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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.

Lone ‘egg man’ quits job at Atlanta airport after incident with Saints’ bus

A restaurant worker is taking the blame for egging the New Orleans Saints’ bus as it left the Atlanta International Airport. We’re told the employee quit his job and officials have “closed the case.”

Water Wars Between the City of Broussard and Lafayette

This water issue has been an ongoing controversy between the neighboring cities of Lafayette and Broussard.  Lafayette officials say that someone had to have tampered with the water flow to allow Broussard to receive millions of gallons of

17 Year Old Darnesha Harris Dead after Run-In with Breaux Bridge Police

A community up in arms over the death of 17 year old Darnesha Harris.  Last night Breaux Bridge officers respoonded to a disturbance at the 900 block of Landry Street.  As officers arrived on scene, Darnesha Harris of Breaux Bridge wa

DNA evidence leads to two arrests for 1984 cold case homicide

Two people have been arrested for their alleged connection to a cold case murder that happened in 1984.

Teen killed by Breaux Bridge officer after hitting a person while trying to flee

A 17-year-old female was shot to death by a Police officer last night after she allegedly hit a person with her vehicle while attempting to flee from authorities.

Morning Accident Involving Five Vehicles

A five car pile up happened this morning at the intersection of University Avenue and W Willow.  A truck struck the car in front causing a train reaction in the left turn lane at the 1100 block of W Willow.  There were no major injuri

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Teaming Up with Louisiana Sugar Cane Co-Op to Add Speed Trailers to Parish

The Louisiana Sugar Cane Co-Op Inc. purchased two new speed trailers to encourage motorists to slow down when approaching the St.

Over 7,000 jobs to be created due to largest manufacturing investment in state’s history

Today Sasol Ltd. Announced plans to invest between $16 billion and $21 billion in an integrated GTL and ethane cracker complex in Westlake. The facility is expected to create roughly 1,253 direct jobs and roughly 5,886 indirect jobs.

LSP: Town evacuation extended until Tuesday due to removal of improperly stored explosives

A town of roughly 800 people was evacuated by the Louisiana State Police due to the removal of explosives that have been improperly stored.