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Louisiana Emergency Managers deployed to assist with Hurricane Sandy recovery

Several teams of emergency managers from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and other state agencies deployed to New York today to assist with the continued response to Hurricane Sandy.

Deadly crash in St. Martin Parish marks 4th in 4 days

Last night, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Highway 347 north of St. Martinville which claimed the life of a Breaux Bridge man.

Mother and daughter arrested for shoplifting

A mother/daughter duo has been arrested for stealing detergent and soap at a Eunice store. Officers responded to Family Dollar in the 1000 block of East Laurel Ave in reference to two shoplifters on the premises.

Is it dangerous to live on a salt dome, experts assess risk

Louisiana has over 120 salt domes and many different drilling operations on them. The residents of Bayou Corne know the reality of a potential disaster is all too real.

Pride of Acadiana to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Members of a South Louisiana group packed their bags and headed toward the Big Apple to participate in one of the biggest parades in the nation, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

One death, 15 new cases of West Nile in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals uncovered 15 new West Nile cases this week, and reports one death from the disease.

Zoo of Acadiana has a New Resident

The Zoo of Acadiana has a new resident thanks to funds raised at multiple events.

Louisiana troopers return from assisting with Hurricane Sandy recovery

Roughly two dozen troopers with the Louisiana State Police are back in Bayou Country after spending the past two weeks assisting residents in New Jersey.

Roughly $100 million devoted to widen segment of I-49

Governor Bobby Jindal announced plans today to widen and construct a roughly two mile segment of I-49 South from North of Ambassador Caffery Parkway to Albertsons Parkway in Lafayette Parish.

Man pulls bag of crack from near his rectum at traffic stop, arrested

 The Eunice Police Department received information that Fredrick Stevens, 28, was selling crack cocaine from his vehicle.