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Man wearing pajamas, no shoes, escapes from St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

Deputies are searching for a man who escaped from custody early this morning.

LCG voting on the final adoption of the boundary line between Lafayette and Vermilion parish

Tomorrow night the Lafayette city-parish council will vote on a final adoption of the Western Direct Line Segment of the Lafayette and Vermilion Boundary.  This has been an ongoing issue since 2000, when research was done and found that th

Temporary computer glitch forces decline of SNAP EBT cards

A computer glitch is cited as the cause for declined SNAP EBT card services, officials say.

Man on probation arrested for drug charges after attempting to lie about identity

A Lafayette man on probation for felony drug possession was arrested again after a deputy found marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop.

DHH confirms 3 new West Nile virus cases in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed three new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 48.

DOC: Career criminal will not be released following recent arrest

A man who was arrested in Baton Rouge after fleeing from deputies will remain locked up in the Lafayette Parish Prison due to his extensive criminal history, according to the Department of Corrections.

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

OCTOBER IS JAMMED WITH GOOD TIMES THAT CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND WITH FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CREOLE, CHORALE ACADIENNE AND THE SEMI ANNUAL ANTIQUES FAIR IN WASHINGTON 

LOCATED: Mother returns 2 children to their father, still wanted by deputies for simple kidnapping

UPDATE: Officials say the children have been returned to their father. However, they are still searching for Doucett. She is wanted for Simple Kidnapping (two counts).  

Festivals Acadian kicking off the weekend festival

Preparations are underway to kick off the Festivals Acadian starting tonight at 5 pm with the cutting of the boudin links and going on through Sunday.  This festival started back in 1974 with the intent of the festival being to get people