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Crews in Pointe Coupee Parish Still Cleaning up Eighty Thousand Gallon Oil Spill

 Crews in Pointe Coupee Parish are still cleaning up an eighty thousand gallon oil spill.   Sources say over 100 people are working to get the mess cleared.

Iberia Parish Rapist Bonds Out Of Jail

An Iberia Parish man has bonded out of jail after being arrested for raping a six year old boy. 34 year old Eric Arcemont turned himself in to Iberia Parish detectives yesterday.

Scott Man In Jail Accused Of Molesting Three Boys

A Scott man is in jail accused of molesting three boys over a four month period.   Investigators say the boys that 40 year old Chad Morgan molested were his relatives.

Police On Hunt For Walmart Bandit

Sheriff's deputies in Saint Mary Parish are looking for a woman who picked up somone's credit card from the money center at the Wal Mart in Bayou Vista.

Lafayette Police Searching For Bank Robber

Lafayette Police are searching for a bank robber.   Lafayette Police say the man  pulled out a handgun at the Iberia Bank on pinhook road around 1:30 this afternoon.

Baton Rouge Police Say Only One Robbery, Not Two As Originally Reported

UPDATE: The suspect involved in the bank robbery told the teller that he had a gun and demanded money. The suspect grabbed an undisclosed amount of money and was seen fleeing in a light blue colored Cadillac with a dark blue top.

Today Is Louisiana's 200th Birthday

People all over the world are celebrating Louisiana's 200th birthday. Louisianians have been celebrating all weekend with free fun for the whole family at Capitol Park.

Lady Cajuns Triumph Again

Over the weekend, your sixth ranked UL softball team used timely hits and great pitching from Jordan Wallace to sweep all three games against Western Kentucky at their house.

First Day Of Jury Selection Underway In Louisiana Rappers' Murder Trial

The first day of jury selection is underway in a Louisiana rappers' murder trial. Lil boosie from Baton Rouge is accused of a murder for hire plot back in 2009.

Festival International A Success

After five amazing days Festival International 2012 has come to an end. The festival went out with a bang last night. The greatness was accompanied by perfect weather that great music.