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Back to School: Free child safety booster seat event

On Saturday, August 18th, 2012, from 9:00am to 1:00pm Louisiana State Police Troop L in conjunction with the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force and the Central Tangipahoa Head Start will be hosting a child safety seat event in the Independen

LSU football player Tyrann Mathieu kicked off the team for violating team and school policies.

SU Head Coach Les Miles called a special press conference today to announce that Tyrann Mathieu has been removed from the team due to a policy violation.

Lafayette Sheriff investigating death of female inmate

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a parish inmate at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Lafayette Police: Body identified as Mickey Shunick

 Lafayette Police have confirmed the body found earlier this week in Evangeline Parish is that of Mickey Shunick.

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.