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New Roads honors memory of Beulah Morris with candlelight vigil

The town of New Roads struggles to understand the death of Beulah Morris nearly two weeks ago. But Friday night, they began the healing process with a candlelight vigil outside her home.

Elizabeth Smart shares her story with Acadiana

"I think it's important for people to know that there are good things happening, and that there are so may more good people out there who care and who want the right things to happen, and they want the good guys to win," says Eliz

Louisiana Lottery transfers $3.9 million to state for third quarter of 2013

For the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, the Louisiana Lottery Corporation transferred $39.3 million to the state, bringing total fiscal year-to-date contributions to $114.8 million, up about 1 percent from 2012 and exceeding budgeted transfe

Armed robbers tie up two teenage boys during home invasion; suspects wanted

Two teenage boys were tied up after two men broke into their home and robbed the place, officials say.

Search for dangerous escaped inmate causes high alert, confusion on NSU’s campus

A university in Natchitoches is on high alert due to the nearby search for an escaped prison inmate who is considered “dangerous.”

SCAM ALERT: Harassing caller claims to be from Bureau of Crime Investigations

Officials in St. Mary Parish are warning residents about a potential scam from a caller who claims to be from the Bureau of Crime Investigations.

'Look Before You Lock' campaign aimed at child safety

Look before you lock - it's a simple phrase child safety advocates are asking you to remember. With the summer months come the heat, and last year alone, 27 kids across the country died after being left in cars.

St. Landry officials looking for towing yard damage suspects

St. Landry authorities need your help identifying two subjects who were caught on surveillance video jumping the fence and causing damage at Rodney’s Towing in Opelousas.

Communities in Lafayette parish celebrate National Prayer Day

The cities of Scott and Carencro took part in celebrating the National Day of Prayer today with the theme being "Pray for America."  Both communities agree that now more than ever, prayer is something our nation needs.

19-year-old from Bayou Vista was arrested for allegedly stabbing a friend

A 19-year-old from Bayou Vista was arrested for allegedly stabbing a friend.