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DHH confirms five new West Nile virus cases in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed five new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 39.

Woman arrested after striking child with belt, caused severe bruising

A Sulphur Woman has been arrested on charges of Cruetly to a Juvenile.

Man accused of battering woman while children were present in the home

A 21-year-old man was arrested for domestic abuse after he threw objects during an argument and hit a woman in the face.

National Child Passenger Safety Week Saturday events around Louisiana

Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting Child Safety Seat Check events across Louisiana this Saturday, September 21.

Louisiana tax amnesty period to start next Monday, September 23

The secretary of the department of revenue came to Acadiana today to remind everyone about the Louisiana tax amnesty period.  This is an opportunity for any tax payer in Louisiana who has any delinqent taxes, no matter the reason, to pay t

Suspect sought in overnight Lafayette robbery

Authorities are searching for an armed robbery suspect. On September 19, at approximately 1:50 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery incident at an apartment complex in the 200 block of Theatre Street.

Man arrested for theft following single-vehicle crash; 5-year-old injured

A Bunkie man is in the St. Landry Parish Jail for felony theft charges and child endangerment following a crash on LA Highway745 near LA Highway 10 north of Washington.

BACA-Bikers Against Child Abuse Benefit Saturday in Erath

Bikers with big hearts is one of the many ways to describe BACA , Bikers Against Child Abuse .

Lottery player celebrates birthday and wins second-chance Saints Game-Day experience

As a birthday tradition, Herman Hamilton of Franklin said he always gifts himself with $20 worth of Louisiana Lottery scratch-offs.

Bond set at $100,000 for LSU law student accused of raping woman

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a student at the LSU law school who is accused of raping a woman.