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Lafayette SWAT Team called out after woman fires multiple shots inside home, refused to come out

The Lafayette Police Department had to call in a SWAT Team and negotiators to coax a woman out of a home on Sunday evening.

Four boaters from Baton Rouge had to be rescued after incident near Biloxi

 Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR) Marine Patrol, with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard and Bay St.

Vehicular Homicide: Intoxicated driver kills one after running traffic signal

A 24-year-old man died in a car crash last night, and the driver of the vehicle who caused it was arrested for vehicular homicide.

Two people die in crash when motorcycle colides with horse trailer

On Sunday, Oct. 14, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on US Highway 190 at Industrial Drive which claimed the lives of two people.

Paraplegic bikes across Louisiana

Scott Wells' life changed forever when a drunk driver slammed into him 13 years ago in South Carolina. It severed his spinal cord and left him a paraplegic.

Tigers move up in polls after knocking off South Carolina

The LSU Tigers moved up to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 and the USA Today Coaches Poll after downing South Carolina in Tiger Stadium Saturday night.

Krotz Springs man claims $1 million Powerball prize

 David Stelly told his coworkers he was “going to win some money” before checking his Powerball ticket last week, and that's just what he did.

Disaster Recovery Center opens in West Baton Rouge

Hurricane Isaac victims in West Baton Rouge Parish now have a place to turn.

Burglar suspected of stealing semi-automic weapon in police custody

Shreveport police have caught the man believed responsible for last month's burglary of a semi-automatic weapon from a Walmart parking lot.

Two men arrested for improperly touching kids

 Two men in unrelated cases were booked into the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office for allegedly touching juveniles in a sexual way.