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Eunice teacher arrested for sexual relationship with student

A former Eunice High School teacher is facing criminal charges tonight. Eunice Police say Jacqueline Fruge had sexual contact with a student at the school.

Lafayette Fire Department issuing out safety tips for winter weather

With temperatures finally reaching to a wintery freezing point most of us are worried about staying warm, but there are other precautions you should take along with keeping warm.  The Lafayette Fire Department sees most heater fires around

Last chance to give blood and enter the Days of Giving for United Blood Services

Hurry in and give blood before the end of the United Blood Service's Days of Giving on Monday, December 31 and be eligible to win your choice of an Apple IPad or a $500 Visa card.  This is United Blood Services third year of the Days o

Lafayette Police still searching for robbery suspect involving stolen vehicle

On Tuesday, December 25 Lafayette Police responded to the Shell Gas Station on West Gloria Switch Road off of i-49 regarding a carjacking.  The victim drove up to the gas pump and was exiting her vehicle when the suspect approached her and

Christmas day road rage sends man to hospital with multiple stab wounds

A case of road rage sent a man to the hospital on Christmas day with several stab wounds.

Man stabbed in the back twice inside Lafayette nightclub

A 20-year-old man was stabbed twice in the back during a fight at a Lafayette nightclub.

No Pick 3/Pick 4 drawings on Christmas Day

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation announced that there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day. The drawing for Mega Millions, a multistate jackpot game, will be conducted as regularly scheduled.

Traffic crash turns to possible homicide investigation

Opelousas police are investigating a crash involving an unresponsive man. The incident occurred on the I-49 on-ramp near Harry Guilbeau early this morning.

Impairment Suspected in Calcasieu Parish serious injury crash

On December 22, 2012, at 11:09 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 109 about 2 ½ miles north of Interstate 10 that injured two Texas men.

State Trooper hit by driver on I-10

A Louisiana State Trooper from Troop B was hit and by a passing vehicle while he was conducting a traffic stop on I-10.