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ACT Scores show more Louisiana students ready for college

The number of Louisiana high school students demonstrating readiness in English, math, and science for college level work increased significantly between 2012 and 2013, showing gains in each subject area.

AG Caldwell in Minor, Single Car Accident

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is being examined at Madison Parish Hospital following a minor, single car traffic accident. The incident happened around 7:00 a.m.

Governor Jindal issues statement on on Act 1

Governor Jindal has issued the following statement regarding the Louisiana Association of Educators' press conference on Act 1:

Three Breaux Bridge men arrested on multiple drug charges

A trio of men from St. Martin Parish have been charged with possessing, manufacturing and distributing narcotics.

Elementary schools around Lafayette parish being recognized for their healthy eating habits

The Lafayette parish school system has been recognized by stepping up their healthy eating habits on campus.  Twelve elementary schools throughout the parish received the highest level of certification, the Gold award of Distinction, which

Dolphins dying by the dozens along East Coast

Dolphins dying by the dozens along East Coast Dolphins dying by the dozens along East Coast Photo provided by CNN/WTKR ALL ABOUT ANIMALS CNN  

LSU men's basketball team announces full 2013-14 season

A minimum 32-game schedule was announced by the LSU basketball program and the Southeastern Conference which includes a return to pre-conference tournament play and for the first time in program history, every game away from the Pete Maravich A

Man threatens to blow up New Iberia Wal-Mart, leaves on pink bike

A man has been arrested after he threatened to blow up a Wal-Mart store in Iberia Parish. On August 19 at around 4:50 p.m., deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office were called out to a bomb threat.

Vitter announces more Town Hall meetings

U.S. Sen. David Vitter has announced that he will host town hall meetings next week to hear from constituents in Livingston, Rapides, St. Landry and Jefferson Davis Parishes.

Officials: Lafayette gas station set on fire to cover burglary

A Lafayette gas station was set ablaze earlier this morning by a thief looking to cover his tracks.