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50-year-old man charged with murder being held on $250,000 bond

A 50-year-old man was arrested last night for allegedly shooting and killing a man during an argument.

UL Lafayette's new doctoral degree in education tailored to administrators

Administrators at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be sharing their expertise to help educate the next generation of higher-education leaders in a hybrid degree program that will begin this fall.

Lottery announces Mega Millions multidraw suspension in preparation for October game enhancements

On Oct. 19, the multistate game Mega Millions will undergo enhancements designed to create larger jackpots and more millionaires, according to the Louisiana Lottery.

A 'super' night for skywatchers

Tonight's full moon will be a "super" one.

Deville man found alive after spending night lost in the woods

After searching for over 15 hours, search and rescue teams found a missing Deville man alive on the Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in LaSalle Parish.

SCAM ALERT: BBB alerts local businesses to email claiming to be from Duns & Bradstreet

Better Business Bureau of Acadiana is alerting local business owners to scam emails pretending to come from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) and involving BBB.

First African tropical wave with potential moves into the Atlantic Ocean

The first tropical wave of the Atlantic hurricane season to move off the coast of Africa shows possible signs of development in the Atlantic Ocean.

New jobs: $2 million manufacturing facility to be built in New Iberia

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and American Tank Company executives Larry Romero and Rochelle Romero announced American Tank will invest $2 million to build a new manufacturing facility in New Iberia.

Lafayette crash claims life of 5-year-old; driver in critical condition

A 5-year-old died and a 19-year-old woman is in critical condition following a Sunday afternoon crash.

SCAM ALERT: Cleco warns customers of bill payment scam

Cleco cautions customers to be aware of fraudulent calls demanding payment of electric bills through a money transfer agency or face disconnection of power.