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Police: 8 dead in truck, 20 dire in immigrant smuggling case

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio overnight found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, in what police are calling a horrific case of immigrant smuggling.     

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Police officers' termination sparks controversy in Jeanerette

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Every seat in Jeanerette City Hall was full, and the tension was high as a discussion over the termination of two police officers quickly turned into a debate.

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Gonzalez pinch-hit HR carries Astros to 8-4 win over Orioles

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Marwin Gonzalez stepped in for injured Colin Moran and delivered a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the sixth inning to propel the Houston Astros past the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 on Saturday night.      Moran fouled a ball off his left eye and had difficulty standing before being carted from the field. An update on his condition was not immediately available.      Gonzalez subsequently ended a nine-pitch at-bat by driving a 2-2 offering from D... More>>

Beer lovers head to Gulf Brew Video included

Gulf Brew invited beer connoisseurs to the Blackham Coliseum. Gulf Brew invited beer connoisseurs to the Blackham Coliseum.
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Gulf Brew closed out its 10th anniversary this evening. 

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Three suspects arrested for murder in connection with Lake Charles shooting

Johnnie Hardman, Jr., left; Desmond Orphey, 20, right Johnnie Hardman, Jr., left; Desmond Orphey, 20, right
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UPDATE: Three suspects have been charged with first-degree murder after a shooting in Lake Charles left one dead.

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Suspect arrested; victim remains in critical condition after Rayne shooting Video included

Desmond Dugas Desmond Dugas
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UPDATE: A male victim is on life support after a shooting this afternoon in Rayne. 

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Operation Kidsafe comes to Breaux Bridge Video included

Operation Kidsafe comes to Breaux Bridge Operation Kidsafe comes to Breaux Bridge
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Several new parents in Acadiana, as well as those who just want to stay up to date, now know how to properly install their child's car seat. 

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Congestion clears on I-10 E near Lobdell

Congestion on I-10 East near Grosse Tete Congestion on I-10 East near Grosse Tete
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Congestion has cleared on I-10 East from LA 415 (Lobdell) to the Mississippi River Bridge.

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Application period starts Wednesday for farm flood grants

Flooding in St. Mary Parish Flooding in St. Mary Parish
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Farmers who lost at least $10,000 because of last year's floods can get federal grants to cover up to $100,000 in such losses, and the application period begins Wednesday.      

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Lafayette Crime Stoppers search for missing man

Kevin Sias / Courtesy: Lafayette Crime Stoppers Kevin Sias / Courtesy: Lafayette Crime Stoppers
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Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs the public's help in locating a missing man.

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Hit or miss showers all day Sunday Video included

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An upper level low continues to spin just off shore in the Gulf of Mexico creating the chance for more hit or miss showers and storms during the morning and afternoon on Sunday. 

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Road work in Lafayette Parish

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces LA 182 will be closed in the eastbound direction, from the Billeaud Overpass to approximately 1500 feet east of the overpass, today due to bridge construction.  

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Cargo trailer fire closes I-10 exit in Westlake

Courtesy: Marilyn Sanchez Courtesy: Marilyn Sanchez
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A cargo trailer caught fire Saturday morning on I-10 West near the Westlake exit, according to KPLC.  

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Residents recall Grand Theater shooting ahead of anniversary Video included

Residents recall Grand Theater shooting ahead of anniversary Residents recall Grand Theater shooting ahead of anniversary
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Sunday marks the second anniversary of the Grand 16 Theater shooting, a tragedy that shocked the nation, but also demonstrated the perseverance of the community.  

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Unrestrained Crowley woman killed in Lafayette Parish crash

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UPDATE: Shortly after 2:30 p.m. today, Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on LA 724 at Landry Road near Judice. 

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Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 72

Actor John Heard / MGN Online Actor John Heard / MGN Online
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NEW YORK (AP) - Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the "Home Alone" movie series, has died. 

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'Road rage' shooting victim wants attempted murder charges for man who allegedly shot at him Video included

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A St. Landry Parish victim who says shots were fired at him during what policed called a road rage incident wants stronger charges against the person who pulled the trigger.  

