Louisiana State Police say a 12-year-old shot and killed his seven-year-old brother in Lake Providence Monday. Trooper Michael Reichardt says the two youngsters were together when the shooting occurred. They are still investigating how the older juvenile got a hold of a weapon.More
The State Fire Marshal's Office says a house fire in East Carroll Parish has taken the life of a Lake Providence man. Kenneth Jefferson died in route to the hospital from injuries suffered while trying to put out the fire.
A Lake Providence Police Officer was arrested for falsifying a traffic accident police report. Officer Lee Antwine is being charged with one count of malfeasance in office after a driver asked him to claim in an accident report that his Ford truck hit a Chevy Avalanche when actually it was the Pontiac Grand Prix he was driving that rear-ended the Avalanche. State Trooper Albert Paxton says he is unsure why Antwine did it because it was such a minor crash. More