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Shooting sends 13 year old to hospital

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left a 13 year old boy in the hospital with a single gunshot wound. The injury is not life threatening, but the victim was struck in the torso area.

MISSING: 17 Year Old Terrelle Monroe

Criminal Activity Increases During the Holiday Season - Safety Tips

In an effort to maintain a safe and secure environment during the upcoming holiday season, the St.

11 Summons Issued in Underage Alcohol Operation

Lafayette, LA – On November 18, 2013, the Lafayette Police Department’s Youth Services Section conducted an underage alcohol buy operation.

80 Year Old Man Booked on One Count of Molestation of a Juvenile

 An Arnaudville man was arrested Monday, November 18, 2013, after investigators say he admitted to having inappropriate sexual contact with a minor, according to St.

Lafayette city-parish council's decision to override Mayor Joey Durel's veto on an ordinance effecting many in the community

In Lafayette living in an RV for more than 180 days is now against the law.  For Jim Gauthier with Gauthiers' RV Center that's a big problem, and not just for him.

Suspect arrested in connection with august casino robberies

On November 15, 2013, Billy Davis, 31, of Lafayette was arrested in Springhill, Louisiana by the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force. Davis was wanted by investigators with the St.

Lafayette Police are looking for bank robbery suspect

Lafayette police responded to a bank located in the 2400 block of West Pinhook Road in reference to a bank robbery on November 8, at 2 p.m.

Lafayette man arrested for distributing child pornography

The Louisiana Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit announced that a Lafayette man has been arrested and charged with distributing pornography involving juveniles.

The Community Foundation of Acadiana holds their third annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards luncheon

Today the Community Foundation of Acadiana held their third annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards luncheon.  The CFA presented a Leaders in Philanthropy Award to eight outstanding philanthropists in each of the eight parishes in it's s