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Communities in Lafayette parish celebrate National Prayer Day

The cities of Scott and Carencro took part in celebrating the National Day of Prayer today with the theme being "Pray for America."  Both communities agree that now more than ever, prayer is something our nation needs.

19-year-old from Bayou Vista was arrested for allegedly stabbing a friend

A 19-year-old from Bayou Vista was arrested for allegedly stabbing a friend.

Attorney for ex-priest accused of sex crimes against children requests bond reduction

The attorney for an ex-priest who is accused of sex crimes against children reportedly requested a major bond reduction and to have a taped confession thrown out.

Bomb threat written on bathroom wall forces evacuation of Broussard middle

It was a scary morning in Broussard after an elementary school was evacuated due to a bomb threat.

Man arrested over speeding ticket dies shortly after being released from jail

A 41-year-old man who was arrested for not appearing in court over a speeding ticket reportedly died yesterday shortly after he was released from jail.

Great show of support at candlelight vigil for Keiosha Felix

Overwhelming support from the community at last night's candlelight vigil for Keiosha Felix, letting the public know that even a year later family and friends of Keiosha are not giving up.  They are keeping the faith alive, and still h

Local X Factor finals pick 3 lucky winners

Today was the finals of the local X Factor competition, where fifteen contestants sang for the judges and a room full of people twice before the judges picked the boy, girl, and person over twenty-five that will represent this region in Denver,

Gas prices looking up for upcoming summer months

"I just drive less anyway because I work a lot, and I try to conserve anyway I can bills, bills, bills," says Michael Pierre. The thought on everyone's mind, how will gas prices effect our pocket books this summer?

Elizabeth Smart to speak at Hearts of Hope event in Lafayette

Former child abductee Elizabeth Smart will discuss overcoming extreme adversity and not allowing your past to dictate your life's future in Lafayette.

'Night of Remembrance' to honor Mickey Shunick, other loved ones lost

Mickey Shunick will be among students to be honored tonight at UL Lafayette's "Night of Remembrance."