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Speeding car goes airborne after crash; driver thrown into drainage canal

A man was killed early this morning after he crashed his vehicle. Officials say the man was speeding.

Metairie teen heads to Boston’s Berklee College for summer program

A Metairie teenager with a passion for music is getting the opportunity of a lifetime. He'll spend the summer in Boston studying music with the best. Oddly enough, he owes it all to Hurricane Katrina.

Local animal shelter keeps animals cool to prevent heat exhaustion

  South Louisiana can get downright uncomfortable in the summer and as bad as it is for us, it's even worse for man's best friend.

Clerk at dental office accused of forging bosses name to cash checks, steal money

A clerk at a local dentist office was arrested for allegedly forging her bosses name on company checks for her own personal gain.

Three tubers stranded during 4th of July outing; spent the night on a sandbar

Three people spent the night on a sandbar in Holden after they were stranded during a tubing trip.

Three underage drivers arrested during DWI crackdown for 4th of July holiday

Three underage women spent the 4th of July behind bars after they were caught drinking and driving, according to police reports.

Tigers embarking on pro baseball careers with minor league assignments

Ten former LSU players have been assigned to minor league teams as they begin their careers in professional baseball.

Portion of Lee Drive to see partial, full closure for sewer repairs

Lee Drive will have intermittent lane closures beginning Monday, July 8, with a full closure scheduled from Thursday, July 18 through Monday, July 22.

4th of July crash claims two lives in Lafayette Parish

Two people have died following a 4th of July three vehicle crash on US Highway 90 west of Scott.

Man wanted for car theft, kidnapping in EBR turns himself in to Gonzales Police

A man wanted for stealing a car that had two children inside turned himself in to police, according to our news partner The Creole Online.