Louisiana couple cited for possessing wolf after animal reportedly walked in front of elementary school

A Lafayette couple has been cited by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for allegedly possessing a grey wolf, authorities say.

  Out of sight but center stage, jurors weigh Chauvin’s fate

With the case drawing to a close, some stores were boarded up in Minneapolis. The courthouse was ringed with concrete barriers and razor wire, and National Guard troops were on patrol.
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  NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

Flight controllers in California confirmed Ingenuity’s brief hop after receiving data via the Perseverance rover, which stood watch more than 200 feet away.


  United Way assists community with FEMA appeals

  Family of 5th Avenue shooting victim holds balloon release

  Sulphur Police asking community for information in regards to shooting

  City of Sulphur water filter project out for bids

  Debate over uniforms in Calcasieu Parish schools

Debate over uniforms in Calcasieu Parish schools
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WATCH: Railway worker rescues child from path of oncoming train

The worker raced into action after the child slipped and fell onto the tracks with a train speeding toward the station.

  Flu season activity down as Lake Area continues to grapple with COVID-19

  VIDEO: Coast Guard to suspend search and rescue operations at sunset; NTSB investigating

  4 Angola corrections officers accused of using excessive force on inmate in alleged cover-up

First Alert Forecast: Cool mornings ahead along with more rain too...

COVID-19 in SWLA: April 19, 2021

Last pass for Cameron hurricane debris

Sowela holding career fair for students and alumni on April 23

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 18, 2020

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  Murder case against Chauvin in George Floyd’s death goes to jury

All three of the possible charges require the jury to conclude that Chauvin's actions were a “substantial causal factor” in Floyd's death — and that his use of force was unreasonable.


  LHSAA softball playoffs: first round recap

Marceaux earns National Player of the Week honors

McNeese’s Isaiah Chambers named finalist for Buck Buchanan Award

LSU depth chart after the spring game

Cowboys fall 5-4, 6-4 to Sam Houston on Sunday

McNeese baseball gets swept by Sam Houston State


  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A dry and sunny start to the week, temperatures remain below average

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunnier days ahead although much cooler than we typically see in late April

Crane operator who died in the lift boat disaster remembered by friends and family in North Louisiana community

Seacor Power was ‘under the command of its captain’, Talos Energy says

Nine juveniles injured after gunfire erupts at child’s birthday party, St. John Parish Sheriff says

Police say more than 60 people were at the party when shots were fired
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  WWII plane goes down in front of beachgoers during Florida air show

A mechanical issue forced the pilot to ditch the vintage aircraft in front of a crowd of beachgoers on Saturday.

LSU fraternity pays off the mortgage of longtime house cook

Boil advisory issued for parts of Leesville

  Local boy with rare disorder celebrates 10th birthday

SWLA Arrest Report - Apr. 17, 2021


  CONSIDER THIS: Going off the air

  CONSIDER THIS: Off the air

  Consider This: Power Outage

  CONSIDER THIS: Power Outage

  CONSIDER THIS: Pack the Tent


COVID-19 in SWLA: April 19, 2021

  ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19

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COVID-19 in SWLA: April 15, 2021


Arch Manning receives 5-star ranking from Rivals

Newman QB Arch Manning film room