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Lawmakers to spend the next 2 months at the Capitol for legislative session

Starting today, lawmakers will spend the next two months working to enact new laws and find a balance among controversial topics.

Southern Survival Sprint to test racers with tough challenge

Are you looking for an adventure? Or a tough challenge? The first annual Southern Survival Sprint is less than a month away.

Rebirth Brass Band to headline AlexRiverFête

The excitement behind AlexRiverFête – a new three-day festival celebrating the arts, culture and heritage of Central Louisiana debuting this May – continues to build. 

Four teens spark massive blaze after shooting off stolen flare guns

Four teens were arrested in Houma after they allegedly started a fire at an unoccupied home. Officials believe they sparked the blaze with flare guns, which were reported stolen from a local Wal-Mart.

Cycle Zydeco bringing in business to Acadiana

Cycle Zydeco, also known as a traveling festival on bicycles, is in town and traveling around the Acadiana area.  Cycle Zydeco brings in cyclists from all over the country to the area.  For the first time, the event is being put on by

US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force in Lafayette joins forces in search for Wade Lohse

Today the US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force in Lafayette has joined with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office in the search for Wade Lohse, who is now considered a violent fugitive.  Lohse walked out of court the opening day of

St. Martin Parish man arrested after stealing cash, food from schools

A Breaux Bridge man has been placed under arrest after stealing items from schools.

Municipal primary elections take place on Saturday, polls open at 7:00 a.m.

Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds Louisiana voters that Municipal Primary Elections will be held in 38 parishes this Saturday, April 6, 2013. Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

Picard Center unveils bronze sculptures

The Cecil J. Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Thursday unveiled two bronze sculptures of the center’s namesake, former State Superintendent Cecil J.

Prison escapee Keana Barnes back in Louisiana

Keana Barnes, the 33-year-old offender who escaped from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in early January is back behind bars in Louisiana.