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11-year-old boy arrested for calling in fake bomb threat

An 11-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly calling in a bomb threat at a pharmacy in Assumption Parish.

Vilma submits email from former assistant coach calling Saints ‘dirty organization’

The attorney for New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma has gone to court in the bounties case with an email from a former assistant coach who called the Saints a "dirty organization."

LSP: Fatal crash on I-12 East near Holden

The left lane of I-12 East near Holden is closed due to a fatal traffic crash.

UPDATE: ADOTD: All lanes of I-10 East and West are back open

815am UPDATE: All lanes East and West are back open. ---

Hurdles For Hope: Track star Lolo Jones to help youth with incarcerated loved ones

 Students around the Capital City got to hear from former LSU and current U.S. track star Lolo Jones.

Lafayette man dies during brawl at barber shop

A Lafayette man died yesterday after he was stabbed in the ribcage during an argument at a barber shop.

Legislators discuss health insurance privatization

Legislators discussed the potential privatization of health insurance for 62,000 state workers today. It was a hot button issue but they did not make a decision.

Boustany and Landry meet for debate

On The Political front here in Acadiana the race for the Third Congressional District has been pretty heated and for all the talks of a debate between frontrunners Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry that debate finally happened.

Rayville man admits to downloading child porn

 On Wednesday, Oct. 31, investigators assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested Christopher S. Browning, 27, of Rayville for possession of child pornography.

Justifiable Homicide: Wife will not face charges for stabbing husband

A 38-year-old man from New Orleans East was allegedly stabbed by his wife during an argument. Although he died as a result of that injury, officials have not filed charges against her.