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CPSO: Woman abducted teen for a week, abused, sexually molested her

A Lake Charles woman is being held on a $650,000 bond for charges related to the alleged abduction of a 14-year-old girl.

12-year-old boy dies after being thrown from ATV during crash

A 12-year-old boy died yesterday after he was thrown from the ATV he was driving.

UL Lafayette to start Ragin’ Cajun Bridge Program with SLCC

A new partnership between the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and South Louisiana Community College benefits students attending SLCC whose long-term academic plans are to earn a bachelor’s degree from UL Lafayette.

St. Charles Parish Deputy killed in crash while responding to emergency call

An on-duty deputy was killed in a car crash that happened while he was responding to an emergency call.

Governor Jindal declares State of Emergency due to chemical hazard caused by train derailment

Governor Bobby Jindal declared a State of Emergency due to a train derailment and leak of hazardous materials in St. Landry Parish.

Bayou Corne residents: One year later still in limbo

People living in Bayou Corne rallied together Saturday, August 3 to show each other sign of support after a year of heartbreak.

Unrestrained driver killed after car crashes into ditch, hits house

On Sunday, August 4 shortly after 7:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 1161 near St. John Road in Evangeline Parish. The crash took the life of Monique R.

WANTED: ‘Violent sexual predator’ from Texas sighted in several Louisiana cities

The reward for a Texas fugitive who has connections to Louisiana has increased to $13,000 for information that leads to his arrest.

DOTD: $6.7 million road project to begin in Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced that both Pointe Coupee and West Baton Eouge Parishes will receive newly repaved roads.