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Sold out exhibits for LAGCOE Expo shows healthy oil and gas industry in Lafayette

All exhibit spaces inside the Cajundome and Convention Center and the outside area surrounding the Cajundome have sold out for this year's Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition.  This year's expo offered the most exhibit space it has

Six year old girl in critical condition after boating incident on Natalbany River

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents are investigating a boating incident that took place on the Natalbany River in Tangipahoa Parish on June 9.

Summer means kids out of school and teens on the road

With most schools out for the summer, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission reminds motorists and parents that more children will be playing near streets and teenage drivers will be spending more time behind the wheel.

Lawmakers pledge continued support for Holy Rosary Institute

State Representatives Vincent Pierre, D-Lafayette, and Terry Landry, D-New Iberia, have joined members of the Lafayette community in their efforts to restore the Holy Rosary Institute.

Police: Two men robbed residents during card game at home

Lafayette Police Detectives are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying two suspects who may have been involved in a May 27, 2013, home invasion.

Multiple arrests made in Geismar homicide

Three suspects were arrested in the homicide of Bernard Solomon, 20, that took place on Wednesday night at the intersection of Ellem Road and Stevenson Road in Geismar, according to Major Kevin Hanna.

Lafayette Fire Department welcomes 17 new firefighters

"It gives me greater piece of mind to know that my property is protected better, and that if something should happen that their going to be their immediately with the extra firefighters," says Dwaine Thomas, a resident of Acadiana.

State Dems say Jindal's budget spurred bipartisanship in House

After the state legislature closed the 2013 regular session, lawmakers said they worked together better than they had in years.

Lafayette business robbed before closing time

Lafayette authorities are looknig for two men involved in an armed robbery. On June 5 at around 8:40 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery at a business in the 3800 block of Johnston Street.

I-10 cable barriers allow Inner Circle to jam on after crash in Baton Rouge

The reggae band Inner Circle will perform as scheduled tonight in California. However, a blown tire on the tour bus nearly prevented that from being a reality.