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Jeanerette bars could soon have new closing time Video included

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Bars in Jeanerette could soon have a new closing time.

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Vigil held for Church Point shooting victim Video included

Family and friends of Alex Babineaux gathered in Church Point for a vigil. Family and friends of Alex Babineaux gathered in Church Point for a vigil.
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Family and friends of a man who was fatally shot last weekend held a vigil this evening in his honor. 

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Morgan City police search for missing man

Edward Giroir / Courtesy: Morgan City Police Department Edward Giroir / Courtesy: Morgan City Police Department
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The Morgan City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing man. 

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LPSS to find jobs for drivers without routes

File photo of a school bus. Image Courtesy: MGN Online File photo of a school bus. Image Courtesy: MGN Online
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The changes to LPSS school bus routes mean about 13 bus drivers have no routes right now.

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Stuff the Bus school supply drive starts July 24 Video included

Stuff the Bus 2017 starts on Monday, July 24 and runs through August 4 / United Way of Acadiana Stuff the Bus 2017 starts on Monday, July 24 and runs through August 4 / United Way of Acadiana
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United Way of Acadiana is back this year with it's Stuff the Bus Campaign. Each year, the organization asks the community to help out with gathering schools supplies in a few Acadiana parishes. 

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Congressman Johnson: La. receiving millions to help rebuild infrastructure after flood Video included

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson
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Louisiana is receiving more than $22 million to help rebuild infrastructure after the historic flood. 

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Police commissioner resigns following investigation

Courtesy the Advocate Courtesy the Advocate
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A state police commissioner has resigned in the wake of an investigative report by WVUE in New Orleans. 

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Kaplan Police Dept. helps keep the elderly cool Video included

Kaplan Police Dept. Kaplan Police Dept.
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Officers with the Kaplan Police Department are working to make sure the elderly stay cool this summer.

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Church Point man accused of sexual battery involving three children

Patrick Guillory Jr. / St. Landry Parish Patrick Guillory Jr. / St. Landry Parish
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A Church Point man has been arrested, accused of sexual battery involving three juveniles.  

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FEMA assisting Abbeville with drainage help after historic flood Video included

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Abbeville residents who experienced flooding last year may be able to expect better drainage in their area. New money and resources have been dedicated to drainage. 

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SMILE to hold meetings about Head Start

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SMILE will hold three meetings next week to talk to parents about the future of its Head Start and Early Head Start schools.

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Moncus Park announces donation match

Lafayette Central Park rendering Lafayette Central Park rendering
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Moncus Park announced a match challenge for the community from the Schumacher Family Foundation.  Through the end of this year, the foundation will match all donations made to the Park, up to $500,000, according to Elizabeth “EB” Brooks, Executive Director of Lafayette Central Park, the non-profit set up to design, build, operate and maintain the new community park located on Johnston Street.  The Schumachers made the challenge to help Moncus Park reach it... More>>

USDA fines UL $100K for previous findings at primate center

University of Louisiana at Lafayette University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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The USDA has issued a $100,000 fine against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for issues at its primate center.  

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CDC report: Half of murdered women killed by partner

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Half of the women and girls murdered in 2015 were killed by an intimate partner, a report released Friday by the CDC found. 

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Scattered showers and storms return for the weekend Video included

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The surface high that has been over top Acadiana the past couple days, suppressing the rain activity, will begin to slide off the East allowing the sea breeze off the Gulf to pick up again this weekend increasing rain chances.

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The Lion King Jr. performances at Zoosiana July 21 - 23 Video included

Dress rehearsal for The Lion King Jr. Dress rehearsal for The Lion King Jr.
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Several performances of The Lion King Jr. will be held at Zoosiana Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

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Evangeline Parish seeking donations for French teachers

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The newest French Immersion program in Louisiana is seeking help for its teachers.

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Johnson to host satellite office hours

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson
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U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson’s office will host satellite office hours in Ville Platte, Greenwood and Eunice next week.

