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Lafayette-based team reels in 700-pound blue marlin at Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

A Lafayette-based team reeled in massive catch at the annual Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.

McClure named associate dean for University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of the Arts

  Michael McClure has been named the new associate dean for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of the Arts.

DOTD outlines plans to ensure public safety near Bayou Corne sinkhole

DOTD is implementing a plan that will provide broader observation and greater accuracy for DOTD’s monitoring efforts, especially along La. 70 and La. 69 near the Assumption Parish sinkhole area.

Local law enforcement hold free event for annual National Night Out Against Crime

Tonight, residents throughout Lafayette Parish are invited to join forces with the Lafayette Police Department, the Lafayette Sheriff’s Office and thousands of communities nationwide for the “Annual National Night Out.” This u

Stars mourn the loss of Kidd Kraddick

 Syndicated morning radio personality David "Kidd" Kraddick was beloved by his everyday listeners and famous interview subjects alike.

Investigation launched after inmate dies from head trauma

An investigation is underway at the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center in Lake Charles after an inmate died from head trauma.

Congressman Boustany saying IRS scandal is just starting to heat up

The controversy with the internal revenue service continues.  The question is, did the IRS target conservative groups or tea party supporters with their audits and additional scrutiny?  This past week President Obama in several public

The Shade Brigade going around Lafayette to bring hydration to elderly citizens

With summer heating up, an effort is underway to assist those who are among the most susceptible to it's dangers.  Emeritus at Lafayette is deploying it's Shade Brigade to help local seniors weather the high temperatures in coming

Authorities searching for Lafayette armed robbery suspect

Lafayette Police are looking for a man that robbed a Family Dollar on July 28.

Suspect wanted in Lafayette attempted murder

A suspect is wanted in conjunction with a shooting that took place on July 27. At approximately 4:00 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 2300 block of Moss Street regarding a shooting.