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Gabrielle Lajack KATC screen capture
Gabrielle Lajack KATC screen capture
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Funeral Services Announced For Gabrielle Lajack

Viewing will be 3:00pm to 9:00pm at the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral home.

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Money, BBB
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Boosted Judicial Budget Wins Final Legislative Passage

While lawmakers are still negotiating over budget cuts, the House and Senate have agreed to raise spending $3.5 million next year for the state judiciary.

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Lawmakers To Ask Voters To Steer More Money To Highways

Lawmakers are seeking to pump more money into road repairs and bridge work across Louisiana.

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Police Tape iStock
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Tree Crashes Into Car – Opelousas Teen Dead

The girls identity has not been released.

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crime scene tape Getty Images
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Shots Fired Near Lafayette OMV – 2 Men In Custody *** UPDATE ****

No arrests have been made and no injuries were reported.

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Louisiana State Capitol
Louisiana State Capitol, (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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House, Senate At Odds Over Budget With Days To Strike A Deal

Louisiana's legislative session has entered its final week. And a budget deal seems far from certain that can keep public health services and colleges from deep cuts while satisfying Gov. Bobby Jindal's financial criteria.

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Louisiana State Capitol (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Louisiana State Capitol (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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La. Legislators Still Working To Balance Next Year’s State Budget

Time is short. The legislative session is in its final days and must end by Thursday

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(Photo by Spc. Joshua Barnett, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs)
(Photo by Spc. Joshua Barnett, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs)
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EMERGENCY: Louisiana Prepares For Major Red River Flooding

Multiple state agencies are working diligently this weekend to ramp up the state's flood response efforts in preparation for incoming flood waters from the Red River.

In a statement outlining the state's emergency preparedness efforts from the governor's office, Bobby Jindal lists the following state agencies that have been preparing for the Red River's floodwaters that are expected to be the highest seen in seven decades

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Gulf Coast Oil Spill (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Gulf Coast Oil Spill (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Jury Decides BP Exec Told Truth About Oil Stats

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal jury has found a former BP executive not guilty of making false statements to investigators in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Prosecutors said David Rainey, in the early days of the spill, manipulated calculations to match a far-too-low government estimate of the amount of oil spewing into the Gulf following the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig

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police-car-bumper-lights-KPEL photo-by-Ken-Romero
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Pickup Theft Being Investigated In St. Mary Parish

The truck was stolen from a home on Verdunville Road.

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judges' gavel (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
judges' gavel (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Alabama Man Pleads Guilty In Lafayette To Transporting Child Porn

In Duran's vehicle deputies discovered two teen age girls.

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crime scene tape (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
crime scene tape (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
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St. Mary Parish Authorities Search For Shooting Suspect

The victim is listed in stable condition.

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