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Unrestrained driver killed after car crashes into ditch, hits house

On Sunday, August 4 shortly after 7:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 1161 near St. John Road in Evangeline Parish. The crash took the life of Monique R.

WANTED: ‘Violent sexual predator’ from Texas sighted in several Louisiana cities

The reward for a Texas fugitive who has connections to Louisiana has increased to $13,000 for information that leads to his arrest.

DOTD: $6.7 million road project to begin in Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced that both Pointe Coupee and West Baton Eouge Parishes will receive newly repaved roads.

Baton Rouge manhunt for accused shooter, kidnapper ends in Krotz Springs

Area law enforcement arrested a man today following a two-hour search and short pursuit. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives will charge the man for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and shooting her boyfriend.

Deaf-blind residents in Acadiana can now connect with the world through new technology

For most people using a phone is easy, but what if you couldn't see or hear anything?

Deputies recover $1.4M worth of synthetic marijuana during traffic stop on I-10

Deputies from Iberville and West Baton Rouge Parish recovered $1.4 million of synthetic marijuana during a traffic stop on I-10. Officials say this is the largest synthetic drug bust in the state’s history.

Iberia Parish authorities looking for armed robbery suspects

Deputies are looking for three suspects in that robbed a woman at gunpoint in New Iberia.

Hundreds of newly-passed laws take effect in Louisiana

The next time you drive your car, bake a cake, or buy a gun, be aware of new laws that took effect Thursday. Nearly 250 of them took effect August 1 after making their way through the state legislature earlier this year.

School Resource Officers around Lafayette parish train for disaster

School resource officers all around Lafayette parish are participating in their annual "active shooter incident" training today.  This year they picked Teurlings HIgh School to run numerous practice drills familiarizing themselve

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

AN AWARD WINNER SINGS THE BLUES, A ZYDECO SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE IN OPELOUSAS AND LARC HOLDS ITS SUMMER CARNIVAL. THOSE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE LOCAL GOOD TIMES.