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Lake Charles man chases burglar who stole his gun

Lake Charles Police have arrested two men in connection with several burglaries after one victim caught them in the act on Wednesday at about 10:00 p.m.

$3.4 million road project to be completed in January 2014

Yesterday, Governor Bobby Jindal highlighted a current plan to resurface a state highway in St. Martin Parish.

Missing hunter found, survived freezing temps in swamp

Officers rescued a 22-year-old LSU student from Kenner on Tuesday night after he’d been reported missing on Monday evening.

LANO board names new president & CEO

Concluding a nationwide search for its next leader, the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations' Board of Directors announced today the hire of nonprofit management and fund development expert, Kelly Pepper, to serve as the Associa

Community Coffee partners with customers to give Military a taste of home

In 2013, Community Coffee reached a new landmark of more than 20,000 pounds of coffee shipped to overseas military personnel through its Military Match program.

UPDATE: Detectives release sketch of suspect in parking lot sexual assault

Lafayette police detectives have released a sketch of the possible suspect in the sexual assault that occurred in the middle of the day on Dec. 26, in a parking lot on Johnston Street.

AL fugitivie caught in New Iberia

A fugitive from Alabama has been captured in New Iberia. Joshua Folks (35) escaped from a mental health facility in Clark County, Alabama. Officials say Folks left Alabama by stowing away on a freight train that was headed west.

Universtiy Hospital & Clinics re-established its medical detox program

University Hospital & Clinics has re-established its medical detox program, which is now open and seeing patients.  The former medical detox unit, which operated under the name of First Step, has been closed since February 2012, when S

BR Man arrested for scamming 3 attorneys

A man has been arrested for scamming three local attorneys. The Baton Rouge Police Department reported on January 7, that Gregory James Edwards (32) was arrested and charged with three counts of Felony Theft.

Pelicans forward diagnosed with herniated disc

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that forward Ryan Anderson has been diagnosed with a herniated disc and is out indefinitely.