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First Ever State of North Lafayette Held This Morning

This morning Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux of District 4 held the first ever State of North Lafayette Address in front of residents and public officials.

Police looking for man who robbed Sonic on Johnston Street

Lafayette Police are looking for a black man who robbed the Sonic Drive-In at 6804 Johnston Street. Paul Mouton, a police spokesperson, says the man walked in the back door with a handgun and demanded money.

Lafayette Police is searching for the "Shakers" shooter

The Lafayette Police are looking for a man they caught on surveillance video firing a gun in the “Shakers” night club.

Festival Acadiens Comes to a Successful Close

As the sun was going down yesterday at Girard Park, the music and dancing was still going on for the Festival Acadians et Creole.

Coach Hud Excited for University Exposure on ESPN 2 Game vs. Texas State

Ragin Cajun fans had a strange weekend. There was no game played this past Saturday night. Why? Because the Cajuns are playing tomorrow night instead, it's a Tuesday night nationally televised game on ESPN 2.

Senator McCain and Republicans Show Support for Cassidy Today in Lafayette

With the race for Senator between Congressman Bill Cassidy and Senator Mary Landrieu heating up, both campaigns are making their rounds through the state to ensure votes in the upcoming November 4th elections.

Lafayette man shoots victim after argument

Lafayette police are searching for the man responsible for a shooting in the 100 block of Clara Street. Police spokesperson, Jim Craft, says Rondell Derouen, 30, of Lafayette, shot a man two times during an argument.

Hunters for the Hungry Collect Game to Give Back to Community

The Acadiana area loves to give back to the community and to those who need it most, and this past Sunday’s Hunters for the Hungry event at Blackham Coliseum was just another way to show it.

UPDATE: I-10 West now open on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

(12:44 p.m.): All lanes are now open on I-10 West at Mile Marker 131.5, on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. It was closed earlier due to a vehicle fire.

Crowley Police searching for murder suspect

The Crowley Police are looking for a suspect responsible for the shooting death of a young man. K.P. Gibson, police spokesperson, say Taylor Beverly, 22 of Crowley was shot multiple times on the 600 block of West 7th Street.