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Budget introduced in Port Allen

The City Council of Port Allen unanimously approved the introduction of Mayor Deedy Slaughter's proposed budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year but the fight is far from over.

Traffic stop leads to discovery of over 45 pounds of marijuana, over 2 pounds of cocaine

A routine traffic stop has landed two men behind bars on drug distribution charges.

Three arrested in conjunction with drive-by shooting

Three people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a drive-by shooting in Duson.

LSU QB Mettenberger mamed Manning 'Star of the Week'

After firing an LSU single-game record five touchdown passes in a 56-17 win over UAB, senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger was one of eight players nationally recognized by the Manning Award as a “Star of the Week,” the Allstate Sug

Baton Rouge carhop skates his way to a national competition

Timmy has been a carhop at the Sonic on Perkins Road for a year now. Timmy said he loves his job and skating, so why not apply for the 2013 Sonic Skate-Off.

Local children learn about 9/11 as many look back and remember

As we all remember that devastating day 12 years ago, children here in the capital area are opening their textbooks, not remembering, but getting a "history" lesson about this date and what it means

Two women arrested on forgery, theft charges

Two Lake charles residents have been arrested after stealing several personal checks from a victim.

Slidell Police: Five arrested in connection to ‘complex’ murder investigation

Police believe a botched robbery is the reason why a 23-year-old man was killed. Five people have been arrested in connection to the crime, and police say a 17-year-old is the mastermind who set the plan in motion.

Lafayette man arrested for stabbing girlfriend

A man was arrested for stabbing his girlfriend after a verbal altercation quickly escalated into violence. On September 10 at around 8:15 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of Woodrow Street regarding a stabbing.

Doug Williams out as Grambling football head coach

Doug Williams is no longer the head football coach at Grambling State University. GSU officials say Williams was "released" from his contract agreement, effective immediately.