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Search for missing New Orleans teacher suspended

In New Orleans, the search for missing teacher Terrilynn Monette has been suspended. Equusearch and the NOPD decided to suspend the search after areas covered by the Texas group yielded no results.

St. Martin Parish high-speed chase ends in Baton Rouge with arrest

LSP said they've caught a person who stole a BMW early Thursday. The suspect was caught after a high-speed chase that started in St. Martin Parish.

Former LSU football player Charles Scott found not guilty of sexual battery

After two days of testimony and arguments, a judge ruled former LSU star football player Charles Scott not guilty of sexual battery Wednesday.

Two die in Patterson house fire

Two people were killed in an overnight house fire. It happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Martin Luther King Drive in Patterson.

Big black bears in the backyard

People living in Patterson say there is a big bear problem in their city. They're frustrated Louisiana black bears keep coming in to their yards and littering their lawns.

Political analyst predicts next Louisiana governor

A hot topic on many people's mind right now is governor Jindal.  John Maginnis says he is making a big play right now trying to change the tax code of the state, which could be part of a bigger motive taking on big issues like educatio

Suspect arrested in Lafayette business burglary

A man has been arrested after being caught in the act of burglarizing a business. On March 20, at approximately 2:40 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to an alarm activation at a business in the 800 block of West Simcoe Street.

Governor brings hope and more questions to Bayou Corne

Bayou Corne residents finally saw some relief Tuesday March 19. They got a chance to meet face to face with the governor in Bayou Corne. Residents told the governor about the frustrations since a sinkhole formed more than seven months ago.

Easter comes early at the Governor’s Mansion for local kids

Easter is right around the corner and today, a few little ones got a head start on celebrating!

200 trees donated to Lafayette’s horse farm

As a part of many beautification projects around the Lafayette-area, the horse farm received 200 Live Oak and Cypress trees this afternoon.