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Clerical error allows man to avoid serving sentence for 17 years

A clerical error has prevented a man from serving a 2 year prison sentence for over 17 years. The Attorney General filed a motion today that should correct the error and send him to jail.

Sulphur woman arrested for abusing boyfriend's daughter

On April 3, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office receiving a complaint regarding Kandyse R. Sensat, 31, 4017 Wildflower Drive, Sulphur, physically abusing an 11 year old family member.

Survey: Residents support increase of academic requirement for TOPS

According to the latest results from the 2013 Louisiana Survey, 57 percent of residents support increasing academic requirements for the TOPS program, while 38 percent were opposed.

Woman’s boyfriend arrested for connection to death of 2-year-old

In Allen Parish, deputies are trying to find out what happened to a 2-year-old little girl, who died from what they say were third-degree burns all over her back.

Caught on Camera: Armed robber gets away with cash in Lafayette

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store located at 1225 Carmel Drive; investigators are releasing a portion of the video surveillance of the robbery in hopes that someone may iden

Zoo of Acadiana's show bird succumbs to injuries

Kiwi, the bird that was stolen from the Zoo of Acadiana and recovered from a burning car, has died at the LSU Veterinary Hospital in Baton Rouge where it has been trying to recover.

Students in the Mechanical Engineering Department at UL build car from ground up

"In about six months we built an entire car from scratch," says Clint Manuel, ULLEC team member.

WANTED: Louisiana fugitive tied to vehicle theft in Virginia

A Louisiana fugitive, who has a criminal history spanning 25 years and as many arrests, is now connected to a case out of Virginia.

Boil advisory issued for portions of Iberville Parish

A boil alert advisory has been issued for Iberville Parish Water District 3 customers located on Hwy. 992-3 (Tenant Road) from Highway 75 (Belleview Road) to Hwy.

New business brings more job opportunities to Scott, La

More good news for the city of Scott, another big company is putting down roots in the city.  Today was the groundbreaking ceremony for a new service center for Hoover Container Solutions.  This is a part of Hoover's increased foc