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CAUGHT: Bank robber claiming to have explosive device gets away with thousands

UPDATE - On July 8, 2013 at 11:36 p.m, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested 22 year old Torrell Wayne Tillman.

What to do if your child runs away from home

Realizing that your child has run away from home is filled with emotion - anger that she would do such a thing; fear for her safety; shame that others may think that you are not a "good" parent.

Summer increases vehicle-related heat stroke risk for kids

With summer officially started and temperatures reaching the 90s on many days, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission warns motorists not to leave children alone in closed vehicles for even a few minutes.

SCAM ALERT: Caller claims to be Microsoft tech support

Better Business Bureau of Acadiana is alerting consumers to a phone scam in which the caller claims to be from Microsoft.

Louisiana State Penitentiary donates guard tower to new Smithsonian museum in D.C.

One historical piece of Louisiana will soon be represented in Washington D.C. The more than 100 year-old guard tower from Louisiana State Penitentiary's Camp H is being donating to a new Smithsonian Museum.

Second suspect arrested in connection to murder of Louisiana rapper Lil Snupe

A second suspect has been arrested in connection to the death of a Louisiana rapper, officials say.

Local oil and gas software company helping out local economy

ILandMan, a local oil and gas software company, is helping out our local economy in a big way.  Not only does the company look to hire home-grown software developers, with the software constantly changing the company doubles every year in

Tropical Storm Chantal propels toward Caribbean Sea

Tropical Storm Chantal continues its speedy journey west-northwest, toward the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea, Monday afternoon.

Man arrested for strangling elderly woman during home invasion robbery

A man has been arrested for allegedly robbing an elderly woman in her home. The woman claimed her attacker strangled her and ransacked her home after she passed out from lack of oxygen.

Victim shot in the back inside Lafayette business; police seek suspect

Police are looking for the person who shot someone in the back at a business on Sunday.