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2013 has seen 7 lightning related deaths; Summer is peak lightning season

NOAA's National Weather Service has deemed June 23-29: Lightning Safety Awareness Week. They want to highlight the dangers of lightning and how to stay safe during a storm.

Man charged with murder for shooting woman in the head

A man was arrested for allegedly shooting a woman to death over the weekend.

Woman charged for selling stray dog, lying to investigators; animal returned to owner

An unusual case involving a stray dog has escalated to include the arrest of a Livingston Parish woman. That’s because deputies claim she sold the purebred animal and knowingly lied about when questioned by investigators.

Woman charged with murder after stabbing man to death during domestic dispute

A woman is charged with murder after she allegedly stabbed a man to death during a domestic dispute.

You have the right to remain silent…especially on Facebook

As social media sites continue to grow in popularity, so do the frequency and number of posts from its users. However, have you ever considered who’s reading your page?

Three Texas women killed running stop sign, crash with 18-wheeler

Three women from Texas were killed in a crash on Friday, June 21. It happened shortly before 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of LA 3063 and LA 109 in Calcasieu Parish.

Man wanted for killing rapper Lil’ Snupe considered armed, dangerous

Police have identified the man they believe to be responsible for the shooting death of Louisiana rapper Lil’ Snupe.

Detectives identify 2 persons of interest regarding attempted robbery, shooting

Detectives have identified two persons of interest who may have information regarding a shooting under investigation by the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Sulphur man accused of stalking, trying to run victim down with his car

A man was arrested after he stalked a former acquaintance and allegedly attempted to run the victim down with his car outside a nightclub.

Six young adults bicycling through Lafayette to draw attention to climate change

Six young adults from across the U.S. passed through Lafayette on their big trip from New Orleans to Houston, TX. They're riding bicycles for the RIDE for the Future program.