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Bayou Goula Fire Station helps cut insurance rates

Folks in Bayou Goula can thank local firefighters for an expected drop in fire insurance rates. That's because Iberville Parish's Fire District 8 received a Class 6 ranking by the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana. The Bayou Goul

Body found in Zachary

Zachary Police are investigating a murder. Detectives say Department of Public Works employees found a man's body while working on McHugh road early Monday morning. The victim is described as a black man in his 30s. Police say they have iden

Drivers license fees up

Driving in Louisiana comes with a price, and today the price went up 70%. License fees for class "D" and "E" drivers now cost $36.50. That's up $15.00. The extra money covers a fee for the National Driver Registry—a federal program tha

LA lawmaker pushes for saggy pants ban

A Lafayette lawmaker is hoping the third time's a charm when it comes to a proposed bill that would ban saggy pants across the state of louisiana. Democratic Rep.

'SMALLVILLE' to Return For a Tenth Season

Burbank, CA - The CW Network has announced that its hit series “Smallville” will return in the fall of 2010 for a momentous tenth season. “Smallville,” a modern retelling of the Superman legend, stars Tom Welling as Clark Kent.

MERIWETHER Announces Digital Release Date for New Album

Baton Rouge rockers MERIWETHER announced the digital release date of their new album, 'Plug In The Snakes' for March 22, 2010. The band will begin celebrating its new release with three high profile shows in Austin, TX at SXSW on March 19 and 20.

LSU firefighter trainer accused of stealing state property

LSU's Fire and Emergency Training Institute received a generous gift from FEMA—a few thousand fire extinguishers for the program. But investigators say 41-year-old Willie Landry did not use them for training.

LSU Students Concerned Over Cuts

LSU students and faculty met at a rally to protest recent cuts and tuition hikes at the State's flagship university. Students we spoke with say they're seeing the school move in the wrong direction - and they're concerned about the quality and val

Central woman speaks out against drunk drivers

A FOX 44 report on a Gonzales man who was busted on his 6th suspected DWI charge has a Central woman demanding answers. 52-year-old Debra Crafton says two years ago she was nearly killed by a driver who had been arrested 4 times for drinking a

Gonzales man arrested on suspicion of 6th DWI

A Gonzales man back on the streets after posting a $30,000 bond for his sixth suspected DWI arrest. Authorities say 34-year-old John C. Massey was busted after he failed a field sobriety test.