$6,000 donated for body cameras in Leesville

A Leesville man has donated $3,000 to the Leesville Police Department and $3,000 to the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office to help the agencies buy body cameras for their officers.

LC council recognizes Vincent family, helpers

Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent’s family, along with the men who came to his aid on Aug. 23, were formally recognized during Wednesday’s Lake Charles City Council meeting through the passing of a pair of resolutions.

Trump signs pledge to back GOP's 2016 presidential nominee

WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it may be.

Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study will face

Iran's top leader: No nuclear deal unless sanctions lifted

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader said Thursday "there will be no deal" if world powers insist on

Sam Houston's Wright commits to SE Louisiana

Sam Houston senior softball pitcher Tanner Wright pledged her commitment on Monday to play at Southeastern Louisiana University.

The commitment makes Wright the second consecutive Broncos starting pitcher to commit to a Division I program.

“I am so blessed to say I have committed to play college softball at Southeastern Louisiana University,” Wright said. “I can’t

Two Cowboys with something to prove

Everyone taking the field for McNeese State on Saturday night has something to prove against big brother LSU — particularly those who grew up in Louisiana.

“LSU is all you hear growing up,” said Cowboys quarterback Daniel Sams, who is from Slidell, about 90 minutes from Baton Rouge.

Taller Bucs wear down St. Louis, beat Saints in straight sets

Barbe used its superior height and hitting to sweep St. Louis Tuesday in the season-opening match for both teams.

The Bucs won 25-20, 25-20 and 25-19.

Outside hitter Koko Daniels had 16 kills and two blocks to lead the Bucs. Da’Sha Pitre had 10 kills to lead St. Louis.

Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals

NEW YORK — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game

Jennings, Kinder kick it off

A pair of programs with a penchant for postseason runs will get the regular season opened in a big way tonight when the Jennings Bulldogs visit the Kinder Yellow Jackets.

Jennings has won at least two playoff games each of the past four years. Kinder has made back-to-back appearances in the Class