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Teen arrested for stealing over $26,000 of cattle in Vermilion Parish

A Vermilion Parish juvenile is charged with theft of livestock in connection with allegedly stealing 24 cattle from a Vermilion Parish cattleman.

Lottery drawings produce $6.9M in winnings in August, scratch-off winners claim $9.6M

From remodeling a kitchen to “putting the money in the bank and waiting for the grandkids to call,” Louisiana Lottery players had big plans for the more than $6.9 million in prizes won during drawings held in August.

Several students booked into Lafayette prison for ‘Junior / Senior Wars’ pranks

Several students are facing criminal charges for their involvement in a prank called “Junior / Senior Wars.” Police have released information about the arrests with the hopes of preventing future damage.

Louisiana ranks 9th in rate of women murdered by men

Louisiana ranked ninth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, with a rate of 1.67 per 100,000, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data.

Delcambre Police officer arrested by State Police for altering prescriptions

Louisiana State Police Detectives have arrested a Delcambre Police Officer for obtaining pain medication by fraud and other charges.

WANTED: Two men accused of robbing convenience store employee at gunpoint

Warrants have been issued for the arrest of two men who are believed to have committed an armed robbery at a convenience store.

Alabama woman rescued from Lake Charles hotel; man, woman accused of human trafficking

A man and a woman have been arrested for human trafficking after they allegedly forced a young woman from Alabama into prostitution and threatened her life.

Three arrested during drug warrant round-up in Crowley

Armed with three narcotics search warrants, members of the Crowley Police Department Narcotics unit and the Special Response Team executed the search warrants Monday evening.

Gang fight erupting at Opelousas High School this morning

Before the first bell rang at Opelousas High School this morning, the police were called in.