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St. John Parish protects water supply amid recent amoeba detection

As a result of the recent detection of amoeba in two parish water systems, St. John Parish has implemented additional sampling and testing procedures to ensure the water supply remains safe.

Lafayette burglar arrested after crash in Baton Rouge faces additional charges in Acadia Parish

An incarcerated 38-year-old Lafayette man has been charged for a burglary that occurred on Standard Mill Road near Rayne.

Our Lady of Lourdes dismantling project underway

The dismantling project of Our Lady of Lourdes hospital on St. Landry is fully underway.  The demolition started in late spring and is set to be completely down by the end of this year.

Active WWII-era grenade located in driveway of home in Baton Rouge

An active World War II-era grenade was found today by construction workers while they were working on a residential project.

Two arrested at post office after receiving large package containing MDMA

Two men have been arrested after going to a post office in Breaux Bridge and picking up a package containing over 28 ounces of MDMA, otherwise known as "Molly".

Ragin Cajun's softball team pitches in for good causes

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team will host LSU-Alexandria and Lamar University in a pair of fall exhibition games this weekend at Lamson Park, seeking wins and to support two good causes.

Employee killed during industrial accident at Baton Rouge facility

A 41-year-old man was killed during an industrial accident at a pipe facility located in Baton Rouge.

B.I. Moody III College of Business rates as one of Princeton Review's best

UL Lafayette’s B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration is included in the 2014 edition of the Princeton Review’s “Best 295 Business Schools.”

Lafayette burglar crashes vehicle in Baton Rouge after high speed chase

A man wanted for burglarizing a home in Lafayette was captured after he crashed his vehicle in Baton Rouge while attempting to flee from authorities.

St. Martin authorities looking for burgalry suspects

Three burglary suspects are wanted after stealing items from a home.