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‘Mr. Safety First’ robs local convenience store at gunpoint

 A man wearing a safety vest walked into a local convenience store, pulled out a gun and robbed the place. Now, police need your help identifying him.

Houma man charged with deer hunting violations, drug possession

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited a Houma man for alleged deer hunting and drug violations on Oct. 11 in Terrebonne Parish.

LSU students disappointed crosses airbrushed from photo by school

A group of LSU students say it feels like a small part of them was stolen by the school when a photo of them was altered to remove crosses before it was sent in a mass email.

Journey cancels concert, won't reschedule

Journey, who were scheduled to play in Lafayette tonight, have cancelled their concert. They will not reschedule because because their lead singer is under doctor's orders not to perform for an entire month due to a vocal cord injury.

New information released in Mickey Shunick case

Documents were found that explained how Brandon Lavergnes friends and family helped him in the days and months after he killed 21 year old Mickey.

Carencro man arrested and charged with second degree murder

A Carencro man has been arrested and charged with second degree murder after police say they found a body in the bushes monday.

UL Political Science Department head gives feedback on debate

If you were too busy watching Cajun football last night, the Presidential debate took center stage in most homes across the United States as President Obama and Governor Romney went head to head on issues thought up by undecided voters.

New study shows vaccines are not enough

A new study from the University Of Minnesota warns, the vaccines we are so used to, are not enough.

Eight inmates implicated in attempt to smuggle drugs in Livingston prison

An attempt to smuggle drugs into the Livingston Parish Detention Center prompted the launch of an investigation. Today officials announced that eight inmates will be charged for participating in the act from the other side of the fence.

Linear Controls in Acadiana looking to hire

News on the job front is here in Acadiana tonight. Linear controls is looking to hire so today they held a job fair.