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Lafayette armed robber shoots victim in the leg

A person was shot during an armed robbery on December 16, around 8:45 in the 100 block of Paul Breaux Avenue. According to Police, the victim was walking on Paul Breaux Avenue when suddenly a gold four door vehicle drove up next to him.

DOTD lane closures due to installation of new signals

DOTD announces that the installation of new signals will continue until Friday, Dec.

Senator Elbert Guillory of Opelousas formerly announces his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor

Senator Elbert Guillory of Opelousas has formally announced his candidacy in the race for lieutenant governor, a race twenty-two months out.  This is something he says he has thought and prayed about for a long time now, and he plans to fo

St. Landry Sherieff's Office needs help locating missing Opelousas couple

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office needs your help in locating two missing persons: Sandra Tillett and Arthur Tillett of Opelousas.

New Iberia spa owner arrested for attempted prostitution

Narcotics Agents working for the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Li Min Cai, age 48, yesterday on charges of prostitution. Cai owns the Sunny Spa at 801 South Lewis Street in New Iberia.  

Arnaudville woman arrested for cruelty to a juvenile

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz has reported that Jessica Martin, 26, of Arnaudville, has been arrested and charged with cruelty to a juvenile.

UPDATE: 3rd suspect apprehended for credit union robbery

UPDATE: Police have apprehended the third suspect, Jamikal Phillips, 17.  Phillips was found at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18 in a Lafayette hotel. 

ATC suspends alcohol sales at three Lafayette clubs

Three Lafayette businesses have had their alcoholic beverage permit suspended for selling alcohol to minors and allowing drugs on premises

Pregnant woman loses child after hit and run in Carencro

The Carencro City Police Department has arrested one suspect in connection with a hit and run that happened on Saturday, Dec. 14