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2 accused of fraudulently claiming property owned by deceased woman

Two people were arrested today in connection with a fraudulent land transfer involving property belonging to a woman who has been dead for 17 years.

Man stabbed near Shreveport homeless shelter

A Shreveport man was hospitalized Friday after he was allegedly attacked near a local homeless shelter.

Pearl River home destroyed by fire, one dead

Late Monday evening State Fire Marshal investigators responded to a residential fire in the community of Pearl River which claimed the life of a 58-year-old woman and sent her 61-year-old brother to the hospital.

Lafayette Parish to host prescription take back day

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a prescription drug take back day this Saturday September 29, 2012 at the Lafayette Consolidated Government Building located at 705 W University Avenue, (intersection of W University and St.

Louisiana State Police target drivers without proof of insurance

In Louisiana, there are an estimated 30% of drivers without liability insurance. In an effort to gain compliance with the law, the Louisiana State Police set up a proof of insurance checkpoint on the 164 in Bossier Parish this morning.

Bayou Corne residents furious at information coverup

People living along Bayou Corne are furious, they say the Texas Brine Company tried to hide information from the community by sending out a press release late that says tremmors damaged a brine cavern there.

New Information on sinkhole in Assumption Parish

There is new information tonight out of Assumption Parish regarding the giant sink hole and bubbles in the Bayou Corne area of the Parish

Federals appeals court reverses decision about who is liable for property damage caused by flooding from Hurricane Katrina

More than 6 years after Hurricane Katrina devastated much of the Gulf a federal appeals court has reversed its decision about who is liable for property damage caused by flooding from the hurricane.

Law enforcement tracking three different Louisiana robberies

Law enforcement agencies are tracking three different robberies that might actually lead them to the same robber. Last week, a bank was robbed in Opelousas Then last Friday, Lafayette reported a Whitney Bank was robbed

LSU Tigers pull off victory in nailbiting game

If you didn't know any better, you would have thought the LSU Football team was coming off of a loss with the amount of mistakes they talked about correcting this week.