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Mayor of Opelousas, Don Cravins, seeking re-election

According to Mayor Don Cravins, the city of Opelousas is getting ready to experience the biggest economic boom that it has ever seen.  He says it's all because of a new attitude the city has begun to adopt.  Cravins believes the g

Fake checks from BR bank are being used in secret shopper scam

A group of scammers are using counterfeit checks from a Baton Rouge bank to prey on potential victims. It all starts when a person responds to an ad looking for secret shoppers.

Two children in Baton Rouge being treated for Enterovirus

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Centers for Disease Control officials and officials with Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge confirm two children are being treated for Enterovirus D68.

Glen Oak residents resolve street lighting issue

Glen Oaks residents are shining a spotlight on crime in their neighborhood. They say they live in a constant fear of danger and are too afraid to leave their homes. They blame a lack of proper street lighting for the ongoing violence.

Cajun's Aussie Kicker Continues to Improve and Impress

While the Ragin' Cajun football team gets ready for Boise State on the road this Saturday, not all the news is bad after losing it's last two games.

Saturday Night's Abbeville Shooter In Custody, Evidence Points to Other Shooters Involved

An update on the Abbeville shooting that took place late Saturday night.

Senator David Vitter Still Focused On Governor's Race Despite Allegations

The American Democracy Legal Fund, has filed a complaint accusing U.S. Senator David Vitter of violating a state campaign finance law.

Deputies bust synthetic marijuana lab in St. Landry Parish

A St. Landry Parish man is now in jail after authorities found a synthetic marijuana lab in his home.

Police need help identifying driver who injured teen in hit and run

Lafayette Police need your help identifying the driver who critically injured a teenager during a hit and run.

Rob Maness, candidate for US Senate, says campaign picking up

Rob Maness, who hopes to oust Senator Mary Landrieu and take over her Senate seat, admits he's facing a tough race ahead. He says he's already been asked by the republicans multiple times to leave the race.