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Lafayette Police seeing more guns in crimes this year

Looking at this year's numbers compared to last year's there has already been an increased number of crimes involving gun violence in Lafayette.

Cajun Lose Game to Ole Miss, But Not Confidence

Monday's are always tough but especially after two straight losses by the Saints and the Ragin' Cajun football teams.

Superintendent Dr.Pat Cooper: "Charges Are Based On Vindictiveness; Not Reality"

The Lafayette Parish School Board voted 6-3 last Thursday to accept five charges against Superintendent Dr.Pat Cooper.

Authorities Seeking Help in Abbeville Shooting

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Sheriff's Office is actively working a shooting which took place early Sunday morning at a party at the Woodmen of the World hall in Abbeville that sent seven people to two local hos

Superintendent White outlines early childhood development roadmap

Children's brains are constantly developing and each experience leaves its mark. Attending kindergarten helps students learn how to learn, how to focus on activities and how to make connections.

Police catch Lafayette man who shot officer

A three and a half year veteran of the Lafayette Police Department is now in stable condition, after being shot while searching for a suspect on September 11, 2014.

City Year transforms Melrose Elementary School campus

Meet Carson Duval. He's a 5th grade student at the Episcopal K-12 school in Baton Rouge.

Deputies arrest fraudulent contractor wanted throughout Acadiana

A man wanted for contractor fraud throughout the Acadiana area, is now in jail. Detectives arrested Neal Joseph Laperouse on September 11, 2014, after receiving a tip that he was hiding at an abandoned home near Loreauville, LA.

Local responders reflect on 9/11

To say we all remember September 11th doesn't really go far enough. It's a day most of us neither can nor would ever want to forget. And for most of us, watching the events of that day thirteen years ago, was overwhelming.

Daughter of Lafayette Parish Sheriff dies at 42

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 15, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist for Alison Neustrom, 42, who passed away on September 10, 2014 after an eleven-month battle with pancreatic cancer.