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Lafayette man pleads guilty to selling fake Apple merchandise

A Lafayette man has plead guilty to selling hundreds of fake Apple products. Brennan LeBlanc, 37, of Lafayette, pleaded guilty to trafficking in counterfeit Apple, Inc. products.

Eight arrested in connection with meth lab operation

Eight people were arrested in St. Martin Parish as part of a meth lab operation.

Theft foiled; forgery suspect caught fleeing

A forgery suspect was arrested after attempting to steal goods from a Thibodaux business.

Two inmates taken back into custody following escape from Angola Prison

Two escaped inmates are back in custody following a multi-agency response.

BREC’s Independence Park Theatre offers acting classes

BREC’s Independence Park Theatre is opening its doors for aspiring actors or actresses looking to get into the acting and film industry.

Study: Vitamin B may lower stroke risk

New evidence suggests taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke.

LSU tailgaters brave the rain

LSU's campus filled up with Tiger fans Saturday for the Baton Rouge weekend tradition of tailgating, but this weekend something was off.

Child safety seats get checked

Parents lined up at the Capitol City Family Health Center in Baton Rouge to make sure their kids safety seat was properly secured. It's all part of national seat check Saturday and the national child passenger safety week.

Duo robs two Dollar Generals in St. Martin Parish

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two male subjects wanted in connection with two armed robberies of Dollar General Stores in St.

More Americans feel graduates unprepared after college

College students settling in for the year may not graduate feeling as ready for the workforce as they expected.