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Man robs business, crashes mother's car while fleeing scene

A Calcasieu Parish man was arrested on robbery charges after fleeing the scene and crashing the getaway car, who happened to be his mother's vehicle.

LOCATED: 13-year-old girl leaves home with suitcase, pet dog

UPDATE: Following a tip received, Cassidy Johnson was located in St. Martinville.   ORIGINAL: Officials need your help to locate a 13-year-old girl who went missing Tuesday night.

UL Police add extra four-legged protection to the force

"Oh she's an excellent dog!  She's easy to work.  She has a real hard work ethic, and it's a pleasure to work her," says Sgt. Michael Lasalle, the University Police dog handler.

Community flocks to gas special to pinch pennies at the pump

Would you like prices to go down a whole dollar?  That's what happened at the Hit N Run on the corner of Ambassador Caffrey and Cameron Street today.  $2.49 a gallon!  99.9 KTDY spread the word throughout the community, and g

Authorities searching for Crowley thief

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish and the Crowley Police Department need your help locating a wanted fugitive. Jeremy Wayne Royer is wanted for Felony Possession of Stolen Property and Theft by Fraud.

Good Samaritan pulls woman from burning vehicle; driver later dies from injuries

Despite the best effort of a good Samaritan, a Pineville woman died after she crashed her vehicle.

MISSING: Police ask for public’s help in locating 14-year-old runaway

Police need your help in locating a 14-year-old girl who ran away from home on Sunday.

Woman stabs boyfriend twice after being accused of cheating

After being accused of cheating on her boyfriend, a Belle Rose woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend. She called police after she realized how badly he was hurt.

21-year-old arrested for second OWI after causing crash

UPDATE: The charge of Illegal Possession of a Firearm has been dismissed. Click here to see the explanation for the dismissal of charges.

Vermilionville receives $25,000 NEA grant

After applying last year, Vermilionville has received a $25,000 NEA grant to support their education initiative.  Vermilionville is moving in an education direction to show how lessons there can coordinate with what teachers are already do