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Calcasieu Parish school bus driver arrested for DWI, theft

A school bus driver was arrested this morning after he endangered the lives of roughly 49 children. At the time of his arrest, the 26-year-old man had a blood alcohol level that was more than two-times the legal limit.

Krotz Springs man dies from crash in Pointe Coupee Parish

On Saturday, Jan. 5 shortly before 6:30 am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 10 east of LA Hwy 77 in Pointe Coupee Parish.

‘Antiques Roadshow’ set to make stop in Louisiana this summer

“Antiques Roadshow” is headed to the Bayou State to seek out unique treasures during its summer tour. PBS announced today that its highest-rated show will set up shop in Baton Rouge during its summer 2013 tour.

Special election at tomorrow's Lafayette Government Council meeting

The first item to be discussed and voted on at tomorrow night's council meeting is the election of a new Council Chair.  The new leadership for the council and new leadership for the Lafayette Public Utilities Authority, which is the g

Acadia Parish teen arrested on attempted murder charges

A 17-year-old Jennings man has been charged with four counts of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder following a disturbance and shooting that took place in the 1000 block of Old Evangeline Hwy on Wednesday evening shortly before midnight.

Acadiana's French culture nationally recognized

Acadiana is being nationally recognized as one of the top five places to find France in North America.  An article by CNN Travel named this area one of the best places to find French culture, specifically pointing out Arnaudville as a town

Grandmother carrying illegal gun busted shoplifting with granddaughter

A grandmother was arrested after police caught her with stolen items in her purse and a loaded 38 caliber revolver.

Former governor Edwin Edwards and wife to star in new reality show

Former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards, along with his 34 year-old wife Trina, will star on the small screen in a new reality show on cable channel A&E.

Weekend full of dancing at Vermilionville to kick off the new year

Not ready to end the celebration of the holidays?  Vermilionville Living History Museum and Park is hosting events over the weekend to celebrate the new year.  Tomorrow Vermilionville is hosting a Cajun Jam from 1 to 3:30 pm led by so

Results are in and no new cases reported in the Tuberculosis scare

The Office of Public Health tested over two hundred people associated with three different schools in Lafayette for the Tuberculosis disease because of a possible case at Lafayette High School.  Certain people at Lafayette High, Truman Ele