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Remembering 6-year-old murder victim Ahlittia North

The hundreds of family and friends who came to say goodbye to Ahlittia North said the 6-year-old girl will never be forgotten.

People in the Valley Park neighborhood say they're grateful; 'Operation Restore Pride'

The mayor wants you to take pride in your community, so he's launched a program that's designed to help restore neighborhoods that need to be cleaned up.

Group needs just 2,000 more signatures to put Watson incorporation on the ballot

Bob Watts and the Neighbors in Action group are halfway to their goal of 4,000 signatures; they need that many Hancock’s on a petition they are circulating to attempt to turn the town of Watson into the city of Watson.

Lafayette crash claims life of 5-year-old; driver in critical condition

A 5-year-old died and a 19-year-old woman is in critical condition following a Sunday afternoon crash.

New jobs: $2 million manufacturing facility to be built in New Iberia

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and American Tank Company executives Larry Romero and Rochelle Romero announced American Tank will invest $2 million to build a new manufacturing facility in New Iberia.

First African tropical wave with potential moves into the Atlantic Ocean

The first tropical wave of the Atlantic hurricane season to move off the coast of Africa shows possible signs of development in the Atlantic Ocean.

SCAM ALERT: BBB alerts local businesses to email claiming to be from Duns & Bradstreet

Better Business Bureau of Acadiana is alerting local business owners to scam emails pretending to come from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) and involving BBB.

Slain 6-year-old laid to rest

The 6-year-old girl who was found murdered last week in Harvey will be laid to rest in Donaldsonville.

Family and friends ask for answers in North Baton Rouge shooting

Charles Kimber got news Saturday night no uncle should ever have to hear.

Center of the sinkhole reaches 750 feet deep

Assumption Parish emergency officials say they've now got a better idea just how deep the center of the massive sinkhole is in Bayou Corne.