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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.

Two inmates taken back into custody following escape from Angola Prison

Two escaped inmates are back in custody following a multi-agency response.

Why suicide rate among veterans may be more than 22 a day

Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as the number is, it may actually be higher.

Authorities locate Jennings man wanted in Georgia on multiple molestation charges

The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office has captured a fugitive wanted in Georgia for numerous sex crimes against children.

UL's plan for parking tower on campus approved

UL's plans to build a parking tower on campus has just been approved.  This parking tower will hold 1,150 cars, 700 with permit and the other 500 spaces will be hourly for students.  This parking tower is a part of UL's master

DHH confirms five new West Nile virus cases in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed five new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 39.