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If it can be removed from the restaurant without the roof caving in, it's going to be sold!
Everything Must Go at Baton Rouge Ralph & Kacoo's Everything at Ralph & Kacoo's in Baton Rouge will be auctioned off this weekend.
This is as scary of an injury as it gets. Hoping for the best for Tua. 🙏😣
Dolphins Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa Carted Off, Taken to the Hospital Following Severe Injury Initial reports say that Tagovailoa has been transported to the hospital for possible head and neck injuries.
Students from a St. Landry Parish elementary school were on board at the time of the incident. 🚨
School Bus Crash With One Reported Injury in St. Landry Parish Louisiana State Police are working a school bus crash near Eunice.
A 21-year-old Lafayette man pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping today, admitting that he used a dating app for gay and bisexual men as part of a scheme to kidnap and murder them. Here’s what’s next.
Lafayette Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Gay Man as Part of Scheme to Murder Grindr Users A 21-year-old Lafayette man pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping today, admitting that he used a dating app for gay and bisexual men as part of a scheme to kidnap and murder them.
Anyone left on the island of nearly 7,000 residents is currently stranded, and anyone looking to return home after evacuating has no way to get back after the Sanibel bridge was destroyed by Hurricane Ian.
The Only Road In and Out of This Florida Island Community Has Been Destroyed by Hurricane Ian Sections of a causeway connecting an island of nearly 7,000 residents to mainland Florida were destroyed by Hurricane Ian, effectively cutting off access to and from the Sanibel community.
Surveillance footage shows the boat being pulled away in broad daylight. 😳
Lafayette Man Needs Your Help in Finding His Stolen Boat A Lafayette man is asking for your help in locating a boat that was stolen from his driveway.
We've seen a number of parents discuss this matter on social media, and now a statement has been relased. More Here.
Threats Made at Cecilia High School, Parents Now Concerned A number of parents recently posted on social media that they were not sending their kids back to Cecilia High School until threats were addressed.
The festivities out at Cajun field are going to be a blast this weekend, but Saturday's game is going to come with a special piece of nostalgia. 🤩🌶🏈
Cajuns Reveal Their Throwback Helmets In A Hype Video That Is Sure To Get You Fired Up For Homecoming Cajuns look to go back to the script as they show off their throwback helmets ahead of Saturday's homecoming game
The beautiful moment for one local family left us with all of the feelings. ❤️😭🥲
Watch This Acadiana Family Announce Adoption In The Sweetest Way Cue the tears. This sweet boy's face makes you emotional as he realized what was happening -- his life is about to change in the best way.
The doctor was charged with 130 counts of po*******hy involving juveniles and 50 counts of video voyeurism.
Baton Rouge Pediatric Cardiologist Arrested on Child Po*******hy Charges Antonio Felipe Belda was arrested by deputies on Wednesday at his home in the Hundred Oaks area of Baton Rouge.
Shaq was recently asked how he felt about the cheating controversies that two of his celebrity friends are currently dealing with in the headlines and his answer was short and brutally honest.
Watch Shaq Get Brutally Honest About Past Infidelities & How it Cost Him The Happiest Days of his Life [Video] Shaq's emotional response about what cheating cost him strikes a deep emotional chord.
Check out this staging area from Florida. What a response. 🙏
Aerial Shots Show Enormous Response to Hurricane Ian in Florida After Hurricane Ian slammed into Florida, it left over 2 Million people without electricity.
It's HERE! 🙌🏼 The Fall season of Rhythms on the River kicks off TONIGHT! We'll be hosting and we can't wait to see you all in the town square at River Ranch when Three Thirty Seven takes the stage! 💃🏼🎶
🎉 ONE MORE DAY!! 🎉 The kickoff of the fall season of Rhythms on the River is THIS THURSDAY! We are so excited to have a great time with you. Enjoy live music by Three Thirty Seven from 5:30-8:30 pm.
This is a free concert - please leave your ice chests and pets at home. We have vendors on site to purchase food and drinks. Lawn chairs welcome.
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Jenna Quinn is not only a survivor of child sexual abuse but has become a champion for others who have suffered in silence.
Advocate for Child S*xual Abuse Victims Pleased with "Long Overdue" Law Ending Time Constraints for Survivors to File Civil Claims The Eliminating Limits to Justice for Child S*x Abuse Victims Act ends time constraints for survivors to file civil claims. Jenna Quinn says law long overdue.
BREAKING: According to TMZ, rapper Coolio has reportedly died.
Rapper Coolio Dead at 59 - Report According to TMZ, rapper Coolio reportedly died Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Of all the coverage for Hurricane Ian, it was this microphone that caught the attention of many on social media. See here.
