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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin indicted

Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin was indicted for 21-charges on Friday, Jan. 18. The charges include bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and more.

Resident shot by two home invaders, police seek suspects

A Lafayette man is recovering in a hospital this morning after he was shot when two robbers broke into his home.

Police arrest suspect on Attempted Second-Degree Murder charges

The Lafayette Police have arrested a man on attempted murder charges after finding a beaten woman in his house.

2013 Jazz Fest headliners announced: Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson

Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson, Fleetwood Mac and Daryl Hall and John Oates are among the acts headlining this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Two-year-old dies after crash caused by intoxicated driver

UPDATE: Two-year-old Kylan Jackson of Opelousas died from his injuries at a Baton Rouge hospital.

Pedestrian killed while attempting to cross the Interstate at night

A pedestrian was struck and killed last night as he attempted to cross the Interstate.

Teacher arrested for showing ‘R’ rated movies to class

A teacher in St. Landry Parish was arrested for allegedly showing his students movies that contained “nudity and profanity.”

Accused drug dealer injured deputy while trying to flee during traffic stop

A deputy was injured by a fleeing suspect who took off during a traffic stop. The man was eventually apprehended and he was found to be in possession of a large amount of illegal narcotics.

Local pharmacies running out of flu medication; Acadiana region considered one of the most "at risk"

Local doctors and pharmacists around the Acadiana area have been busy since November fighting this year's flu season.  Doctor Joseph Orgeron has been practicing medicine for five years and says besideds the h1n1 scare a couple of years

Teen offender ran out of sheriff’s office in handcuffs, gains additional charges

A 17-year-old attempted to run from deputies after they discovered he was in possession of marijuana that he planned to sell.