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Texas man busted in Lafayette with 2.7 pounds of marijuana, 28 grams of marijuana

Over $123,000 worth of cocaine was confiscated in Lafayette last week, and a Texas man is sitting behind bars for being in possession of it.

Natural gas well leak creates 4 mile sheen in Gulf of Mexico; Coast Guard responding

The Coast Guard and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement are responding to a loss of well control event at Ship Shoal Block 225 Platform B, a natural gas and crude oil platform located approximately 74 miles southwest of Port Fourchon

Young woman in critical condition after being struck by car

A young woman was set to the hospital this morning with critical injuries after she was struck by a vehicle.

Welsh man ejected from car during crash, dies on scene

A man died after being invovled in a two-vehicle crash in Jefferson Davis Parish. On July 8 at around 6:05 a.m., troopers were called to investigate a fatal crash on I-10 east of Louisiana Highway 99.

Boys and Girls Culbs of Acadiana entertained by performance from upcoming singer/performer

Upcoming singer Chris Eisenberg visited and performed at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana today.  This is a part of his 15 day tour reaching out to children in the Boys and Girls Club.  Being a club kid at a very young are in his

Man accused of theft for sheltering stray dog to defend actions in court

A man accused of theft for sheltering a stray dog pleaded “not guilty” in an East Feliciana courtroom this morning. The case unlike any other will go to trial on December 9.

Seven arrested in Sulphur drug raid

Seven people have been arrested as part of a drug bust in Calcasieu Parish.

CAUGHT: Bank robber claiming to have explosive device gets away with thousands

UPDATE - On July 8, 2013 at 11:36 p.m, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested 22 year old Torrell Wayne Tillman.

What to do if your child runs away from home

Realizing that your child has run away from home is filled with emotion - anger that she would do such a thing; fear for her safety; shame that others may think that you are not a "good" parent.

Summer increases vehicle-related heat stroke risk for kids

With summer officially started and temperatures reaching the 90s on many days, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission warns motorists not to leave children alone in closed vehicles for even a few minutes.