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Train derails, splits saltwater tanker in two

A train was derailed Friday morning after it hit a saltwater truck near Stonewall.

Shunick volunteers say now it's time to heal and celebrate Mickey's life

Thursday the Shunick family, friends, and volunteers received the news that they had been dreading and anxiously awaiting. They were told by police that the body found in Evangeline Parish was that of Mickey Shunick.

State to repair rural roads

They're roads that may not be familiar to city dwellers, but they're vital links to keep our state moving; so vital the state announced ambitious plans to invest $150 million dollars worth of upgrades on 360 miles of state roads.

Back to School: Free child safety booster seat event

On Saturday, August 18th, 2012, from 9:00am to 1:00pm Louisiana State Police Troop L in conjunction with the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force and the Central Tangipahoa Head Start will be hosting a child safety seat event in the Independen

LSU football player Tyrann Mathieu kicked off the team for violating team and school policies.

SU Head Coach Les Miles called a special press conference today to announce that Tyrann Mathieu has been removed from the team due to a policy violation.

Lafayette Sheriff investigating death of female inmate

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a parish inmate at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Lafayette Police: Body identified as Mickey Shunick

 Lafayette Police have confirmed the body found earlier this week in Evangeline Parish is that of Mickey Shunick.

Drug Arrest Made In Saint Mary Parish

A routine traffic stop ended in two arrests and more drugs off the streets.

Iberia Parish Man Arrested On Marijuana Charges

Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputies said Cedric Moore led them on a chase through New Iberia last night. 34 year old Cedric Moore is now in the Iberia Parish Jail facing multiple charges.