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Woman intentionally set on fire remains in hospital in critical condition

A woman is still in critical condition because police say she was intentionally set on fire.

Roadway construction near completion on South Pierce Street

The roadway improvements on South Pierce Street between West Second Street and Olivier Street will wrap up in just a couple more weeks.

Local doctor accused of healthcare fraud

A local doctor has been charged with healthcare fraud. Michael Keith Johnsey the owner of Acadiana Doctors Of Chiropractic in Lafayette pleaded guilty to three counts of healthcare fraud.

Lafayette family receives closure to fatal shooting

Tonight a family has answers to a a fatal shooting back in August.

Candidates square off in Third Congressional Race

Candidates in the race to become a US Representative in Third Congressional District squared off in Baton Rouge.  

Superintendent John White says schools showing positive progress this year

Superintendent Of Education John White says close to 80% of schools made positive progress this year.  Of those schools 440 earned the new title of a top gain school.

Shreveport man hospitalized after drive-by shooting

 A local man is recovering from minor injuries following a drive-by shooting overnight in Shreveport.

Houma man arrested for harassing young girls at a dance studio, threatening an officer

A Houma man was arrested after he allegedly verbally harassed young girls at a dance studio. Before authorities could place the cuffs on him, he allegedly pulled out a hammer and threatened an officer.

One injured after Shreveport house party turns violent

 A Shreveport house party goes wrong when shots ring out late Friday night.

Elderly man confesses to aggravated rape of 3-year-old girl

A 74-year-old man confessed this weekend to the aggravated rape of a child.