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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.

Louisiana Political Race Heating Up

The political race for the newly redrawn 3rd congressional is starting to heat up.

Mickey Shunick Body Confirmed By Lafayette Police

Lafayette police have confirmed that the body found earlier this week in Evangeline Parish is Mickey Shunick's. The body was found in a graveyard near the intersection of Highways 10 and 13 near Mamou.

Louisiana charter school changing pregnancy test requirement

 A Louisiana charter school is changing a policy that required pregnant students to be removed from class and home-schooled, pending board approval, a school official said Thursday.

Two pets die in Shreveport house fire

A morning house fire in the 2600 block of Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport took the life of two pets. Firefighters received a call for help at around 10:30 a.m. When fire companies arrived, they found smoke billowing from the roof.

Ragin’ Cajuns complete first full-contact scrimmage

On Wednesday The Ragin’ Cajuns completed their eighth practice of the fall camp, which was on the heels of their first two-a-day practice.

Melrose East to hold community meeting with top law enforcement officials

Property owners, business owners and managers of Melrose East will hold a meeting on Friday, August 10 beginning at 12 Noon. The meeting will take place at the Glory House Ministries, 722 N. Carrollton Ave located in Melrose East.

Public restroom bandit arrested for two counts of aggravated arson

In the late afternoon hours on Wednesday, Aug. 8, the Opelousas Police Department responded to two separate incidents involving complaints of fire set in the men’s restroom of two local businesses.