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Ft. Polk brigade heading to Afghanistan

The Army combat brigade stationed at Ft. Polk will leave for Afghanistan in October. A deployment ceremony for the brigade is scheduled September 30 at Ft. Polk's Honor Field.  

Louisiana disaster victims not receiving help

Five years after the devastating Hurricane Katrina, thousands of Gulf residents say they still haven't received funds they were promised.

Louisiana's fiscal crisis decades in the making

Although the economic recession has contributed to Louisiana’s ominous deficit, a new report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University stresses that state sp

Police searching for wanted men

On August 16, 2010, at approximately 9:00 pm, a residence was burglarized in the 200 block of Madison Street. During the burglary the victim’s vehicle was stolen from the residence.

2 more dismissals from housing authority board

Two more volunteers on the Lafayette Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners will be replaced.

Sobriety checkpoints scheduled for Friday

On Friday August 27, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff’s Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette.

Convenience store clerk robbed at knifepoint

On August 24, 2010, at approximately 2:45 am, a black male suspect dressed all in black clothing entered the Cracker Barrel store, located at 724 Eraste Landry Road, carrying a large hunting knife.

Students head back to college

The fall semester started up today for the Louisiana-Lafayette students as thousands of college students reported for classes.

Officials need your help finding alleged rapist

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect alleged to have committed a forcible rape on Friday.

FBI on the hunt for 'Bayou Bandit'

The FBI is looking for a serial bank robber wanted in connection with robberies in five states.