A multi-agency manhunt and investigation are underway for an inmate who escaped from Dixon Correctional Institute this morning. Law enforcement are searching for 23-year-old Shwilliam Cheevis. He is 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighs 138 pounds.
In a press release Wednesday, Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin issued a reminder that early voting for the Dec. 11 election begins Saturday, Nov. 27, and continues through Saturday, Dec. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, excluding Sunday, Nov. 28.
According to the American Automobile Association, 2021 is expected to be one of the busiest travel years due to new health and safety guidelines. An estimated 53.4 million people will travel this season compared to 47.1 million in 2020.
City officials in Natchitoches say they’ve met to discuss increased security at the city’s annual Christmas Festival following the incident in Wisconsin in which five people were killed and more than 40 were hurt after an SUV plowed through a crowd of people at their Christmas parade.
A state representative wants to pass a new law to keep people safe from carbon monoxide, after our reports exposed how alarming levels of the odorless, colorless gas got into people's homes following Hurricane Ida.
Nine months after an explosion of a tank battery in Southwest Louisiana that claimed the life of a fourteen-year-old girl, the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources announced a new rule is now in effect that could prevent another tragedy.
The Louisiana Department of Insurance Senior Health Insurance Information Program said it is urging Medicare beneficiaries to ignore unsolicited calls offering to help them switch to a different Medicare plan during the ongoing Medicare Open Enrollment.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and other elected officials shared their opposition to a proposal by the Louisiana Department of Health to require the COVID-19 vaccine for some Louisiana students.
By KPLC Digital Team and Department of Natural Resources
In a press release Monday, Louisiana Commissioner of Conservation Richard Ieyoub announced a new regulation developed by his Office of Conservation has been formally adopted by the state to improve safety on and around oilfield tank battery sites.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, a Many man has been sentenced to life in prison, plus 600 months in prison, followed by 20 years of supervised release, on kidnapping, interstate domestic violence and firearms charges.