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Mayor of Independence will remain in office after resolution for removal fails

 The Mayor of Independence will remain in office after a vote failed this morning to remove him.

Alleged drunk driver arrested for crash that killed woman on bicycle

A woman riding a bicycle was killed after being hit by two cars on Gardere Lane near Pascagoula Drive.

Law enforcement catches alleged Shreveport rapist

A Shreveport man accused of rape is now in police custody following his arrest Sunday afternoon.

Lafayette inmate dies at local hospital

A Lafayette Parish Inmate being held on charges out of Florida died on Thursday, Sept 27, at University Medical Center.

Man injured in North Shreveport shooting

Police are searching for a suspect who goes by the name of Little Nick Nick for his potential role in a shooting that occurred last night in the 600 block of Seneca Trail in Shreveport.

Tensas man arrested for possession of illegal video poker devices

 On September 27, 2012, the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations and the Tensas Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on the premises R & B Lounge in Newellton, Louisiana.

Free at last, Louisiana man is exonerated after 15 years on death row

Cheers, tears, and laughter greeted Damon Thibodeaux as he walked out of Angola Prison... a free man at last.

Independence Mayor charged for incident involving police officer

Independence Mayor Michael Ragusa has been released from jail after turning himself in on public intimidation and other counts involving an incident with an Independence police officer.

New cases of West Nile reported

There is new information out of the Department Of Health And Hospitals today. More cases of West Nile have been reported across the state. 29 cases have been reported in the last week.

Baton Rouge ranks ten in fall allergy capitals of America

For the third year The Weather Channel teamed up with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America to release the top 10 fall allergy capitals of America. Baton Rouge took the number 10 spot.