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Ragin Cajuns to face off against Tulane this Saturday

The Ragin' Cajuns take the field for their big homecoming game this Saturday against the Tulane Green Wave.

Emu escapes home to look for mate

Taco is a 4 year old Emu a five foot tall flightless bird that was out looking for a mate, according to his owner.

Local group working to make Lafayette safer and healthier

A group called 'The Knowledge Effect' is working to make the Lafayette community safer and healthier. The group was established about 5 years ago to prevent teen subtance use abuse.  

Shreveport man going on 250 mile journey on a hand cycle

13 yearsago, Scott Wells' life changed in a way he could never imagine, he became completely dependent on others to survive.

Ryan Chenevert in running to become "Bachelor Of The Year"

Ryan Chenevert is in the running for "Bachelor Of The Year." Chenevert is Louisiana's representative in a national contest run by Cosmopolitan Magazine.

Man with extensive criminal history arrested for murder by strangulation

 A man with an extensive criminal history has been arrested for allegedly strangling a man to death at the Laquinta Inn in Metairie.

Burglar driving stolen vehicle crashes, runs from deputies

Following a man hunt earlier today, authorities in Acadia Parish arrested Dustin Simon, 27, of Valton Castille Lane, Church Point.

Fraudulent document at Lake Charles OMV leads to arrest

 On September 14, 2012, officials with the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) in Lake Charles contacted Louisiana State Police detectives and reported that someone presented a fraudulent medical evaluation form in an effort to obtain

Alleged drug dealer busted trading crack for car

An East Texas drug dealer is caught red-handed after police busted him with crack cocaine. Police were first alerted to the alleged crime after a woman reported her son had borrowed her Ford Focus and traded it for crack cocaine.

Lottery player wins second-chance Saints gameday experience

Karl Faul of Breaux Bridge recently gave his luck another try, and it paid off with a trip to the Big Easy to cheer on the New Orleans Saints.