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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.

Crowley man arrested for indecent behavior with a juvenile

A 28 year old Crowley man was booked in the Acadia Parish Jail charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile following an investigation that was conducted by investigators with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

LSU survey shows serious concerns in New Orleans regarding daily newspaper

In May, the Times-Picayune, the daily newspaper serving the greater New Orleans area since 1837, announced it would cease daily publication and switch to a Wednesday, Friday and Sunday schedule with a supplemental sports paper printed on days a

Judge in video beating seeks reinstatement; ex-wife is opposed

A judge suspended after an online video showed him beating his teenage daughter is asking the Texas Supreme Court to reinstate him. Judge William Adams' former wife, however, opposes his return to the bench.

Homeless Houma man arrested on drug and theft charges

A homeless man has been detained on mutiple charges, including theft and drug charges in Houma.

La. attorney, Miss. nurse, Texas neuroscientist/musician vie to be 'Bachelor of the Year'

An LSU Law graduate from Louisiana, a nurse anesthetist from Mississippi and a neuroscientist/musician from Texas are vying to be Cosmopolitan magazine's 2012 'Bachelor of the Year.'