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Man jumps on hood of girlfriend’s car armed with a knife, shatters windshield

A man was arrested after he allegedly jumped on the hood of his girlfriends car, armed with a knife, and shattered the windshield as she attempted to drive away. The woman’s young child was in the car when it happened.

Plaquemine man pleads guilty to alligator violations; 1 year probation, community service, $5,000 fine

A Plaquemine man pleaded guilty to false swearing and theft of alligators in the 19th Judicial District Court in East Baton Rouge Parish on Sept. 12.

Two Lafayette men hospitalized after being shot by home intruder

Two people are in the hospital with serious injuries after they were shot by an unknown home intruder.

Man arrested for 4th DWI, prior charges include vehicular homicide

A 39-year-old man from Lake Charles was arrested for his 4th DWI after he nearly caused a crash while he was speeding.

Plant fest 2013 has huge turn out

A huge crowd of an estimated 5,000 people turned out for Plant Fest 2013 and farmers market this past Saturday at the horse farm.  The farmers market every Saturday has around sixty vendors, but this past Saturday over 150 vendors were the

Carencro man shoots father, turns gun on himself

Investigators believe a 38-year-old man shot and killed his father, then turned the gun on himself.

Man arrested for threatening tow truck drivers with baseball bat

Having your car towed is infuriating for most. However, one man was arrested after he allegedly acted out his frustration with threats of violence.

Marksville man cited for alligator violations

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited a Marksville man for alleged alligator hunting violations on September 5.

Iberia parish sheriff's office acquires 5 ton military vehicle for next emergency situation

In the face of the next hurricane or seasonal flood the citizens of Iberia parish can rest assured that law enforcement in that area is prepared.  The sheriffs office has a five ton military vehicle to use for emergency situations and natu

Tropical Storm Ingrid forms in the Bay of Campeche, poses flooding threat to eastern Mexico

Tropical Storm Ingrid formed in the Bay of Campeche Friday morning. It will track into the western Gulf of Mexico as a tropical storm through the weekend, and make landfall north of Tampico, Mexico early Monday morning.