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Join in all the fun during this week of The Festival of the Arts

A major part of the Cajun culture is the flare of art which you can take part in celebrating all week long with UL's College of the Arts.  The fourth annual Festival of the Arts has begun that celebrates all of the arts represented at

Gov. Jindal vows to help Bayou Corne residents receive buyouts

Governor Bobby Jindal met today with Assumption Parish officials and area legislators to discuss the state’s ongoing response to the sinkhole that formed in the Bayou Corne community as a result of problems with a salt dome cavern mined b

One killed, 6 hospitalized in crash caused by impaired driver

A Church Point man was arrested for vehicular homicide after he allegedly caused a fatal crash due to being impaired.

Erin Brockovich gives Bayou Corne residents direction

Bayou Corne residents gathered at town hall meeting to come up with a new game plan, Saturday. They've been out of the their homes now for more than seven months since a massive sinkhole formed August 3.

Family dog injured by black bear in Patterson neighborhood

A dog was recently injured in St. Mary Parish after it attempted to chase away a black bear. Officials warn residents that this is a peak time of the year to see an increase of bear activity.

Double fatal head-on crash caused by attempt to pass vehicle

Two people died Saturday night in a head-on collision that was caused by a driver who attempted to pass another vehicle.

Monster Jam drivers visited pediatric patients at Women's and Children's Hospital

Joey Parnell, the driver of Superman, and Mark Hall, the driver of Raminator, joined the patients at Womens and Childrens today to celebrate the crushing power of courage and confidence with the Monster Jam bead of courage.  Children from

Press conference covers new piece of Louisiana legislation

The Louisiana Balance of Powers Act is a move to protect the constitution of Louisiana no matter what the federal government says.  And it'll be introduced in the upcoming Louisiana legislative session on April 8th.  L.B.

MISSING: Search continues for missing teacher from New Orleans

A community outside of New Orleans is coming together to search for a missing teacher.

A closer look at Operation Prescribed Justice

Iberville Parish Law enforcement had a successful run of an undercover drug operation early yesterday morning called Operation Prescribed Justice, which targeted 60 people suspected of selling and using prescription and illegal drugs.