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Man rams car into ex-girlfriend’s vehicle while she was still inside

 A 50-year-old man from Thibodaux is behind bars for allegedly ramming the car of his ex-girlfriend while she was in the vehicle.

Denham Springs man arrested for soliciting a minor via the Internet

 According to reports, Shawn Orillion communicated via the internet with what he believed was a 13-year-old girl living in East Baton Rouge Parish during August and September of this year.

Residents near Bayou Corne sinkhole infuriated by Texas Brine report

As new information comes out from the Bayou Corne area, people living in that part of Assumption Parish say they're furious.

Walk-On’s a finalist for ESPN’s Best Sports Bar in North America

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar in New Orleans, renowned for its delicious Louisiana-inspired menu and unique game-day dining experience, has been selected as one of 12 finalists for ESPN Mobile’s Best Sports Bar in North America.

Alleged tree poisoner arrested in Hammond after making 'terroristic threats'

The man accused of poisoning trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner, Harvey Updyke, has been arrested yet again.

2 accused of fraudulently claiming property owned by deceased woman

Two people were arrested today in connection with a fraudulent land transfer involving property belonging to a woman who has been dead for 17 years.

Man stabbed near Shreveport homeless shelter

A Shreveport man was hospitalized Friday after he was allegedly attacked near a local homeless shelter.

Pearl River home destroyed by fire, one dead

Late Monday evening State Fire Marshal investigators responded to a residential fire in the community of Pearl River which claimed the life of a 58-year-old woman and sent her 61-year-old brother to the hospital.

Lafayette Parish to host prescription take back day

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a prescription drug take back day this Saturday September 29, 2012 at the Lafayette Consolidated Government Building located at 705 W University Avenue, (intersection of W University and St.

Louisiana State Police target drivers without proof of insurance

In Louisiana, there are an estimated 30% of drivers without liability insurance. In an effort to gain compliance with the law, the Louisiana State Police set up a proof of insurance checkpoint on the 164 in Bossier Parish this morning.