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Trump son-in-law Kushner at Capitol, denies Russia collusion

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Congressional investigators probing Russia's meddling in the U.S. election will this week have their first opportunity to hear from someone in President Donald Trump's innermost circle: son-in-law Jared Kushner. More>>

Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Rayne

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The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection with the fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred last night on Quarter Pole Road near Highway 98 east of Rayne.

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Mosquito abatement to take place in Iberia Parish

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The Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District will be spraying this week to control mosquito populations that have grown due to daily showers in the area. 

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USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairs

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The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, has returned to Boston's waters.

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Early Week Rains-Then Getting Hot! Video included

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Another day of unsettled weather with mostly cloudy skies and widely scattered showers and storms. But, things will settle down for the rest of the week, and we'll get an extended drying period! At least the rains and clouds have kept the temperatures down over the last few days. Although we were able to reach 92 Saturday, even with the rainy morning, Sunday's clouds and rain kept the high at 82! Today we should get near 90, but clouds and rains might get in early enough to go much hi... More>>

Residents rally for peace surrounding deputy-involved shooting Video included

Dejuan Guillory, right; Dequince Brown, left Dejuan Guillory, right; Dequince Brown, left
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Demonstrators gathered in Opelousas this afternoon to rally for peace following a deputy-involved shooting earlier this month. 

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Deputies investigate fatal hit-and-run

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Acadia Parish Sheriff's deputies are currently investigating a fatal hit-and-run on Quarter Pole Road, east of Rayne. 

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The Latest: Officials: Mexico, Guatemala natives on truck

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The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store. More>>

Two injured in Breaux Bridge shooting

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Two people were injured during a shooting near West Bridge Street in Breaux Bridge this evening, police say.

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US 190 reopens in West Baton Rouge Parish

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UPDATE: All lanes are now open on US 190 on the Old Mississippi River Bridge.

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Two killed in overnight crash in Rapides Parish

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Two people were killed this morning after their vehicle caught fire on a Louisiana highway in Rapides Parish.  

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Astros fall to Orioles 9-7 Sunday

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Setting the American League record for consecutive saves converted requires a remarkable display of consistency.      Patience also played a part for Zach Britton, because the Baltimore Orioles closer went more than 14 weeks this season between tying the mark and breaking it.

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Lafayette Native Andrew Stevenson receives Major League call-up

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BATON ROUGE,  La. -- Former LSU outfielder Andrew Stevenson received a Major League call-up Sunday from the Washington Nationals, and he is scheduled to join the team in Phoenix for its 3:05 p.m. CT game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Stevenson will join the Nationals after his contract was selected Sunday from the Syracuse (N.Y.) Chiefs, the club’s AAA affiliate.

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Louisiana attorney general warns of tobacco settlement scam

The Lafayette City-Parish Council will introduce an ordinance to  ban smoking in bars and night clubs. The Lafayette City-Parish Council will introduce an ordinance to ban smoking in bars and night clubs.
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's attorney general is warning residents not to believe online ads that say people can receive money from a settlement reached between states and tobacco companies.   

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Vermilionville closes out the weekend with music Video included

Wallace Trahan and Rice & Gravy perform at Vermilionville Wallace Trahan and Rice & Gravy perform at Vermilionville
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Weekenders headed to Vermilionville for some rice and gravy, and we're not talking about the dinner staple! 

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Crowley church hosts Family Fun Day Video included

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Families enjoyed a day of fun after service this morning at Northside Assembly of God in Crowley.

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One more day of showers before a stretch of drier weather Video included

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As we enter the new work week our atmosphere will remain unsettled for one more day producing rounds of scattered showers and storms Monday afternoon. 

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Congestion on I-10 W near Henderson

Congestion on I-10 W at Butte La Rose Congestion on I-10 W at Butte La Rose
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An accident briefly blocked the left lane of I-10 West at Mile Marker 116 (Henderson).  Congestion is approaching five miles in length. More>>

Dedication: Bayou Teche handicap-accessible paddling docks

Canoers and kayakers head to the Bayou Teche National Paddle Trail. Canoers and kayakers head to the Bayou Teche National Paddle Trail.
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ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (AP) - The national water trail along Bayou Teche has four new handicap-accessible floating docks for canoers and kayakers, and two of them will be dedicated in the coming week. 

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Rayne shooting victim dies

Victim in critical condition after Rayne shooting Victim in critical condition after Rayne shooting
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UPDATE: The man who was shot yesterday afternoon in Rayne has died. 

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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 Video included

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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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  • 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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  • US student is freed after week held in China in taxi dispute

    US student is freed after week held in China in taxi dispute

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:35 AM EDT2017-07-24 07:35:47 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-07-24 14:48:53 GMT
    An American university student is free after being detained for a week by Chinese authorities for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute.
    An American university student is free after being detained for a week by Chinese authorities for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute.
  • How smugglers use trucks with sometimes deadly results

    How smugglers use trucks with sometimes deadly results

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:41 AM EDT2017-07-24 05:41:26 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-07-24 14:48:51 GMT
    It could take months for investigators to determine exactly how and why a scheme to smuggle dozens of Mexicans into the United States ended with the deaths of 10 in a tractor-trailer discovered in Texas.
    It could take months for investigators to determine exactly how and why a scheme to smuggle dozens of Mexicans into the United States ended with the deaths of 10 in a tractor-trailer discovered in Texas.
  • Death toll reaches 10 in immigrant-smuggling case in Texas

    Death toll reaches 10 in immigrant-smuggling case in Texas

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-07-24 05:11:17 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-07-24 14:48:44 GMT
    A 60-year-old man who was arrested after authorities say at least nine people died in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found outside a Walmart in San Antonio is due in federal court.
    A 60-year-old man who was arrested after authorities say at least nine people died in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found outside a Walmart in San Antonio is due in federal court.
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  • Astros fall to Orioles 9-7 Sunday

    Astros fall to Orioles 9-7 Sunday

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:29:03 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Setting the American League record for consecutive saves converted requires a remarkable display of consistency.      Patience also played a part for Zach Britton, because the Baltimore Orioles closer went more than 14 weeks this season between tying the mark and breaking it.

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Setting the American League record for consecutive saves converted requires a remarkable display of consistency.      Patience also played a part for Zach Britton, because the Baltimore Orioles closer went more than 14 weeks this season between tying the mark and breaking it.

  • Lafayette Native Andrew Stevenson receives Major League call-up

    Lafayette Native Andrew Stevenson receives Major League call-up

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:22:39 GMT

    BATON ROUGE,  La. -- Former LSU outfielder Andrew Stevenson received a Major League call-up Sunday from the Washington Nationals, and he is scheduled to join the team in Phoenix for its 3:05 p.m. CT game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Stevenson will join the Nationals after his contract was selected Sunday from the Syracuse (N.Y.) Chiefs, the club’s AAA affiliate.

    BATON ROUGE,  La. -- Former LSU outfielder Andrew Stevenson received a Major League call-up Sunday from the Washington Nationals, and he is scheduled to join the team in Phoenix for its 3:05 p.m. CT game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Stevenson will join the Nationals after his contract was selected Sunday from the Syracuse (N.Y.) Chiefs, the club’s AAA affiliate.

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