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LSU Police make an arrest in bomb threat

 LSU Police say they've made an arrest in Monday's bomb scare turned campus evacuation. A press conference is set for later this morning.

Classes back in session at LSU

Classes are back in session and things are back to normal at LSU tonight after yesterday's campus wide evacuation including a 12 hour lockdown and search of all the buildings.

USA, Afghanistan, Mexico

Around The World (FOX 44) USA- Chicago teachers could vote to end a week long strike today. Teachers hit the picket lines last week, when they could not strike a contract deal with the school district.

Louisiana State Police looking for similarities in bomb threat calls

 Louisiana State Police say they are working with law enforcement in Texas, Ohio, and North Dakota to see if the calls are related.

3000 flock to Master Gardeners Plant Fest in Acadiana

With the beautiful weather in Acadiana this weekend it was the perfect time to get out in the great outdoors and that is exactly what more than 3,000 people did Out at the Master Gardeners Plant Fest at the horse farm.  

Local businesses concerned about Saints season

There was optimisim heading into the season. but plenty to worry about as well. For Sara Sanders, owner of Purple and Gold and Black and Gold sports shop, rooting for the Saints is not just a hobby, but her livelihood.

Man caught with child porn after dropping off computer at Best Buy

Bossier City Police have arrested a man after files containing child pornography were found on a computer he had dropped off at a local store for maintenance.

Annual Scott Household Hazardous Waste Collection held in Lafayette

As the City Parish Council worked to clean up the budget, one company worked to clean up their city. This weekend was the Annual Scott Househould Hazardous Waste Collection Day.

Lafayette Parish President's proposed fiscal year budget approved

City Parish President Joey Durel's proposed budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year has been approved.

First case of West Nile in five years reported in Acadiana

As most of the country deals with an uprecendented number of West Nile Virus cases, here in Acadiana we have been unaffected until now. The Louisiana State Health Department reported a West Nile Virus case in Lafayette.