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Two Suspects Sought in Overnight Robbery of Chain Store

Lafayette, LA—On June 16, 2014, at approximately 9:50 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 3200 block of Louisiana Avenue regarding a robbery.

Fire officials not ruling out a serial arsonist caused fires in Upper Lafayette

Two more arson fires occurred early Sunday morning bringing the total number arson fires in upper Lafayette to six in less than a week's time.

Airport Director of Aviation Greg Roberts forced to resign after incident last week

Greg Roberts, Director of Aviation at Lafayette Regional Airport, was according to our source forced to resign Sunday after an incident that occurred on Wednesday at the Airport.

1-cent sales tax for new airport terminal on City-Parish Council agenda for tomorrow night

A parish-wide sales tax is on the agenda for the City Parish Council's meeting tomorrow. The sales tax proposal is for a new airport terminal at the Lafayette Regional Airport.

A history of crawfish at bookstores now

There's nothing like a good ole fashioned crawfish boil with friends and or family at this time of the year, and it's something a lot of us in South Louisiana take for granted; unless you move to a different part of the United States wh

Another arson fire in Upper Lafayette

In less than 48 hours four large arson fires have taken place in upper Lafayette. The latest one taking place this morning around 5:24am. Fire fighters were called out to the 100 block of North Washington Street to fight the blaze.

Youngsville Sports Complex keeping busy

Since the massive, $15 million Youngsville Sports Complex opened late last month the facility has been busy hosting camps, tournaments, and a variety of other activities for young athletes and Youngsville residents alike.

Ragin' Cajun baseball coach Tony Robichaux "proud" of his team

A final look back at Louisiana's Ragin Cajun baseball team that ended one game short of their goal of making the college world series, but it was an incredible year that all are very proud of.

The impact of UL football's head coach Mark Hudspeth, now the "$6 Million Man"

Coach Mark Hudspeth has made his mark in Lafayette.  In three years, he's brought three bowl championships home to Acadiana.

UL's Center for Louisiana Studies giving book lovers opportunity to learn about Louisiana authors

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Center for Louisiana Studies is giving book lovers the opportunity to learn more about Louisiana authors.  Yesterday evening the center launched Bayou State Book Talks, which is a series of ta