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Skeptics doubt value of Louisiana law regarding tax stamps for drug dealers

A law passed in 1990 is getting new attention, after a state senator brought it up. It allows drug dealers to pay taxes, without having to admit that they earn their living illegally.

Woman arrested for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death

 A woman from Breaux Bridge was arrested after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death.

Ten year old with cancer meets Ragin' Cajuns

Ten year old Chloe Manuel was diagnosed with a brain tumor this past May. She just completed 4 rounds of chemotherapy and she'll start radiation soon.

Casing now complete on two vent wells in Bayou Corne

Emergency officials say casing is complete in two vent wells near that giant sinkhole in Bayou Corne. Today work is scheduled to wrap up on a third casing site.

Lafayette General Medical Center in process of expanding facilities

Lafayette's only community owned non-profit hospital, Lafayette General Medical Center is in the process of expanding their facilities.

Major gun seizure at home of convicted felon, accused drug dealer

Earlier this year, investigators assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations and the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office began a joint investigation into drug distribution in rural Southwest Beauregard Parish.

Last chance to register to vote; link to locations

 Your last chance to register to vote for next month’s election is 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Man with blood alcohol three times legal limit had two young children in the vehicle

Two people were arrested for DWI and a third was issued a summons after a man was found driving a vehicle with two children as his passengers. The arrests were made due to citizen complaints.

Police looking for wallet thief

 East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies are looking for someone they say stole a wallet from someone’s purse. It happened back in September at an insurance company on Bluebonnet.

Man arrested on drug charges during traffic stop

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of Jimmy Smith, 37, of Tickfaw, LA. Smith was taken into custody on October 3rd, after a traffic stop lead to the discovery of illegal narcotics use.