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Former Comeaux High School teacher accused of having sex with student

Joshua Krieg, 27, is in the Lafayette Parish Jail after allegedly having sex with one of his students.

Oil producing companies announce layoffs as oil prices continue to fall

Oil producing companies are feeling the sting of plunging oil prices. According to Southern University economist Donald Andrews, right now, we have more oil than we know what to do with!

Scott Police Chief Chad Leger Announces Candidacy for Lafayette Sheriff's Office

With the announcement of Lafayette Sheriff Mike Neustrom electing to not run for the sheriff’s office after his final year, many have been waiting to hear which candidates would come out wanting to take over.

King Cake Season Means Rickey Meche's Donut King Becomes Parade Goer Hot Spot

Last week we started our journey to find Lafayette’s favorite king cakes and this week we continue with a king cake that is more king in the Acadiana area that cake.

Cajuns Hope to End Losing Streak at Home Game Vs. Arkansas State

Ragin Cajun Basketball has had a rough last three games losing one on the road and two at home, one of those being to rival UL Monroe.

Baker Hughes Announces 7,000 Jobs to be Cut Due to Falling Oil Prices

Falling oil prices are causing the oil field jobs to go down with them.

Falling Prices at Gas Pump Cause Concern for Acadiana Area and State

With gas prices continuing to drop, people all at the gas pump all around the country are smiling.

Lafayette General Shows Latest Breast Cancer Detection Technology Soon To Be Available at LGMC

Today at Lafayette General Medical Center residents got their first look at the biggest breakthrough in breast cancer detection, soon to be available at LGMC Breast Center.

Youngsville's Pat's Grocery and Meats Closing Doors After 27 Years

Youngsville is one of the most booming cities in the Acadiana area and with growth comes the addition of big name stores. While exciting, when chain stores roll in the long time mom and pop grocery stores have trouble competing.

Girard Park Restocks Rainbow Trout Due to Increase of Fishing at Park

Just over two months ago, we gave you the good news of the Lafayette Girard Park pond being stocked with rainbow trout.