"If we have a collapse there, it would be a hell of a catastrophe and it worries me, it has worried me for many years. Seeing it first hand, I know what could happen," said Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal.
He vividly remembers the Jefferson Island Salt Mine Collapse... more »
BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) - Many of the people gathered for Easter services in the area around St. Louis' Lambert Airport are thanking God for sparing them from what could have been a killer tornado that struck two days earlier.
Early warnings and common sense also helped account for the... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's getting in a fundraiser and a campaign stop when he travels to St. Louis for his brother's wedding. Jindal's office said the governor was heading to Missouri on Friday. He planned to attend a fundraiser for his gubernatorial re-election campaign on Friday... more »
Iberia Parish deputies have two men in custody but are looking for more murder suspects tonight.
Deputies say it happened Thursday night just before 10 on St. Mary Street.
Four men wearing masks entered "Cliff's Impressive Cuts" demanding money. Then, one of the men shot barber and... more »
Law enforcement agencies have secured a quarter mile area around the intersection of Landry St. and Admiral Doyle in New Iberia. They are searching for Paul Collins, the man wanted for allegedly murdering his ex-wife in St. Martinville.
Collins ran into a sugar cane field around 9:30am. From that... more »
Today, troopers with Louisiana State Police Region 2 detectives arrested an Iota man for possession of child pornography.
In November 2009, troopers received information that fifty-eight year old Louis Seilhan, 101 Southern Ave. Apt. 20 Iota, LA, was in possession of child pornography. Troopers conducted a surveillance operation, as... more »
Dave Baker grew up in Granite City, Illinois just across the river from downtown St. Louis. After high school, he attended Western Illinois University graduating in 1991 with a degree in Meteorology/Geography with a minor in Broadcasting. While at Western he was a radar operator and storm spotter for McDonough... more »