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Acadia Parish teen arrested on attempted murder charges

A 17-year-old Jennings man has been charged with four counts of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder following a disturbance and shooting that took place in the 1000 block of Old Evangeline Hwy on Wednesday evening shortly before midnight.

Acadiana's French culture nationally recognized

Acadiana is being nationally recognized as one of the top five places to find France in North America.  An article by CNN Travel named this area one of the best places to find French culture, specifically pointing out Arnaudville as a town

Grandmother carrying illegal gun busted shoplifting with granddaughter

A grandmother was arrested after police caught her with stolen items in her purse and a loaded 38 caliber revolver.

Former governor Edwin Edwards and wife to star in new reality show

Former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards, along with his 34 year-old wife Trina, will star on the small screen in a new reality show on cable channel A&E.

Weekend full of dancing at Vermilionville to kick off the new year

Not ready to end the celebration of the holidays?  Vermilionville Living History Museum and Park is hosting events over the weekend to celebrate the new year.  Tomorrow Vermilionville is hosting a Cajun Jam from 1 to 3:30 pm led by so

Results are in and no new cases reported in the Tuberculosis scare

The Office of Public Health tested over two hundred people associated with three different schools in Lafayette for the Tuberculosis disease because of a possible case at Lafayette High School.  Certain people at Lafayette High, Truman Ele

Reward increased for information about escaped inmate

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections is increasing the reward for information leading to the capture of DOC offender Keana Barnes, who escaped from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women (LCIW) in St.

No winner for Powerball raises jackpot to $500,000

Louisiana Lottery officials say nobody won the major jackpots in Wednesday night's drawings. Wednesday's multistate Powerball jackpot was $50 million. It goes to an estimated $60 million for Saturday's drawing.

Subaru recalls 630,000 vehicles for fire risk

Subaru of America is recalling more than 630,000 vehicles because water could get into lights on the side mirrors, possibly leading to a fire.

How fiscal cliff deal is affecting local area

With talk of the fiscal cliff deal in the air many are left wondering how this will affect residents around Acadiana.  Head of Political Science Department at UL, Professor Pearson Cross, says this deal made by congress will affect just ab