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Four Southeastern football games slated for television in 2014

The Southland Conference Television Network and ESPN3 will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of all 11 Southland football teams in 2014, including four games featuring defending conference champion Southeastern Louisiana.

St. Landry Parish officer arrested for smuggling contraband into jail

A correctional officer with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office was arrested Tuesday for allegedly bringing contraband into the parish jail.

BR residents react to increased murders within the past week

In Baton Rouge, someone has been shot and killed almost every day for the past week. Baton Rouge Police said they are working hard to get to the bottom of all of this.

LA man arrested in connection with bomb threat at St. Martin Parish truck stop

Joseph Oquinn, 55, of Park, LA, was arrested Monday night in connection with a bomb threat at a truck stop on the Evangeline Thruway in St. Martin Parish.

29-year-old Breaux Bridge man charged with forcible rape

Joseph Auguillard, 29, of Breaux Bridge has been arrested and charged with one count of forcible rape. Auguillard is also a registered sex offender.

Opelousas convenience store owner, cashier arrested for selling synthetic marijuana

Police arrested a convenience story owner and a cashier on Tuesday, July 15, after investigating reports about the sale of synthetic marijuana.

TPSO needs your help identifying 2 POIs in Amite shoplifting cases

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in identifying two persons of interest in connection with a string of alleged shoplifting incidents.

LSP still searching for vehicle that hit 7-year-old

Louisiana State Police say that despite several tips and leads, investigators have not been able to locate the vehicle that hit and injured a 7-year-old child from Brusly, LA, on July 4.

The importance of tourism in Acadiana

Food, music, culture. These are words so many of us associate with our region of Acadiana. We keep getting national recognitions for the place we call home, and it's making a positive difference.

Tangipahoa 911 launches service that gives deaf community rare access

Imagine being in an emergency, and realizing that you cannot call 911 for help. You want to, but there is no way to tell the dispatcher what's happening.

Uber has successful opening weekend in Baton Rouge

Adam Berthelot signed up to become an Uber driver because he felt it was a way to make a difference and help people avoid some of the mistakes he's made in the past.

Livingston detectives trying to identify Walmart theft suspects

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies are trying to identify three suspects who reportedly stole two flat-screen televisions from the Walmart in Watson.

Audit shows Office of Financial Institutions needs to do a better job

Did you know nearly 60,000 households depend on pay day loans just to make ends meet? That's more than 20% of the state! But is it worth it?

Payday lender regulations audit

An audit released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor reveals that payday lenders involved in shady business practices needed to fined. 

5 named in most recent round of Ascension Parish’s ‘Operation No Show’

UPDATE 7-16-14: Derek Adair turned himself in to deputies Wednesday evening.  Stacie Gauthier was arrested Tuesday night. Robert Bennet was also arrested. -----