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Police searching for carjacking suspect who pulled gun on woman in daylight

Police are searching for a carjacking suspect who pulled a gun on a woman earlier this afternoon.

Tests show 3 indicators that West Nile virus is in Lafayette parish

"It's a very serious disease that can progress to the point of a comma," says Glenn Stokes, owner and manager of Mosquito Control Contractors.

Matthew Flugence officially named primary suspect for murder of 6-year-old

Matthew Flugence is officially being charged as the primary suspect for the murder of his 6-year-old family member Ahlittia North, officials said in a press conference Tuesday.

11-year-old accused of taking already stolen AK-47, pistol during burglary; 2 adults also arrested

An 11-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man are accused of breaking into a home. Among the items stolen were a pistol and an AK-47 assault rifle with magazines and ammunition. Oddly, both firearms were already reported stolen.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office investigators looking for burglary suspect

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance in identify a burglary suspect.

Traffic stop leads to synthetic drug arrest

Eighty packs of synthetic marijuana are now off the street as a result of a traffic stop last week.

SCAM ALERT: Acadian On Call warns public of medical alert scam

Acadian On Call, along with the Medical Alert Monitoring Association (MAMA), wants to warn the public of the widespread scam affecting those in Louisiana and across the nation.

Victim survives being shot multiple times, police search for suspect

Police are looking for any information about a shooting that took place in Lafayette on July 14.

Two months into renovating public library downtown

The public library downtown is now two months into the renovations with the building a complete shell, and construction taking place on all three floors simultaneously.  A big change you can expect is the front entrance, which will now be

Reality star claims victim of sexual battery ‘should be thankful’ he reached up her skirt

A former television cast member learned a new lesson about reality behind bars in prison over the weekend. He’s accused of sexual battery and resisting arrest after an incident at a popular nightclub in Lafayette.