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Suspects sought in St. Mary Parish credit card theft

Authorities in St. Mary Parish are looking for two persons of interest in relation to a stolen credit card case.

Call center for bus stop information now open, 521-RIDE

The call center for parents to get bus stop information is now available for Lafayette parish.  Parents should be aware that new afternoon dismissal times may impact bus drop-offs.  The parish has 289 buses operating more than 700 rou

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

A MURDER MYSTERY AT THE CAJUNDOME, COUNTRY STARS COME TO THE HEYMANN CENTER AND VERMILIONVILLE CELEBRATES ACADIAN DAY. THOSE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE GOOD TIMES IN THE AREA THIS WEEKEND. 

Agents with Department of Environmental Quality check homes before residents are able to move back in

As the rest of the evacuees returned to their homes in Lawtell they were accompanied by a deputy as well as an agent with DEQ.  These DEQ agents brought hand-held instruments to check throughout every room in each house testing oxygen leve

Lafayette Animal Aid Needs Immediate Donations

LAFAYETTE, LA - DaVinci is a 2-year old seal-point Siamese cat that was found wondering in a neighborhood needing desperate medical attention.

DeQuincy man arrested in connection with 2012 shooting death of girlfriend

A man has been arrested after his alleged involvement in the death of his live-in girlfriend, who initially was though to have commited suicide.

PC Sheriff: We will be looking at everyone very closely following deputy’s arrest

Pointe Coupee Sheriff Bud Torres is placing a critical eye on all of his employees following the arrest of a veteran deputy who was allegedly involved in drug activity.

Lake Charles couple accused of cashing over $68,000 in counterfeit checks

A couple from Lake Charles is accused of cashing counterfeit checks totaling over $68,000 at various banks.

Residents return home following evacuation due to train derailment; investigation continues

Residents who were forced to evacuate their home due the derailment of train cars hauling toxic chemicals were allowed to return to this morning.

One year later, Lafayette community still banded together in honor of Mickey Shunick

The search for Mickey Shunick gained nationwide attention before it ended one year ago Wednesday. But the spirit that led hundreds of people to look for her continues today.