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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.

Stalemate seen between governor's office and BESE over testing

There will not be a simple answer to the question of which test our students will take this year.

Lafayette makes sand available in preparation for possible flooding

Lafayette Consolidated Government announced this afternoon that sand has been made available.

EBR School Board members have mixed views about downsizing

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board may shrink in size, but as of right now, members don't know how it's all going to turn out.

5 teens charged for overnight crime spree in Crowley

Five Crowley teens, ranging in age from 13 to 16-years-old, were arrested on an array of charges related to an overnight crime spree.