Morrison's Wife to serve on Lafayette CP Council

It's been a busy week for the Morrison family in Scott. Monday, former Lafayette City-Parish Council Member Purvis Morrison was sworn in as the mayor of Scott. He replaced long-time mayor Hazel Myers.

Federal Government Rejects DHH ‘Disallowance’ Appeal

BATON ROUGE — The Department of Health and Hospitals learned late Monday that the state will have to repay $239.5 million to the federal government for overpayments the agency made to fund LSU hospitals between 1996 and 2007.

St. Landry Parish Arrest Report

This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrest report for January 6, 2011. Kenny Quezada, age 29, 211 McNeil, Melville, La. arrested for a Bench Warrant.

Bus Crash Under Investigation

Police say the driver of the SUV who crossed the center line on Acadian Hills Lane has been cited for driving dangerously.

Warehouse fire kills 8 in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - At least eight people and two dogs died after a large blaze overnight at an abandoned warehouse.

'Horse Farm' turned over to city of Lafayette

Known by most as the "Horse Farm", the 100 acres of property just off Johnston Street has been turned over to the Lafayette Consolidated Government. It was previously owned by the University of Louisiana.

3 trees saved on UL campus

As University of Lafayette students are gone for Christmas break, the oak tree controversy is finally settled.

Police find man in car with drugs

A call to Rayne Police about a man sleeping in a car led to an arrest Saturday.

Motorcycle cop injured in crash

On Wednesday at approximately 1:30 p.m., a Lafayette motorcycle officer was traveling south in the 4200 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway responding to a major crash.

Suspicious device at mall causes panic

On Tuesday at approximately 8:00 p.m., Lafayette Police were notified of a suspicious device at the Mall of Acadiana, located in 5700 block of Johnston Street.