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Tips: Keep safe this Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras in Louisiana is an attraction that gains attention worldwide. Everyone seeks to let the good times roll, unfortunately bad things can and do happen.

Body of Shaw man recovered from Cocodrie Bayou

Search and rescue officials recovered the body of a Shaw man from Cocodrie Bayou in Concordia Parish this morning, Feb. 8.

Man arrested on forgery, theft charges

A Eunice man has been arrested for forging checks from two different people. On January 24, two victims went to the Eunice Police Department, claiming that money went missing from their checking accounts.

Festival International de Louisiane announces 2013 lineup

Festival International de Louisiane is less than two months away but fans can start to plan their Festival experience TODAY!

Five sheriff's deputies complete Corrections Training Curriculum

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office announced today the completion of five sheriff’s deputies of the Louisiana Post Jail and Corrections Training Curriculum.

Edwards officially a 'free man'

Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards is a free man. A federal judge has agreed to end his supervised release. He'd been sentenced to three years, and has only served 18 months.

Super Bowl outage blamed on electrical relay device

The cause of Sunday's power outage at the Super Bowl in New Orleans has been traced to an electrical relay device, Entergy New Orleans Inc. announced Friday.

Elementary student brings knife on campus, man with gun also spotted

The Lafayette Police Department investigated two claims of weapons on school campuses this morning. Officials say a student brought a knife to an elementary school, and an hour later a man was seen with a gun on campus.

Police make three human trafficking arrests during Super Bowl weekend

Human trafficking is the second-largest criminal industry in the world.

Two men arrested for kidnapping, running from deputies

Two men were arrested for allegedly kidnapping a man and fleeing from deputies.