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Armed robbers tie up two teenage boys during home invasion; suspects wanted

Two teenage boys were tied up after two men broke into their home and robbed the place, officials say.

Search for dangerous escaped inmate causes high alert, confusion on NSU’s campus

A university in Natchitoches is on high alert due to the nearby search for an escaped prison inmate who is considered “dangerous.”

SCAM ALERT: Harassing caller claims to be from Bureau of Crime Investigations

Officials in St. Mary Parish are warning residents about a potential scam from a caller who claims to be from the Bureau of Crime Investigations.

'Look Before You Lock' campaign aimed at child safety

Look before you lock - it's a simple phrase child safety advocates are asking you to remember. With the summer months come the heat, and last year alone, 27 kids across the country died after being left in cars.

St. Landry officials looking for towing yard damage suspects

St. Landry authorities need your help identifying two subjects who were caught on surveillance video jumping the fence and causing damage at Rodney’s Towing in Opelousas.

Communities in Lafayette parish celebrate National Prayer Day

The cities of Scott and Carencro took part in celebrating the National Day of Prayer today with the theme being "Pray for America."  Both communities agree that now more than ever, prayer is something our nation needs.

19-year-old from Bayou Vista was arrested for allegedly stabbing a friend

A 19-year-old from Bayou Vista was arrested for allegedly stabbing a friend.

Attorney for ex-priest accused of sex crimes against children requests bond reduction

The attorney for an ex-priest who is accused of sex crimes against children reportedly requested a major bond reduction and to have a taped confession thrown out.

Bomb threat written on bathroom wall forces evacuation of Broussard middle

It was a scary morning in Broussard after an elementary school was evacuated due to a bomb threat.

Man arrested over speeding ticket dies shortly after being released from jail

A 41-year-old man who was arrested for not appearing in court over a speeding ticket reportedly died yesterday shortly after he was released from jail.