Reporter Uses Condom On Microphone During Hurricane Coverage A reporter in Florida reporting on Hurricane Ian had to get on social media and address what some viewers were questioning.
As Hurricane Ian barrels down on Florida, shocking photos and videos have given us a front-row seat to the heartbreaking damage and destruction the storm is leaving in its devastating path.
Videos Show Devastation, Catastrophic Flooding as Hurricane Ian Wreaks Havoc in Florida As Hurricane Ian barrels down on Florida, numerous videos and photos on social media have given us a front-row seat to the heartbreaking damage and devastation the storm is leaving in its path.
Watch as a man in Florida swims in his own HOUSE! Please keep those to the east of us in your thoughts and prayers this evening.
Man Swims in Own House as Water Rises in Naples, Florida [VIDEO] Hurricane Ian has made landfall in Florida and we are now beginning to see the devastation it is leaving in its path.
While hoaxes regarding sharks in streets have tricked people for years, multiple outlets have confirmed the authenticity of this video. 😱🦈
Shark Swims Through Flooded Florida Neighborhood as Hurricane Ian Thrashes the State One scene out of Florida is a result of the strong storm surge, as a shark has been spotted swimming through a Fort Meyers neighborhood.
The Netflix docuseries has sparked a whole new conversation. 🤔
People Coming After Katy Perry, Kesha for Old Song Lyrics Referencing Jeffrey Dahmer Social media calls for apologies/cancellations of major artists for their lyrics referencing the disturbing serial killer
Republican Congressional Candidate Holden Hoggatt took a direct shot at Congressman Clay Higgins by parodying the Crime Stoppers videos that put "Uncle Clay" on the map.
Political Ad Attacks Congressman Clay Higgins by Mocking Popular St. Landry Crime Stoppers Videos As the Nov. 8 mid-term election approaches, the political attacks are beginning to heat up.
PETA thinks that they know what it will take to stop men from eating meat. The latest call from the animals rights group here.
PETA Strike Calls For Women to Stop Having S*xual In*******se For years PETA has protested against humans eating meat, and their latest strike has gone to a new level.
People were seen exiting their vehicle and running onto I-10 to score these shoes. Photos Here.
People Scoop Up Shoes That Fell Onto I-10 in New Orleans A photo from Tuesday on I-10 in New Orleans has gone viral that shows people getting out of their vehicles to scoop up shoes on I-10.
If the quarterback situation at the Saints' first practice in London doesn't get enough people talking 👀 the first look at the black helmets in action definitely will 🔥
Jameis Winston Absent From Practice as Saints Are Seen Wearing New Black Helmets for the First Time As if there aren't enough question marks surrounding Jameis Winston at the moment, the New Orleans Saints quarterback was absent from practice on Wednesday in London.
Too soon? Insensitive? What do you think about these cakes in Florida? [PHOTO HERE]
Florida Grocery Store Sells Hurricane Cake as Storm Approaches As Hurricane Ian approaches the west coast of Florida, some are upset with a cake that Publix Super Market rolled out prior to the storm making landfall.c
UPDATE: Entergy has restored electrical service to customers after thousands lost power early Wednesday morning.
UPDATE: Power Restored in Youngsville Area After Major Outage Wednesday Morning Entergy has restored electrical service to customers after thousands lost power early Wednesday morning.
As Hurricane Ian threatens Florida, 'Waffle House Index' is trending after an alarming photo of one of their restaurants is raising eyebrows as it circulates on social media. 👀
'Waffle House Index' Trending as Florida Just Got Some Very Bad News Ahead of Oncoming Hurricane Ian Most people tune into weather experts when hurricanes approach their area. For the rest of us; there's the 'Waffle House Index.'
Did your hometown make the list?
Top 7 Small Towns to Visit in Louisiana 7 perfect small towns to visit right here in Louisiana.
If you have any info on this, please fill us in. 🤔🍗
Is This Church's Chicken Sign in Lafayette Real? Allegedly, this photo was taken at the Church's Chicken on North University Avenue in Lafayette.
Check out the official announcement, featuring Ryan Reynolds, right here. 👀🎥🍿
Hugh Jackman Will Return as Wolverine in ‘Deadpool 3’ Well, this is hugh news...
Call that a BearBnB. 🐻
Bear Makes Himself at Home Inside of a Woman's California Cabin Video of the bear rummaging through the house has gone viral on social media and you can check it out for yourself here.
