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Two teachers accused of hitting students

LAFAYETTE — Two Lafayette Parish teachers are accused of injuring students at Northside High and Lafayette Middle School. At one a teacher allegedly hit a student in the face with a shoe and the other reportedly pushed a student over a desk.

Caught in the Web: Dolly Parton swears off plastic surgery

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Alleged killer of UL student had prior charges

LAFAYETTE - Reports now show the man accused of killing a 22-year-old University of Lafayette student is a convicted felon and was arrested almost 12 times in texas. Officials say Jose Luis Segura Jr.

Local man struggling to contact wife in Haiti

SHREVEPORT - One local Louisianan is having trouble contacting his wife in Haiti since the tragic earthquake. George Sisson lives in Shreveport and was married in Haiti just before Christmas.

Obama wants record $708 billion for wars next year

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will ask Congress for an additional $33 billion to fight unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on top of a record $708 billion for the Defense Department next year, The Associate

Cold weather puts a dampener on crawfish harvest

LAFAYETTE - Cold weather is affecting crawfish harvest this year. Experts say that 'mudbugs' will be a little late to arrive in stores and restaurants this year. They say customers may also see higher prices.

Caught in the Web: Beyonce criticized for New Year's Eve performance

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Louisiana juvenile sex-abuse statistics released

LOUISIANA - Louisiana falls in the middle of a nationwide study on sex abuse at juvenile care facilities. A report from the Bureau of Justice statistics shows that most of the allegations were from teens accusing staff members of sexual assault.

Caught in the Web: Cat summoned for jury duty

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Lowering your energy bill

LAFAYETTE —Temperatures may be going down but there are things you can do to keep you energy bill from going up. Officials at one of the area's leading energy suppliers offered us some tips on how to save some green during these bitter cold