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Art at risk on the bayou; culture of a community sinking away

One woman in Bayou Corne is fighting to keep her community's culture alive. She is doing it by using material from the bayou to make pieces of artwork, but a massive sinkhole might mean she could have to change her entire business.

Woman arrested for abuse of 12-year-old girl

On June 26, 2013 an investigation was initiated in reference to an alleged abuse of a child that occurred regarding a 12-year-old female in the St. Martinville area.

31-year-old man arrested for having sexual relationship with teen, providing her drugs

A 31-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly participated in a sexual relationship with a juvenile and provided her with illegal drugs.

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame telecast to be aired

The 2013 induction class for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame when the annual ceremonies are broadcast on a tape-delayed basis beginning on Friday, July 12. The taping will air at 7:00 p.m.

State Police: No boat trailer inspection sticker enforcement initiative

There has been chatter in social media regarding an enforcement initiative by State Police on boat trailer inspection stickers. There are rumors of Troopers issuing hundreds of citations at boat launches in South Louisiana.

Crash kills two men in Avoyelles Parish; neither were wearing seatbelts

Earlier today, a crash involving two vehicles killed two men.

Couple arrested for selling firearms to juveniles, possession of methamphetamine

Two adults from New Iberia were arrested today for allegedly selling stolen firearms to juveniles.

Woman arrested for attempted murder after intentionally running man down with car

A woman was arrested for attempted murder after she allegedly ran a man down with her car. Officials believe it was intentional even though she drove the man to a hospital.

Two arrested, one at large for synthetic drug charges

A Lafayette business owner and another man have been arrested for illegally selling synthetic marijuana.