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Teen drowns in Lafayette pond

A teen who drowned in a Lafayette pond on May 14 has been identified. At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Lafayette Police responded to Moore Park regarding a possible drowning.

LSP could see first new cadet class since 2009

The number of Louisiana State Troopers on the road has been dwindling since 2009, they're now down over 200 troopers thanks to retirement.

Women rally at State Capitol in support of Medicaid expansion

Women across the state are calling for help and more healthcare. They're asking for more access to health options, and they say lawmakers can help.

Parents continue to fight for and against breakaway school district

The proposed constitutional amendment that creates a new Southeast School District in Baton Rouge passed through the House Education committee in a ten to six vote. It's something parents on both sides have very strong feelings about.

LSU to hold graduation ceremonies on May 16,17

Approximately 3,772 students are expected to graduate during LSU’s 280th commencement exercises on Thursday, May 16, and Friday, May 17.

Disney World vows action after report of wealthy hiring disabled to skip lines

Disney World announced Wednesday it is looking into reports that some wealthy visitors are hiring disabled people to pretend to be family members so that they can skip lines.

Report: Wealthy hire disabled guides to skip lines at Disney World

"Crazy." "Freaky." "Awful." "Despicable."

Sergeant trained to protect victims faces sexual assault allegations

An Army sergeant first class assigned to a sexual assault prevention program at Fort Hood, Texas, is under investigation for sexual assault, pandering, abusive sexual contact and maltreatment of subordinates.

Boy accused of fatally stabbing sister to appear in court

The 12-year-old California boy accused of stabbing his 8-year-old sister to death will be tried as juvenile, his attorney said Tuesday.

Actors, film executives, politicians praise film tax credit compromise

Actors and film executives celebrated the continued health of their industry Tuesday.