2-year-old found in swimming pool is in critical condition

The Associated Press

PONCHATOULA — Authorities say a two-year-old who was found unresponsive in a swimming pool is in critical condition.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the child was found in a swimming pool Saturday. The name and gender of the child have not been released.

Ponchatoula police and medical personnel received an emergency call about the unresponsive child at 3:39 p.m. First responders were able to restore the child’s heartbeat, but the victim remains in critical condition at a local hospital.

Police Chief Bry Layrisson said in a statement that the incident is tragic and being handled with great care.

Police say the incident is under investigation and no further details will be release at this time.

SportsPlus

McNeese Sports

Davey earns first preseason honor

Local News

High insurance premiums affect home-buying decisions

Business

Jeff Davis getting two new economic districts

Local News

UPDATE: Motive of man who tried to assassinate Trump remains elusive

Local News

Federal judge dismisses Trump classified documents case over concerns with prosecutor’s appointment

McNeese Sports

Former Cowboy MacIntyre wins again

Local News

UPDATE: Man killed at Trump rally ‘died a hero’

Local News

UPDATE: Fire chief who died at Trump rally used his body to shield others

Local News

UPDATE: Trump calls for unity after assassination attempt

Local News

Iowa Mayor Neal Watkins speaks about effort to oust him from office

Business

Names in the News: People shaping the future of Lake Area business

Local News

UPDATE: Trump says bullet pierced right ear

Local News

UPDATE: Shooting at Trump rally being investigated as assassination attempt

Local News

UPDATE: Trump ‘fine’ after being whisked off stage

Local News

Trump rushed off stage by Secret Service as bangs heard at Pennsylvania rally

Local News

Unrestrained driver, passenger killed in Beauregard crash

Local News

School Board gives Van Metre four-year contract

Jim Beam

Jim Beam column:Traffic cameras are targeted

Crime

UPDATE: Victim identified in Sulphur officer-involved shooting

Local News

Area medical facilities have treated dozens for heat-related illnesses

McNeese Sports

SLC releases basketball schedules

life

SW La. nightlife calendar: There’s always something to do

life

Calcasieu SerialFest flying high with tribute to superheroes

Crime

7/12: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff announces arrest list