NFL owners vote to expand the use of instant replay to include pass interference, both calls and non-calls like the one in the NFC Title game. Jeff Palermo has more…
The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction for the man who fatally shot former Saints player Will Smith in a 2016 traffic dispute. The three-judge panel unanimously rejected all grounds of Cardell Hayes’ appeal. Hayes was sentenced to 25 years in December 2016.
State Fire Marshal investigators are on the scene of a mobile home fire that left two children dead (10 year old girl, 6 year old boy) in the Franklinton area. Shortly after midnight, firefighters were dispatched to the home. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says a total of seven people were in the home at the time of the blaze.
Browning says the fire has shaken the community. Deputies are currently conducting their investigation into the origin and cause of the fire.
20-year-old Elias Smallsreed of Zachary is locked up following a multi-parish police pursuit on I-10 yesterday that ended in Baton Rouge when the suspect crashed into several cars. State Police spokesperson Taylor Scrantz says the wild episode started when a trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on Smallsreed’s vehicle for driving east on the interstate at a high speed, then hooked a U-turn and headed back into the direction of Baton Rouge, where he then encountered traffic.