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1,300 new jobs coming to Louisiana due to $30m corporate expansion project

A $30 million corporate expansion project will bring roughly 1,300 new jobs to Louisiana.

Man fires gun at ex-girlfriend, roommate after attempting to ‘fix’ relationship; turns himself in

A St. Martin Parish man has surrendered to authorities after he fired a gun at his ex-girlfriend and her roommate.

Morgan City authorities looking for 'person of interest' in murder investigation

The Morgan City Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in locating a person of interest in a shooting which occurred at approximately 11:04 p.m. on Monday, May 20.

Gov. Jindal to Texas Brine: No more excuses about buyout delays

Governor Bobby Jindal issued an ultimatum to Texas Brine on Monday: buy out evacuated residents from their homes, or risk losing every permit the state issued it.

Affordable Health Care Act Seminar for local small and large business owners

Local small and large business owners met at an informational forum today to learn about the impacts of the upcoming deadlines approaching as soon as the first of next year.  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was focused on in

Ruffino's on the River opens to Lafayette community

The community of Lafayette can now enjoy the award-winning cuisine of Ruffino's on the River in the now remodeled Cochon space.  Partners Ruffin Rodrigue, a former all american guard for the LSU Tigers who hails from Thibodaux, and Pet

City of Scott is expanding north bringing in more economic development

The city of Scott is moving north.  Work is starting next month on a $1.2 million project to extend city water and sewer lines under I-10.  Businesses have been crowding in along the south side of I-10 near the Scott exit, but the lac

Man arrested for 1962 murder of his wife; originally classified as ‘accidental drowning’

The family of a Lake Charles woman who died in 1962 never believed she accidentally drowned. That’s why they turned to an investigative reporter for help.

Community mourns the loss of Louisiana boy who drowned in Pensacola

A community continues to mourn today for an 8-year-old Louisiana boy who drowned over the weekend.

Louisiana Lottery players win big on record Powerball drawing

More than 142,000 Louisiana Lottery players will cash in on prizes won in the record $590.5 million Powerball drawing on May 18, including one $1 million Match-5 winner, for a total of more than $1.9 million in prize money.