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Greg Davis says federal lawsuit against Lafayette Parish School Board is his chance to make a change in his community

A lawsuit against the Lafayette Parish School Board is now at the federal level.  School system advocate Greg Davis filed the lawsuit.  He hopes this will bring an end to the stalemate over this year's budget approval process.&nbs

Local non-profit organization providing suicide prevention education and help in the community

The topic of suicide is making headlines after the shocking news of Robin Williams' sudden death.  From 1999 to 2010 the suicide rate among Americans ages thirty-five to sixty-four rose by nearly thirty-percent.  One organization

57-year-old man dies in bike crash on Roselawn Boulevard

A Lafayette man is now dead after a bicycling accident on Roselawn Boulevard.

Broussard council agrees to accept bid for park last night

A new park is about to pop up in Broussard, and phase one is about to start.  Just last night the Broussard City Council agreed to accept Trahan Construction's bid for the first phase of Julien Park Project.  The 122-acre's fi

Lafayette Regional Airport Warns About Phone Scam

The Lafayette Regional Airport is urging Acadiana to be aware of what appears to a phone scam that is leading people to airports under false expectations.

New Iberia Creating "Pocket Park" for Church Alley

New Iberia is known for it's rich history and the city is taking another step to help preserve a well known local area of downtown called Church Alley.

University Hospital & Clinics celebrates one-year anniversary today

It has been an exciting and busy year for University Hospital and Clinics along with Lafayette General Health.  The hospitals celebrated it's one year anniversary today, within a year UHC has expanded it's oncology and cardiology s

Crowley Police arrest Gueydan man on rape charges

A Gueydan man is now in the jail on rape charges. Chief of Crowley Police, K.P. Gibson officers arrested Tanner Venissate, 19, on July 27, 2014, on the charge of forcible rape.

Police arrest mother for starving 3-year-old child to death

A Lafayette mother is now in jail for the death of her 3-year-old daughter. Police spokesperson, Paul Mouton, says the child went almost 25 hours without food or fluids before she died of hypothermia and dehydration.