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Texas A&M campus being evacuated due to bomb threat

Thousands are evacuating Texas A&M’s College Station campus after the school received a bomb threat. Students are asked to leave on foot and not in cars.

LSU football 2013 schedule released

2013 LSU Football Schedule Aug. 31 TCU Arlington, Texas Sept. 7 Kent State Baton Rouge Sept. 14 UAB Baton Rouge Sept. 21 Auburn Baton Rouge Sept. 28 Georgia Athens, Ga.

Police: Teen shot man in the head over dispute involving pets

A 15-year-old is behind bars for shooting a man in the head. We’re told the victim confronted the teen because his dog tried to attack his cat.

I-10 West to remain closed throughout the day for cleanup after massive crash

The Louisiana State Police confirm that one lane of I-10 West could remain closed through the evening, and may not be fully re-opened until sometime tomorrow.

Three locals ready for pro boxing's return to Baton Rouge

The concept sounds simple. The process is painful. “We bleed together. We sweat together. We go through everything together,” said boxer Justin Thomas.

Bossier teen arrested: 'This school makes me want to shoot everyone'

 The Bossier Sheriff’s Office arrested a 17-year-old student at the Bossier Learning Center this morning on drug charges and threatening to shoot people at the school.

I-10 near Henderson shut down due to 18-wheeler crash, one dead

Authorities say one person died in a crash involving two 18-wheelers. They say it will be several hours before the West bound lane of I-10 near Henderson reopens as crews attempt to clear the debris and investigate the scene. 

Police arrest suspects in Michael Luke Darby death

Police have released more information about the man found dead in the bushes on Polk street in downtown Lafayette. They believe the man, Michael Luke Darby, died of multiple stab wounds early Sunday morning.

LPD investigates suspicious death of man under arrest

Lafayette police are investigating what they call the suspicious death of a forty-eight year old male who developed breathing problems while being arrested, then later died at a hospital.

Charles Boustany sponsors Medicare awareness event for seniors in Acadiana

For a lot of people it is something that is confusing and pretty intimidating, medicare. So in Lafayette Congressman Charles Boustany sponsored a Medicare awareness event for seniors in Acadiana.