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Bomb threat written on bathroom wall forces evacuation of Broussard middle

It was a scary morning in Broussard after an elementary school was evacuated due to a bomb threat.

Man arrested over speeding ticket dies shortly after being released from jail

A 41-year-old man who was arrested for not appearing in court over a speeding ticket reportedly died yesterday shortly after he was released from jail.

Great show of support at candlelight vigil for Keiosha Felix

Overwhelming support from the community at last night's candlelight vigil for Keiosha Felix, letting the public know that even a year later family and friends of Keiosha are not giving up.  They are keeping the faith alive, and still h

Local X Factor finals pick 3 lucky winners

Today was the finals of the local X Factor competition, where fifteen contestants sang for the judges and a room full of people twice before the judges picked the boy, girl, and person over twenty-five that will represent this region in Denver,

Gas prices looking up for upcoming summer months

"I just drive less anyway because I work a lot, and I try to conserve anyway I can bills, bills, bills," says Michael Pierre. The thought on everyone's mind, how will gas prices effect our pocket books this summer?

Elizabeth Smart to speak at Hearts of Hope event in Lafayette

Former child abductee Elizabeth Smart will discuss overcoming extreme adversity and not allowing your past to dictate your life's future in Lafayette.

'Night of Remembrance' to honor Mickey Shunick, other loved ones lost

Mickey Shunick will be among students to be honored tonight at UL Lafayette's "Night of Remembrance."

Homeowner shot during robbery attempt in St. Martinville; suspects wanted

The victim of a home invasion is recovering in the hospital after being shot early this morning.

St. Landry Parish officials promote railroad crossing safety, hand out over 20 citiations

St. Landry Parish law enforcement officers rode the rails Monday to write 22 citations for railroad-crossing violations as part of a safety exercise organized by Operation Lifesaver Union Pacific C.A.R.E.

Bird problems frustrate La. rice farmers

Southwest Louisiana farmers are frustrated this year with a larger-than-usual number of birds eating rice seed, causing many farmers to replant.