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Woman robbed while going to see man she met on Facebook

Sheriff Ackal reports that officers responded to a robbery in the 700 Block of Mixon Street in New Iberia. Once on the scene, police discovered that a 28-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint when she arrived at the residence.

Hampton Inn coming to Opelousas

The future look bright for the city of Opelousas.  A brand new Hampton Inn is in the works.  It will be along I-49 just off the Creswell exit and behind WalMart, bringing some much needed new business to the area.

Surveillance helps put Opelousas drug dealer behind bars

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotic Enforcement Team conducted several hours of surveillance that helped them arrest Trey Arvie, 29, of Opelousas.

Fugitive captured after barricading himself in Iberia Parish motel room

Detectives in Iberia Parish were able to apprehend a fugitive at The Inn of Iberia on Tuesday.

Louisiana-Lafayette will take on Tulane in R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

The Tulane University football team has accepted an invitation to play in the 2013 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, marking the program’s first appearance in the New Orleans-based bowl and its 11th bowl game in school history.

Looking for a Christmas parade? Here's our list for South LA!

If your looking for fun ways to spend the Christmas season this year, why not enjoy a parade? Below is a list of Christmas themed parades in the Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and New Orleans areas.

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.