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Storm system threatens to bring high winds, drop in temperature

South Louisiana is under a slight risk for severe weather overnight due to a cold front that will bring more seasonable temperatures by the end of the week.

New reality for LSU Health patients

Some of LSU Hospitals and Clinics are changing they way they are run and funded. Tuesday LSU Health Care Services Division hosted the LSU Health Care Effectiveness Forum.

Cause of deadly Monroe plane crash may take a year to determine

New details are coming out in that plane crash that left four people dead near Monroe last Thursday, but an investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board says it could be a year before a cause of the

Judge approves BP plea agreement, record $4 billion fine

A federal judge in New Orleans Tuesday approved a $4 billion plea agreement for criminal fines and penalties against oil giant BP for the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history.

21-year-old driver dies in single-vehicle crash, impairment suspected

A 21-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash last night in St. Helena Parish.

LSP: 5 year old killed in wreck

A 5-year-old child died this morning after he was partially ejected from a truck in a single-vehicle crash.

Doctors warn of a rapidly spreading stomach bug that attacks with a vengeance

Doctors say the stomach flu has started to surface and spread across the U.S.

Issues related to Bayou Corne sinkhole to be addressed at Capitol meeting

The head of the state Senate's Natural Resources Committee is planning a pair of meetings about the Bayou Corne sinkhole.

Lafayette PD preps for weekend of Mardi Gras parades

The Lafayette Police Department is in final preparation for the Mardi Gras parade season here in the City of Lafayette. The first Parade will begin on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 6:30 pm.

Superintendent: Central schools safe, but can be safer

Central school superintendent Mike Faulk laid out his vision for improving school safety at Monday night's board meeting.