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Lafayette location of Izzo’s grand opening to benefit Miles Perret Cancer Services

Izzo’s Illegal Burrito has announced this week that they have partnered up with Miles Perret Cancer Services for the official Grand Opening of their second Lafayette location; 25 percent of the proceeds on April 13 will go to Miles Perret

Thief of stolen birds from Zoo of Acadiana died in single vehicle crash

A man who stole three birds from the Zoo of Acadiana died after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed while attempting to outrun police.

Survey: Louisiana more opposed to same sex marriage, marijuana legalization, gun control than national average

Several national media outlets have recently questioned of why Louisiana’s Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu has not followed several of her Democratic colleagues and come out in support of same sex marriage.

Crowley man arrested on burglary charges

A burglar was taken off the streets of Crowley with the assistance of the public and good observations by patrol officers.

Iberville Parish schools to add another school resource officer for security

Iberville Parish schools are upping security measures on campus and will now have more officers to help keep the kids safe. There are currently four school resource officers and they will be adding a fifth come next year.

Two Lake Charles men arrested for armed robbery

Two men accused of robbing a homeowner at gunpoint have been arrested.

Lafayette Tourism speaking out about once again being recognized for its cuisine

Recently Lafayette was named one of the top ten foodie cities by Livability.com, which is a highly visited website that recommends great places to live, retire, visit, and even to eat!  People from Lafayette tourism are not surprised by La

Friends and family of Cacie Barras react to Wade Lohse's YouTube video

The friend of a 29-year-old woman who died in a car crash allegedly caused by a now wanted fugitive was initially shocked when she learned about a video he posted to YouTube. However, she now believes the negative could become a positive.

LDWF to search wooded areas with sonar for clues in missing teacher investigation

The search Terrilyn Monette, the missing school teacher, has turned up little so far. Investigators hope additional resources could help with tomorrow’s effort.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

WARNING: The video attached to this story could be considered disturbing to some viewers.