. announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today that winning art pieces from the Louisiana Art Education Association's (LAEA) 2012 Youth Art Month Flag

UNO researcher investigates bull sharks' movements in Lake Pontchartrain

There is something lurking under the water at Sunset Point Pier in Mandeville.