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Sheriff: Man struck, bit, juvenile, slammed ankle in car door

A Lake Charles man is accused of abusing a 15-year-old family member.

New Iberia businessman pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

Today, a New Iberia businessman pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Scam artists claim to have loved one hostage: Mother describes terror she felt

Dawn Faust had a hard time holding back her tears Thursday, Jan. 24. The source of her angst was due to an emotional phone call that was placed with the hope of scamming her out of money.

WANTED: Prison inmate walks away from work detail

Deputies need help from the public to locate a prison inmate who walked away from a work detail this afternoon.

Mardi Gras helping local businesses

The Mardi Gras season does so well for businesses all around south Louisiana, including Lafayette's local Mary Ellen's Tux Shoppe tucked in on St.

Pelican officially new mascot of New Orleans NBA team

New Orleans Hornets Owner Tom Benson announced today that at the conclusion of the 2012-13 season, the name of the team will become the New Orleans Pelicans.

Another Compressed Natural Gas bus added to Lafayette's Parking and Transit fleet

Lafayette Consolidated Government unveiled one of it's newest compressed natural gas buses today on UL's campus.  Lafayette Consolidated Government continues to transition it's Transit fleet to compressed natural gas.  It&

Judge holds off on ruling in fued between the City of Broussard and Lafayette

The fued between Broussard Mayor Charles Langlinais and City-Parish President Joey Durel has hit a plateau due to a District Judge deciding to take more time reviewing the case to issue a ruling in a lawsuit about the annexation of land. 

Compressed natural gas buses feature University-inspired 'Fueled by Nature' theme

Lafayette Consolidated Government continues to transition its transit fleet to CNG (compressed natural gas).

Breaux Bridge sex offender arrested for non-compliance

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation in reference to a non-compliant Sex Offender.