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Lafayette police searching for suspect who shot man in the stomach; victim survived

Police are working to identify the person who shot an 18-year-old man in the stomach.

New Orleans Saints add two more players to practice squad

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton on Monday announced that linebacker Rufus Johnson and offensive lineman Senio Kelemete are the final two members of the team's eight-man practice squad.

Local first responders gain a lunch of appreciation for working on Labor Day

Having to work on a day most people are relaxing can make for a long afternoon. One restaurant is helping local first responders feel better about their long hours.

WANTED: Opelousas man accused of attempted murder of man, accidental shooting of woman

A man is wanted for attempted murder after he allegedly shot a man and woman over the weekend.

Gun owners ready for tax free weekend on firearms,ammo, and hunting gear

Gun store owners and their customers are getting ready for Louisiana's Second Amendment tax free weekend. According to the Louisiana Department of Revenue's website guns, ammo and hunting gear are tax free starting Friday.

New faces, similar result for LSU defense

Anyone worried about the new players on the LSU defense can rest easier after their victory over TCU.

BRPD: Man who broke into woman’s vehicle dies after being struck in the head

Police say they have not filed any charges in a case that resulted in the death of a 47-year-old man. However, the investigation is ongoing at this time.

NOPD officer placed on suspension following DWI crash in department vehicle

An officer with the New Orleans Police Department was placed on Emergency Suspension without Pay after he was allegedly involved in a crash while over the legal limit for alcohol.

NOPD: 11-year-old killed after being shot in the head; second girl, man injured

An 11-year-old girl was killed and a second young girl and man are in the hospital following an overnight shooting at a home in New Orleans.

Advocates rally for safer birthing practices

If you are a mother or looking to have a baby in the future, local advocates want to protect you and your experience. Dozens rallied in Baton Rouge to improve birth Monday.