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WANTED: Two men accused of robbing convenience store employee at gunpoint

Warrants have been issued for the arrest of two men who are believed to have committed an armed robbery at a convenience store.

Alabama woman rescued from Lake Charles hotel; man, woman accused of human trafficking

A man and a woman have been arrested for human trafficking after they allegedly forced a young woman from Alabama into prostitution and threatened her life.

Three arrested during drug warrant round-up in Crowley

Armed with three narcotics search warrants, members of the Crowley Police Department Narcotics unit and the Special Response Team executed the search warrants Monday evening.

Gang fight erupting at Opelousas High School this morning

Before the first bell rang at Opelousas High School this morning, the police were called in.

Festival International de Louisiane announces DD Manly as the 2014 official visual artist

Festival International de Louisiane is thrilled to announce DD Manly as the official 2014 Visual Artist.

Woman robbed at gunpoint after suspect rammed her vehicle in line at bank

UPDATE: On September 23, 2013, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department arrested Marcus Sam, 39, of Lafayette and charged him with Attempted First-Degree Murder and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Two arrested for burglary after GPS leads detectives to stolen electronics

Investigators used GPS technology to locate stolen electronics and subsequently the individuals believed to be responsible for the theft.

BBB urges caution when purchasing used cell phones; recent investigations recover counterfeit products

Technology is here to stay with consumers who can’t wait to buy the latest and the greatest new cellphone. Will you be one of the first in line to snap up the new Apple iPhone 5C or 5S?

Lafayette Police searching for convenience store armed robber

Police are searching for a man who robbed a convenience employee at knife point.

Lafayette man pleads guilty to selling fake Apple merchandise

A Lafayette man has plead guilty to selling hundreds of fake Apple products. Brennan LeBlanc, 37, of Lafayette, pleaded guilty to trafficking in counterfeit Apple, Inc. products.