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Acadian Fine Foods recalls more than 17,000 pounds of pork, chicken stew

A local company is recalling more than 17,000 pounds of pork and chicken stew due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The FDA has listed this as a high health risk.

Budget passes through House, heads to the Senate

The Louisiana House of Representatives passed a 92-6 Budget just before 5:00 on Friday Afternoon.

Water seeps into Bayou Corne sinkhole due to rough weather

Today’s rough weather is leading to more problems at the sinkhole in Assumption Parish. A berm near the sinkhole broke in five different spots overnight. Now, some water is getting into the sinkhole.

Place nonperishable food items at your mailbox to help Stamp Out Hunger

Tomorrow, postal workers will collect more than mail. They will give you a chance to help those less fortunate during the national Stamp Out Hunger drive.

Fallen power line sparks blaze at home on Carlotta Street

A fallen power line ignited a fire at a home on Carlotta Street that was being used for storage.

Ascension: Digging prohibited within 1,500 feet of Mississippi River levee

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced that all digging and excavating within 1,500 feet of the Mississippi River levee in Ascension Parish is prohibited until further notice.

See something suspicious? Download the new ‘See Something, Say Something’ app

See something suspicious? Well, now there’s an app for that.

Lightning strike causes $1.3 million in damage to Louisiana Association of Realtors building

A lightning strike caused $1.3 million in damage this morning after a building became engulfed in flames.

Tour du Rouge riders raise $500,000 for the American Red Cross

Nearly a hundred bicyclists are on their way from Houston to New Orleans for the fifth annual Tour du Rouge.

State Police sergeant arrested for drug distribution, wife also arrested

UPDATE: As part of the ongoing investigation, Ronald Thomas was rearrested on May 8, 2013 for the following additional charges: money laundering, conspiracy to commit money laundering, attempted obstruction of justice and 12 counts of filing fa