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Five guards at Madison Parish Detention Center arrested for alleged abuse of prisoners

On Thursday, July 25, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested 5 guards from the Madison Parish Detention Center in Tallulah.

Louisiana wildland firefighters head to Oregon to assist with wildfires

Five Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) wildland firefighters are headed to Redmond, Oregon to assist in fighting a wildfire that has consumed roughly 49,000 acres of land in just under a week.

Home Depot having their annual hurricane preparedness workshop tomorrow

Often times we wait till the last minute to prepare for a hurricane.  Home Depot is having their annual hurricane preparedness workshop tomorrow from 10 in the morning till 2 in the afternoon.  All in time to inform you what necessiti

Louisiana Lottery winners claim $9.8 million in prizes in June from scratch-off tickets

From purchasing a sail boat to getting a head start on buying their kids’ school supplies, Louisiana Lottery players had a wide range of plans for the more than $7.3 million in prizes won during drawings held in June.

Domestic dispute results in couple’s arrest for drug charges

A domestic disturbance call resulted in the arrest of two people for various narcotics charges, according to police.

Expect a decline in giant salvinia growth on Calcasieu River

Lake Charles residents can expect to see some relief in the presence of giant salvinia on the Calcasieu River thanks to environmental factors in combination with Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ control efforts.

Good Times with Herman

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars perform, young actors do Shakespeare, and country music comes to the Theater in the Round in Sunset. Tha's all part of Good Times in the area this weekend.

Halliburton to plead guilty to destroying evidence in 2010 Gulf spill

Oilfield services giant Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying evidence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

Golden Nugget casino set to open in Lake Charles; last gaming license issued in Louisiana

The Golden Nugget is coming to Louisiana. The property, which is the last to acquire a gaming license from Louisiana, is expected to open next year.

State police hold ceremony to dedicate LA Highway 94 to former police officer killed in line of duty

Today Louisiana State Police held a ceremony to dedicate Louisiana Highway 94 in Lafayette Parish as the "Trooper Donald C.