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State police learned prepareness after last year's I-10 crash

It has been a year since I-10 was shut down due to a wreck involving a an 18-wheeler carrying nearly 9,000 tons of isobutane.

June’s $835,701 Lotto Jackpot Prize Claimed

The $835,701 Lotto jackpot prize that was won on June 8 was claimed by 2027 Stephen Girard, LLC on Wednesday morning at Louisiana Lottery headquarters.

Man arrested on arson, terrorizing charges

A man was arrested on arson charges after starting a fire on a doorstep.

Traffic stop leads to discovery of 35 pounds of marijuana

What started as a routine traffic stop led to a Mississippi man being arrested on narcotics distribution charges.

Juvenile arrested for shooting, killing 51-year-old Pineville woman in Lafayette

A 15-year-old has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a woman in Lafayette. On August 18 at approximately 1:10 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1100 block of Madeline Avenue regarding a shooting victim.

Two Iberville Parish men arrested on multiple drug charges

Two men from White Castle were arrested after authorities found multiple drugs on them. While on patrol, the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office and LEAD Task Force arrest Troy Banks, 37, and Nicholas Flowers, 25.

Caught on Camera: Bayou Corne sinkhole widens, engulfs trees

 A camera was rolling just as the Bayou Corne sinkhole swallowed a group of trees. Local agencies have been monitoring this recent activity.

Brightside widening project to hold meeting to inform public

Now is your chance to voice your opinion on the proposed widening project from Brightside Lane to Gourrier Avenue.

St. John Sheriff's Office fundraising campaign capped by special gift from Sen. Landrieu

The town of LaPlace may never get over a shooting that killed two sheriff's deputies and hurt two others.

Baker home catches fire, malfunctioning dryer seems to be cause

A dryer may be to blame for a house fire in Baker. The Baker Fire Department responded to a fire at a home in the 700 of Sherron Avenue.