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Man wanted for questioning in August homicide

 Lafayette police need your help identifying the man in this sketch. He is wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide that occured back on August 26th in the 100 block of Hummingbird Lane.

New Iberia woman wanted in connection with a warrant for theft

 The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance regarding the whereabouts of Rebecca A. Bacas, 37, New Iberia.

Lolo Jones starts up 'Hurdles of Hope'

Lolo Jones, the two-time Olympic hurdler and former LSU great, announced this week the start of the Lolo Jones Foundation and its signature program, Hurdles for Hope.

Ponchatoula woman wins $740,380 lottery jackpot

 Patsy McKnight of Ponchatoula, the sole winner of the $740,380 Lotto jackpot from the September 8 drawing, claimed her prize at Louisiana Lottery Headquarters Monday.

Sheriff: We need the public's help to find Keiosha Felix

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying the person pictured in the photo above. We’re told the individual might have information regarding the Keiosha Felix investigation.

Lessons learned from Isaac: How law enforcement embraces social media

The rise of the fan page has transformed the social media landscape, creating a more diverse way for people to find critical information during a large scale event.

Gas prices go up higher than same day one year ago

Gas prices are about 17 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago.

Coach pull off unlikely win against Troy Trojans

The Cajuns went on the road Saturday night and upset Sunbelt Conference opponent the Troy Trojans.

Former boxing heavyweight scores big with bestselling new book

A former undisputed feather wight champion of the world and lafayette boxer has a big hit somewhere else besides the ring. She is on the best sellers list according to amazon.com.