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Baton Rouge manhunt for accused shooter, kidnapper ends in Krotz Springs

Area law enforcement arrested a man today following a two-hour search and short pursuit. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives will charge the man for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and shooting her boyfriend.

Deaf-blind residents in Acadiana can now connect with the world through new technology

For most people using a phone is easy, but what if you couldn't see or hear anything?

Deputies recover $1.4M worth of synthetic marijuana during traffic stop on I-10

Deputies from Iberville and West Baton Rouge Parish recovered $1.4 million of synthetic marijuana during a traffic stop on I-10. Officials say this is the largest synthetic drug bust in the state’s history.

Iberia Parish authorities looking for armed robbery suspects

Deputies are looking for three suspects in that robbed a woman at gunpoint in New Iberia.

Hundreds of newly-passed laws take effect in Louisiana

The next time you drive your car, bake a cake, or buy a gun, be aware of new laws that took effect Thursday. Nearly 250 of them took effect August 1 after making their way through the state legislature earlier this year.

School Resource Officers around Lafayette parish train for disaster

School resource officers all around Lafayette parish are participating in their annual "active shooter incident" training today.  This year they picked Teurlings HIgh School to run numerous practice drills familiarizing themselve

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

AN AWARD WINNER SINGS THE BLUES, A ZYDECO SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE IN OPELOUSAS AND LARC HOLDS ITS SUMMER CARNIVAL. THOSE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE LOCAL GOOD TIMES. 

RECALL: Misbranding of frozen chicken meals could impact those with allergies

Traditions, a Pearl, Miss., establishment, is recalling 2,486 pounds of frozen chicken meals because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

Statewide Sales tax holiday begins today

The Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday provides an exemption from state sales tax on the first $2,500 of the purchase price of most individual items of tangible personal property for non-business use.

School board members still wanting to go forward with investigation; even though community leaders pleading against it

The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce has now joined in the effort to encourage the Lafayette parish school board and it's members to cooperate and come to a mutual understanding.  Some board members are still behind going through