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Man pleas guilty to defrauding state’s tax program for film industry

A man pled guilty today to defrauding the state’s film tax credit program.

Powerball jackpot increased to $360 Million, third largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the May 15 drawing climbed to $360 million Tuesday, the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

Plain Exploration and Production locating new facility in Broussard, La

The news last week that Plain Exploration and Production is locating a new deepwater Gulf of Mexico warehouse and storage facility in Broussard is extremely exciting for the community.

REMINDER: Don’t forget to file your state taxes; due May 15

The deadline for filing 2012 Louisiana Individual Income Tax returns is Wednesday, May 15.

Serial burglar caught hiding inside building

A weekend rash of commercial burglaries in the down town area of Crowley has been closed with the arrest of a Lake Charles man.

Saints make roster moves following rookie minicamp

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced today that the club has signed the following free agents to contracts following their participation in the club’s rookie minicamp on a tryout basis: DE Ba

Accused car thief flips vehicle several times during high speed chase

An accused car thief not only survived after he flipped the vehicle he was driving several times, he allegedly got out of the car and started running.

Acadian Fine Foods recalls more than 17,000 pounds of pork, chicken stew

A local company is recalling more than 17,000 pounds of pork and chicken stew due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The FDA has listed this as a high health risk.

Budget passes House floor, leaving most satisfied

The Louisiana House of Representatives passed a 92-6 Budget just before 5:00 on Friday Afternoon.

Water seeps into Bayou Corne sinkhole due to rough weather

Today’s rough weather is leading to more problems at the sinkhole in Assumption Parish. A berm near the sinkhole broke in five different spots overnight. Now, some water is getting into the sinkhole.