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Lafayette General Cuts Ribbon for New ER

A ribbon cutting ceremony held at the hospital today officially marked the completion of Lafayette General Medical Center’s expanded Emergency and Operating Room platforms.

Chitimacha Open Gives Back To Community at Annual Luncheon

Officials of the Chitimacha Open said today’s events at the Lafayette Petroleum Club is a better day than even Championship Sunday for the Tournament.

75-year-old man robbed in New Iberia

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a black man who robbed an elderly person. The robbery happened around 12:37 a.m. on September 30, 2014, in the 700 Block of Hopkins Street in New Iberia.

New Iberia man in critical condition after train crash

Authorities are now investigating a train crash in St. Martin Parish that left a man in critical condition.

Jeffersonian apartment arsonist arrested

Jeffrey Jones is facing charges, accused of setting the Jeffersonian Apartments on fire, on purpose!

Brother's Embark on 15,000 mile Walk to Raise Cystic Fibrosis Awareness

Two Florida brothers made their way through Lafayette embarking on a journey that involves the men walking from New Port, Florida along the entire US border until they return home.

Lafayette Officials and Business Leaders Unveil "Project Front Yard"

Lafayette has a great reputation as a host town, whether it be sports, concerts, festivals, and of course parades Lafayette knows how to draw crowds.

Free Dental Screenings Bring Smiles to Students Faces

Local schools kids have a lot to smile about thanks to the Lafayette Parish School System teaming up with 232-HELP and Colgate's Bright Smiles Bright Futures.

Lafayette woman arrested for domestic disturbance

A Lafayette woman is in jail for causing a domestic disturbance. Scott Police spokesperson Chad Leger says, Diarrell Richmond, 23, slashed two tires and scratched profanities on the body of her ex-boyfriend's car.

Cathedral-Carmel Breaks Ground on Fine Arts Building

The oldest school in Lafayette Parish is not sitting still.