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Lafayette Teen Missing After Running Away

Detectives say 16 year old Ricki Lynn Boudreaux ran away from home after being punished.   They tell us she took her clothes and hygiene items with her.

Missing Lafayette Teen Found

A missing Lafayette Parish teen has been found.   Lafayette Police had been searcing for 14 year old Madison Bourque for nearly a week.

Lafayette Drug Lord Busted

The US Attorney's Office in Lafayette says an Acadiana drug trafficking ring leader will spend nearly twenty years in federal prison. 35 year old Joseph Alexander was sentenced Friday in federal court.

Lafayette Regional Airport Expanding

The Lafayette Regional Airport is expanding. The process will take five to ten years to complete. However the Lafayette Airport Commission says it'll be worth the wait.

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.