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Lafayette Chamber of Commerce: 2015 Looks to Be Strong Year For Lafayette and Acadiana

Here on the first day of 2015, we are all wondering how the new year will be here in the nine parish area of Acadiana.

Living Waters In Opelousas Receives $20k Grant From Wal-Mart

Living Waters Community Development Corporation of Louisiana got some exciting news this month as they found out that they would be one of 75 organizations around the country to be awarded and infrastructure grant from Walmart.

Nexstar buys FOX15 from Communications Corporation of America

KADN – FOX15 has a new owner today. Nexstar Broadcasting purchased NBC33 from Communications Corporation of America. The transaction was approved by the Federal Communications Commission and closed today.

Free ride services on NYE

In an effort to prevent drinking and driving Guy's Towing is offering free rides to people in Lafayette.

T-Rex Planet Bringing Families to Prehistoric Times This Weekend

With it being New Year’s Eve everyone is focusing on moving forward, but how about going back, in time that is.

H3N2 Virus Not Susceptible to Flu Shots, But Vaccinations Still Encouraged

We are in the prime of flu season and the last thing anyone wants to hear is the newest strain of flu going around is not vulnerable to the flu shot you got earlier in the season.

Lafayette Police Department: "Drinking and Driving Will Not Be Tolerated"

New Year's Eve is filled with parties, fireworks and of course drinking.

UL Baseball Prepping for 2015

Like many UL Lafayette sports fans have been saying this past year, "it's good to be a Ragin Cajun!"

Arrest warrant issued for Charenton levee burglary

After releasing video of a subject using a hammer to break into a vehicle on the Charenton levee, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received multiple tips regarding the criminal’s identity.

Arrest warrant issued for downtown Lafayette attacker

On December 30, 2014, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Second Degree Battery (Felony) for the arrest of Joshua W. Richard (27) of Lafayette.