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Peanut, other nut butter recall expanded

 If you were checking the peanut butter in your pantry after a large recall was announced a couple of weeks ago, you may want to take another peek. More products are being recalled.

Orleans Parish Sheriff answers questions about recent inmate escapes

 Those in charge of the jail in New Orleans are busy, not just with keeping inmates locked up, but with trying to find an escaped one.

Teen spends birthday in jail after stealing cash from postal worker

 A teen ended up celebrating her 18th birthday in jail after she was busted for stealing $70 from the wallet of a postal service employee.

Baton Rouge is the number one destination for month of October

 Baton Rouge is the place to be in October. That's according to a survey released by CheapFlights.com.

Bossier City man charged with girlfriend's murder

 Bossier City police have arrested a man in the shooting death of his girlfriend last month.

Police foil apartment rental scam after victim became suspicious

A Thibodaux man was arrested for allegedly scamming someone out of money that was to be used as a deposit for an apartment.

Louisianians respond to debate

People all over the country spent last night with their eyes glued to the tv- set, and here in Louisiana, it was no different.

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.