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LSU Women’s basketball billboards go up across Waco, Dallas

The Louisiana State University Women’s Basketball team has secured its spot in the NCAA Final Four.The LSU Tigers will play on Friday at 6 p.m. on ESPN against Virginia Tech.The team left for Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday, and a special surprise will greet them as they enter the state. Billboards have been placed across Dallas…MORE

Gretna police warns public of effects from ‘whippits’

The Gretna Police Department is warning residents of a dangerous inhalant known as ‘whippits.’According to police, a small metal cylinder called a ‘whippit’ is something parents need to know about. Gretna police say the pressurized canisters have nitrous oxide and can give people who inhale it euphoric floating sensations. Police say whippits starve the brain…MORE

NWS describes damage left in Mississippi by EF4 tornado

The EF4 tornado that struck Rolling Fork and Silver City had winds up to 170 mph and was 3/4 of a mile wide. That’s according to a preliminary survey from the National Weather Service, with also described the destructive path in the synopsis below.”This long track, violent tornado began over northern Issaquena County near Grant…MORE

Sheriff Hutson restructuring executive leadership staff

Orleans Parish Sheriff Susan Hutson announced she is restructuring her executive leadership staff.This comes after a series of WDSU Investigates stories uncovered OPSO spent nearly $20,000 of taxpayer dollars for command staff to stay in hotels for Carnival season. WDSU obtained emails from within the Sheriff’s Office that shows two of the employees questioned the…MORE

Kenner police arrest 3 after finding 26 pounds of meth

The Kenner Police Department has arrested three people in connection with the confiscation of 26 pounds of meth. On Thursday, Kenner Police arrested Elias Salas, 20, Alejandro Aguilar-Ramos, 30, and Fermin Montoya-Puente, 31, and charged them with possession with the intent to distribute 12 kilos of methamphetamine. All of the suspects are from Texas, according…MORE

Essence Festival 2023 first talent lineup announced

The first round of talent for the 2023 Essence Festival lineup has been announced. The lineup features top names like Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Wizkid, and Jermaine Dupri.Essence organizers said more talent announcements are expected.For more information on the talent lineup, click here. Tickets are now on sale for the annual event. You…MORE

Traffic Update: I-55 NB reopens at US 51 exit in Ponchatoula

State Police say I-55 NB is reopen at the US 51 exit in Ponchatoula. We’re told a commercial vehicle was sideways on the road. Traffic was being diverted at Exit 23.WDSU Traffic Anchor Deja Brown is following this. READ MORE:Traffic Update: I-55 NB reopens at US 51 exit in PonchatoulaCHECK OUT WDSU:Get all the New…MORE


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