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Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame telecast to be aired

The 2013 induction class for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame when the annual ceremonies are broadcast on a tape-delayed basis beginning on Friday, July 12. The taping will air on Cox Sports Television at 7:00 p.m.

Senate decides against holding veto session

Twenty-six senators returned ballots late Thursday evening to cancel out an automatic veto session. The session was automatically set to start on July 16, unless either 2/3rds of the House or Senate voted against it.

Jeremy Hill pleads guilty to simple battery; 2 years probation, community service

LSU running back Jeremy Hill pled guilty to simple battery in a Baton Rouge courtroom on Friday, July 12. The charges stem from a fight outside Reggie's Bar that happened in April 2013.

Couple arrested for selling firearms to juveniles, possession of methamphetamine

Two adults from New Iberia were arrested today for allegedly selling stolen firearms to juveniles.

Woman arrested for attempted murder after intentionally running man down with car

A woman was arrested for attempted murder after she allegedly ran a man down with her car. Officials believe it was intentional even though she drove the man to a hospital.

Two arrested, one at large for synthetic drug charges

A Lafayette business owner and another man have been arrested for illegally selling synthetic marijuana.

Workers spark fireball during sewer repairs

A construction crew in the process of installing a sewer line along Orice Roth Rd. and S. Edwards in Gonzazles caused the explosion of a gas main this afternoon.

Domestic abuse prevention advocates prepare for the worst with budget cuts

Every year the domestic abuse center Judy Benitez runs loses more and more money. The IRIS Center helps battere

Robert storage lot thieves arrested, charged with 67 counts of burglary

Two males have been arrested after being linked to multiple burglaries which occurred at the Robert Mini Storage Lot earlier this week.

Brothers accused of Mother’s Day shooting indicted; bond set at $17 million each

Two brothers were formally indicted today on charges related to the Mother’s Day shooting that injured 20 people. Bond was set at $17 million each.