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High school students from New Iberia participate in "Consequences of Impact"

This morning students from Highland Baptist high school participated in Consequences of Impact, which is a mock crash involving impaired and distracted driving.  Classmates acted out a fatal crash scenario in front of their peers, allowing

22-year-old man from Lafayette accused of soliciting juveniles online

A 22-year-old man from Lafayette is accused of being an online sexual predator.

Man turns himself in for shooting at home after fight with his girlfriend

A 21-year-old man turned himself in for shooting at a home occupied by 7 people ranging in age from 6 months to 50 years old.

Man locked up in Lafayette Prison connected to armed robbery at hair salon in Lockport

A man locked up in the Lafayette Parish Prison for DWI was re-arrested after he admitted to an armed robbery at a hair salon in Lockport.

39-year-old man arrested for rape of 9-year-old in St. Landry Parish

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested Timothy Thibodaux for the aggravated rape of a 9-year-old juvenile.

Man wearing pajamas, no shoes, escapes from St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

Deputies are searching for a man who escaped from custody early this morning.

LCG voting on the final adoption of the boundary line between Lafayette and Vermilion parish

Tomorrow night the Lafayette city-parish council will vote on a final adoption of the Western Direct Line Segment of the Lafayette and Vermilion Boundary.  This has been an ongoing issue since 2000, when research was done and found that th

Temporary computer glitch forces decline of SNAP EBT cards

A computer glitch is cited as the cause for declined SNAP EBT card services, officials say.

Man on probation arrested for drug charges after attempting to lie about identity

A Lafayette man on probation for felony drug possession was arrested again after a deputy found marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop.