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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.

No fatal crashes in EBR Parish over 4th of July weekend; 5 statewide

During the 2013 Fourth of July holiday weekend, Louisiana State Police investigated 5 fatal crashes resulting in 6 deaths. Three of the six people killed were not wearing seat belts and one of the crashes involved impairment.

Sinkhole burps again; increased seismic activity

New reports of increased seismic activity on the sinkhole in Bayou Corne; that's according to Assumption Parish emergency officials.

Fatal crash goes unnoticed in cane field for unknown period of time

A St. Martinville man was pronounced dead on Saturday. Although officials know he died from a car crash, they don’t know exactly when it happened or why it happened.