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Carjacker abandons vehicle during chase

 At this hour, police are looking for a carjacker who led officers on a chase this morning in the MLK neighborhood.

Crowley man arrested for theft of trailer

Crowley Police have arrested an Opelousas man in connection with the theft of a trailer and excavator which occurred on May 10, 2012. The incident occurred in the 100 block of Western Ave.

Police confident they've found the body of Mickey Shunick

UPDATE: Officials tell us the body recovered from Evangeline Parish has been taken to the FACES lab here in Baton Rouge for identification. We’re told it could take a day or two to officially ID the remains.  

EBRSO arrests man who tossed dog over CAAWS fence

After a massive outpour from social media, an anonymous caller identified the man seen tossing a dog over the fence of a local animal rescue shelter.

Fugitive literally runs from Shreveport police into county jail

A Shreveport fugitive who had been wanted for two years literally ran to jail Tuesday.

Better Care For Veterans In South Louisiana One Step Closer To Becoming Reality

The fight to take better care of our veterans in South Louisiana is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Police: Body Found In Evangeline Parish

Lafayette Parish's Chief Administrative officer, Dee Stanley says that Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft announced to the Lafayette City Parish council, he feels confident police have found Mickey Shunick's body.

Assumption Parish Abuzz About Sinkhole In Bayou Corne

The community gathered for a meeting to talk about the three hundred fifty foot sinkhole in Bayou Corne. It is the third in a string of updates from state and parish leaders.

Evangeline Parish Police Looking For Escaped Inmate

In Evangeline Parish Police are looking for an escaped inmate. It happened early this morning while an Evangeline Parish Deputy was transporting twenty eight year-old Kyle Robert Dore.