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Coast Guard confirms oil sheen near Deepwater Horizon site is from Macondo well

 A sheen of oil that was spotted near the site of the Deepwater Horizon rig has been directly linked to the Macondo well, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Houma woman arrested for stabbing her boyfriend during an argument

A 44-year-old woman was arrested in Houma this afternoon after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the arm during an argument.

Annual Gumbo Cook Off kicks off

The annual Gumbo Cook Off kicked off today in Downtown Lafayette at Parc International for the past 22 years, the Realtor Association Of Acadiana has put on the cook off with 27 teams cooking their own special blend of gumbo with all proce

Bouvay pleads not guilty in LSU bomb threat in district court

Just a day after a not guilty plea on federal charges, the man accused of calling in a bomb threat to LSU also pled not guilty in district court.  42 year old William Bouvay junior was charged with communicating false information

UL making big changes thought up by student body

After the students of UL approved the master plan referendum, Student Government and Administration have major agendas to set to get the ball rolling on many of the ideas thought up mostly by the student body.

Suspicious fatality victim identified

We have an update on the story about the investigation of a suspicious death on Sunday night on the 200 block of Ike B street.

Baton Rouge Airport launches 'Thanks Again' rewards program

Earning additional frequent traveler miles for every dollar spent for parking, shopping or dining at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) is now possible.

BR man brings BB gun to middle school football game, points it at juveniles

A man was arrested today for allegedly bringing a BB gun to a Southeast Middle School football game. He’s accused of pointing the weapon at students.

Boat landing bandit caught breaking into cars by hidden cameras

Deputies believe they’ve caught the person responsible for breaking into several vehicle that were parked at a boat landing.

Multi-agency investigation yields numerous drug arrests

After an approximately year-long investigation, forty-four (44) drug arrests were made today in Sabine Parish.