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Neighbors in Vermilion Parish describe what it was like during pipeline rupture

Louisiana State police are investigating what caused a natural gas line to rupture in Vermilion Parish.

St. Martin Parish Investigators Looking Into Early Morning Shooting

Investigators in St. Martin Parish are trying to piece together an early morning shooting.   Around 4 am a man was shot at a home on George Dupuis road in Breaux Bridge.

Vermillion Parish Natural Gas Line Ruptures

In Vermillion Parish a natural gas line ruptured and caught fire today. The blaze was sparked around four Wednesday morning. It took two and a half hours for crews to shut off the valve.

Entergy and Cleco customers to get refund

 The public service commission says Cleco and Entergy customers will be getting some money back. The one time rebate comes out to around $12. It'll be on the September bill.

Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy to hold graduation ceremony

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office announces the graduation of nineteen police cadets from the Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy this Friday July 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM.

Investigators look to more cold cases for possible connection to Brandon Lavergne

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Lafayette DA: Brandon Lavergne indicted on 2 counts of 1st-degree murder

The suspect in the murder case of Mickey Shunick has been indicted on a second charge of First-Degree murder.

Brees To Stay A Saint Another Five Years

Drew Brees will stay a Saint for at least another five years. It cost one hundred million dollars to keep him in the black and gold and even Ragin Cajun staff members say its money well spent.

Mayor Landrieus Son Arrested For DWI

The nineteen year old son of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is in trouble with the law.   Benjamin Landrieu was arrested for drinking and driving.

Severely neglected horses abandoned, police looking for suspects

On July 17, during the late afternoon hours, three horses in near-death condition were dropped off on the levee between Coteau Holmes and Catahoula.