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Man accused of injuring girlfriend’s toddler with whipping

A Carencro man was arrested on abuse charges after he allegedly whipped his girlfriend’s young child, causing him serious injuries.

Pelicans sign 2nd round pick Jeff Withey

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have signed center Jeff Withey. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

Bond set at $100,000 for man accused of raping juvenile on two occasions

A 44-year-old man is being held on a $100,000 bond for accusations that he raped a juvenile. The Rayne Police Department arrested Steven Blunt on Monday, July 29. He’s charged with two counts of Forcible Rape.

Lafayette-based team reels in 700-pound blue marlin at Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

A Lafayette-based team reeled in massive catch at the annual Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.

McClure named associate dean for University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of the Arts

  Michael McClure has been named the new associate dean for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of the Arts.

DOTD outlines plans to ensure public safety near Bayou Corne sinkhole

DOTD is implementing a plan that will provide broader observation and greater accuracy for DOTD’s monitoring efforts, especially along La. 70 and La. 69 near the Assumption Parish sinkhole area.

Local law enforcement hold free event for annual National Night Out Against Crime

Tonight, residents throughout Lafayette Parish are invited to join forces with the Lafayette Police Department, the Lafayette Sheriff’s Office and thousands of communities nationwide for the “Annual National Night Out.” This u

Stars mourn the loss of Kidd Kraddick

 Syndicated morning radio personality David "Kidd" Kraddick was beloved by his everyday listeners and famous interview subjects alike.

Investigation launched after inmate dies from head trauma

An investigation is underway at the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center in Lake Charles after an inmate died from head trauma.

Congressman Boustany saying IRS scandal is just starting to heat up

The controversy with the internal revenue service continues.  The question is, did the IRS target conservative groups or tea party supporters with their audits and additional scrutiny?  This past week President Obama in several public