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Assistant City Attorney accused of having joint in court

New Orleans police cited an assistant city attorney after they say he had a marijuana cigarette. According to police, Jason Cantrell was in Magistrate Court when the joint fell out of his pocket.

Man arrested for rape of 66-year-old woman

The Morgan City Police Department has arrested a man they believe to be responsible for the rape of a 66-year-old woman.

Robbery suspect shot, killed by police now connected to second case

 A man who was shot and killed by a Lafayette Police Officer has now been connected to a second bank robbery case.

Alabama fan gets two year sentence after guilty plea for obscenity charge

The Alabama fan accused of performing sexual acts on a passed out LSU fan has pleaded guilty.

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.