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Many businesses giving away 'Halloween freebies' this year

Trick or Treat? Many local and national businesses and restaurants are giving away Halloween Freebies this year. Here are a few of the businesses that are offering free/discounted items:


The heated race for US Congressional District 3 continues as frontrunners Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry campaign vigorously. Today, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry endorsed Boustany.

US Congress District 3 race continues to heat up

Just a few more days until Decision 2012 but in the race for U.S.

Jordan Jefferson back in jail

Former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson is back in jail tonight after a District Judge sent him to parish prison for violating the conditions of his bond.  Jefferson was in court today because of the simple battery charge he is f

UL Ragin Cajuns football players kicked off team

Louisiana football reserves Eric Ferguson and Darrell Green have been removed from the team for a violation of team rules, head coach Mark Hudspeth announced on Monday.

Shenandoah home catches fire

 The St. George Fire Department responded to an early morning house fire in Shenandoah today.

Nicholson Drive closed in St. Gabriel due to 18-wheeler accident

LA-30 (Nicholson) East and West is closed to traffic in St. Gabriel between Hwy-3115 and Hwy-74, due to an accident involving a tractor trailer.

Breaux Bridge man arrested after fleeing from police

A man has been arrested on various charges after leading Houma police on a chase.

Two suspects arrested for shooting at Opelousas gas station

 Two men have been arrested in conjunction with a shooting take took place in an Opelousas gas station parking lot during the early morning hours of October 7.

Bomb threat called into pharmacy

At around 10:30 a.m. a bomb threat was called into the Napoleonville Pharmacy, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office.