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Vilma files motion to have suspension overturned

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma says he will be back for Sunday's game against the Bucs and he has filed a motion against the NFL in court to make sure that happens.

Texas Brine tagged with important deadlines concerning sinkhole

Months after the first reports of a giant sinkhole near Bayou Corne, now Texas Brine the company responsible for the sinkhole has some deadlines to meet.

24 year old man from Scott killed by drunk driver

 Lafayette Police were called out to a car accident at the intersection of Ambassador Caffrey Parkway and Eraste Landry Road.

Lafayette Police investigating Sunday night shooting

Lafayette Police need your help tonight as they continue to investigate a late night shooting. Police are looking for the man they say robbed a man and then shot him.

Best friends brawl over video game, both end up behind bars

A fight over a video game landed two best friends in jail after fist-fight escalated to the firing of a gun.

Candlelight vigil takes a stand against domestic violence

 Baton Rouge residents and LSU students came together to take a stand against domestic violence. Dozens of people came out for the 26th annual “Take back the Night” event on LSU’s campus.

Lafayette SWAT Team called out after woman fires multiple shots inside home, refused to come out

The Lafayette Police Department had to call in a SWAT Team and negotiators to coax a woman out of a home on Sunday evening.

Four boaters from Baton Rouge had to be rescued after incident near Biloxi

 Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR) Marine Patrol, with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard and Bay St.

Vehicular Homicide: Intoxicated driver kills one after running traffic signal

A 24-year-old man died in a car crash last night, and the driver of the vehicle who caused it was arrested for vehicular homicide.