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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.

Potty mouth at fast food restaurant lands woman trip to parish jail, $500 bond

A 23-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly yelled profanities at a fast food employee.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of two men for manufacturing methamphetamine

Two men were arrested after a deputy conducted a routine traffic stop and found materials used for making meth in the vehicle.

SCAM ALERT: Sheriff warns about emails, letters claiming to offer ‘reward’

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Captain Megan Vizena warns citizens that there is a scam going around that is offering cash rewards after a lump sum payment is submitted.