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Man shoots his wife in an Opelousas motel

Opelousas Police received a call about a shooting at the Town House Motel on Landry St. OPD was advised that April Nicole Smith, 29, was shot once by her estranged husband, Jefferey Freeman, 33.

Lafayette teen uses personal obstacles to help foster children

If you look at Elijah Evans, you would have no idea the challenges he has faced in his life. His mission is to make that true for all adopted and foster children.

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Lake Charles man arrested on kidnapping, robbery, battery charges

On November 18, 2013, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint in reference to the kidnapping and assault of a Breaux Bridge woman.

Lafayette parish school board votes 6-3 to drop the DA's office as it's general counsel

Last night the school board voted six to three to drop the District Attorney's office as it's general counsel, something the district has been using as free general counsel for about fifteen years.  The proposal for dismissal stemm

Lafayette residents report home invasion robbery

Lafayette Police responded to reports of a home invasion on Nov. 20, 2013, at approximately 7:20 pm, on the 200 block of Verot School Road.

UPDATE: 13-year-old from BR shot while visiting Facebook friend in Lafayette

UPDATE: A 13-year-old boy remains in a Lafayette hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being shot in the torso on Wednesday.

Missing Lafayette man with dementia found in Houston

UPDATE: 87-year-old Warren Winn, who suffers from dementia, has been found in Houston, Texas.

Suspects arrested in vandalism case at Lafayette High

Lafayette Police have made three arrests in connection with the vandalism that occurred at Lafayette High School.

Lafayette police looking for armed robbery suspect

Lafayette police are asking the public to be on the lookout of a suspect responsible for two armed robberies the past two nights.  The suspect is described as a black male in his twenties, medium build wearing a dark colored hooded sweat s