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It's time for boxing!

UPDATED -- The Louisiana State Golden Gloves championships are this weekend! This is the fourth straight year that Lafayette has hosted the annual tournment that will showcase the states best amateur boxers.

UL baseball team is set for a three game series

The UL baseball team is set for a three game series with the Siena Saints. The home team with a slow start, wins only two of its' first five games. Fan support has been incredible!

More oil is washing up on Louisiana's coast

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said more oil has been spotted on elmer's island ten months after the BP spill. Oil could be seen on island back in May.

A police officer ends up on the other side of the law

Henry Samuel Bates, 28, is accused of molesting a 15 year old girl. We are told this did not take place at Broussard Middle where he was assigned nor did it involve a current student.

A big night for the Ragin Cajun basketball team

The squad is playing it's final home game of the season It is senior night and the Cajuns are tied for the second longest winning-streak in the nation with nine!

A new Commissioner of Higher Ed named

UPDATED -- The Board of Regents gave unanimous approval to hire Dr. Jim Purcell. Purcell is currently the Director of Higher Education in Arkansas.

Two state prisons are under new operations

The Department of Public Safety and Corrections announced the transfer of corrections at the Avoyelles and Dabadie jails to the Rapides and Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Offices.

GOP gains control of the Louisiana Senate

For the first time since Reconstruction, the GOP now has control of the Louisiana Senate. Republican State Representative, Jonathan Perry, is our newest state senator. He defeated Democrat Nathan Granger this weekend.

Iberia Bank continues expansion efforts

Lafayette-based Iberia Bank continues it's aggressive expansion efforts. As of yesterday, the 123 year old bank announced the addition of 14 branches of Omni Bank in the New Orleans area.

Third person arrested for a home invasion

In Iberia Parish, a third person is arrested for a home invasion on Bank Street. Charles Joseph III is charged with attempted first degree murder. He is also accused of breaking into a home last week.