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Sheriff: Gunman killed in shootout after murdering woman

Two people have been pronounced dead after a deadly police chase that began in Shreveport city limits and ended in rural Caddo Parish Wednesday morning.

Family apologizes for woman who allegedly set self on fire

Officials say the woman who was believed to be burned severly during an attack may have actually set fire to herself.

Lafayette Fire Department receives 1.6 million dollars in grant money

There is Good news for the Lafayette Fire Department. The department just got more than 1.6 million dollars in grant money.

Louisiana school grades released

With the Lafayette Public School System going from a c ranking to a b ranking this year. We talked to Superintendent Pat Cooper to find out how the school system pulled this off.

New amendments to vote on this election year

In addition to the Presidential election and local races there are nine constitutional amendments to vote on.  They range from when lawmakers can file bills to the right to bear arms.

Early voting begins today

On the heels of the third and final Presidential debate today Louisiana voters had the chance to cast their ballots. Today was the start of early voting and will last until the 30th.

Officials: Winnsboro burn victim fabricated story of attack

 Officials say the woman who was believed to be burned during an attack may have actually set fire to herself.

Chemicals collected over weekend in Acadiana

Another event in Acadiana this weekend the househould chemical drop off.

Boudin celebrated in Acadiana over the weekend

It was a busy weekend here in Acadiana. and a great weekend for boudin. Downtown Lafayette was packed Saturday night with boudin lovers from all over the world for the Fifth Annual Boudin Cook Off.

Ragin Cajun to battle it out against Arkansas State

The Ragin Cajuns take the field tonight. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN 2.