The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed one case of West Nile Virus in Ouachita Parish. Statewide, 8 cases have been confirmed this year, which is far less than the 26 cases of Zika confirmed in the state since January 1st.
Deputies in South Carolina have increased patrols after getting new reports of people dressed as clowns trying to lure children into the woods.
Authorities are still searching for three inmates who escaped from a detention center in Natchitoches. 34-year-old Willie E. Ethridge, 24-year-old Michael Elliot and 35-year-old Walshea Mitchell escaped from one of the dorms Saturday night.
A Mississippi prosecutor says she hasn't decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping the poor.