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Judge: Jeremiah Wright is competent to stand trial for decapitation of son

 The man accused of decapitating his 7 year old son is competent to stand trial, according to court documents.

Hundreds of new laws go into effect August 1

 Beginning August first registered sex offenders in the state of Louisiana are banned from social networking sites like Facebook and Myspace, but for some parents the newest laws still may not be strict enough.

4-year-old in critical condition following abuse from mother's boyfriend

 A Bossier City mother and her live-in boyfriend have been arrested after the woman's 4-year-old daughter was taken to a local hospital with serious head trauma.

Law Requiring Parents To Attend At Least One Parent Teacher Conference Among New Laws Being Enforced In Louisiana

Starting this school year all parents of public school students are required to go to at least one parent teacher conference.

Law Barring Sex Offenders From Social Networking Sites Goes Into Effect

A law barring registered sex offenders from social networking sites is among more than five hundred new laws going into effect today.

State Officials Get Together To Review Hurricane Preparedness Plans

Midway through hurricane season state officials came together today to review their hurricane preparedness plans.

Northside High Student Receives Wrestling Scholarship

For high school athletes signing with a college, is a dream come true. For one Acadiana athlete that dream didn't come easy.

Southern's Johnson relects on '08 Olympics, eyes return

 Southern University's track and field coach Brian Johnson has a much different view of the Summer Olympics this time around after competing in Bejing in 2008.

Protest against Gosserand outside W.B.R. prison

The family and friends of Terri Parker protested outside of the West Baton Rouge Parish Prison Wednesday morning.

Two arrested after ATV goes missing

 Following an investigation conducted by deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office, two Eunice residents were arrested after they were found to be in possession of a stolen Polaris Ranger that was reported stolen from a reside