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Man pleads guilty to owing $1.2 million in child support

A New York man the federal government dubbed the nation's "Most Wanted Deadbeat Parent" has pleaded guilty to evading $1.2 million in child support payments.

Parts of southern Louisiana declared disaster areas after recent flooding

President Obama has declared part of the state a major disaster area after severe storms last month. The declaration includes Livingston Parish, as well as 10 other parishes.

Saved in a cell: Inmates help other inmates learn compassion

Approaching the end of life is something that can not only have a profound impact not only for the individual, but also for those you close to that person as well.

Jindal's 2013 budget already drawing criticism

Governor Jindal presented his budget plan to state legislators today, and it's already drawing criticism. State treasurer John Kennedy says Baton Rouge is turning into Washington because of the way it spends money.

Convicted felon arrested for attempted murder of man outside his home

A convicted felon was arrested for allegedly tried to shoot someone.

Synthetic Drugs in Acadiana

There's a new drug that can kill you and you get it in the store. Follow Brittany Bodden as she investigates how synthetic drugs have made their way into Acadiana and how they effect those that are taking it.  February 27th at 9pm

Billy Cannon resting comfortably at home after stroke

Former LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon was released from the hospital yesterday and should make a full recovery.

Crowley police searching for multiple drug dealers

Crowley Police are asking the public’s assistance to locate several wanted drug dealers.

RECALL: Breakfast biscuits could contain metal fragments

A nationwide voluntary recall has been issued for belVita Breakfast Biscuits due to possible metal fragments in the product.

Gov. Jindal announces $24.7B budget proposal

Governor Bobby Jindal is preparing to offer the legislature a $24.7 billion budget. He revealed a handful of details about the plan Thursday, but refused to get into too many specifics.