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Coaches suspended due to excessive rant at youth football game

An investigation sparked by a halftime rant that was caught video has resulted in the suspension and probation of two youth league football coaches.

Burn victim to have first surgery, community rallies in support

 A woman attacked and burned in Winnsboro, La is still fighting for her life, and her story has sparked an outcry from not only her community, but those reading about it online as well.

23-year-old man caught sneaking in to be with teen girl

A 23-year-old man was found hiding in the closet of a teenage girl by her parents. After being arrested, he allegedly tried to escape from the Opelousas Jail.

Unnecessary roughness: Halftime rant prompts investigation from youth sports league

Many would say they expect a football coach to be tough on his players. However, an investigation has been launched against two coaches because some say their behavior went too far.

Homeowner involved in shootout with robbers arrested afterward

 A Shreveport man is accused of breaking into a local home Sunday night.

Woman intentionally set on fire remains in hospital in critical condition

A woman is still in critical condition because police say she was intentionally set on fire.

Roadway construction near completion on South Pierce Street

The roadway improvements on South Pierce Street between West Second Street and Olivier Street will wrap up in just a couple more weeks.

Local doctor accused of healthcare fraud

A local doctor has been charged with healthcare fraud. Michael Keith Johnsey the owner of Acadiana Doctors Of Chiropractic in Lafayette pleaded guilty to three counts of healthcare fraud.

Lafayette family receives closure to fatal shooting

Tonight a family has answers to a a fatal shooting back in August.

Candidates square off in Third Congressional Race

Candidates in the race to become a US Representative in Third Congressional District squared off in Baton Rouge.