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Lafayette In Running for USA Today's "Best College Town Weekend"

The City of Lafayette has been receiving many national accolades over it culture, food, and even being declared the happiest city in the country.

2 Pierre Part residents arrested for burglarizing home in Belle Rose

Two Pierre Part residents are now facing theft charges. Deputies arrested Billy Rodrigue, 40, and Nicole Gros, 34, for burglarizing a home in the 100 block of Bayou Corne Street, in Belle Rose.

Coco Road Bridge demolished this morning

Ascension Parish residents are not happy. They say, the Coco Road bridge has been closed for emergency repairs since July, and they don't expect it to open any time soon!

Inspections on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge extended because of weather conditions

If you plan on traveling I-10 this week, specifically between 7 am and 2 pm, you might want to find an alternative route!  Inspections on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge have been extended due to weather conditions.  DOTD does bridge ins

Lafayette Police Department says they can handle their own investigations

The Lafayette Police Department says they can handle their own investigations.  From now on the department won't have outside reviews for officer-involved shootings, involving it's own officers.  The Lafayette police departmen

Cajuns Tuen Focus to Ole Miss

The loss to Louisiana Tech this past Saturday night by UL at Cajun Field could be described as; take your pick:

September 8th Marks International Literacy Day

Today marked International Literacy Day, which was conceived to promote awareness and help for those who are able to read and for those who are wanting to learn.

Delcambre Continues Shrimping While Louisiana Shrimpers Association Calls For Strike Over Pricing

Shrimping season is in full swing, but protesting shrimpers may soon bring the season to a stand still. Louisiana shrimpers are calling for a strike and many boats around the Gulf Coast are being docked.

AG arrests Eunice man on 30 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Eunice man on 30 counts of child pornography, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Ragin' Cajuns Taking La.Tech Rivalry Seriously

Tomorrow night at Cajun Field will be the renewal of a long time rivalry.