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One killed during physical altercation turned shooting; man arrested for manslaughter

A man was arrested for manslaughter after he allegedly shot and killed a man during a physical altercation.

18-year-old arrested for shooting teen in the stomach

A 17-year-old has been arrested for attempted murder after he allegedly shot another teen in the stomach.

Lafayette Police: Pig head found on car at Lafayette airport was a prank, no charges

Police have closed the case on Sunday’s bizarre investigation at the Lafayette Regional Airport.

UL Lafayette cited as one of nation’s best universities

  UL Lafayette is one of four public Louisiana universities ranked among the top 281 national colleges by U.S. News Media Group.

Man arrested for second time in less than two months on sexual charges involving minors aged 8,10

A Lake Charles man has been arrested on sexual charges involving juveniles for the second time in less than two months. Although the arrests are for separate cases and alleged victims, the abuse for both occurred prior to his first arrest.

Man arrested after punching 85-year-old family member in the face

A Vinton man has been arrested on battery charges after striking an elderly family member.

Details released about LA Tax Amnesty program; fresh start for those in tax debt

Louisiana Secretary of Revenue Tim Barfield unveiled on Monday details of a two-month tax amnesty program for individual and business taxpayers who have fallen behind on their tax debts.

Bond set at $250,000 for man charged with 3 counts of attempted murder

Bond has been set at $250,000 for a 19-year-old accused of three counts of Attempted First-Degree Murder.

Man arrested for starting bar fight, fleeing from deputies, striking a woman

A Texas man was arrested after he allegedly caused a fight over the weekend at a local bar and was seen hitting a woman earlier this morning.

Man with criminal history indicted for murder of woman, two children by way of arson

A Beauregard Parish Grand Jury, earlier today, indicted Christopher Bounds, 21, on three counts of First-Degree Murder, and one count each of Armed Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, and Aggravated Arson.