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Gear Up students and their families taught importance of financial literacy

Keynote speaker Rachel Cruze shared her message with the students of handling money with wisdom, which is an all-too-important skill to have in this day and age.  Financial literacy is increasingly important for the survival and success of

Senators Fred Mills and Terry Landry discuss legislative session with the League of Women Voters

Senators Fred Mills and Terry Landry took time out of their busy schedules to speak to members of the League of Women Voters at SLCC for an educational seminar on the legislative process.  This timely discussion of the ends and outs of the

WANTED: Authorities looking for New Roads shooter

Law enforcement agencies are searching for a man thought to be involved with a shooting that took place in New Roads on December 30, 2012.

Tremors stall sinkhole cleanup efforts

The Bayou Corne sinkhole remains off limits tonight to cleanup crews, according to Assumption Parish emergency officials. Work stopped once again yesterday because of tremors.

Unclaimed $10,000 Powerball prize set to expire on April 4

A Powerball ticket bought back in October worth $10,000 expires on Thursday. It was bought at a Kajan Mart in Carencro. The numbers on the ticket matched numbers from a drawing held October 6th.

Man charged with vehicular homicide flees from court last Monday

"I don't want anyone else to lose their best friend because of somebody else's carelessness," says Kelly Breaux, the best friend of Cacie Barras, the victim of a drunk driver.

Opelousas man arrested attempted murder charges

Peter Jones, 18, was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail facing charges of Attempted Second-Degree murder.

Louisiana marching band featured in new Jonas Brothers music video

The Southern University Marching Band continues to expand its global recognition today with the premiere of the Jonas Brothers, that’s right the Jonas Brothers, new single and video “Pom Poms.”

State Treasure squares off with Governor over paperless checks

A new plan to change the way the state pays businesses for services and contracts has sparked a big debate between the State Treasure and Governor Jindal’s office.

Teen arrested for stabbing victim several times during street fight

An 18-year-old was arrested after he allegedly stabbed someone several times during a fight.