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Lafayette Parish man faces charges after fatal shooting

A Lafayette Parish man is in jail after killing a man and injuring another victim.

Body of Houma man found in St. Mary Parish's Intracoastal Waterway

The body of a Houma man was recovered from the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Mary Parish this morning, Oct. 6, by search and rescue officials.

Nottingham Regional Rehab Center hosts public health fair

Nottingham Regional Rehab Center hosted a health fair on October 5, 2014, that was open to the public.

Lake Charles program helps war veterans deal with post-traumatic stress

A program in Lake Charles, Louisiana pairs war veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder with a dog that has been rescued.

Lake Charles program helps war veterans deal with post-traumatic stress

A program in Lake Charles, Louisiana pairs war veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder with a dog that has been rescued.

Single vehicle crash kills 2 women on I-10 Ascension Parish

 Shortly before 8:30 am on October 3, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Interstate 10 east of US Hwy 61 in Ascension Parish.

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for 15-year-old runaway

Investigation continues for 15-year-old runaway. According to Lt. Col. Bobby Webre, 15-year-old Jazzmyn Falls may possibly be in the Baton Rouge area with Kalin Jock, 24, of 625 Kenmore Ave., Baton Rouge.

EBR Coroner rules elderly woman's death a homicide

UPDATE (10/4/14): Joleslie and Lauren Looney now face additional charges of Manslaughter and Obstruction of Justice in the death of Bessie Looney, 82. ORIGINAL (10/3/14):

Inmate shot trying to escape St. Gabriel jail

Shortly after 1:00 p.m. on October 3rd, 2014, an offender assigned to a work crew on the grounds of Elayn Hunt Correctional Center attempted to escape. 

New Iberia man arrested for speeding through traffic stop

A New Iberia man is currently in the Iberia Parish jail after speeding through a traffic stop and crashing into two vehicles.

Lafayette man arrested on home invasion

A Lafayette man is in jail for invading a woman’s home. Chief of Police Jim Craft says Korey Brown, 29, threatened a female victim and struck her multiple times.

UL Lafayette linebacker suspended indefinitely after domestic violence arrest

UL Lafayette has suspended Ragin Cajuns linebacker Chris Hill indefinitely following his arrest on domestic abuse battery charges.

4 people injured in shooting at McDonald's on Harding Boulevard

Baton Rouge Police detectives are now investigating an early morning shooting that sent four people to the hospital. It happened around 12:07 a.m. on October 3, 2014, at the McDonald’s on Harding Boulevard.

Southern University officials asking fans to arrive extra early to homecoming game

Southern University’s Campus Police are urging fans to arrive at least three to four hours before kick-off to avoid expected traffic delays for Saturday's homecoming football game between the Jaguars and the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden

Woman busted with liquid meth on I-12 indicted on federal drug charges

A Texas woman who was busted with $700,000 worth of liquid meth in Baton Rouge has been indicted on federal drug charges.