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UL Freshmen Participate In Creativity Everywhere Day Downtown

Today many University of Louisiana students kicked off their college semester with beautification and clean-up projects around Downtown as part of Creativity Everywhere Day.

Last night's "National Night Out" successful in Girard Park

Last night residents throughout Lafayette parish went out to Girard Park to join forces with local law enforcement agencies for the thirty-first annual National Night Out.  Community members enjoyed music, entertainment, fun jumps, food, g

State Treasurer John Kennedy in Lafayette today talking about possibility of establishing medical school in the city

State Treasurer John Kennedy was in Lafayette today at City Hall a part of a special meeting about the possibility of establishing a medical school in Lafayette.  Louisiana has a huge physician shortage, particularly primary care physician

IPSO arrests New Iberia man for forcible rape

A New Iberia man is now in jail for forcible rape. Deputies arrested Jonathon Lastrapes, 25, for sexually assaulting a woman at a home on Bayard Street.

Frank's International gave tour to teachers, helping bring advanced technology to students

Today Frank's International gave some Lafayette teachers a tour of it's Manufacturing and Machine Center.  The teachers are part of Lafayette's career and technical education program.  Frank's is hoping teachers will g

U.S. Marshals arrest New Iberia man for attempted murder, home invasion

A New Iberia man is now in jail after breaking into a home almost two months. U.S. Marshals arrested Arneze Jack, 25, at a home on Bodin Road in Ashton, around 6:30 p.m. on August 5, 2014.

Ebola outbreak, could it happen locally?

 With 887 people already dead from what's being called the deadliest ebola outbreak, many in Shreveport are empathetic, but also worried. Lloyd Gardner is one of those people. "I think it's dangerous.

Local infection prevention supervisor assures Acadiana at "low risk" for possible infection

With the two American health care workers infected with the ebola virus coming back into the country.  Many questions have been raised as to what exactly this virus is and if we should start taking precautions.  The reason this outbre

Mikee Open Charity Golf Tournament Wraps Up

The last two days have been perfect for the golfers of Acadiana. One of the area's biggest golf events and the state's largest charity golf tournament just wrapped up today with the Mikee Open.

Phone Use In Public Schools Up For Discussion

With school just around the corner, discussions on use of cell phones on school campuses are back up for discussion.