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Opelousas man arrested for rape and false imprisonment

An Opelousas man was arrested Friday, Nov. 29 on charges of false imprisonment, simply battery, and forcible rape.

Two men trespassing on railroad tracks also arrested for drug charges

On Monday, Dec. 2, at about 10:36 a.m. Scott Police observed a vehicle parked near the railroad crossing in the 200 block of Debonnaire Road.

Multiple weekend fires leaves Lafayette Fire Department urging residents to take extra precautions

With the wintery holiday season usually comes an influx of house fires, which was proven this weekend when the Lafayette Fire Department responded to at least four different fires.  The two major fires were heat related with a fireplace le

UPDATE: Broussard man dies after Sunday morning car crash

UPDATE: The driver, Dustin Taylor, has been pronounced dead in the hospital as a result of his injuries suffered in the crash this weekend. 

Shopping safety tips for shoppers that are targeted by 'not so nice' people

This the time of year when unsuspecting shoppers are targeted by the "not so nice" individuals. St. Landry Parish Chief Gallow remind all shoppers to:

One hunter is dead after a boat sinks into a river in Iberia Parish

One hunter is dead after a boat sinks into a river in Iberia Parish

Lafayette Police seek Thanksgiving Day murder suspect

Police are looking for a murder suspect, Wilmar Fernandez Ramirez, 30, of Lafayette.

UPDATE: Man dies from gunshot wound to the head, Iberia police make arrest

UPDATE: Detectives have arrested Randall Girouard, 62, of Iberia Parish in connection with the shooting that occurred on Kilgore Road.

Shotgun used in robbery of sandwich shop in Lafayette

Lafayette Police are seeking two men in connection with the robbery of a local sandwich shop. The incident occurred Thursday night in the 200 block of Donlon around 7:00 p.m.

Ray Boudreaux falls short on 'The Voice'

Bad news for Louisiana's Ray Boudreaux, he was booted off NBC's "The Voice" Tuesday night. Ray didn't get enough of America's vote to stay in the competition.