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Louisiana Congressional race heating up

The race for the 3rd Congressional seat and the candidates are busy on the campaign trail. representative Jeff Landry took some time to answer students' questions over at UL today.

Man arrested in only his underwear who died identified

The man who passed away after police say he was caught harassing hotel guests wearing only his underwear has been identified as 48 year old Cleveland Green of Lafayette.

Crash shuts down huge portion of I-10

A crash shut down a huge portion of 1-10 last night. 

More information known about dead man in bushes on Polk Street

More information is known about the man found dead in the bushes on Polk Street in Downtown Lafayette. Police think Michael Darby was killed early Sunday morning stabbed multiple times.

Six northeast Louisiana residents charged with Medicaid Fraud

Four women and two men, all from Northeast Louisiana, face charges in a scheme to defraud the state’s Medicaid program.

Driver died attempting to pass a vehicle in no passing zone

 A Hammond man who attempted to pass another vehicle on a bridge in Tangipahoa Parish died after he crashed his vehicle in a head-on collision.

Accused drug dealer runs from police still in handcuffs

 A suspect still locked in handcuffs managed to get away from police officers.

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.