BREAKING: Officer-involved shooting in Moss Bluff

A Sulphur man has been hospitalized after an officer-involved shooting late Friday night.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said deputies received a call around 11:30 p.m. about a fight among several patrons

Katrina 10 years: New Orleans evacuees blew into Lake Area in 2005

Ten years ago today, Lake Charles was a bastion of hope for New Orleans residents escaping Hurricane Katrina.

Thousands made the 200-mile journey to Southwest Louisiana as the hurricane’s storm surge caused 53 levee breaches and flooded

Schools ‘go blue’ for slain trooper, raise $38,292 in his honor

Schools throughout Calcasieu Parish raised $38,292 for the Louisiana State Troopers Association in honor of Trooper Steven Vincent.

Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers

MEXICO CITY — A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging from $5,000 to $9,000, authorities said Friday.

Officer shooting suspect hospitalized after unresponsive

OPELOUSAS — The man accused of fatally shooting a Sunset police officer in a domestic dispute was taken to the hospital after being unresponsive in jail.

St. Louis jumps all over Iowa at jamboree

IOWA — Colby Rodriguez ran for two first-half touchdowns to lead St. Louis to a 21-0 win over Iowa in a jamboree game.

Rodriguez scored on a 2-yard run on the Saints’ opening possession to cap a 42-yard drive set up by a Connor Cutrera fumble recovery.

College Football Countdown: Demons determined to make playoffs

Last year was this close to being a breakthrough season for Northwestern State.

The Demons challenged the cream of the Southland crop, handing Sam Houston State its lone loss in conference

O-line anchor of offense, but Cowboys need depth

If there’s one no-doubt position on the McNeese State football team, it’s the offensive line.

The Cowboys return four starters, and the lone newcomer, left guard Thor Miller, saw plenty of action in nine

College Football Countdown: Bears need defense to awaken

It sticks out like a sore thumb.

Despite sitting at sixth place in the Southland Conference coaches preseason poll, Central Arkansas also has a first-place vote next to its name.

College Football Countdown: Wildcats could be Southland wild card

If you’re looking for a potential dark horse in the Southland Conference race, allow your eyes to wander far west to Abilene, Texas.

While Abilene Christian still isn’t eligible to compete for a conference title in its second Division I season, the Wildcats