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Jefferson, Mathieu among four former LSU football players arrested on drug charges

Four former LSU Tigers football players are in trouble after they were caught this afternoon with marijuana.

Tremor reported at Bayou Corne sinkhole site

The Assumption Parish Police Jury said a tremor was reported at the site of the sinkhole in Bayou Corne. The tremor occurred just after 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. The tremor was large enough for waves to be seen.

Officers discover child in the care of registered sex offender after hit and run crash

A woman who was involved in a traffic crash now faces additional charges after officers discovered that she had left her child in the care of a man who was a convicted sex offender.

Legendary fiddler passes on

A well known and long time Cajun fiddle player has passed away. Hadley Castille was known all over the world as one of the best winning more than 18 awards during his career. Mr. Castille was 79 years old  

New information surfacing on Sinkhole

There is new information tonight out of Assumption Parish near that giant sinkhole. The police jury said a tremor was reported at the site. It happened just after 9:00 last night.

Early voting crowds show up in record numbers

According to the Secretary Of State's Office, more than 32,000 people across the state cast their ballot yesterday alone. Almost 3900 did so here in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Congressman Boustany challenges opponent to on air debate

Congressman Charles Boustany announced today that he challenges his fellow Republican opponent Congressman Jeff Landry to an on air debate

Our Lady Queen of Peace repairs fire damage

To members of Our Lady Queen of Peace, the capping of the church belltower means the world.

Thibodaux man arrested for aggravated rape of juvenile

A 25-year-old man from Thibodaux was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a juvenile who is younger than 13-years-old.

Senior arrested for allegedly dealing drugs, possession of illegal firearms

 A 69-year-old man was arrested for allegedly dealing drugs out of his home in Springfield, La.