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Positive report released about traffic light cameras

The next time you're waiting at a traffic light in Lafayette here is something to think about..sixty-four percent.  That's the drop in accidents since twelve traffic light cameras were installed around the parish back in 2007.

Career Fair brings hopeful participants to the Cajundome Convention Center

The career fair brought out an amazing number of students and recent graduates hopeful to find connections and a possible position at one of the many businesses represented today around Lafayette.  Businesses like Stuller, Inc.

Acadia Parish officials looking for two fugitives

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to locate two wanted fugitives. Crowley Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate:

Federal Judge Frank Polozola dies at 71 after battle with cancer

Frank Polozola, the judge who oversaw former Governor Edwin Edwards' corruption trial, has passed away.

JK, you don’t really have jury duty; Police advise about practical joke text

It may seem like a harmless prank and in some regards it is. However, the St. Mary Police Department has fielded several calls recently regarding a text messaging hoax that fooled its targets a little too well.


Congratulations to yesterdays crawfish winner. Just 4 more days left in our contest. If you haven't entered yet what are you waiting for?!?!

Ragin' Cajuns, Tigers to face off on the diamond for first time since 2002

Two college baseball teams that are off to a hot start to the young season are set to lay it out on diamond tomorrow night.

Overturned tanker truck shuts down I-49, driver issued citation

Crews have worked all day to off-load an 18-wheeler that crashed early this morning. Roughly 7,000 gallons of Methanol has to be removed from the crashed tanker can be hauled away.

Courtroom showdown starts; BP could pay billions more for Gulf spill

The stage is set for a titanic courtroom showdown here between BP and federal and state governments over whether the oil giant must shell out billions more for the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

Lafayette City Government to pay a $3.4 million settlement

A state of the art waste transfer facility was in the making in north Lafayette.