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Lafayette Parish Sheriff's new jail facility to be fully functional in only four weeks

In four short weeks the new jail facility on Willow Street will be fully functional.  Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office was able to pull this off around the budget goal of about $24 million.  This modern facility was designed base

Women's and Children's Hospital designated a "Safe Sleep Champion" today

Today Women's and Children's Hospital was designated a "Safe Sleep Champion" by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Bureau of Family Health.  This designation is for the hospital's efforts to help reduce

Police warn of scam involving financial information

Lafayette Police are receiving several complaints from residents regarding phone scams involving local banks. The victims are receiving telephone calls with a recorded message indicating their debit card is no longer valid.

Harrison Earns Sun Belt And LSWA Player Of The Week Honors

Senior Seth Harrison became the fifth Ragin' Cajuns baseball player to earn player of the week honors as he was named both the Sun Belt Player of the Week as well as the Louisiana Sports Writer's Association (LSWA) Player of the Week on

Missing 15-year-old girl from Iberia Parish found

UPDATE: A missing teenage girl from Iberia Parish has been found, Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office reports.

Louisiana Baseball Ranked No. 1 In Collegiate Baseball Poll

The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team jumped five spots in the Collegiate Baseball Poll to earn the school's first ever No. 1 ranking for any sport, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced on Monday.

Intruder calls 911 after getting shot during break-in attempt

An intruder called 911 after he was shot during a break in attempt.

UL Students to vote on Transit System Upgrades

UL students will vote at the end of the month on a referendum that will raise UL Transit fees. The fees purpose is to upgrade and expand the transit system by buying new buses and expand transit options.

Stop The Violence Rally held in New Iberia

A rally was recently held on Lewis Street in New Iberia to "stop the violence".