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Suspect wanted in Lafayette attempted murder

A suspect is wanted in conjunction with a shooting that took place on July 27. At approximately 4:00 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 2300 block of Moss Street regarding a shooting.

Jefferson Parish Coroner: Kraddick died from cardiac disease

Beloved Texas radio host Kidd Kraddick died from "cardiac disease" says the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office in Louisiana.

Two men killed in Livingston Parish head-on collision

A driver and his unresrtained passenger died in a Livingston Parish crash.

Man shot, killed by brother-in-law at family gathering

A Baton Rouge man was shot and killed while attending a family gathering on July 28. BRPD homicide detectives say James Stockton, 40, is dead after his brother-in-law shot him.

Six juveniles recovered, six arrested in nationwide operation targeting underage prostitution

Six juveniles have been recovered and six people have been arrested in New Orleans as part of a nationwide underage prostitution sting.

Black bear meetings

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries teamed up with grad students from University of Tennessee to study black bears.

Mother questions police action in death of her son

Tryis Wilkerson's family and friends are devastated. Sharon Wilkerson Thompson is Wilkerson's mom. She doesn't understand why her son was killed. Now she's demanding answers from Baton Rouge police.

Hundreds of relatives learn about themselves, each other, at family reunion

Saint James High School was a busy place this weekend. People learned a lot, but there were no students, no teachers, and no classes.

LSU faculty pleased but not satisfied with rare pay raise

For the first time since 2008, LSU is giving its faculty members raises. LSU president F. King Alexander announced the raises during Friday's Board of Supervisors meeting.

Domestic dispute results in couple’s arrest for drug charges

A domestic disturbance call resulted in the arrest of two people for various narcotics charges, according to police.