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WANTED: Louisiana fugitive tied to vehicle theft in Virginia

A Louisiana fugitive, who has a criminal history spanning 25 years and as many arrests, is now connected to a case out of Virginia.

Boil advisory issued for portions of Iberville Parish

A boil alert advisory has been issued for Iberville Parish Water District 3 customers located on Hwy. 992-3 (Tenant Road) from Highway 75 (Belleview Road) to Hwy.

New business brings more job opportunities to Scott, La

More good news for the city of Scott, another big company is putting down roots in the city.  Today was the groundbreaking ceremony for a new service center for Hoover Container Solutions.  This is a part of Hoover's increased foc

State Police still investigating bizarre incident from yesterday

State Police are investigating a bizarre incident that took place yesterday afternoon.  Twenty-two year old Byron Simon was traveling north on i-49 when he hit a truck in front of him from behind.  When the two cars pulled over, Simon

DOTD designates April as Highway Safety Awareness Month

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today the state’s month-long campaign to promote safe driving practices, especially emphasizing the need to use extreme caution while driving through work zones.

Local meat packing company recalling over 20,000 pounds of deli meat

Manda Packing Company, a Baker, La., establishment, is recalling approximately 20,166 pounds of cooked roast beef deli meat due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S.

Naked man involved in crash fights with deputy, gets tased

Troopers are currently investigating a bizarre officer-involved shooting incident that began with a traffic crash and ended with a naked man being tased.

Agents recover 30 pounds of marijuana after high speed chase down I-10

A Tennessee man was arrested for possession of 30 pounds of marijuana last night after he took law enforcement on a high speed chase down I-10.

First round of home inspections almost complete in Bayou Corne

Texas Brine officials say their contractors completed 85 out of 89 home inspections in Bayou Corne. The homes are owned by people who want to be bought out, but they did not hire a lawyer, yet.

Elderly scam artist takes Opelousas resident for $8,000 in cash; more victims possible

Detectives are working to identify a scam artist who is accused of taking people for money upwards of $8,000.