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Motel 6 pokes fun at Super Bowl blackout in radio ad

Organizers of February's Super Bowl insist the blackout in the 3rd quarter was just a glitch that should not cast any sort of permanent shadow over the big game and how the city handled it, but at least one national company is having some f

The Festival de la Francophonie will keep you busy in March

Every March 20 is the International Francophonie Day, celebrated throughout the world by French-speakers and Francophiles.

Severe weather awareness week

Yesterday, March 3, started the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development's preparations for the 2013 severe weather season in conjunction with Louisiana's severe weather awareness week, which will end March 9.  DOTD w

28 year old Shawn Woods dies in early Sunday morning fire

An early morning fire yesterday claimed the life of 28 year old Shawn Woods of Carencro.  Firefighters responded around 6:00 yesterday morning to a house fire at 112 Collins Street in Carencro.  Firefighters arrived to heavy smoke com

41-year-old woman arrested for engaging in sexual relationship with teen boy

A 41-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly participating in sexual relationship with a teen she met online.

Woman’s boyfriend charged with murder of her 19-month-old child

A woman’s boyfriend was arrested for allegedly killing her 19-month-old daughter.

Seven months later, Bayou Corne residents plea for help

Bayou Corne residents are hoping a big name can help them figure out what to do next.

Problem Gambling Awareness week brings attention to addiction resources

Problem gambling is one of Louisiana's most serious health issues. It affects not only the addict; it affects that person's family, friends, co-workers and society as a whole.

Duson man killed in single-vehicle crash

A 54-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash last night.

Bar fight leads to man’s death, second-degree murder arrest

A man died due to injuries he sustained in a fight that started in a Lafayette bar on Sunday evening.