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16-year-old tries to kill a man with a machete; has history with gang activity

A California teen who recently moved to Slidell is now facing attempted murder charges. Police say he used the rusty machete pictured above against his brother’s friend.

Representative Charles Boustany speaks to local rotary club about upcoming implementation of Obamacare

Today Representative Charles Boustany visited with the local rotary club to talk and discuss what is going on in the US economy, mainly focusing on what they are trying to do in Washington on tax reform.  Boustany says this is a big effort

Two St. Landry Parish deputies graduate from extended training program

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office announced today the graduation of two sheriff’s deputies from the St. Martin Sheriff’s Basic Training Academy. These deputies include Dy. Charles Lipps and Dy. Andrew Esterly.

State troopers urge responsible choices for upcoming Fourth of July holiday

Louisiana State Police will have an increased number of Troopers on patrol this week and throughout the Fourth of July holiday.

Louisiana's highways rank 35th in the nation

Louisiana's state highway system is ranked 35th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Louisiana deputies team with England Police to arrest child predator

Following an extensive two and a half year investigation by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Vice Division Unit, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) of Lake Charles, and the Devon and Cornwall Police (UK), Mark Warren Noyes, 46, L

LCG to review UL Lafayette bike lanes on St. Mary Boulevard

A proposal to convert two of the four lanes of St. Mary Boulevard that cross through the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus into bike lanes is slated for review by the Lafayette Consolidated Council.

Entergy: 'If someone demands payment, hang up the phone'

There have been multiple reports of a scam targeting Entergy customers in Louisiana.

Acadian first responders reunite with heart attack patient

Last week, two months after suffering a heart attack at Festival International de Louisiane, Peter Barrilleaux was able to reunite with the members of the Acadian team who helped save his life.

25-year-old man drowns while swimming during camp party in Cocodrie

A 25-year-old man drowned during a party at a camp site in Cocodrie.