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Carencro man arrested after making bomb threat

Last night, Agents with Louisiana State Police Gaming division arrested a Carencro man for making a bomb threat at the Evangeline Downs Casino in Opelousas.

Ambassador Caffrey Extension brings business to the area

Traffic along the new extension has trippled in the past year, bringing businesses like the AHS Walk-In Clinic eager to build along the extension.  It has begun construction of a brand new facility and is expected to be fully functioning i

St. Landry Parish man beats woman after being asked to leave, arrested

A Sunset resident has been arrested on multiple charges, including battery. On April 15, St. Landry Parish authorities received a call in regards to a female victim that had been beaten in her home.

Suspect sought in Lafayette bank robbery

Authorities are searching for a man that robbed a bank in Lafayette. On April 15, at around 9:40 a.m., Lafayette Police received a call regarding an armed robbery that took place at at a bank in the 2900 block of Moss Street.

CAPTURED: Lafayette’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Pennsylvania

Officials have confirmed that a Louisiana fugitive was arrested in Pennsylvania this afternoon.

DNA evidence leads Crowley police to name suspect in 'cold case' burglary

You never know when a case may be solved, especially cold cases. But when police get information which sheds some light on a cold case, not only does the case begin to breathe but so does the officer working the case.

Man dies in crash; woman and child passengers survive

On Monday, April 15, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on US Highway 90 in Calumet which claimed the life of a Patterson man.

95 Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

April 15-19 declared Work Zone Awareness Week in Louisiana

Governor Bobby Jindal has declared this week as Work Zone Safety week in Louisiana, so the Department of Transportation and Development held a press conference today to make the public aware of the dangers construction zones may have.  A c