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Cajun Mardi Gras has a ‘catch’ at the end of the celebration

Starting this weekend, the star of Mardi Gras in Cajun country will be a chicken. That’s right, a chicken.

Last night proved to be a dangerous and deadly night in Acadiana

The two incidents last night claimed the lives of seven year old Kendessa Castile of Church Point who was struck by two trucks while crossing US Highway 190, and unrestrained driver Troy Sarver of Rayne who overcorrected and overturned into a d

Poupart's Bakery offering unique twist to their king cakes

Poupart's Bakery has been a staple in Lafayette since it opened in 1967.

Eunice man arrested for stabbing horse in its neck, leaving it on railroad tracks

A Eunice man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a horse to death after it fell and injured itself walking across railroad tracks.

Judge approves BP plea agreement, record $4 billion fine

A federal judge in New Orleans Tuesday approved a $4 billion plea agreement for criminal fines and penalties against oil giant BP for the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history.

Man wanted for aggravated battery, cruelty to a juvenile

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to locate a wanted fugitive.

Participation in full swing to claim the naming rights of a piece of high profile real estate in Lafayette

The Cajundome will auction off the name of it's facility on EBAY for Mardi Gras weekend.  From February 8th to the 12th the Cajundome will sport a new name.  The money raised will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Acadi

Unrestrained driver from Rayne dies in single-vehicle crash

Last night, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash on LA Highway 342 near Riceland Road which claimed the life of a Rayne man.

Doctors warn of a rapidly spreading stomach bug that attacks with a vengeance

Doctors say the stomach flu has started to surface and spread across the U.S.

Festival International announces exclusive sneak preview of festival lineup

For the first time in history, Festival International is hosting, Stand Up, Line Up, a music crawl/live music event on Thursday February 7, 2013.