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Tropical Depression Seven forms in Caribbean, no impact to Gulf

The National Hurricane Center named Tropical Depression Seven in the northern Caribbean Sea on Wednesday. Impacts are forecast to stay minimal in the continental United States, especially in the Gulf of Mexico.

Congressman Boustany against militray action in Syria

Congressman Charles Boustany is speaking out about the situation in Syria.  He is on his way to Washington deeply skeptical that military action from the US is the answer, although chemical weapons used against innocents goes against a tre

LOCATED: 15-year-old girl last seen leaving school in St. Landry Parish

UPDATE: Alexandria Marie Davis was located and is unharmed. ORIGINAL: Officials are asking for help from the public to locate a missing teen who was last seen in downtown Lafayette.

Westwego man arrested in check forgery case

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, arrested a man for forging a check.

Impairment suspected in Calcasieu Parish pedestrian fatality

A Sulphur man was struck and killed on I-10 eastbound by a vehicle.

Data show some two-year degrees worth more than four-year counterparts

Time isn't always money when it comes to higher education.

Troopers arrest 32 for DWI, seize illegal drugs, issue thousands of citations over Labor Day weekend

Throughout the Labor Day weekend, Louisiana State Police in conjunction with numerous local law enforcement agencies participated in Operation “Safe Corridor” in an effort to decrease serious injury and fatal crashes along Interstat

Large benefit planned for this weekend to help the search for missing UL student and the rest of the Nina crew

Friends, family members, and local businesses are sponsoring a huge concert, auction, family fun day this Saturday to raise much needed funds for the private search of UL student Danielle Wright and six others missing on the Nina.  The Nin

SCAM ALERT: Attorney General warns of medical scam targeting Louisiana seniors

Louisiana seniors are being warned to be on guard for telephone con artists promising free medical alert devices.

Louisiana law agencies receive nearly $2 million in federal grants; will supplement DNA, juvenile and forensic programs

The Department of Justice has recently awarded one grant to Louisiana State Police and two grants to Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. LSP was awarded $1,551,210 in funding for their DNA Backlog Reduction Program.