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Sheriff: Mother and her boyfriend arrested for death of 3-year-old

UPDATE: The Lafayette Police Department arrested Landon Broussard, 21, for the death of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old child. Investigators say the boy had injuries that were both fresh and healing, indicating prolonged abuse.

Oberlin man arrested for distribution of child pornography

On November 28, 2012, investigators assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations, Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office, and U.S.

Alabama fan sentenced to 2 years for obscenity after BCS Championship

The man accused of sexually assaulting an LSU fan in the French Quarter after the BCS Championship game earlier this year was sentenced today.

Statewide orientations planned for Hostess Brands’ employees

The Louisiana Workforce Commission will provide orientation sessions Wednesday, Dec. 5, through Friday, Dec. 7, on behalf of more than 400 former Hostess Brands Inc. employees in Louisiana.

Acadia Parish asks residents to make donation for Coat Drive

Crowley's Civic and Social Organization of the Luxurious Ladies are teaming up with local law enforcement for a Coat Drive that will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office.

Saints’ bus ‘egged’ at Atlanta International Airport

The New Orleans Saints were greeted with a foul display Wednesday night at the Atlanta International Airport. Officials say the team bus was “egged.”

The Beach Boys, Bad Company to rock Champion's Square for New Orleans Bowl

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Officials will host the second annual “Friday Night Concert” featuring The Beach Boys and Bad Company with lead singer Brian Howe on Friday, Dec. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in Champion’s Square.

Endangered Black Bear found dead in Avoyelles Parish, authorities seeking suspect

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officials are seeking leads for an illegally killed black bear that was found in the Avoyelles Parish.

Body found in Gulf identified as missing worker from Black Elk Energy platform

The U.S. Coast Guard confirms that the missing worker from the Black Elk Energy platform explosion was found in the Gulf of Mexico

Family Mourning over Loss of Daughter

  The Sonnier family says they can't imagine life without Rachael, who was killed in a crash.  Lafayette Police suspect the driver of the other car was drunk.