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Opelousas man arrested attempted murder charges

Peter Jones, 18, was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail facing charges of Attempted Second-Degree murder.

Louisiana marching band featured in new Jonas Brothers music video

The Southern University Marching Band continues to expand its global recognition today with the premiere of the Jonas Brothers, that’s right the Jonas Brothers, new single and video “Pom Poms.”

State Treasure squares off with Governor over paperless checks

A new plan to change the way the state pays businesses for services and contracts has sparked a big debate between the State Treasure and Governor Jindal’s office.

Teen arrested for stabbing victim several times during street fight

An 18-year-old was arrested after he allegedly stabbed someone several times during a fight.

29-year-old man arrested for sexual assault of pre-teen after 3 months investigation

A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old.

Lafayette representative discusses potential problems among supporters of Jinda's tax plan

One of the most powerful members of the state legislature says he thinks tax reform will get passed this session, but it will not be without a bit of a battle.

Local real estate market around Acadiana is looking healthy

Local real estate agents are saying this year is more brisk than last year, and the numbers are showing how healthy the market has become.  One local realtor says it could be because of the national news.

2013 legislative session sees 900 pre-filed bills; budget main focus

With just days until the start of this year's legislative session lawmakers are wasting no time in filing hundreds of bills.

New alternative energy program at SLCC's Crowley (Acadian) Campus

To help the critical need for workers in Acadiana this new program has come just in time to offer technical certificates and diplomas with this technology program.  Expected to begin this fall, the project was awarded nearly $550,000 via a

April celebrates the grilled cheese sandwich

Being April 1, we could tell you that today is "National Snake on Toast Day" or "National Chug Fryer Grease Day," but we like you so we'll be nice.