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Baby tests positive for meth; mom arrested

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On June 29th , 2017, deputies responded to a complaint from Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services in reference to possible child abuse that occurred in the Pineville area.  

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Carencro teen killed in crash

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A Carencro teen was killed in a car crash Thursday night in St. Landry Parish. 

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Two Acadiana police departments scheduled to hold back to school events

School Supplies School Supplies
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Two police departments in Acadiana are having back to school drives this weekend.  

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Hottest Tabasco sauce available for limited time, sold out

Tobasco Scorpion Sauce / Mclhenny Company Country Store Tobasco Scorpion Sauce / Mclhenny Company Country Store
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Mclhenny Company is launching a limited time Tabasco sauce that is not for the faint of heart or stomachs. 

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UL oral history project targets Grand shooting, floods

University of Louisiana at Lafayette University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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Sunday marks the second anniversary of the Grand 16 Theater shooting, a tragedy that tore at Lafayette's heart, but also revealed its resilient soul. 

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Artigue, Dillon Pace Ragin' Cajuns On Preseason All-SBC Team

Louisiana placekicker Stevie Artigue (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/Louisiana Athletic Communications) Louisiana placekicker Stevie Artigue (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/Louisiana Athletic Communications)
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NEW ORLEANS – Paced by first-team members Stevie Artigue and Joe Dillon, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team placed six players on the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Football Team that was announced by the league office on Friday. Receiver Keenan Barnes, offensive lineman Grant Horst, defensive lineman Taboris Lee and safety Tracy Walker were each named to the second-team. Artigue, who was earlier named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List, was a second-team All-L... More>>

  • Minneapolis police chief resigns after shooting by officer

    Minneapolis police chief resigns after shooting by officer

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:29:08 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 1:51 AM EDT2017-07-22 05:51:40 GMT
    The Minneapolis police chief says an Australian woman should not have been shot to death by an officer responding to her 911 call and that she doesn't support the officer's actions.
    The Minneapolis police chief says an Australian woman should not have been shot to death by an officer responding to her 911 call and that she doesn't support the officer's actions.
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  • Gonzalez pinch-hit HR carries Astros to 8-4 win over Orioles

    Gonzalez pinch-hit HR carries Astros to 8-4 win over Orioles

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-07-23 03:51:18 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - Marwin Gonzalez stepped in for injured Colin Moran and delivered a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the sixth inning to propel the Houston Astros past the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 on Saturday night.      Moran fouled a ball off his left eye and had difficulty standing before being carted from the field. An update on his condition was not immediately available.      Gonzalez subsequently ended a nine-pitch at-bat by driving a 2-2 offering from D...
    BALTIMORE (AP) - Marwin Gonzalez stepped in for injured Colin Moran and delivered a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the sixth inning to propel the Houston Astros past the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 on Saturday night.      Moran fouled a ball off his left eye and had difficulty standing before being carted from the field. An update on his condition was not immediately available.      Gonzalez subsequently ended a nine-pitch at-bat by driving a 2-2 offering from D...
  • Artigue, Dillon Pace Ragin' Cajuns On Preseason All-SBC Team

    Artigue, Dillon Pace Ragin' Cajuns On Preseason All-SBC Team

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:48:05 GMT
    Louisiana placekicker Stevie Artigue (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/Louisiana Athletic Communications)Louisiana placekicker Stevie Artigue (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/Louisiana Athletic Communications)
    NEW ORLEANS – Paced by first-team members Stevie Artigue and Joe Dillon, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team placed six players on the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Football Team that was announced by the league office on Friday. Receiver Keenan Barnes, offensive lineman Grant Horst, defensive lineman Taboris Lee and safety Tracy Walker were each named to the second-team. Artigue, who was earlier named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List, was a second-team All-L...
    NEW ORLEANS – Paced by first-team members Stevie Artigue and Joe Dillon, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team placed six players on the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Football Team that was announced by the league office on Friday. Receiver Keenan Barnes, offensive lineman Grant Horst, defensive lineman Taboris Lee and safety Tracy Walker were each named to the second-team. Artigue, who was earlier named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List, was a second-team All-L...
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