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Lafayette connection to New Orleans hotel shooting

UPDATE: The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified the shooter as Bajkanwar Aulakh, 20, from Lafayette, LA. Investigators say Aulakh shot his 24-year-old friend before shooting and killing himself.

LSP finds almost 300 lbs of marijuana during I-12 traffic stop

In the wake of last week’s trip to the Texas/Mexico border for a security briefing and tour by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson is pleased to announce the discovery of appr

New Iberia man 'in a hurry' shoots at another driver on Hwy 182

A New Iberia man is in jail for shooting at another driver on the roadway.

TPSO arrest Loranger woman for meth, outstanding warrants

A Loranger woman is now in jail on drug and traffic charges. Janaviene Bicknell, 26, was arrested after a deputy spotted her driving a damaged SUV, around 10:45 p.m. on August 10, 2014.

Shooting spree in New Orleans kills 2, injures 5

Two people are dead and five others hurt after a shooting spree Sunday night in New Orleans. New Orleans police say an 18 year old female and an unidentified male were pronounced dead.

LSP seeking witnesses in July 22 Prairieville crash

Shortly after 7:30 am on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle crash involving an off-duty Baton Rouge City Police motorcycle officer and a green Jeep Wrangler.

Gonzales man runs from APSO at scene of heroin bust

Two men are now in the Ascension Parish Jail on drug and trespassing charges. Chief Tony Bacala says deputies arrested Irvin Mitchell after they saw Mitchell selling drugs in a parking lot on the night of August 7, 2014.

Lafayette sees increase of armed robberies in July 2014

This past July Lafayette has experienced a rise in armed robberies in the area. The numbers may not be to daunting, but there was increase of armed robberies by 21 percent in the month of July compared to July 2013 robbery statistics.

Man drops off drug shipment as Vermilion cops arrest dealer

Vermilion Parish Deputies are searching for Fabian Mitchell, who they say took off in the middle of a drug deal, in Abbeville. They did arrest Lien Nguyen and David Broussard on various charges.

Prairieville man drives stolen truck into Bayou Manchac

A Prairieville man is now in jail after driving a truck into Bayou Manchac and running from police.

Baker City Councilman arrested for Moon Pie theft, abuse of power

John Givens, who represents District 5 on Baker, LA's City Council, turned himself in to Baker Police investigators at 7:30 Thursday morning.

NOPD looking for man who fatally wounded woman in hit and run

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- The 37-year old mother of two, hospitalized after an ATV accident has been taken off of life support. Now the hit and run driver is the subject of a homicide investigation.

3 men in jail for car burglaries, theft in Livingston Parish

Three Baton Rouge men are now in jail for crimes that happened in Livingston Parish.

NOLA man, LSP speak out about controversial traffic stop caught on camera

"It did exactly what I thought it would do which is cover their butts." This 15-minute Louisiana state police dash-camera video shows a traffic stop near Caffin and Charters in the lower ninth ward.

2 children at felon's home when APSO finds $4,500 worth of drugs

A Donaldsonville man is now in jail on multiple drug charges. Two children were at a home in the 3200 block of W. Highway 18 when Deputies arrested convicted felon Gregory Sharat, 33.