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Second Downtown Summit brings new ideas for downtown Lafayette's future

Residents across Lafayette attended the second downtown summit last night to here recommendations about the downtown plan from a consultant group based in Miami.  This group took ideas from residents at the first summit last year, research

Lafayette woman killed by driver who failed to yield at left turn

A 75-year-old woman was killed today after a driver failed to yield at a left turn and crashed into her vehicle.

Resident who killed home invader arrested for drug charges

Police have arrested the resident who shot and killed a home invader early this morning. However, the charges were not related to the shooting.

Lafayette earns Cleanest City award for second year in a row

For the second year in a row Lafayette earned the Cleanest City award by the Louisiana Garden Club Federation.  Judges from the federation inspect the city's streets, edging, trash around the area, cleanest places, and businesses and h

Overwhelming turnout at Lafayette General Medical Center's job fair

An overwhelming turnout at Lafayette General's job fair for positions at UHC, which was UMC.  They are looking to fill all positions in the hospital, especially RN's specializing in ED, ICU, and Oncology.  They are also lookin

Louisiana Creole Bisque recalled for unlisted ingredients; high health risk for those with allergies

If you have a dairy, soy or wheat allergy and you love Louisiana food, then you might be impacted by the recall of a popular New Orleans-based product.

Lake Charles man arrested for hurting elderly family member 2 times

A Lake Charles man was arrested for cruelty after he allegedly pushed and injured an elderly family member on two separate occasions.

2013 'Free Fishing Weekend' in Louisiana set for June 8-9

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries have announced that June 8 and 9 will be “Free Fishing Weekend” for Louisiana citizens and visitors.

Patterson domestic dispute ends in murder-suicide

A domestic violence dispute turned fatal in a small town near Morgan City.

Generators and hurricanes: A potentially deadly combination

Not one, not ten, not even 50 people die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning due to the use of generators. On average, 81 people die each year according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Louisiana State Fire Marshal H.