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Data show some two-year degrees worth more than four-year counterparts

Time isn't always money when it comes to higher education.

Troopers arrest 32 for DWI, seize illegal drugs, issue thousands of citations over Labor Day weekend

Throughout the Labor Day weekend, Louisiana State Police in conjunction with numerous local law enforcement agencies participated in Operation “Safe Corridor” in an effort to decrease serious injury and fatal crashes along Interstat

Large benefit planned for this weekend to help the search for missing UL student and the rest of the Nina crew

Friends, family members, and local businesses are sponsoring a huge concert, auction, family fun day this Saturday to raise much needed funds for the private search of UL student Danielle Wright and six others missing on the Nina.  The Nin

SCAM ALERT: Attorney General warns of medical scam targeting Louisiana seniors

Louisiana seniors are being warned to be on guard for telephone con artists promising free medical alert devices.

Louisiana law agencies receive nearly $2 million in federal grants; will supplement DNA, juvenile and forensic programs

The Department of Justice has recently awarded one grant to Louisiana State Police and two grants to Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. LSP was awarded $1,551,210 in funding for their DNA Backlog Reduction Program.

Authorities find two meth labs in woman's home

A Eunice woman has been arrested after the officials found two separate meth labs and other drugs in her residence.

Encounter at night club in Lake Charles later ends with car chase, gunfire; one arrested

Bond has been set at $500,000 for a man accused of shooting at a vehicle following a night out.

One killed, two injured in crash; driver arrested for vehicular homicide

A 20-year-old man died and a 16-year-old was sent to the hospital with serious injuries after they were ejected from a vehicle. The driver, who was arrested for negligent homicide, is suspected of being impaired at the time of the crash.

Lafayette police searching for suspect who shot man in the stomach; victim survived

Police are working to identify the person who shot an 18-year-old man in the stomach.

WANTED: Opelousas man accused of attempted murder of man, accidental shooting of woman

A man is wanted for attempted murder after he allegedly shot a man and woman over the weekend.