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Sheriff: Inmate walked out of the jail still wearing handcuffs

The Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for an inmate who walked out of the jail still wearing handcuffs.

3 month old baby's death ruled homicide

A 3-month-old girl's death has now been ruled a homicide. The little girl died from blunt force trauma to the head, along with other head injuries and fractures.

Natchitoches teen missing since mid-November

Authorities continue to search for a Natchitoches teen who has been missing since mid-November.

Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Resurfacing La 93 between Cankton and La 182 in St. Landry Parish

This project will resurface 5.2 miles of La 93 between Cankton and La 182 in St.

Man in work-release program arrested for murder of McNeese student

A student from McNeese State University was found murdered on Friday, Nov. 30 and police have arrested her co-worker.

Lafayette-based hip hop artist entices debate about racism with music video

A song produced by a Lafayette-based hip hop artist has ignited a debate on Facebook about race relations.

Robbers break into elderly man’s home, hit him in the head several times

Deputies are seeking two men who allegedly broke into the home of an elderly man this morning and reportedly hit him in the head several times after demanding money.

Convicted sex offender back behind bars for indecent behavior with a juvenile

A man who was recently released from jail is behind bars again for allegedly making inappropriate sexual contact with children.

Bayou Corne residents continue to struggle with sinkhole issues

The Assumption Parish Police Jury passed a resolution Wednesday that requests the Texas Brine Company buy out property owners who want to leave their homes permanently and to compensate those who want to stay.

Angola inmates make Christmas special for kids

With Christmas just a few weeks away Santa needs all the help he can get to make sure boys and girls get the gifts they want.