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LSUE Academic Affairs Director, Assistant Director plead guilty to stealing over $159,000 in federal funds

Dr. Marvette J. Thomas, 60, of Grambling, and Carra Sergeant, 60, of Ragley, pleaded guilty to theft of government funds.

Man claims to be Lake Charles police officer in attempt to get former roommate fired from his job

A 30-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly impersonated a police officer in an attempt to get his former roommate fired from his job.

Man claims to be Lake Charles police officer in attempt to get former roommate fired from his job

A 30-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly impersonated a police officer in an attempt to get his former roommate fired from his job.

DHH confirms 7 news cases of West Nile this week; 2 from Lafayette Parish

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is reporting seven new West Nile cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to eight. At this time last year, the state had 53 cases of West Nile virus.

New jobs: 500 new jobs with average salaries of $46,600 coming to Lake Charles airport

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and AAR Corp. Chairman and CEO David Storch announced the company will establish a 750-job aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) operation at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles.

Suspects sought in St. Mary Parish credit card theft

Authorities in St. Mary Parish are looking for two persons of interest in relation to a stolen credit card case.

Call center for bus stop information now open, 521-RIDE

The call center for parents to get bus stop information is now available for Lafayette parish.  Parents should be aware that new afternoon dismissal times may impact bus drop-offs.  The parish has 289 buses operating more than 700 rou

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

A MURDER MYSTERY AT THE CAJUNDOME, COUNTRY STARS COME TO THE HEYMANN CENTER AND VERMILIONVILLE CELEBRATES ACADIAN DAY. THOSE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE GOOD TIMES IN THE AREA THIS WEEKEND. 

Agents with Department of Environmental Quality check homes before residents are able to move back in

As the rest of the evacuees returned to their homes in Lawtell they were accompanied by a deputy as well as an agent with DEQ.  These DEQ agents brought hand-held instruments to check throughout every room in each house testing oxygen leve

Lafayette Animal Aid Needs Immediate Donations

LAFAYETTE, LA - DaVinci is a 2-year old seal-point Siamese cat that was found wondering in a neighborhood needing desperate medical attention.