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Gift card scam now using local organizations across Louisiana to trick victims

A scam is making its way across Louisiana and it’s using the names of local organizations to trick victims into providing personal information.

Man dies while driving, crashes into Wal-Mart

One man is dead after crashing his pickup truck into a Wal-Mart in Watson. State Police said the driver died behind the wheel before his vehicle ran into the side of the Wal-Mart Supercenter.

The Advocate looking to expand into New Orleans

The Advocate, Baton Rouge's daily newspaper, says they're ready to once again expand their coverage into New Orleans.

Sheriff: Young girl who made bomb threat said she did it because she was bored

A recent arrest in Lake Charles proves the saying, "A bored kid is a dangerous kid."

Suspects crash into house after chase with State Police

 State Police have one man in custody and are seeking two others after they fled from troopers and crashed their vehicle into a home in Lafayette Parish.

St. Landry Man Arrested For Attacking Wife With Skillet

A man is in jail after allegedly breaking into his ex girlfriends house and attacking her with an electric skillet.

Shunick Search Continues For Sixty Sixth Day

Mickey Shunick has been missing for sixty six days now. Her friends and family members refuse to stop looking for her.

Louisiana Schools Taking Part In Voucher Program

Louisiana schools taking part in the new voucher program will have to follow some new guidelines.  

BRPD seeking two additional suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping in Tiger Land

One man is behind bars and police are seeking two others who are accused of robbing and kidnapping an individual in Tiger Land.

Changing Of Guard Takes Place At Lafayettes Lite Center

A changing of the guard took place this morning at Lafayette's Lite Center.   Dr. Kam Ng officially took over as CEO after a long search by the governing board.