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Texas Brine Co. required to make contribution to evacuees in sinkhole situation

State and local officials this morning informed the Texas Brine Company that its original permit for the brine cavern located closest to the Bayou Corne sinkhole requires the company to assist residents who must evacuate because they are deemed

Lafayette Sheriff investigating death of female inmate

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a parish inmate at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Ordinance requiring door-to-door permit fee gains support

The latest ordinance proposal to come out of the Metro City Council is an attempt to crack down on door-to-door scams.

Real time Twitter billboard helps candidate communicate to the masses

Anthony ‘Buddy’ Amoroso will tell you, he isn't your typical social media-savvy guy, but with a metro-city council seat at stake, he's learning to make Facebook and Twitter his own.

Back to School: Free child safety booster seat event

On Saturday, August 18th, 2012, from 9:00am to 1:00pm Louisiana State Police Troop L in conjunction with the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force and the Central Tangipahoa Head Start will be hosting a child safety seat event in the Independen

Melrose East residents worried about crime, unemployment

"At night I don't trust anyone," says James Gaertner

Lafayette Sheriff investigating death of female inmate

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a parish inmate at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Melrose East to hold community meeting with top law enforcement officials

Property owners, business owners and managers of Melrose East will hold a meeting on Friday, August 10 beginning at 12 Noon. The meeting will take place at the Glory House Ministries, 722 N. Carrollton Ave located in Melrose East.

Unrestrained Mississippi driver killed on Interstate 55

This morning shortly after 7:00am, an Osyka, MS resident lost her life in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 55 approximately three miles north of the Kentwood exit in Tangipahoa Parish.

Two pets die in Shreveport house fire

A morning house fire in the 2600 block of Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport took the life of two pets. Firefighters received a call for help at around 10:30 a.m. When fire companies arrived, they found smoke billowing from the roof.