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Lafayette tops Area Development’s 100 Leading Locations list for mid-sized and Southern cities

Lafayette has topped Area Development’s list of best mid-sized cities and best Southern citiesfor economic and job growth.

June’s $835,701 Lotto Jackpot Prize Claimed

The $835,701 Lotto jackpot prize that was won on June 8 was claimed by 2027 Stephen Girard, LLC on Wednesday morning at Louisiana Lottery headquarters.

Two Iberville Parish men arrested on multiple drug charges

Two men from White Castle were arrested after authorities found multiple drugs on them. While on patrol, the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office and LEAD Task Force arrest Troy Banks, 37, and Nicholas Flowers, 25.

Caught on Camera: Bayou Corne sinkhole widens, engulfs trees

 A camera was rolling just as the Bayou Corne sinkhole swallowed a group of trees. Local agencies have been monitoring this recent activity.

Three Crowley men arrested on drug distribution charges

Three Crowley men have been arrested and charged with narcotics violations. The incident occurred in the area of Lovell and South Ave H in Crowley.

Entergy reminds Louisiana customers to be wary of scam artists

Entergy is warning residents about a scam targeting customers in the state.  Con artists are giving customers a call and saying that your electric bill payment is past due, and that your service will be disconnected within the hour if you

LSU's football season includes Wisconsin, Thanksgiving

A neutral site game against Wisconsin, home games against Alabama and Ole Miss and a Thanksgiving contest at Texas A&M highlight the 2014 LSU football schedule.

UL Lafayette grad helps drum up support for the Ragin' Cajuns

University of Louisiana at Lafayette alum Tracy Broussard helps raise the roof at concerts by his boss, country music superstar Blake Shelton.

ACT Scores show more Louisiana students ready for college

The number of Louisiana high school students demonstrating readiness in English, math, and science for college level work increased significantly between 2012 and 2013, showing gains in each subject area.

AG Caldwell in Minor, Single Car Accident

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is being examined at Madison Parish Hospital following a minor, single car traffic accident. The incident happened around 7:00 a.m.