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Lafayette Police Department receives national accreditation honors

In a ceremony held in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, March 23, the Lafayette Police Department was nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) at the 100th CALEA conference.

Lafayette store robbed at closing time; police looking for suspects

Police in Lafayette are looking for four suspects in relation to an armed robbery. On March 26 at approximately 11:50 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1300 block of East Pinhook Road regarding an armed robbery.

Man wanted for January murder in Baton Rouge found in Lafayette

Baton Rouge detectives have found a man wanted in the January 5 murder of Keith Matthews. Fugitive Shingo Edwards has been arrested. Crime Stoppers received information that Edwards was at a hotel in Lafayette.

Board of Supervisors approves F. King Alexander to lead LSU

The LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of F.

Apollo Theater is coming to Acadiana

The Apollo Theater is coming to Acadiana.  They're launching a new production "James Brown:  Get on the Good Foot A Celebration in Dance" and it's definitely a reason to celebrate.

New Iberia man arrested on numerous drug charges

The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a man on multiple drug-related charges. On March 25, narcotics agents were conducting an investigation in the area of Shelton Avenue in New Iberia.

Entergy's "Arc and Spark" demonstration teaches students the dangers of electricity

Representatives from Entergy took time out of their day today to provide safety tips to students at SLCC.  Students in the electrician program at SLCC got a first-hand look at safety around power lines with a demonstration by Entergy linem

Driveway repair scam suspects operating in Lafayette

The Lafayette Police Department has received several reports in March of driveway repair scammers operating within the City of Lafayette.

Two arrested; crystal meth, bath salts found in hotel

Two people have been booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on drug charges

Two men wanted for New Iberia armed robbery

The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for two suspects wanted for armed robbery.