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Iberia parish man arrested on juvenile pornography charges

A New Iberia resident has been arrested for distributing child pornography. On March 22, detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Bureau of Investigations Cyber Crimes Division arrested Robbie Fusilier, 22.

City-Parish President Joey Durel disheartened by annexation lawsuit with Broussard

The fight is not over yet between the city of Broussard's Mayor Charles Langlinais and City-Parish President Joey Durel.  Although Mayor Langilinais withdrew the golf course annexation last week, there is still a remaining annexation d

DOTD issues Easter holiday travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Easter holiday (Friday, March 29, through Sunday, March 31

Lafayette Parish School System critically short on bus drivers

The school system has become critically short of school bus drivers.  More of the 290 school bus drivers are out on long-term leaves because of medical problems, personal issues, and other reasons.  There are only thirty substitutes w

$10 million granted to Louisiana failing schools

The federal government is giving Louisiana almost $10 million to help fix failing schools. The funds come from a nationwide grant program, and will impact 200,000 kids in failing schools all across the state.

Endangered piglet born at Audubon Zoo

Fig is the fourth piglet born at Audubon Zoo since 2005. She was born January 24th. Figs happen to be one of the Babirusas favorite fruits in the wild.

Work at Bayou Corne sinkhole on hold due to increased movement underground

Assumption Parish Emergency officials say work around Bayou Corne is on hold for now after new reports of increased movement going on underneath the surface of the sinkhole.

Clergymen bring stats to Capitol to persuade Gov. Jindal to reconsider tax plan

Dozens of pastors, priests and clergymen from across the state came together again to speak out against Governor Jindal's tax reform plan. This time they came with hard numbers.

WANTED: Accused murder caught on camera in separate shooting hours earlier

An 18-year-old is wanted by police for two separate shooting incidents in the same day. The last incident resulted in the murder of three people in a public park.

Lafayette man arrested for aggravated incest

A Lafayette man was arrested today for allegedly making inappropriate sexual contact with a family member. The Lafayette Police Department was first notified of the incident on March 15. The agency launched an investigation.