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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.

Five young men including juvenile charged with armed robbery

The Opelousas Police Department is asking the public's cooperation in any additional information you may have regarding the arrest of five young men charged with Armed Robbery of a pizza delivery worker late last night.  20 year old Wa

Governor Jindal parks tax reform package, still pushes for phase out of income taxes

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal delivered his address to the opening of the 2013 Regular Legislative Session where he announced that he is parking his tax reform package and asking legislators to send him a bill to phase out income taxes.

Official Bike to Work Week in Lafayette

This week is officially Bike to Work week in Lafayette, an opportunity to highlight and encourage people to do more biking around the community.  Officials are seeing more of a community involvement advocating for improvements to bicycling

Lafayette’s Most Wanted Fugitive releases YouTube video explaining his case

A fugitive with a lengthy criminal history released a video on YouTube explaining his reasoning for skipping out on a court date.

Lottery announces final Saints Second-Chance drawing deadline

The Louisiana Lottery is calling all Saints fans to mail in any remaining nonwinning $5 I LOVE MY SAINTS scratch-off tickets for its final second-chance drawing to win a 2013 Saints Prize Package, including season tickets.