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Authorities bust 'major narcotics trafficking organization' in Opelousas

Three Opelousas men are now in jail after a large drug bust involving local, state, and federal authorities.

Why it's very unlikely to catch malaria in the U.S.

Malaria is a disease we don't hear about often yet it's now affecting us right here in Louisiana. At least one crew member was hospitalized with the disease aboard a ship docked in New Orleans this past Wednesday evening.

Cajuns Head to Idaho to Face Boise State

It's been a long hard working week of practice for the Louisiana Ragin' Cajun football team. The coaches and team are trying to find answers to why they have had two back to back defeats.

Bares Skeet Shoot Tournament

Back in late June the City of Abbeville lost Sheriff Deputy Allen Bares Jr. to an act of violence while Bares was try to stop a crime while off duty.

Cajun Tennis Classic Brings Powerhouse Schools to Lafayette

Former University of Louisiana tennis coach Jerry Simmons returned to the school earlier this year to assist in reviving the elite collegiate tournament he created 37 years ago.

Consumers Finally Get Hands On Much Awaited iPhone 6

When someone mentions the word Apple now and days people tend to think electronics before the fruit.

Free car seat check station at Grand Theater on Johnston Street tomorrow

State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting free child safety seat check events across the state tomorrow.  This is apart of a big effort trying to reduce the number of children injured or killed in wrecks

Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadien et Creole opens tonight

A new exhibit at UL museum on campus captures the growth of Festivals Acadien et Creole.  It's called Visions of Tradition:  40 years of Festivals Acadien et Creole.  The exhibit has images starting from the first year the fe

Shreveport postal worker caught taking drugs from packages

A United States Postal Service employee is behind bars after narcotics agents caught him in possession of a large amount of marijuana said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Local leaders debate common core

The common core debate is heating up! During a panel discussion today, local leaders and school officials spoke for and against the bench marked set of standards. Teachers say common core is an endless pit of bad news!