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Women rally at State Capitol in support of Medicaid expansion

Women across the state are calling for help and more healthcare. They're asking for more access to health options, and they say lawmakers can help.

Teen drowns in Lafayette pond

A teen who drowned in a Lafayette pond on May 14 has been identified. At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Lafayette Police responded to Moore Park regarding a possible drowning.

Morgan City man arrested on sex offender-related charges

Morgan City Police recently apprehended a suspect wanted by the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office on sex offender registration and notifcation charges.

From farm to table: The recipe that makes Abita Brewing Company a Louisiana favorite

It's no secret, people in Louisiana love their food...and drinks! There's a lot to be proud of here in South Louisiana so we're taking a closer look at some of those homemade favorites from farm to table.

Three accused drug dealers arrested in Iberia Parish

Narcotics agents arrested three people after they found illegal drugs and a stolen handgun.

Family outraged with new shorter sentence for man who killed seven family members

A man convicted of killing seven people in a drunken driving crash will spend a lot less time behind bars. The family of those who were lost is devastated by the decision.

Morgan City man allegedly shakes infant son, causing critical brain injuries

A Morgan City father is behind bars after allegedly shaking his 3 and 1/2 month old baby and landing him in the hospital.

United Way of Acadiana Women's Leadership Council gives back to younger generation

The annual luncheon for the Women's Leadership Council was held today for women in the community that have an interest in early childhood education initiatives.  The council mails books each month to children in the community from birt

Powerball jackpot increased to $360 Million, third largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the May 15 drawing climbed to $360 million Tuesday, the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

Man pleas guilty to defrauding state’s tax program for film industry

A man pled guilty today to defrauding the state’s film tax credit program.