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Officials looking for daytime burglars

The St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in gathering any information you might have regarding recent day time break-ins in the Opelousas/Sunset area.

Teenager a stabbing 'victim'; uses incident to lure grandfather away from home to burglarize it

Two men and a juvenile have been arrested in conjunction with a New Iberia burglary.

Recycling Foundation once again accepting material

The Recycling Foundation is once again accepting recyclable material brought by the general public after a recent fire temporarily halted the drop-off operation. 

Iberia Parish officials arrests seven on sex offender charges

Seven Iberia Parish men have been arrested for violating laws associated with convicted sex offenders.

Mayor Langlinais says the ball is now in Mayor Durel's court

After months of back and forth between the city of Lafayette and the city of Broussard we finally have reaction from the mayor of Broussard, Charles Langlinais, on where he stands on the annexation issue.  Shortly after Mayor Joey Durel cu

Nationally recognized painter and instructor visits Lafayette

A nationally recognized water colorist and instructor, Don Getz, spent the week in Acadiana with a group of workshop participants painting local, historical sites around  the city of Lafayette.  It was only fitting with the upcoming E

Lafayette Police Department receives national accreditation honors

In a ceremony held in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, March 23, the Lafayette Police Department was nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) at the 100th CALEA conference.

Lafayette store robbed at closing time; police looking for suspects

Police in Lafayette are looking for four suspects in relation to an armed robbery. On March 26 at approximately 11:50 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1300 block of East Pinhook Road regarding an armed robbery.

Man wanted for January murder in Baton Rouge found in Lafayette

Baton Rouge detectives have found a man wanted in the January 5 murder of Keith Matthews. Fugitive Shingo Edwards has been arrested. Crime Stoppers received information that Edwards was at a hotel in Lafayette.

Board of Supervisors approves F. King Alexander to lead LSU

The LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of F.