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GattiTown and CiCi's pizza places close shop, make way for Panera Bread

Recently we aired a story on the boom of commercial development on the south side of Lafayette, but with this commercial increase sometimes room must be made at the cost of older establishments.

Evangeline Thruway Walmart combats shoplifting

Fox 15 News has learned that the Walmart on the Evangeline Thruway has been experience quite a shoplifting problem. A surge in shoplifting at the superstore is concern for both Walmart and local officials.

Lafayette is a AAA Southern Traveler Best of the South winner in three categories

It's a good day to be a resident in Lafayette, as it was named a AAA Southern Traveler Best of the South winner in three categories.  Lafayette won Best Small Town in Louisiana, Best Getaway in the South and Tastiest Town.  USA To

Funeral arrangements for murdered Vermilion Deputy

Funeral Services are set for Vermilion Parish Sheriff Deputy Allen M. Bares, Jr., who was killed Monday afternoon south of Abbeville in Vermilion Parish. 

Victim Robbed at Bus Stop

Lafayette, LA – On June 25, 2014, at 11:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery in the 2400 block of East Simcoe Street.

Disturbance Ends in Shooting

Lafayette, LA—On June 25, 2014, at approximately 11:55 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of East Clinton Street regarding a shooting.

LA - Brother and sister killed in car crash

Prairieville, LA (WVLA) -- Two siblings were killed while they were fishing when an SUV went over an embankment and hit them on Tuesday.

LA - Family finds cat cut in half

Baton Rouge, LA (WVLA) -- It's a crime that's hard to believe and it happened right here in our own backyard. A family pet, intentionally killed...and it's gruesome.

Lafayette Named Best of the South in Three Categories

Lafayette, La. – Lafayette is a AAA Southern Traveler Best of the South winner in three categories: Best Small Town in Louisiana, Best Getaway in the South and Tastiest Town.

Arrests made in a string of Crowley burglaries

The mystery of a long string of residential burglaires in East Crowley has been solved. The citizens have been on edge because of a series of 7 burglaries that started back on Memorial Day.