Football season has arrived!

It's football season in the Acadiana area! The High School Football Jamboree is next week, the Saints play an exhibition game Saturady night and the Ragin' Cajun's hit the field Saturday morning.

Lafayette man shot dead in dispute

A Lafayette man was shot dead Thursday in an apparent domestic dispute. It happened in the 900 block of Webb Street around 10 p.m..

Man stabbed in neck

On early Friday morning officers responded to a welfare concern in the 2200 block of N. Palace.

LHA employees up in the air

Five contract case managers working for the Federal Disaster Housing Assistance Program were dismissed last Friday after money allegedly went missing.

Detectives investigate 2 robberies near McKinley strip

The Lafayette Police Department is investigating two robberies that occurred 30 minutes apart near McKinley Street during the early morning hours of August 19, 2010.

Katrina bridge shooting deadline extended

The deadline to decide which punishment to seek in the Katrina bridge shootings has been extended.

Shrimpers worried about after-effects of oil

Shrimpers returned to Louisiana waters Monday for the first season since the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. They are uncertain of how much crude may still be in the water and what prices they will get for their catch.

Lafayette taking steps to challenge drilling moratorium

The Lafayette Consolidated Government took steps Monday to join a challenge of the offshore drilling moratorium in the Gulf.

New text law goes into effect

A new law will go into effect this week, changing the way people communicate on the road.

Man robs store at gunpoint

On August 16, 2010, at approximately 1:20 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 1803 Eraste Landry Road regarding an armed robbery.