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Jealous father breaks into home of ex-girlfriend, arrested for simple battery

 A father and an accomplice are behind bars for allegedly breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend. He’s accused of beating her and causing a second victim to fall down a flight of stairs.

Pedestrian in critical condition from hit and run crash on Alvin Dark

A 26-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle during the early morning on Sunday, Nov. 4. Police are currently seeking the driver, who fled the scene.

Sulphur man on parole arrested for fourth DWI offense

A 43-year-old man is behind bars for his fourth DWI. His bond was set at $151,500 because he is on parole for a previous DWI offense.

Mother, two children seriously injured in crash involving DWI driver

A Ponchatoula mother and her two children remain hospitalized with moderate to serious injuries this morning following a two vehicle crash with an impaired driver yesterday evening. The crash took place shortly after 8:00 p.m.

Shooting in casino parking lot sends one to hospital

 A man was shot in the shoulder while standing in the parking lot of a casino.

Two Dozen Louisiana State Troopers head to New Jersey

 As the northeast continues to struggle with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Louisiana State Police has deployed more than two dozen uniformed Troopers to assist law enforcement in New Jersey with recovery efforts.

Sheriff: Arson was attempt to cover up murder of mother, two children

Fire investigators made a gruesome discovery this morning when they found the bodies of a mother and her two children inside an apartment complex.

Coushatta man killed in rollover crash on Highway 371

 One person is dead after a rollover crash threw the driver from his vehicle Friday afternoon.

Man shot in the calf during early morning altercation

Police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital early Friday morning.

Passenger dies from early morning crash in Opelousas

One person died early this morning in a crash on I-49 in Opelousas.