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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.

Employee arrested for illegally cashing over $20,000 in company checks

A Sulphur woman is charged with 59 counts of forgery after she allegedly cashed checks from her employer at various local businesses.

Man stabs victim in the head, arrested

A New Iberia man has been arrested after stabbing a victim in the head.

Four arrested on multiple charges in St. Mary drug sting

Four Bayou Vista residents have been arrested on multiple drug charges as the result of a drug sting.

Supriya Jindal Foundation for Louisiana's Children awards grand prize to Lafayette Parish woman

Throughout the year, the Supriya Jindal Foundation for Louisiana's Children proudly recognizes deserving individuals who work to positively impact in the lives of Louisiana’s youth.

Mayor of New Roads assures Pointe Coupee residents are safe after morning fires

In Point Coupee Parish, several houses are now destroyed after a bizarre series of overnight fires in and around New Roads.

Two men arrested for robbery, rape outside Lafayette apartment

Two men were arrested in connection to a robbery and rape investigation that happened back in June 2013.

New Roads man booked into EBR Prison for trafficking of a child for sexual purposes

A New Roads man has been arrested for trafficking a juvenile for sexual purposes, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Divers recover $4,000 in stolen property from bottom of canal; suspect arrested

Over $4,000 in property was recovered from the bottom of canal in Franklin by divers. The items were located while deputies investigated a series of burglaries that happened in the area.