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Ragin Cajuns Football Team Countdown To Kickoff

Ragin' Cajun football kicks off in a little more than two weeks. As the rest of us count down to the start of the season the coaches and players know they need every pre season practice they can get.

Signs Missing From I-10 and I-49

I-10 and I-49 is one of the busiest interstate intersections in the country. The problem is however that there are no signs that point drivers towards Lafayette. Some say it's a big problem.

Assumption Parish Clean Up On Hold

In Assumption Parish clean up operations at the sinkhole are on hold tonight after two workers had to be rescued from the sinkhole.

Four Deputies shot in St John The Baptist Parish

Four deputies were shot in St. John The Baptist Parish early this morning. Two deputies are in the hospital the other two have died.

North American Salt’s Cote Blanche Mine in Louisiana receives over 400 safety violations in 3.5 year period

 In recent weeks, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) inspectors have issued at least 21 citations to North American Salt for its health and safety conditions at its Cote Blanche, La., mine.

UPDATE: Two cleanup workers rescued from sinkhole

UPDATE: During cleanup activities this morning, an additional 50’ feet of property on the SW side of the site fell into the sinkhole.

Jindal orders flags to be flown half-staff for St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Deputies

As an expression of respect for the four sheriff’s deputies, Governor Bobby Jindal has issued that the flags of the State of Louisiana shall be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol and all public building and institutions of the Sta

Cut Off teen charged with several auto thefts and burglaries

 Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre reported a Cut Off teenager has been booked with theft and burglary charges after an investigation that began in February 2012. Steven R.

BR man booked for forgery of a college diploma, Medicaid fraud

A tip from Crime Stoppers has led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man accused of presenting a fake college degree in order to gain employment as a director of an adult day care facility, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.