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Motorcyclist dies from crash in Evangeline Parish

On Sunday, June 30, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash on LA Highway 10 near Gretta Lane which claimed the life of a Mamou man.

Baton Rouge college student says it's unfair he can't give blood

A Baton Rouge college student is upset he cannot donate blood. Blood banks will not take his blood because he's gay. When Jesse Tate decided to to give blood, he had no idea his blood was not accepted.

Tips for safe use of fireworks in permitted areas

Fireworks and the Fourth of July are a common tradition.

Bathroom bandit strikes again; charged with obscenity at public restroom

A man with a history of bad behavior in a public restroom was busted again. This time he’s accused of exposing himself to people near the kids’ water fountain.

Attempted murder suspect arrested after evading deputies for two weeks

The victim of an attempted murder is continuing to recover and deputies arrested at least one man who is said to be responsible.

LDWF agents participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division (LDWF/LED) agents will take part in Operation Dry Water from June 28-30 with increased patrols for boaters operating or driving a boat while intoxicated (DWI) enforcement a

Reward increases to $15,000 for shooting death of Whooping Crane

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S.

Eco-friendly bags might not be so friendly to your health

The trend nationwide is to be more "eco-friendly" and many people are doing so by using reusable grocery bags. But this "green" alternative to plastic might be making you sick.

Two men physically, sexually attack acquaintance after breaking into home

Two men face charges for allegedly breaking into the home of an acquaintance. Once inside, they allegedly physically abused and sexually attacked the victim.

Department of Insurance: Make sure you have enough coverage during hurricane season

With the start of hurricane season, the Louisiana Department of Insurance says you should make sure that you are fully covered today.