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Student with pocket knife prompts police investigation at elementary school

An elementary student was found in the possession of a small pocket knife this morning, Lafayette Police report.

Super Bowl players with Louisiana connections proud to play in Superdome

Wandering the Superdome turf on Super Bowl Media Day is an interesting spectacle in itself.

Group of House legislators propose budget reform package

In a legislative session dedicated to the state's budget, lines are already being drawn as the first legislative bills and amendments are drafted.

New computer system to prevent tax fraud

Recent actions by the US Congress regarding the fiscal cliff legislation, known as the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA), delayed the date when Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax returns may be filed.

Lafayette man locks ex-girlfriend in bathroom, deputies discover meth lab

A Lafayette man is accused of drilling screws into his bathroom door to trap his girlfriend inside. When deputies arrived at the home to investigate the complaint, they discovered products used in the production of methamphetamines.

Lafayette man locks ex-girlfriend in bathroom, deputies discover meth lab

A Lafayette man is accused of drilling screws into his bathroom door to trap his girlfriend inside. When deputies arrived at the home to investigate the complaint, they discovered products used in the production of methamphetamines.

Storm system threatens to bring high winds, drop in temperature

Parts of Louisiana are under a slight risk for severe weather overnight due to a cold front that will bring more seasonable temperatures by the end of the week.

Charenton community speaks out after shooting kills two injures 2 more

Wilbert Thibodeaux is accused of killing on Chitimacha Police Officer Rick Riggenbach and injuring St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Deputies Jason Javier and Matthew Strickland.

Cajun Mardi Gras has a ‘catch’ at the end of the celebration

Starting this weekend, the star of Mardi Gras in Cajun country will be a chicken. That’s right, a chicken.

Last night proved to be a dangerous and deadly night in Acadiana

The two incidents last night claimed the lives of seven year old Kendessa Castile of Church Point who was struck by two trucks while crossing US Highway 190, and unrestrained driver Troy Sarver of Rayne who overcorrected and overturned into a d