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Lafayette Tourism speaking out about once again being recognized for its cuisine

Recently Lafayette was named one of the top ten foodie cities by Livability.com, which is a highly visited website that recommends great places to live, retire, visit, and even to eat!  People from Lafayette tourism are not surprised by La

Friends and family of Cacie Barras react to Wade Lohse's YouTube video

The friend of a 29-year-old woman who died in a car crash allegedly caused by a now wanted fugitive was initially shocked when she learned about a video he posted to YouTube. However, she now believes the negative could become a positive.

LDWF to search wooded areas with sonar for clues in missing teacher investigation

The search Terrilyn Monette, the missing school teacher, has turned up little so far. Investigators hope additional resources could help with tomorrow’s effort.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

WARNING: The video attached to this story could be considered disturbing to some viewers.

Attempted rapist clubs woman with hammer

A man has been placed under arrest after striking a woman in her head with a hammer in an attempt to rape her.

Louisiana lawmakers say President Obama biggest opponent in gun rights fight

State lawmakers say they will take a stand against anyone who wants to force gun control on Louisiana.

Lafayette Parish Sheriff to participate in Prescription Drug Take Back day

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday April 27, 2013.

The 705 meets with Mayor of Lafayette for a round table discussion

The 705 organization is getting more involved with community leaders as they meet with the mayor of Lafayette for round table discussions.  The 705 club is made up of young professionals around the Acadiana area that are involved with tryi

Reward upped to $19,600 for information about missing school teacher

The reward for information regarding the whereabouts of a missing school teacher has been increased to $19,600, according to Crime Stoppers.

Southern Screen now accepting film submissions

Southern Screen is now accepting submissions from southern filmmakers for the upcoming film festival that is scheduled for November 14-17 this year. Please submit if you are a southern filmmaker or if you have a film about the south.