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Three Avoyelles men cited for wildlife violations

 Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited three Avoyelles Parish men for alleged wildlife violations on Sept. 14 in Avoyelles Parish.

Corps of Engineers not liable for Katrina damage, court rules

Three years ago, a federal court found the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers responsible for the catastrophic flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. On Monday, an appeals court threw that decision out.

Baton Rouge man charged with possession of child pornography

A Baton Rouge resident has been arrested and charged with one count of possessing pornography involving juveniles, announced Louisiana Attorney General Caldwell.

Shreveport standoff ends peacefully

A wanted man is in law enforcement custody after a two and a half hour standoff in south Shreveport Monday afternoon.

Leftover food from last years hunting season being collected

Local business man, Bob Giles challenges the local sportsmen of the area each year to clean out their freezer and donate leftover frozen fish and game from last years hunting season to help the less fortunate.

Local police and AT&T working on eliminating texting while driving

Local police officers and AT&T want to elimnate texting while driving. It is all part of a campaign called "It Can Wait."

Assumption Parish residents waiting for answers

People living in the area say they have been getting better information from Assumption Parish officials. They say it is a big change that has helped make them feel a little bit safer.

New information out about West Nile Virus

There is new information out concerning the West Nile Virus. Just last Friday the Louisiana Department Of Health And Hospitals confirmed a case of the virus in Lafayette Parish which is the first in five years.

Police lawsuit battle continues

The battle continues in the courtroom between 15 current and former Lafayette Police Department Officers versus Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft along with Joey Durel and Dee Stanley of Lafayette city government.

Texas Brine salt cavern drilling continued

Drilling continued at the Texas Brine salt cavern early Saturday morning. Workers were forced to stop early Friday morning because of broken equipment.