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Farm safety critical during sugarcane planting season

Farm safety is of great concern now that sugarcane planting is in full swing and the public needs to be aware along with those riding ATVs. 

Man believed to be major stolen property 'fencer' arrested, bond set at $2 million

Authorities believe that a major fencing operation has been shutdown after a recent theft related arrest. On August 22, Jack Leblanc of Scott was found to be in possession of the suspected stolen property which was recovered.

Youth golf instructor arrested for indecent behavior with juvenile; more victims possible

A 65-year-old man from Baton Rogue was arrested for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to a teen boy.

27-year-old man dies after being ejected from motorcycle during crash

A 27-year-old man from Broussard was killed after he crashed his motorcycle into a tractor trailer that was turning into a private driveway.

Louisiana’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ returns home with two division wins from the Festival de Magie de Quebec

Louisiana-natives Michael Dardant (from New Iberia, LA), also known as “Magic Mike,” and Shanna Lynn Forrestall (from Gonzales, LA), a film and television actress, performing as “Velvet Marie” joined forces to compete in

Louisiana Restaurant Industry raising awareness during National Food Safety Month

The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) joins with the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in raising awareness about food safety during September’s National Food Safety Month.

Passenger dies in single-vehicle crash

An unrestrained Maurepas woman was killed in an Ascension Parish crash.

Man allegedly burglarizes neighbor's home, tells police he 'saw' two suspects

A New Iberia man told police that he saw two men burglarize his neighbor's home, when in fact, he was the culprit.

Family friend charged for his part in multi-year juvenile sex case

A convict currently held in a Rhode Island prison on child molestation charges was transported to CPSO Calcasieu Correctional Center for his part in a multi-year juvenile sex crime case.

Instagram post lands 17-year-old with criminal charges for drug possession

A post on Instagram prompted a narcotics investigation that resulted in criminal charges for a 17-year-old girl from Patterson, La.