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UPDATE: Two cleanup workers rescued from sinkhole

UPDATE: During cleanup activities this morning, an additional 50’ feet of property on the SW side of the site fell into the sinkhole.

Jindal orders flags to be flown half-staff for St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Deputies

As an expression of respect for the four sheriff’s deputies, Governor Bobby Jindal has issued that the flags of the State of Louisiana shall be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol and all public building and institutions of the Sta

Cut Off teen charged with several auto thefts and burglaries

 Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a Cut Off teenager has been booked with theft and burglary charges after an investigation that began in February 2012. Steven R.

BR man booked for forgery of a college diploma, Medicaid fraud

A tip from Crime Stoppers has led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man accused of presenting a fake college degree in order to gain employment as a director of an adult day care facility, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Two deputies killed, two injured in St. John Parish shooting

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre said five people are in custody after a shooting that killed two St. John the Baptist Parish deputies and left two others injured.

People living in the Bayou Corne community say they're ready for answers

 People living near the site of the sinkhole say they're glad to see the equipment come but wonder if the drilling will produce any answers.

Lafayette restaurant looks to rename their Boudin creation after being told 'This name is taken'

Walk in to Deano's Pizza in Lafayette and you won't see Boudin Pizza on the menu.

Former Lafayette Officer accused of falsifying public records, charged with malfeasance in office

A former officer with the Lafayette Police Department has been arrested for allegedly altering public records.

Emergency Officials Report Slight Growth Of Sinkhole

Emergency officials in Assumption Parish say they've noticed the sinkhole has grown slightly but it's not as deep. Officals continue to monitor the situation and are taking air samples.