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Draft party for former Tiger Tharold Simon canceled after arrest

A draft party planned for a former Tiger has been canceled after he was arrested for public intimidation.

Cajun X Cables grand opening tomorrow, bringing in folks from all over the country

A one-of-a-kind water park has landed in the Lafayette area.  This park is built and designed especially for wake boarders by large cable systems.  This means boats are no longer necessary to go wake boarding anymore.  This is th

SCAM ALERT: Hang up on new utility bill phone scam

Utility companies throughout the US and Canada are warning their customers about a new con. Scammers are calling residents and impersonating utility staff, claiming to be collecting on late bills.

$1.75 million bond set for accused drug dealer in St. Martinville

This morning, Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotic’s Division executed a Narcotics Search Warrant at a residence in the 700 block of Ledoux St. in St. Martinville, LA.

Two big festivals kick off festival season across south Louisiana

Festival season is in full swing all across south Louisiana. From here in Lafayette to New Orleans, music lovers have a slew of activities to choose from this weekend.

Shooting victim in critical condition; Lafayette police seek two suspects

Police are working to identify two suspects believed to be responsible for shooting a 29-year-old man twice last night.

X Factor auditions have great turn out

Yesterday was the big day for singers in Acadiana.  Our X Factor audition.  Talented singers from all over the area showed up, and showed off their stuff for the judges.  Now fifteen of them head to the next round.

Man arrested after forcing way into home with a shotgun

A St. Martinville man has been arrested on attempted murder charges.

Jindal, Methanex announce $550 million methanol plant project

Governor Bobby Jindal and Methanex Vice President of Corporate Development Gary Rowan announced Methanex Corp. will relocate a second methanol plant from Chile to a 225-acre site in Geismar.

Second-degree murder suspect arrested at traffic stop, hid marijuana in 5 gallon bucket in his car

Officers with the Broussard Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling east on US Hwy 90 in St. Martin Parish for a traffic violation.