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Lake Charles man arrested for hurting elderly family member 2 times

A Lake Charles man was arrested for cruelty after he allegedly pushed and injured an elderly family member on two separate occasions.

2013 'Free Fishing Weekend' in Louisiana set for June 8-9

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries have announced that June 8 and 9 will be “Free Fishing Weekend” for Louisiana citizens and visitors.

Patterson domestic dispute ends in murder-suicide

A domestic violence dispute turned fatal in a small town near Morgan City.

Generators and hurricanes: A potentially deadly combination

Not one, not ten, not even 50 people die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning due to the use of generators. On average, 81 people die each year according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Louisiana State Fire Marshal H.

Resident kills armed home invader, second suspect escapes

A resident in Lafayette shot and killed a home invader. Police are currently looking for a second suspect who managed to escape.

Inner Circle tour bus crashed on I-10; no major injuries

A tour bus crashed on I-10 near Highland Road this afternoon and damaged two other vehicles.

Lafayette Fire Department receives $200,000 grant

Good news for the Lafayette Fire Department as well as the citizens they protect. The department received a $200,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

83 teaching positions to be eliminated in Lafayette Parish School System

The Lafayette Parish School System is now looking at elimination 83 teaching positions throughout the parish.  Over the past couple of years, schools have become over-staffed.  The school board policy has a certain pupil-teacher ratio

Mystery of decomposed body found in Acadia Parish solved; man arrested

Police have arrested a man who they believe to be responsible for stabbing a man to death and dumping his body in an oil field.

WANTED: Crowley Police looking for attempted murder suspect

The Crowley Police Department is looking for a man who is wanted on attempted murder charges.