Even with experts believing that this will be a Category 4 storm at landfall, some folks out in Key West don’t seem to be phased. 🏄♂️😱🌀
Florida Man Wake Surfs Through Flooded Streets as Powerful Hurricane Ian Approaches Video has hit social media of a Florida man wake surfing through the flooded streets of Key West as Hurricane Ian strengthens.
Police say the mother arrived on campus and engaged in a physical confrontation with a student who had “ongoing issues” with her child.
Parent Arrested, Accused of Showing Up on Opelousas High Campus to Fight With Student A parent was arrested after an altercation with a student on the campus of Opelousas High School.
A new proposal could mean that students who fall behind their grade's reading level would be required to take extra hours over the summer. 🤔📚
Could Louisiana Public School Students Face Mandatory Summer School? In response to Louisiana’s literacy crisis, State Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley has proposed mandatory summer school.
Look good, feel good. Feel good, play good... hopefully. 😬⚜️
Saints Debut Their Awesome New Black Helmets on Sunday in London The Saints are going to debut their new black helmets in London against the Vikings. This marks only the second time the Saints will have ever worn black helmets in a season.
The “Day of Hope” was billed as a college career fair with food, fun, and games; but after being bused to a church, 2100 students were separated by birth gender before being blindsided with graphic lectures on abstinence, su***de, and r**e among other controversial topics—some being forced to exchange their SSN# for food.
Louisiana High School Students Say They Were Tricked into Attending Religious Event Framed as College Career Field Trip East Baton Rouge high school students and parents are outraged after 2100 students were bused to a college career fair field trip that turned out to be a controversial religious event.
Watch this emergency landing that these amazing pilots made Sunday evening. 🙏
Watch Helicopter Make an Emergency Landing in Louisiana [VIDEO] A large helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday evening in Houma-Terrebonne, Louisiana.
Police suspect criminal activity as they continue to investigate how 20,000 gallons of oil got into our Louisiana waterways.
How Did 20,000 Gallons of Oil Get Into a Louisiana Bayou? Investigators with the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office are looking into who or what is resonsible for 20,000 of oil flowing into a Louisiana Bayou.
🎶 a milli, a milli, a milli 🎶
$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Louisiana! According to Louisiana Lottery officials, a $1 million Powerball ticket was sold over the weekend in the Baton Rouge area.
Tell us about what's in the "sauce drawer" at your house. 👀
Do the Packets in Your Sauce Drawer Ever Expire? The Answer Might Surprise You Do you have a "sauce drawer" in your house?
Not only did the man reportedly resist police, but he was also claiming to be partly responsible for LSU winning the National Championship in 2019. 🐅
Police Detain Man Who Allegedly Tried to Break Into LSU Stadium LSU Tiger TV reports that LSU Police detained a man near Tiger Stadium Monday afternoon.
With a major hurricane headed towards Florida, we are sending our best wishes as well as some helping hands to assist in whatever the storm may bring. 🙏⛈️
Acadiana First Responders Depart Louisiana to Assist Florida in Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts Crews from LUS and Acadian Ambulance have already departed Louisiana and are ready to lend a helping hand to the state of Florida.
UPDATE: In a video from the Cajundome, LSU fans gave the country star a hard time for his Georgia guitar strap. Now, he's responding to them. See Here.
LSU Fans Harass Jason Aldean for Wearing 'Georgia' Guitar Strap Someone should have reminded Jason Aldean that he was in Louisiana.
“Anxiety,” “discomfort,” “heavy,” “disturbing,” “heartbreaking”—Those are just a few of the words used by viewers who say they are struggling to get through the new ‘Dahmer’ Netflix series.
Netflix 'Dahmer' Series So Disturbing Some Viewers Can't Make it Past the First Episode Viewers across the world are having trouble getting through episode one, much less the entire 10-episode series.
As the doors to one Acadiana area restaurant close, a familiar face will take over where they left off. 😋🍽
New Owner of Prejean's Expanding To New Location Tim Metcalf, owner of Deano's Pizza in Lafayette and Prejean's Restaurant in Carencro, tells KPEL News that he expanding Prejean's to Broussard.
Officials say the driver did not even realize they hit a pedestrian until a body was found on the roof of their SUV when they arrived at work later that morning.
Pedestrian Struck and Killed, Man Finds Body on Roof of SUV After Driving to Work Vehicle accidents that involve pedestrians are bad enough on their own, but this may be one of the worst cases that we've ever seen.
Photos show a crash from the pontoon bridge and the recovery process could be challenging.
Tractor-Trailer Falls Off of Louisiana Pontoon Bridge [PHOTOS] A tractor-trailer rig crashed off the side of the pontoon bridge early Monday morning.
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