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Technology no salve for emotional wounds of Bayou Corne sinkhole evacuees

An increase in meetings about the Bayou Corne sinkhole is not leading to an increase in confidence for people forced to evacuate their homes.

Bait dogs: The unseen victims of an illegal blood sport

The gruesome world of illegal dogfighting rarely makes its way to the general public. That’s why a video posted to Facebook showing the horrific crime managed to circulate around the state in less than a day’s time.

National Signing Day 2013: Ragin' Cajuns football signing class

Below is a list of the 2013 UL Football Signing Class Mid Year Signees Dominick Bilich: OL

Mardi Gras has positive effects on economy in south Louisiana

South Louisiana is famous for the celebration of Mardi Gras.  The beads, music, king cakes, balls are all examples of the traditions of south Louisiana's rich cajun culture.  Many get so caught up in the celebration and do not rea

American Sugar Cane League holds annual Sugar Cane Convention

The American Sugar Cane League is holding a two day conference at the Lafayette Hilton.  It is a non-profit organization of Louisiana sugar cane growers and processors.  The League's main functions continue to be research, product

LSP: More fatal crashes happen during Mardi Gras than any other holiday

Louisiana motorists were involved in more fatal and injury crashes during the 102-hour Mardi Gras holiday in 2011 than during any other holiday period, according to statistics compiled by the Highway Safety Research Group at LSU.

Fatal crash in Pointe Coupee Parish involves school bus

One person has died after a wreck involving a school bus Tuesday morning.

Suspects wanted for slaughtering show pig at high school Ag Farm

Investigators need the public’s help to identify the suspect(s) responsible for slaughtering a show pig and injuring several others.

California man arrested in Crowley for magazine scam

Crowley Police have arrested a California man for Uninvited Soliciting and Hawking, which is a violation of Crowley City Ordinance.