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Jennings man arrested for attempted first degree murder of a police officer

After responding to a domestic disturbance call around 11:00am yesterday one Jennings police officer was shot in the neck.

State legislators talk about recent state legislative session at a breakfast in New Iberia

Five state legislators were in attendance this morning at a breakfast in New Iberia to talk about the recent state legislative session. Sen. Fred Mills and Sen.

Vermilion Parish SO arrest 2 men for murdering one of their own

Quintylan Richard, 20, and Baylon Taylor, 19, are both in the Vermilion Parish Jail accused of shooting an off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Deputy who was cutting grass just south of Abbeville Monday afternoon. 

Lafayette General Medical Center recognized with two orthopedic honors

Employees at Lafayette General Medical Center gathered this morning to celebrate recently being honored with the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval, receiving the Disease-Specific Care Certification for Joint Replacement Hip and Knee.

Lafayette ranks 8th best manufacturing city in the US

A recent report by Forbes ranks Lafayette as the eighth best manufacturing city in the US in an analysis completed by New Geography.  Lafayette moved up fourteen spots from it's 2013 rank, and the city is also the number one m

Police trying to locate man who purchased stolen coins

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is trying to locate a man who purchased stolen coins that were taken during a Cankton home invasion in May.

New Costco development approved, some residents concerned

Lafayette is experiencing a boom in commercial development on the fast-growing south side of town. Ambassador Crossing, on the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Settlers Trace, is starting to take shape.

LPSS forced to raise school lunch prices

School lunch prices throughout the school district will rise in the coming 2014-15 school year by 25 cents.

LCG moving forward with Red Flex lawsuits, fines

If you are driving a vehicle and run a red light or you're over the speed limit, then you will receive a ticket whether it's issued by a policeman or a photo, it's the law in this community.

Sheriff’s Office Looking Woman Taken By Ex-Boyfriend

Baton Rouge, La.-- East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a woman taken earlier today by her ex-boyfriend, after he broke into her home early this morning.