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Late night blaze causes damages to Highland Rd. restaurant

Firefighters battled a blaze at a restaurant off of Highland Rd. around ten last night.

LSU football Fan Day set for Sunday, August 10

LSU's annual football fan day will be held on Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Maravich Assembly Center and the Carl Maddox Field House on the LSU campus.

SWAC releases 2014 preseason All-SWAC football team

The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2014 SWAC Preseason Teams with quarterback Ben Anderson (Arkansas-Pine Bluff), and linebacker Kourtney Berry (Alabama State) headlining the list.

Teachers react to standstill in Common Core debate

Right now, teachers say they have no clue how to get ready for the new school year that's less than a month away.

Walker couple arrested for string of thefts, burglaries

Walker police arrested a man and woman suspected to be involved in several thefts and burglaries in the Walker area.

4 arrests made in string of Hammond car burglaries, stolen guns recovered

Four men are now being charged for a string of vehicle burglaries in the Hammond area.

Belle Chasse woman booked for falsely reporting car stolen

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s officers responded to the 100 block of Sigma Street in Belle Chasse in reference to an alleged auto theft on Friday, June 27, 2014.

Right lane blocked I-10 East before LA-77 in Grosse Tete due to an accident

UPDATE: The left lane has opened leaving the right lane blocked on I-10 East before LA-77, in Grosse Tete. Traffic is passing through the left lane.

First U.S. victim of brain eating amoeba was LA resident

When a deadly amoeba was found in the state's municipal water supply last fall, questions and concerns about the safety of drinking water swirled across every part of the state.

Lafayette deputies looking for 3 burglary suspects

All three of the above listed subjects are wanted for the burglary of a residence that happened on June 15, 2014 in the 200 Block of French Court in Lafayette, LA.

OPD arrests 2 for crystal meth during traffic stop

Opelousas Patrol Officers stopped a vehicle on I-49 South near Harry Guilbeau Road in reference to improper lane usage, on Wednesday evening at 11:30 p.m.

Sand available in St. Martin Parish for possible flooding

Due to the large amount of rain moving through upper St. Martin Parish, sand bags will be available until approximately 3:30 this afternoon at the following two locations:

CATS needs more changes after three months of new route structure

For the last three months, CATS buses have been moving in a new direction. The transit agency changed its routes and schedules to give people faster, more convenient service.