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Lafayette ranks 8th best manufacturing city in the US

A recent report by Forbes ranks Lafayette as the eighth best manufacturing city in the US in an analysis completed by New Geography.  Lafayette moved up fourteen spots from it's 2013 rank, and the city is also the number one m

Police trying to locate man who purchased stolen coins

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is trying to locate a man who purchased stolen coins that were taken during a Cankton home invasion in May.

New Costco development approved, some residents concerned

Lafayette is experiencing a boom in commercial development on the fast-growing south side of town. Ambassador Crossing, on the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Settlers Trace, is starting to take shape.

LPSS forced to raise school lunch prices

School lunch prices throughout the school district will rise in the coming 2014-15 school year by 25 cents.

LCG moving forward with Red Flex lawsuits, fines

If you are driving a vehicle and run a red light or you're over the speed limit, then you will receive a ticket whether it's issued by a policeman or a photo, it's the law in this community.

Sheriff’s Office Looking Woman Taken By Ex-Boyfriend

Baton Rouge, La.-- East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a woman taken earlier today by her ex-boyfriend, after he broke into her home early this morning.

Victim Stabbed in Disturbance with Suspect

Lafayette, LA—On June 21, 2014, at approximately 12:05 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 300 block of Short Street regarding a stabbing.

Pizza Delivery Person Robbed at Knife Point

Lafayette, LA— On June20, 2014, at approximately 10:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to an apartment complex in the 2700 block of Ambassador Caffery regarding an armed robbery.

Iberia Parish Deputies investigating fatal crash

UDPATE: The driver involved in this morning’s fatal crash has been identified as 29 year old, Joshua Hymel, of New Iberia.

Councilmen speak out against the fires in their districts

Over this week we have brought you extensive coverage of the arson fires in Upper Lafayette. Eight houses, one of which was under construction, were set on fire.