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Two inmates taken back into custody following escape from Angola Prison

Two escaped inmates are back in custody following a multi-agency response.

Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.

Authorities locate Jennings man wanted in Georgia on multiple molestation charges

The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office has captured a fugitive wanted in Georgia for numerous sex crimes against children.

UL's plan for parking tower on campus approved

UL's plans to build a parking tower on campus has just been approved.  This parking tower will hold 1,150 cars, 700 with permit and the other 500 spaces will be hourly for students.  This parking tower is a part of UL's master

DHH confirms five new West Nile virus cases in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed five new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 39.

Woman arrested after striking child with belt, caused severe bruising

A Sulphur Woman has been arrested on charges of Cruetly to a Juvenile.

Man accused of battering woman while children were present in the home

A 21-year-old man was arrested for domestic abuse after he threw objects during an argument and hit a woman in the face.

National Child Passenger Safety Week Saturday events around Louisiana

Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting Child Safety Seat Check events across Louisiana this Saturday, September 21.

Louisiana tax amnesty period to start next Monday, September 23

The secretary of the department of revenue came to Acadiana today to remind everyone about the Louisiana tax amnesty period.  This is an opportunity for any tax payer in Louisiana who has any delinqent taxes, no matter the reason, to pay t

Suspect sought in overnight Lafayette robbery

Authorities are searching for an armed robbery suspect. On September 19, at approximately 1:50 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery incident at an apartment complex in the 200 block of Theatre Street.