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Leonardo DiCaprio answers 'Wolf of Wall Street' critics

Leonardo DiCaprio has a message for those who think his latest film "The Wolf of Wall Street" glorifies greed or condones the actions of those who bilked investors out of money: you have "missed the boat entirely."

Smaller seats ... and other predictions for air travel in 2014

It's unlikely commercial aviation stories in 2014 will surpass those of 2013 for pizzazz or significance. This is probably a good thing.

Local art students donate their art work in a silent auction tomorrow at the Horse Farm's Farmers Market

Local art students donated their time and talents to give back to the community in Lafayette, and tomorrow you can see the amazing work they've done at the Farmer's Market at the Horse Farm.  Over the last two months fifty students

Church Point man arrested for aggravated incest

A 52-year-old man, Michael Melancon of Church Point, has been arrested for having sexual contact with a 3-year-old family member.

Victory Parade for Acadiana High School

A victory parade is scheduled to celebrate Acadiana High School’s recent State Championship win, on Sunday January 5, 2014. The parade will be from 1-3 p.m. in Scott.

State police continue to investigate the officer-involved shooting in Breaux Bridge

A Breaux Bridge man is dead after being shot multiple times by one of his relatives.  That relative was an off-duty St.

New Year's Day disturbance leads to stabbing

A man was allegedly stabbed in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush hospitalized

 Former first lady Barbara Bush remained hospitalized on Wednesday in Houston for a "respiratory-related issue."

James Avery, star of 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' dies at 68

Actor James Avery, who played the beloved Uncle Phil on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died Tuesday, his publicist confirmed. He was 65.

Louisiana 1 of 5 Senate races to watch in 2014

For political junkies, 2013 was expected to be a quiet year following the presidential election and it basically followed the script. Nonetheless, there were some interesting developments at the ballot box.