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Hot wings up for superbowl weekend

The National Chicken Council projects that Americans will consume 1.23 billion chicken wings this superbowl weekend. 

Super Bowl celebrations at Woldenberg Park in New Orleans

Thousands of people excited about Super Bowl XLVII gathered Thursday night at Woldenberg Park for a ceremonial celebration.

Burglar kicks in door of apartment, violently attacks female occupant

A man allegedly kicked in the front door of an apartment and allegedly punched a woman repeatedly in her face.

Deputy forced to shoot tires of repeat DWI offender's vehicle to end high speed chase

A Napoleonville man was arrested for his fifth DWI after he took deputies on a high speed chase. It all ended when he slammed his car into the back of a vehicle being driven by a pursuing deputy.

Owner of Smoothie World in Lafayette subject of bizarre hostage incident

An owner of a Smoothie World in Lafayette is in the hospital for non-medical issues after he allegedly fought deputies and displayed some bizarre behavior.

Eight storage units burglarized in St. Landry Parish

Officials in St. Landry Parish are looking for a suspect that looted eight separate storage units.

Deadbeat parents listed on DCFS website

The Department of Children and Family Services have put out a list for parents wanted for non-payment of child support.

Five victims of human trafficking rescued in New Orleans French Quarter

Five people believed to be victims of human trafficking were rescued in New Orleans by law enforcement on Tuesday, reports indicate.

Liquor thieves caught putting bottles in purses

The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred at a local store on December 1, 2012 at 6:15 p.m.

Unanswered questions, frustrations remain after Bayou Corne community meeting

A community in Assumption Parish meeting got heated after Texas Brine Officials and representatives from its contracted companies tried to give an update to residents of Bayou Corne.