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Lafayette Police seeking leads for two armed robberies that happened on the same day

The Lafayette Police Department is currently working two separate armed robbery cases that happened on the same day.

Man wanted in 3 different states will face $1 million bond upon arrival back in Louisiana

A man who was wanted in three other states is being extradited to Louisiana for trying to scam a Satsuma resident. When he arrives, he will be booked and held on a $1 million bond.

Louisiana Army National Guardsman killed in crash

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, a crash involving two vehicles killed a Louisiana Army National Guardsman from Shreveport, LA and moderately injured another.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by three seperate vehicles

 Shortly after 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, Louisiana State Police investigated a fatality crash on LA 3235 in Lafourche Parish where a pedestrian was  killed.

LDWF agents conclude three year illegal fish sales investigation

 Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents arrested a Bridge City man on September 9 for alleged commercial finfish violations.

Newest addition to the Baton Rouge Zoo being closely monitored

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo has a new addition to the family! A female baby giraffe was born early Monday morning, September 10. However, the new baby is being closely monitored.

Man wanted for questioning in August homicide

 Lafayette police need your help identifying the man in this sketch. He is wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide that occured back on August 26th in the 100 block of Hummingbird Lane.

New Iberia woman wanted in connection with a warrant for theft

 The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance regarding the whereabouts of Rebecca A. Bacas, 37, New Iberia.

Lolo Jones starts up 'Hurdles of Hope'

Lolo Jones, the two-time Olympic hurdler and former LSU great, announced this week the start of the Lolo Jones Foundation and its signature program, Hurdles for Hope.

Ponchatoula woman wins $740,380 lottery jackpot

 Patsy McKnight of Ponchatoula, the sole winner of the $740,380 Lotto jackpot from the September 8 drawing, claimed her prize at Louisiana Lottery Headquarters Monday.