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Police looking for hospital purse snatchers

On July 2 at approximately 7:20 a.m., Lake Charles Police Department responded to a theft of a purse from St. Patrick’s ICU waiting room.

People living near sinkhole concerned drilling relief well may not solve problem

The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources says they've approved a permit for a relief well in Assumption Parish, but the concerns continue near Bayou Corne.

Seven charged in life insurance scheme

Seven area residents have been charged for their role in a life insurance fraud scheme.

Denham Springs trio arrested with stolen property from three states, including a rock wall

 A tip led Detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Burglary Division to a home on Highway 16 in Denham Springs. On August 6, 2012, a search warrant led to the recovery of numerous stolen items.

Tyrann Mathieu To Make Possible Return To LSU Tigers Football Team

New information is surfacing tonight from LSU on a possible return to the team for Tyrann Mathieu.

Lafayette Man Behind Bars Charged With Armed Robbery

A Lafayette man is behind bars tonight charged with armed robbery, resisting arrest, 2 counts of attempted 1st degree murder and aggravated criminal damage to property.

Eighteen Wheeler Demolishes Car On Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

It was an eighteen wheeler versus car this morning on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. This happened between the Butte La Rose and Whiskey Bay exits around 9 am.

Ragin Cajun Football Team Holds Scrimmage Over Weekend

As the rest of us count down Ragin' Cajun kickoff the guys are keeping busy on the practice field. Saturday, the team had its first head to head scrimmage of the preseason, offense vs. defense.

Three teens arrested for theft of historical military items from Denham Springs

Three teens have been arrested for allegedly stealing several firearms and other military weapons from the Old City Hall display in Denham Springs.

LSU Scrimmages for first time during preseaon camp

Quarterback Zach Mettenberger connected on 15-of-30 passes for 190 yards and two scores as top-ranked LSU went through its preseason scrimmage here Saturday indoors at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.