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Louisiana congressman introduced bill to eliminate government funded oil-paintings

A Louisiana congressman introduced a bill today that would eliminate government funded oil-paintings.

Gold becoming harder to find--impacting local business owners

The price of gold logged it's biggest decline in one day in more than thirty years this Monday. While gold is becoming harder to find, silver is even harder to get a hold of, which is impacting many local investors in Acadiana.

Carencro man arrested after making bomb threat

Last night, Agents with Louisiana State Police Gaming division arrested a Carencro man for making a bomb threat at the Evangeline Downs Casino in Opelousas.

Ambassador Caffrey Extension brings business to the area

Traffic along the new extension has trippled in the past year, bringing businesses like the AHS Walk-In Clinic eager to build along the extension.  It has begun construction of a brand new facility and is expected to be fully functioning i

St. Landry Parish man beats woman after being asked to leave, arrested

A Sunset resident has been arrested on multiple charges, including battery. On April 15, St. Landry Parish authorities received a call in regards to a female victim that had been beaten in her home.

Suspect sought in Lafayette bank robbery

Authorities are searching for a man that robbed a bank in Lafayette. On April 15, at around 9:40 a.m., Lafayette Police received a call regarding an armed robbery that took place at at a bank in the 2900 block of Moss Street.

CAPTURED: Lafayette’s most wanted fugitive arrested in Pennsylvania

Officials have confirmed that a Louisiana fugitive was arrested in Pennsylvania this afternoon.

DNA evidence leads Crowley police to name suspect in 'cold case' burglary

You never know when a case may be solved, especially cold cases. But when police get information which sheds some light on a cold case, not only does the case begin to breathe but so does the officer working the case.

Man dies in crash; woman and child passengers survive

On Monday, April 15, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on US Highway 90 in Calumet which claimed the life of a Patterson man.