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Attention Procrastinators, You Now Get Two Extra Days To File Your Taxes

Procrastinators nationwide get 2 extra days to file their taxes which are due tomorrow. The extra time is thanks to the fifteenth falling on a weekend and because Emancipation Day is today.

New Antique Store Opens In Opelousas

The antique business is booming in Opelousas with the opening of the Spotted Cat Antique Shop that opened this past Friday.

Former Lafayette DA Dies Over Weekend

The former DA for the Lafayette area died over the weekend.   77 year old Nathan Stansbury died at a Lafayette hospital Saturday.

Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Searching For Missing Teen

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a missing teen from Carencro. Detectives say 16-year-old Ricki Lynn Boudreaux ran away from home after being punished.

Marksville Representative Robert Johnson Argues Against Avoyelles Prison Privatization

  Don't privatize Avoyelles Parish Prison was the message Representative Robert Johnson of Marksville had for the Appropriations Committee today.

Crowley Police Busy Keeping Drugs Off Streets

Crowley Police are keeping busy in their war to get drugs off the city streets. In March alone officers made 35 drug arrests ranging from misdemeanors to felonies.

Man Wanted For Gulf Coast Bank Robbery On Johnston Street

A man is accused of robbing the Gulf Coast Bank on Johnston Street this morning. Police think the suspect may be driving a dark blue SUV.  

Lafayette Arsonist Arrested

Detectives say they've issued an arrest warrant for a 29 year old Elwood Billiot. They believe he's the man who set fire to a home on sunset drive here in Lafayette.

Joe Vitt To Replace Sean Payton As Temporary Headcoach

New Orleans named linebackers coach Joe Vitt is Sean Payton's temporary replacement for the 2012-2013 season. Even though Vitt was also involved in the bounty program and still faces a six game suspension himself.

Celebrity Jewelry Designer Returns Home To Lafayette To Show Off Renowned Jewelry

A celebrity jewelry designer returned home to Lafayette to show off her is showing off her award winning work we caught up with Erica Courtney today at her trunk show at Kiki's Boutique.