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Port Barre Police: Child finds gun in car console, shoots self in leg in parking lot at barber shop

According to police, it happened around 11 a.m. Saturday when police say they got a call about a child at Opelousas General- North Campus, who was brought in to the emergency room with a gunshot wound.

KLFY.COM - 2018-06-23 21:50:14

Four-year-old fatally shot in Oakdale

Lockett says officers were dispatched to Prater Street in reference to a subject being shot. Upon arrival, officers learned that a four-year-old boy located a loaded .40 caliber handgun inside the home. For unknown reasons, the gun discharged and struck the child in the head. The child was pronounce

KPLC TV - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

Port Barre legend Davis passes, but his legacy rolls on

“I’m 55 years old, and I’ve been coaching since I was 18,” said Central coach Sid Edwards, who coached Willie Davis on the Louisiana Breeze AAU team. “I’ve coached players who have played in the NFL. I’ve had guys who made the NBA and played in the Majors (Major League Baseball).

OPELOUSAS DAILY WORLD - 2018-06-23 20:53:00

Mother still seeking charges after son body slammed by security guard

"They didn't know nothing about it, they don't think it happened like this and that. They said if I wanted to see the tape to go to the Sheriff's Office," says Alfred.


7 things you never knew about Fezzo's

What year did you start and what was your motivation to do so? Has anyone in your family been in the restaurant business before you?

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2018-06-22 21:44:00

Opelousas resident seeking over $90 million in compensation from oil companies

"They never gave me the opportunity to argue my point, just like they didn't give me an opportunity to argue my point in the federal court system," says Griffin.

KLFY.COM - 2018-06-22 23:11:50

Jeff Davis Parish see spike in vehicle burglaries

JENNINGS, La. (KLFY)- On June 21, 2018, Jeff Davis deputies were called to 16351 Highway 26, Jennings, in reference to a simple burglary in progress.

KLFY.COM - 2018-06-22 17:42:37

Abbeville man found shot to death in roadway in Maurice

MAURICE, La. (KLFY)- According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon at approximately 06:38 am this morning deputies responded to a call of a man laying on the shoulder of Lormand Road just south of Maurice.Upon arrival, officers found an man laying dead with multiple gunshot wounds to the body

KLFY.COM - 2018-06-22 21:33:55

Wrong place, wrong time

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CROWLEY POST-SIGNAL - 2018-06-22 14:05:42

9 Louisiana water parks you never knew existed

Louisiana's most famous water park and "land of the giants" has something for everyone to enjoy, from loop-d-loop and high-adventure water slides to children's splash pads. Want a dry adventure? Check out the roller coasters and carnival rides at Dixie Landin' next door!


Crowley nursing homes attempt to set world record for the world's longest bingo game

During the Summer Solstice, the six nursing home communities will conduct the 24-hour bingo game. Elder Outreach and Team Mergist created this effort to provide new activities for residents, while, giving back to a cause many people are most passionate about. The event will include themed hours of p


Former Cameron company office manager pleads guilty to stealing more than $91,000

Belinda Miltenberger, of Cameron, Louisiana, pleaded guilty June 13, 2018 before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen Kay to one count of wire fraud.MGN Online

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-06-22 21:32:00

Teen convicted of killing man, 79; chance at parole in 2041

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-06-22 17:41:16

Jennings proposes hike in water rates

“We are going to have to pass a 3 percent increase on water because we constantly lose money.” Mayor Henry Guinn said. “By law, the utility fund cannot lose money because it’s a public entity, so we have to at least break even.”


Man accused of murder found dead in jail

Blake Russell. Photo Credit: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's OfficeMan arrested in connection to 2009 Murder of Moss Bluff teenLAKE CHARLES, La. - Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate at the jail.Blake Russell was found hanging in a mop closet. He was taken to a hosp


‘Shaq’ gives the gift of strength with new weight room for one Louisiana high school

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Shaquille O'Neal attends the 2018 Mountain Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game at Staples Center on February 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


Crowley native crowned La. Seafood King

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Lake Charles, LA – At approximately5:00 a.m.today, an ambulance was called to the Calcasieu Sheriff’s Prison after an inmate, Blake A. Russell, 32, was found hanging in a mop closet. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.


St.Mary Sheriff’s Office arrest report

Shelton Phillips, 22, 145 Georgetown Road, Franklin, LA was arrested on June 21, 2018, at 10:19 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended license and careless operation. Phillips was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center from Lafa

KADN.COM - 2018-06-22 14:16:40

Shaq comes through for Lafayette High School

The former LSU basketball player made the donation to support LHS through South Louisiana Giving Day in May. After making the announcement, O’Neal sent Rob Pool, head coach of the Lafayette High School Football program, a video with words of encouragement.