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East Texas grandparents found guilty of scalding toddler in tub

An East Texas couple arrested for injury to a child was found guilty in a smith county courtroom Tuesday afternoon. Kenneth Neal Walker, 55, Shelley Walker, 60, were taken into custody in February.

University Medical Center faces budget cuts

with university medical center along with hospitals around the state facing budget cuts--it is especially exciting for this new cardiology wing to come to acadiana '

3 Shreveport teens arrested in botched robbery

Shreveport Police detectives have arrested three men in connection with an attempted armed robbery of a south Shreveport residence Monday evening.

Crews attempt to recover dead dolphin found near Old Mississippi River Bridge

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is attempting to retrieve the carcass of a dolphin that was discovered around the Old Mississippi River Bridge yesterday.

House fire in Jennings claims life of handicapped man

The State Fire Marshal is currently investigating a fire that claimed the life of a handicapped man.

People in Independence split on what to do with Mayor

 Independence Mayor Michael Ragusa remains in office after a resolution designed to call for Ragusa’s temporary resignation failed. The town's Board of Alderman held a special meeting Monday morning.

Couple arrested after child was grazed by bullet during argument

 Ascension Parish Chief Criminal Deputy Tony Bacala reports the arrest of a Donaldsonville couple after their minor aged daughter narrowly escapes a fatal gunshot.

Peanut butter recall expands to Louisiana

 A peanut butter recall is expanding to additional products and states, including Louisiana.

66-year-old woman raped at knifepoint in Morgan City

 A 66-year-old woman was allegedly raped at knifepoint while she was sleeping in her bedroom.

Man facing burglary charges now accused of looting during Hurricane Isaac

A Hammond man believed responsible for looting during Hurricane Isaac was arrested during an investigation that first began two months ago.