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Issues related to Bayou Corne sinkhole to be addressed at Capitol meeting

The head of the state Senate's Natural Resources Committee is planning a pair of meetings about the Bayou Corne sinkhole.

Lafayette PD preps for weekend of Mardi Gras parades

The Lafayette Police Department is in final preparation for the Mardi Gras parade season here in the City of Lafayette. The first Parade will begin on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 6:30 pm.

Superintendent: Central schools safe, but can be safer

Central school superintendent Mike Faulk laid out his vision for improving school safety at Monday night's board meeting.

Joint agencies kickoff maritime safety, security operations for Super Bowl XLVII

In support of Super Bowl XLVII, a team of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies begin maritime safety and security operations on the lower Mississippi River, Monday.

Krewe of Jupiter and Juno set to roll in downtown Baton Rouge

The first Baton Rouge krewe is ready to roll through the streets of downtown Baton Rouge. Tonight the Krewe of Jupiter and Juno will take over the Capital City. The King and Queen hope everyone makes it out and has a great time!

I-12 to experience ramp closures

I-12 Westbound exit/entrance ramps will be temporarily closed Saturday night, January 26 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. the following morning. This ramp closure will be allowed while crews work on PCC patching and related work.

Facebook could pay users in class-action Sponsored Stories settlement

Facebook may have to pay some of its users up to $10 each to settle a class-action lawsuit over its "Sponsored Stories" ads, according to legal notices sent out late last week.

Charenton community speaks out after shooting kills two injures 2 more

Wilbert Thibodeaux is accused of killing on Chitimacha Police Officer Rick Riggenbach and injuring St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Deputies Jason Javier and Matthew Strickland.

Improperly restrained child dies after morning car wreck

A five-year old is dead after a wreck Monday morning in Ascension Parish.

Charges dropped against first suspect in college shooting

All charges have been dropped against the first suspect arrested in connection with last week's shooting at a Texas community college that left three wounded, officials said Monday.