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Two arrested after burglarizing home near Assumption Parish sinkhole

Assumption Parish authorities have arrested a man and juvenile that burglarized homes in the Bayou Corne area.

Bayou Corne in national spotlight, Residents approve

People living in Bayou Corne are celebrating, because the story of their struggles since the massive sinkhole formed near their homes is gaining national attention.

Natural gas well leak creates 4 mile sheen in Gulf of Mexico; Coast Guard responding

The Coast Guard and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement are responding to a loss of well control event at Ship Shoal Block 225 Platform B, a natural gas and crude oil platform located approximately 74 miles southwest of Port Fourchon

WANTED: Authorities seek Gonzales TV thieves

Police are looking for two men that stole two televisions from a Gonzales Wal-Mart. On June 22 at around 9:30 pm, two black males stole two 50” LG televisions (total value $1623.16) from the Wal-mart in Gonzales.

Suspect steals elderly woman's wallet, withdraws thousands of dollars

Deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who stole money from an elderly female’s bank account in Prairieville.

Non-profit that helps disabled starting to feel affects of budget cuts

Twenty five percent of Louisiana’s population struggles with some sort of disability and LATAN (Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network) helps those people succeed.

Welsh man ejected from car during crash, dies on scene

A man died after being invovled in a two-vehicle crash in Jefferson Davis Parish. On July 8 at around 6:05 a.m., troopers were called to investigate a fatal crash on I-10 east of Louisiana Highway 99.

Early morning crash takes life of Ponchatoula man

A single-vehicle crashed has claimed the life of a Ponchatoula man. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on July 9, Aaron Rodgers, 35, was traveling southbound on Firetower Road.

Three arrested in connection to hit-and-run crash that killed NOPD officer

Three people have been arrested in connection to the hit-and-run crash that killed an off-duty NOPD office. We’re told more arrests are possible.

60 storage units burglarized at facility in Robert

Detectives are working to identify a burglar who broke into roughly 60 storage units at the Robert Mini Storage on Hwy 445.