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Sheriff: Arson was attempt to cover up murder of mother, two children

Fire investigators made a gruesome discovery this morning when they found the bodies of a mother and her two children inside an apartment complex.

Coushatta man killed in rollover crash on Highway 371

 One person is dead after a rollover crash threw the driver from his vehicle Friday afternoon.

Man shot in the calf during early morning altercation

Police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital early Friday morning.

Passenger dies from early morning crash in Opelousas

One person died early this morning in a crash on I-49 in Opelousas.

Shreveport bus driver, student arrested following pencil stabbing

 A Caddo Parish School bus driver and student were both cited after they allegedly attacked one another.

Eunice man arrested for attacking his girlfriend, her two young children

 A woman’s boyfriend was arrested after he allegedly punched her and her two children, causing a bruise on the head of one, and a bloody nose to the other.

One arrested for man found dead in trunk of his car

 A 19-year-old man was arrested this morning for his alleged involvement in the death of a man who was found stuffed in the trunk of his car.

11-year-old boy arrested for calling in fake bomb threat

An 11-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly calling in a bomb threat at a pharmacy in Assumption Parish.

Vilma submits email from former assistant coach calling Saints ‘dirty organization’

The attorney for New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma has gone to court in the bounties case with an email from a former assistant coach who called the Saints a "dirty organization."

LSP: Fatal crash on I-12 East near Holden

The left lane of I-12 East near Holden is closed due to a fatal traffic crash.