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17 year old drowns in Acadia Parish over weekend

Thomas Grantham was swimming with friends in Bayou Plaquemine near Esterwood. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office said Grantham was about 20 feet off shore when he went under for unknown reasons.

Teen in Iberia Parish missing and authorities believe her baby may be in danger

Deputies said Deshante Robinson,15, ran away from home Christmas day and took her one year old son, Jason Joseph with her. She is about 5'6" and around 160 lbs.

18 people busted for under-age drinking

Lafayette police hit up eight bars Saturday night. At Nightown, police said they caught seven people illegally drinking. At City Bar, half a dozen people were also issued summons.

Opelousas police get two new motorcycles

Opelousas police officers are fighting crime on a pair of new motorcycles. The Honda's ST-1300 is aimed at helping an officer patrol the streets more safely.

Cajun softball team sweeps the Sunbelt Conference

Over the weekend, the Cajun softballers swept the Sunbelt Conference foe Troy in three games.  For the fourth time this season, Ashley Brignac is the Sunbelt pitcher of the week.

Former school counselor admits to having indecent relationship with a student

A former Lafayette school counselor admitted to a having a sexual relationship with a 14 year old girl in federal court Friday. Allison Hargrave, 40, pled guilty to enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity.

Chevron is choosen to start drilling for oil in the gulf

Chevron has been given the green light to start drilling for new oil in the gulf. Chevron is the first company since the BP spill that has been okayed by Washington.

U.S. Coast Guard sites Houston Company for new oil spill

The coast guard said the oil found near Grand Isle over the weekend has been chemically matched oil from one of Anglo Sweese's rigs.

Shreveport GM plant re-opened today

The GM plant in Shreveport has re-opened today. It shut down last week because of a parts shortage caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Big move for chairman of Louisiana's Republican Party

It is a big move up in the political ranks for the chairman of Louisiana's Republican Party. Roger Villere has been elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Republican National Committee.