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Orientation for Hostess Brand Inc. employees who have been laid off in the company's liquidation

Just weeks before Christmas and now thousands of people are jobless.  Some of them are right here in Acadiana because of Hostess filing for bankruptcy.  It's not just employees of Hostess itself.  There are more than thirty b

Sting at Desperado's Cabaret

Yesterday afternoon in the upper Lafayette area of Carencro law enforcement agencies made a surprise visit to Desperado's Cabaret.  Lafayette Sheriff's deputies blocked off the Frontage road in front of Desperado's just north o

East Bayou burglarized leaving congregation heartbroken

East Bayou Baptist is in shock after being broken into Monday night.  Executive Pastor Lyndale Holloway was one of the first to notice shattered glass.

Louisiana musicians rack up nominations for 2013 Grammy Awards

From the streets of New Orleans to Acadiana Cajun roots, Louisiana is represented well in the nomination list for the 2013 list of Grammy Awards.

Arrest made in counterfeit check case

During the months of September, October and November of 2012, Lafayette Police received reports of several counterfeit checks that were negotiated within the Lafayette area.

Body found in Iberville Canal believed to be Belle Rose robbery victim

Rodriguez is believed to have been shot during a robbery attempt that happened in Belle Rose earlier this week. A second victim involved in the robbery reported the incident to authorities after he managed to escape.

Unrestrained man dies in Allen Parish crash

On December 5, 2012, shortly after 10:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 165 about 2 miles north of Kinder in Allen Parish that claimed the life of a man from Oberlin, Louisiana.

Dardenne may run for governor once Jindal's term is up

Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne says he would be more than happy to take over the role of governor once Bobby Jindal's term is up.

Second illegally killed black bear found in Pointe Coupee

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officials are seeking leads for an illegally killed black bear that was found in Pointe Coupee Parish.

St. Landry Parish officials holds Christmas TRIAD

St Landry parish officials held their Christmas TRIAD today at the Yambilee building in Opelousas.