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Suspect sought in Lafayette bank robbery

Authorities are searching for a man that robbed a bank in Lafayette. On April 15, at around 9:40 a.m., Lafayette Police received a call regarding an armed robbery that took place at at a bank in the 2900 block of Moss Street.

CAPTURED: Lafayette’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Pennsylvania

Officials have confirmed that a Louisiana fugitive was arrested in Pennsylvania this afternoon.

DNA evidence leads Crowley police to name suspect in 'cold case' burglary

You never know when a case may be solved, especially cold cases. But when police get information which sheds some light on a cold case, not only does the case begin to breathe but so does the officer working the case.

Man dies in crash; woman and child passengers survive

On Monday, April 15, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on US Highway 90 in Calumet which claimed the life of a Patterson man.

95 Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

April 15-19 declared Work Zone Awareness Week in Louisiana

Governor Bobby Jindal has declared this week as Work Zone Safety week in Louisiana, so the Department of Transportation and Development held a press conference today to make the public aware of the dangers construction zones may have.  A c

Lafayette Police looking for an armed bank robber

A white male between 5'5" and 5'7" with dark hair entered the lobby of the bank wearing a mask demanding money.  At least one shot was fired in the lobby, but no one was injured.  The suspect took an undisclosed amou

Saints sign quarterback Seneca Wallace to a 1-year contract

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have signed quarterback Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam sign on to headline 2013 Voodoo Music Experience

The annual music festival held in New Orleans over Halloween weekend has announced that Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails will headline this year’s event.