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ExxonMobil reports flaring due to power outage, no public threat

The ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Polyolefins Plant is currently experiencing heavy flaring due to a power outage at the site. No community impact is expected at this time, and all appropriate agencies have been notified.

Accused killer reported being stabbed less than 24-hours after Shunick’s disappearance

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed to NBC33 News that the suspect in the Mickey Shunick investigation filed a report with their office on Sunday, May 20.

Mickey Shunick Search Turns To Woods

The search for Mickey Shunick led investigators to into the woods today. That is where three suspicious mounds of dirt had them thinking one of them could be hiding her remains.

Saggy pants help land teen behind bars for laundry list of charges

A Thibodaux teen is facing charges for disobeying the Saggy Pants Ordinance. Although that’s not enough to land him behind bars, the stolen handgun and bags of marijuana he had in those pants, were.

Springfield Mayor and Police Chief indicted for conspiring to hide DWI citation

Today the mayor and police chief of Springfield were each indicted on four felony charges for conspiring to hide a woman’s 2011 DWI citation, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Homeowner charged with arson in Zachary house fire

investigators have confirmed Pastor Bridget Barns Steib and her sister Lucielle Brown have been arrested on charges of Arson. Her million-dollar home went up in flames earlier this week.

Nothing found in St. Landry Parish grave sites

UPDATE: The third grave site has been cleared. We're told nothing was found.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff investigating possible shallow grave

UPDATE: St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells Fox15 News Lafayette two possible gravesites have been ruled out in this case. Right now, investigators are looking at a possible third gravesite.

Governor Jindal orders limited hiring freeze

A partial hiring freeze has been issued by Governor Bobby Jindal. The freeze affects executive branch agencies of the state government and lasts the entire fiscal year, which started at the beginning of July.

Shunick Suspect Goes Faces Grand Jury

Thirty three year old Brandon Lavergne the man accused of kidnapping the missing UL Lafayette student  will go before a grand jury on July 18th.