LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police say a 30-year-old man is accused of making the bomb threat that shut down the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last Wednesday. They identified him at a news conference today as Devin Haywood of Lafayette. They say more arrests and charges are possible.
HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Parish Council has passed a resolution in support of the United Houma Nation receiving federal recognition. The council also asked the administrations of the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw and the Pointe-au-Chien tribes to submit necessary documents to receive similar council measures of support.
GOLDEN MEADOW, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Golden Meadow police officer and two others have been arrested and booked on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine. Lafourche Parish deputies say Officer Ashley Pollard and his girlfriend, Anna King, both of Cut Off, were arrested yesterday. Authorities also arrested his brother, Courtney Pollard, of Golden Meadow.
MIAMI (AP) - A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next few days. The depression's maximum sustained winds early today are 35 mph (55 kph). Little change is strength is expected today, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says some weakening is expected by tomorrow night.
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