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Honda recalling 180,000 vehicles for brake problem

Honda is recalling over 180,000 vehicles in the United States, almost 250,000 worldwide, for a problem that could cause the car to brake when the driver isn't pressing the brake pedal.

Woman jailed after sending lewd messages to 10-year-old boy

An Opelousas woman has been arrested on indecent behavior charges. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint regarding Gabrielle Marie Fontenot, 18, sending lewd and sexual messages to a 10-year-old boy.

Louisiana receives $28 million to continue helping the homeless

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan warded $28,281,064 to renew support for 167 local homeless housing and service programs in Louisiana.

Driver, passenger killed in crash after running stop light

Two people were killed in a crash last night after a driver ran a red light.

Lake Charles man arrested in conjunction with murder a nightclub

A man has been arrest for Second-Degree murder after a victim was shot outside of a Lake Charles nightclub.

Extremely dangerous prison escapee now added to 15 Most Wanted list

A prison escapee has been added to the 15 Most Wanted Fugitive list by the U.S. Marshals.

BESE board members react to letter from Lafayette teacher

"There's some issues that should be addressed by a school.  There's other issues that should be addressed by a district, and then there's other issues that should be addressed on a state basis," says Holly Boffy, Secr

Sinkhole-affected residents to soon have the option to be bought out

Governor Bobby Jindal announced today that Texas Brine is committed to buying land from residents of Bayou Corne that wish to move away from the area.

Rayne man attempts to flee police, arrested on parole violations

A man was apprehended on parole violation charges after resisting arrest from officers.

MISSING: Grandmother never arrives for doctor’s appointment

A 57-year-old grandmother has been reported missing by family members.