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House fire in Jennings claims life of handicapped man

The State Fire Marshal is currently investigating a fire that claimed the life of a handicapped man.

People in Independence split on what to do with Mayor

 Independence Mayor Michael Ragusa remains in office after a resolution designed to call for Ragusa’s temporary resignation failed. The town's Board of Alderman held a special meeting Monday morning.

Couple arrested after child was grazed by bullet during argument

 Ascension Parish Chief Criminal Deputy Tony Bacala reports the arrest of a Donaldsonville couple after their minor aged daughter narrowly escapes a fatal gunshot.

Peanut butter recall expands to Louisiana

 A peanut butter recall is expanding to additional products and states, including Louisiana.

66-year-old woman raped at knifepoint in Morgan City

 A 66-year-old woman was allegedly raped at knifepoint while she was sleeping in her bedroom.

Man facing burglary charges now accused of looting during Hurricane Isaac

A Hammond man believed responsible for looting during Hurricane Isaac was arrested during an investigation that first began two months ago.

Wanted robber captured in Bossier City

Authorities have arrested a man accused of robbing a convenience store earlier this year.

UL football team equipment manager honored with statue

The blackjack Landry statue was unveiled at the UL Cajun football field. Several hundred former players, coaches family and friends braved the rain to honor blackjack.

Friends and family gather to celebrate the life of Mickey Shunick

It was an important weekend for friends and family of Mickey Shunick. Friends and familiy got a chance to celebrate the young girls' life.

Texas Brine officials begin removing debris from sinkhole

Texas Brine officials say crews got to work this morning removing debris from giant sinkhole near Bayou Corne.