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LSU confirms that tar balls are from BP oil spill

The LSU School of Coast and Environmental Science says the tar balls that washed up on Elmer's Island and Grand Isle are from the BP spill in 2010.

Reserve deputy working as crossing guard killed while directing traffic at elementary school

A school crossing guard was killed in Evangeline Parish after two cars collided near the elementary school where the reserve deputy was working.

Breaux Bridge gets new Chevrolet dealership

Breaux Bridge the crawfish capitol of the world has a brand new dealership. The new Martin Chevrolet facility was unvieled today and the showroom was packed with community leaders.

Tarballs still washing up on shore a week after Isaac

More than a week after Isaac made landfall tar balls are still washing up on parts of the Louisiana Coastline.

Assumption Parish victims want money owed due to sinkhole evacuations

In Assumption Parish people living near a giant sinkhole in Bayou Corne say the Texas Brine Company isn't playing fair when it comes to money they're owed for evacuations.

Job fair held in Acadiana

While people all over the country are looking for jobs here in Acadiana the unemployment numbers remain low and sometimes finding a job could just mean a drive down highway 90. There are sign's that say "looking for workers&q

Robber holds up popular New Orleans po boy shop, police seek suspect

 Police are trying to find the man who walked in to a popular Po boy shop in New Orleans and robbed the place with a semiautomatic weapon.

BRPD officer booked for domestic battery in Livingston Parish

A Major with the Baton Rouge Police Department was arrested Saturday, Sept. 1 in Livingston Parish for allegedly pushing the mother of his child around her kitchen in Denham Springs, repeatedly.

Bossier City man arrested for stabbing another person in dispute

 A local man is behind bars after he allegedly stabbed another person overnight in Bossier City.

Zachary man admits to defrauding his employer out of $400,000

 Richard Glenn Boyette, 48, of Zachary, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge James J. Brady to one count of mail fraud and forfeiture.