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DOTD announces start of preparations for 2013 severe weather season

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces the start of its preparations for the 2013 severe weather season in conjunction with Louisiana’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 3 – 9, 2013.

Westlake man arrested on fourth DWI after stealing fuel from gas station

A Calcasieu Parish man has been arrested for fourth DWI in less than five years.

FEMA awards $3.7M to La. Department of Agriculture and Forestry for Hurricane Isaac recovery

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will receive a $3.7 million federal grant to reimburse some of the costs associated with the delivery of fuel and fuel tanks meant to maintain vital citizen services during and after Hurrican

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Coast Guard stops oil leak near Port Sulphur

An oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has been stopped. Crews had been working to stop the leak since a ship hit an inactive well-head yesterday. The incident happened about nine miles southwest of Port Sulphur.

Lafayette man and wife found shot to death in home

A Lafayette couple was found shot to death in their home and police say it was a murder suicide.  It happened yesterday afternoon in their home on Lebesque.  We're told 52 year old Joseph Babineaux shot his wife, 52 year old Judit

Six months after Isaac Maurepas residents are still re-building

The sounds of re-building still ring through the Riverside community of Maurepas in Livingston Parish. Six months after Hurricane Isaac, life still isn't back to normal.

Lafayette Private Investigator Robert Williamson indicted in ongoing bribery scheme involving the DA's office

Another name to add to the list on the ongoing investigation of the bribery scam in the District Attorney's Office.  Private investigator Robert Williamson has been indicted as of today on one count of conspiracy, six counts of bribery

State committee discusses how to keep Louisiana schools safe

At a committee meeting held at the State Capitol today, officials discussed school security around the state.

Former Moss Bluff native arrested for aggravated incest

A former resident of Calcasieu Parish has been arrested on incest charges.