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Lafayette Family In Desperate Need Of Blood For Son In Critical Condition

A well known Lafayette family is asking for your help tonight.  

Power Back On In Morgan City

The electricity is back on in Morgan City tonight.   Around four yesterday a pair of generators went out leaving most of the city in the dark for the second time in a week.

Lafayette Police Track Down Taco Bell Killer

Lafayette police say they've tracked down a killer.  

Fireworks Off Limits Within City Limits

Remember no one can buy sell or shoot fireworks in places that are inside the city limits. Breaking the law could get you thrown in jail.

Louisiana Native Back In Nathan's Famous Hotdog Eating Contest

A Louisiana guy named Adrian Morgan from Baton Rouge is back in Nathan's Famous Hotdog Eating contest.

Louisiana Firework Makers To Remain Open Till Midnight Tonight

The folks at Louisiana fireworks will have this tent open till midnight and also all day tomorrow. They are located on the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Cameron.  

Pete Rose Visits Baton Rouge

Louisiana baseball fans had a chance to meet baseball legend Pete Rose. The games' all-time leader in hits spent part of his day Sunday and Monday signing stuff in Baton Rouge.

Lafayette Police Officer Accused Of Battery Turns Self In

Jackie Hagan the former Lafayette police officer accused of sexual battery has turned himself in. This comes after Pamela Harris the woman who claims she was battered last November filed a lawsuit yesterday.

Member Of Wellknown Lafayette Family Shot

A member of a well known Lafayette family is the victim of a violent crime today.  

Health Care Scammer Pleads Guilty

Prosecutors call it the biggest case of Healthcare fraud in US history.   The giant drug company Glaxosmithkline plead guilty to promoting illegal use of its drugs for diabetes, depression, and other disorders.