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Vice Principal at BR school arrested for sending nude photos to 8th grader

The Vice Principal of Southeast Middle School, 42-year-old Edwin Chastang, is in jail for allegedly sending nude photos of himself to a 15-year-old student while drunk.

Lafayette Science Museum: Planetary Marathon, July 22-24

It's summer time, school's out, and the heat is on the rise so many kids and parents are finding themselves inside stuck watching TV.

University of Louisiana Takes Look at Bomb Threat Response Effort for Future Events

While the UL bomb threat scare that took place last week is still an ongoing investigation, the University is beginning to wrap up all of the week's efforts.

Attorney Valerie Gotch Garrett to Run for 15th Judicial District Court Judge

With election season seemingly just around the corner, candidates are starting to make themselves known in the Lafayette area.

Lafayette Eyes South City Parkway as New Corridor over Vermilion River

With traffic on the ever seeming rise in Lafayette one of the cities busiest roads, Ambassador Caffery, may be getting some much needed relief.

Regional Medical Center of Acadiana teams up with State Police to make "Sudden Impact" on students today

Regional Medical Center of Acadiana teamed up with Louisiana State Police Troop I to make a sudden impact on high school students today.  Sudden Impact is a statewide program led by the state police that seeks to reduce the number of crash

30 year old Devon Haywood of Lafayette arrested and charged with bomb threat on UL's campus last Wednesday

An arrest has been made by multiple agencies involving the bomb threat on UL's campus last Wednesday.  Thirty year old Devon Haywood, originally from New Orleans, was found outside of his home in Lafayette Parish and arrested late yest

Getting to know your Cane Cutters: James Ziegler

Baseball action goes on during the hot Summer days in Acadiana....With the Acadiana Cane Cutters in the Texas Collegiate League.

Lafayette Sheriff asks for Public's Help In Finding Damon Journet

Lafayette Sheriff's Office is reaching out to the public for assistance in locating Damon Journet who fled while participating in a Community Corrections Rehab Program while on a job-site in Scott, Louisiana.

IPSO arrrests New Iberia woman for cutting man's face

A New Iberia woman is being held at the Iberia Parish Jail after deputies arrested her for attempted second degree murder.