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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.

Unrestrained driver killed in West Baton Rouge Parish crash

Shortly before 6:00 p.m. on April 24, State Troopers began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on I-10 eastbound east of LA Hwy 77 in West Baton Rouge Parish.

United Way of Acadiana and Junior League of Lafayette work together for elementary students in the community

United Way of Acadiana and the Junior League of Lafayette are working together to help out first and second graders around Lafayette.  They were working hard today stuffing tote bags for the elementary students for their summer reading pro

Lafayette's technology receiving out-of-state attention

This morning's fiber for breakfast focused on healthcare for our community.  Representatives from major healthcare providers in Lafayette described ways they are using technology broadband to provide better healthcare for our community

Lafayette school bus driver placed on administrative leave

Bus driver Daniel Gary was ticketed by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office for reckless operation on April 22.

Registered sex offender robs grandmother at gunpoint

A New Iberia man has been taken into custody after he allegedly pulled a gun on his grandmother and robbed her.

Police set parking restrictions for Festival International de Louisiane

The big Festival International de Louisiane is underway in Lafayette. Police have listed some parking restrictions you need to know before you head out for the music event.