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Person of interest for murder of woman found shot dead by investigators

A man was found shot to death night and believe he is responsible for shooting and killing a woman hours prior to his death.

Woman killed in early morning fire at home in Rayne; Fire Marshal investigating

A 45-year-old woman was killed early this morning after a fire ravaged her home in Rayne.

Hurricane Katrina: 8 year anniversary of costliest hurricane in U.S. history

Today is the 8 year anniversary of the storm that flooded New Orleans, killed 1,577 people from Louisiana and 238 people in Mississippi, and devastated the region.

78-year-old man arrested for inappropriately touching two juveniles

A 78-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting two juveniles.

Alligator hunters hit the water to find big beasts

Alligator season is officially underway in the Eastern zone of Louisiana. Hunters are trying to bounce back after a hard season last year.

UL Lafayette to show school spirit on annual Wear Red Day

At the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, seeing red is a good thing, especially for the eighth annual Wear Red Day on Friday, August 30, which is National College Colors Day.

Louisiana State Police out in full force this Labor Day holiday

This Labor Day holiday, it's important you obey the rules of the road. With many people going out of town or coming back from a long weekend, State Troopers say they'll be patrolling the I-10 corridor.

Florida man arrested for threatening casino security in Amelia

A Florida man visiting a casino in Amelia was arrested for threatening a security officer. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office was called on August 27 at 9:42 p.m. to a casino in Amelia.

Convicted sex offender arrested for Crowley home invasion

A convicted sex offender is back behind bars after he allegedly broke into an occupied home. Officials say he completed yard work for the family prior to the incident.

Deano's Pizza and Raising Canes holding benefits to support Bringing Home the Nina and Crew

Both locations of Deano's Pizza in Lafayette will hold a benefit tonight from 6pm to 9pm to support bringing home the Nina and her crew.  All you have to do is go and order anything, and a portion will go toward search efforts at sea.&