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Lafayette Police looking for an armed bank robber

A white male between 5'5" and 5'7" with dark hair entered the lobby of the bank wearing a mask demanding money.  At least one shot was fired in the lobby, but no one was injured.  The suspect took an undisclosed amou

Saints sign quarterback Seneca Wallace to a 1-year contract

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have signed quarterback Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam sign on to headline 2013 Voodoo Music Experience

The annual music festival held in New Orleans over Halloween weekend has announced that Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails will headline this year’s event.

Opelousas Police officer dies in single-vehicle crash

An Opelousas Police officer died this weekend after she crashed her vehicle while she was driving to work.

Clerical error allows man to avoid serving sentence for 17 years

A clerical error has prevented a man from serving a 2 year prison sentence for over 17 years. The Attorney General filed a motion today that should correct the error and send him to jail.

Sulphur woman arrested for abusing boyfriend's daughter

On April 3, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office receiving a complaint regarding Kandyse R. Sensat, 31, 4017 Wildflower Drive, Sulphur, physically abusing an 11 year old family member.

Survey: Residents support increase of academic requirement for TOPS

According to the latest results from the 2013 Louisiana Survey, 57 percent of residents support increasing academic requirements for the TOPS program, while 38 percent were opposed.

Woman’s boyfriend arrested for connection to death of 2-year-old

In Allen Parish, deputies are trying to find out what happened to a 2-year-old little girl, who died from what they say were third-degree burns all over her back.

Caught on Camera: Armed robber gets away with cash in Lafayette

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store located at 1225 Carmel Drive; investigators are releasing a portion of the video surveillance of the robbery in hopes that someone may iden

Zoo of Acadiana's show bird succumbs to injuries

Kiwi, the bird that was stolen from the Zoo of Acadiana and recovered from a burning car, has died at the LSU Veterinary Hospital in Baton Rouge where it has been trying to recover.