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Community meeting for Bayou Corne sinkhole victims to be held in July

Assumption Parish emergency officials are hosting a community meeting for people living in Bayou Corne next month.

Accused murderer of Louisiana rapper turns himself in to police

The man wanted for murdering Louisiana rapper Addarren Ross, aka Lil Snupe, has turned himself in to authorities.

Mumford & Sons to make up canceled New Orleans performance in September

Mumford & Sons are back in business and plan to hit the road soon to complete a North American Tour. Along with new dates, the band has rescheduled its New Orleans performance for September 16, 2013.

‘Swamp People’ to hold casting calls for new season

The folks behind the hit show "Swamp People" are looking for new Cajun characters to follow around on the bayou.

Charges upgraded for mother of 5-year-old who died from accidental shooting

A New Orleans mother will now face Second-Degree Murder charges for the death of her 5-year-old child.

CATS interim CEO: 'Perception is reality... I have to change that'

In his first public comments, the new leader of CATS said he wants to make people proud to ride the bus. And he knows he has a lot of work to do to achieve that goal.

Lafayette woman arrested for human trafficking of pre-teen

A Lafayette woman is in jail tonight, and a child is free from continued abuse, following a lengthy human trafficking investigation by Detectives with Louisiana State Police.

Mother charged with Second-Degree Cruelty for death of 11-month-old

The mother of an 11-month-old child was charged with Second-Degree Cruelty to a Juvenile after an autopsy revealed that the infant died of blunt force trauma.

CVS robber who used note to demand money arrested; charged by 2 agencies

A Baton Rouge man has been arrested for allegedly committing at least two robberies.

Fans concerned with decline of offensive stats in college baseball

There’s a concern about the sport of college baseball. The exciting offensive stats that fans love are on the decline.