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Mother arrested after selling daughter as prostitute

LAFAYETTE - A Krotz Springs woman is behind bars after deputies say she tried to turn her 13-year-old daughter into a prostitute. Ronda Fritz reportedly offered her daughter to a 51-year-old as a prostitute for 40 dollars.

Crawfish season arrives in short supply

LAFAYETTE - Its officially Crawfish season in south Louisiana. Many local seafood businesses are warning mudbug lovers to not count on them being big or cheap. Managers at Heads and Tails Seafood restaurant say the cold weather did a number on

Man caught for alleged illegal dumping

OPELOUSUS - The director of a company that operates several wastewater treatment facilities in Louisiana has been arrested for illegal dumping of untreated wastewater. The man from Opelousus could face up to 12 felony charges.

Caught in the Web: Kentucky basketball player makes shot from knees

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Alleged pilot in Austin crash leaves behind reported suicide note

AUSTIN - The Austin-American Statesman has posted an alleged suicide note on their website.

Mardi Gras safer than past

LAFAYETTE - This year's Mardi Gras celebration may have been larger than years past, but New Orleans police say it was more peaceful than usual. They credit the Saints historic Super Bowl victory to the decrease in violence.

Mardi Gras goes out in style

LAFAYTTE - Mardi Gras went out with a bang in Acadiana Tuesday. In Lafayette the party got underway around ten as King Gabriel's parade rolled through the city. It was the first of several to wind through more than 3 miles of 'Cajun Country'.

Caught in the Web: Barbie gets 2 new jobs

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State considers abolishing lt. governor position

NEW ORLEANS - Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu will take on the role as mayor of New Orleans in May. Officials are trying to figure out what to do with his old position.

Caught in the Web: Study ranks states in order of happiness

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