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I-10 East open near Grosse Tete

UPDATE (2:05 p.m.): All lanes are open I-10 East at Mile Marker 143 (East of Grosse Tete), due to an earlier incident that has cleared.

Lafayette man steals electronics worth $1380 from brother's girlfriend

A Lafayette man is currently in jail after admitting he stole $1380 worth of electronic items from the home of his brother’s girlfriend.

How to change your smoke alarm battery

We all know how annoying smoke alarms can be. But, they’re our life line when it comes to household fires.

Central Fire Department in jeopardy, needs your help

 The Central Fire Department has hit some hard times. It used to be made up of volunteers but people aren't signing up to fight fires any more, and that could leave you in danger.

UL Seniors Say Coach Hud Gave Team Extra Push It Was Lacking Before He Got There

It's the last home football game this Saturday for Louisiana's Ragin Cajuns. It's an important Sun Belt Conference game but it's more than that when 21 seniors take a bow for their final Cajun Field appearance.

Halliburton Agrees to Buy Baker Hughes for $34.6 Billon

The oil industry has been talking about the possiblity for several weeks and yesterday it became reality. A mega-merger with Halliburton oil service company agreeing to buy Baker Hughes for a sale price announced at 34.6 billion!

Angola Warden, Burl Cain, Talked with SLCC Criminal Justice Students Earlier Today

Today Warden Burl Cain was on campus at South Louisiana Community College to speak with students enrolled in the criminal justice program.

Discovery Channel Canada Impressed With UL's Cajun Ingenuity

Last week we told you about Discovery Channel Canada coming down to the University of Louisiana to do a piece on the engineering department’s ‘Wave Robber”.

St. Martinville woman wanted for writting bad check

Deputies are looking for a St. Martiville woman who, they say, wrote a fraudulent check.

16-year-old stops Belle Rose man from raping mother

A Belle Rose man is now in jail after authorities say he tried to rape a woman in her home. Deputies say Henry Buggage, 58, gave the woman a ride home on November 16, 2014, from the Alexis Sports Bar.