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Southern students in London during Olympic games

 Some local faces are in London just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Southern University law students are completing their summer abroad program and this year they're in London.

Law will soon require drivers to have more experience before getting license

New drivers in the state will soon have to have more experience before they get behind the wheel by themselves, no matter what age that new driver is.

Drunk woman claims attacker, later admits it happened while slashing someone’s tires

An intoxicated woman ended up at the Acadian Medical Center with cuts to her hand after she claimed she had been attacked. She later admitted to police that the cuts actually happened when she slashed the tires of another woman’s car.

Livingston Parish Marshal Recognized As Hero

A Marshal from Livingston Parish is being hailed a hero tonight. Marshal Mike Brown is credited with saving a St. Landry deputies life and was recognized for that today.

Centralized Registration Event Held In Lafayette

Today marked the first of three centralized registration events designed to help parents who are trying to get their kids into Lafayette Parish Schools.

Troopers investigate early morning fatal crash in Lacombe

Earlier this morning at 5:40 am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash at the intersection of the Interstate 12 eastbound off ramp and LA 434 in Lacombe, LA.

New Orleans Pulling For Pole Dancing To Become Olympic Sport

In the New Orleans area some want pole dancing to become an Olympic sport. Seriously there are people training right now just in case it happens.

LSU alumnus, actor Michael Papajohn to deliver summer commencement address

LSU alumnus and actor Michael Papajohn will deliver the commencement address during LSU’s 278th commencement exercises on Friday, Aug. 3, at 9 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

SLU Picked Tied For Fifth; Sixth In Southland Football Poll

The Southeastern Louisiana University football team was picked to finish tied for fifth in voting by the Southland Conference’s head coaches and sixth by the league’s sports information directors, the conference office announced Tue

Naked Lufkin woman cited for 10th public intoxication

Lufkin officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of North Raguet Street Monday to reports of an 'unbareable' sight.