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Unrestrained Mississippi driver killed on Interstate 55

This morning shortly after 7:00am, an Osyka, MS resident lost her life in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 55 approximately three miles north of the Kentwood exit in Tangipahoa Parish.

Two pets die in Shreveport house fire

A morning house fire in the 2600 block of Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport took the life of two pets. Firefighters received a call for help at around 10:30 a.m. When fire companies arrived, they found smoke billowing from the roof.

Tropical Depression #7 forms in the Atlantic Ocean

StormTracker33 Meteorologists announced Tropical Depression Seven has formed in the Atlantic Ocean. Current coordinates are 13.7 N and 43.8 W.

Lafayette Police: Body identified as Mickey Shunick

Lafayette Police have confirmed the body found earlier this week in Evangeline Parish is that of Mickey Shunick. The body was found on Tuesday in a graveyard near the intersection of Highways 10 and 13. That's near Mamou.

Louisiana charter school changing pregnancy test requirement

A Louisiana charter school is changing a policy that required pregnant students to be removed from class and home-schooled, pending board approval, a school official said Thursday.

Pedestrian struck and killed in Geismar, impairment suspected factor

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian last night in Ascension Parish. The crash occurred on LA 30 north of LA 73 shortly before 10:30 p.m.

Students to start first day at Denham Springs High with new digs

Livingston Parish students head back to school tomorrow and when they do, students at two of those schools will find some big improvements.

Shunick's family, friends respond to police investigation

Today, a spokesperson for the Mickey Shunick family issued a statement via facebook reacting to the newest developments in the Mickey Shunick investigation.

Police confident they've found the body of Mickey Shunick

UPDATE: Officials tell us the body recovered from Evangeline Parish has been taken to the FACES lab here in Baton Rouge for identification. We’re told it could take a day or two to officially ID the remains.  

West Nile reported as cause of death in Central

A death from the West Nile virus has been reported in Central in the Indian Mount subdivision. The subdivision reportedly has had an issue with mosquitoes and was warned by administrators to take precautions.