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Unclaimed Powerball Prize set to expire in September

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on March 14, 2012. The winning ticket was purchased at Raceway #996 on Johnston Street in Lafayette and is set to expire Sept. 10, 2012.

People living near sinkhole concerned drilling relief well may not solve problem

The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources says they've approved a permit for a relief well in Assumption Parish, but the concerns continue near Bayou Corne.

LSU students afraid cuts will affect education

"I honestly came here because of the price," says Emily Raulston.

Southern University freshmen move in dorms

Southern University's newest Jaguars came to campus Sunday to kick off the school's welcome week.

Firefighters respond to early morning house fire on Osceola Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Deparment is investigating a house fire in the 2,700 block of Osceola. They say it happend just after 5:30 Sunday morning.

Tiger faithful flock to LSU Fan Day 2012

There is less than a month to go till the tigers kick off the 2012-2013 season. Saturday thousands of the Tigers' most faithful fans flocked to LSU's campus for the 2012 LSU Fan Day.

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.