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Thibodaux schools evacuated due to threats, parish schools on lock-down

Grade schools in the city of Thibodaux are currently being evacuated due to a threatening phone call that was made earlier this morning.

Threatening call prompts lock-down of schools, public buildings in Thibodaux

Schools and buildings in Lafourche Parish are on high alert this morning after an anonymous phone call made threats against the facilities within the city of Thibodaux.

Construction begins on south end of Tiger Stadium, officials advise fans to come early

Fans going to the LSU vs. South Carolina game this weekend are being asked to give themselves plenty of extra time due to construction projects around the stadium.

Police: Burglar from Lafayette says ‘take me to jail, I don’t even care’

 A man from Lafayette was arrested in Thibodaux this weekend after he parked in a designated space. The problem was that the car had been reported stolen.

Skeptics doubt value of Louisiana law regarding tax stamps for drug dealers

A law passed in 1990 is getting new attention, after a state senator brought it up. It allows drug dealers to pay taxes, without having to admit that they earn their living illegally.

Woman arrested for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death

 A woman from Breaux Bridge was arrested after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death.

Ten year old with cancer meets Ragin' Cajuns

Ten year old Chloe Manuel was diagnosed with a brain tumor this past May. She just completed 4 rounds of chemotherapy and she'll start radiation soon.

Casing now complete on two vent wells in Bayou Corne

Emergency officials say casing is complete in two vent wells near that giant sinkhole in Bayou Corne. Today work is scheduled to wrap up on a third casing site.

Lafayette General Medical Center in process of expanding facilities

Lafayette's only community owned non-profit hospital, Lafayette General Medical Center is in the process of expanding their facilities.

Major gun seizure at home of convicted felon, accused drug dealer

Earlier this year, investigators assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations and the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office began a joint investigation into drug distribution in rural Southwest Beauregard Parish.