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Friends and family gather to celebrate the life of Mickey Shunick

It was an important weekend for friends and family of Mickey Shunick. Friends and familiy got a chance to celebrate the young girls' life.

Texas Brine officials begin removing debris from sinkhole

Texas Brine officials say crews got to work this morning removing debris from giant sinkhole near Bayou Corne. 

Expansion coming soon to Lafayette General Medical Center

Lafayette General Medical Center gave a sneak peek of their 52.5 million dollar expansion project today.

Shreveport police arrest alleged Circle K bandit

 Shreveport police have a man in custody who allegedly robbed a local Circle K last month.

29 cases of West Nile Virus reported in past week

29 cases have been reported in the last week. That includes one in East Baton Rouge Parish and another in East Feliciana. They are the neuroinvasive or the most severe form of West Nile.  

Man facing burglary charges now accused of looting during Hurricane Isaac

A Hammond man believed responsible for looting during Hurricane Isaac was arrested during an investigation that first began two months ago.

Bank robbery suspect shot, killed by Lafayette Police Officer, State Police investigating

The Louisiana State Police are currently investigating an officer involved shooting that happened today in Lafayette.

AK-47 stolen from Walmart employee's vehicle

A reward is being offered for information leading to the identity of a burglar who stole a high powered rifle from a Shreveport Walmart parking lot.

Mayor of Independence will remain in office after resolution for removal fails

 The Mayor of Independence will remain in office after a vote failed this morning to remove him.

Alleged drunk driver arrested for crash that killed woman on bicycle

A woman riding a bicycle was killed after being hit by two cars on Gardere Lane near Pascagoula Drive.