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Unrestrained man dies in Allen Parish crash

On December 5, 2012, shortly after 10:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 165 about 2 miles north of Kinder in Allen Parish that claimed the life of a man from Oberlin, Louisiana.

Dardenne may run for governor once Jindal's term is up

Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne says he would be more than happy to take over the role of governor once Bobby Jindal's term is up.

Second illegally killed black bear found in Pointe Coupee

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officials are seeking leads for an illegally killed black bear that was found in Pointe Coupee Parish.

St. Landry Parish officials holds Christmas TRIAD

St Landry parish officials held their Christmas TRIAD today at the Yambilee building in Opelousas.

Alice Boucher Elementary celebrates one year anniversary of KidzBANK

Today marked the one year anniversary of KidzBANK at Alice Boucher Elementary.  Capital One Bank started KidzBANK last year and now has this organization in schools across the country.

Fred Dutton charged with Vehicular Homicide

Lafayette police have issued an arrest warrant for the arrest of Fred Dutton, Jr.

WANTED: Deputies seeking whereabouts of accused drug dealer

The St. Martinville Police Department is asking for assistance from the public to locate a man who is wanted to selling drugs.

Teen arrested for armed robbery of woman

A teen is behind bars for allegedly robbing a woman at gunpoint.

Abbeville Police being cautious regarding arrests for homicide of 3-month-old

An investigation continues surrounding a 3-month-old child from Abbeville who died last week. Although the case has been ruled a homicide, investigators say they are being cautious in regards to making arrests.

Both parties consider cutting farm subsidies to avoid fiscal cliff

Republicans and Democrats are still largely at an impasse over a deficit reduction plan to help avert the fiscal cliff. Could farm subsidies be part of the solution?