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Compressed natural gas buses feature University-inspired 'Fueled by Nature' theme

Lafayette Consolidated Government continues to transition its transit fleet to CNG (compressed natural gas).

Breaux Bridge sex offender arrested for non-compliance

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation in reference to a non-compliant Sex Offender.

Traffic standstill causes crash that kills motorcycle rider

A 24-year-old man died this afternoon after he crashed his motorcycle into the back of a pickup truck.

Violent sex offender who fled Houston facility has connections to Lafayette

A man with a family connection to Lafayette, La. has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list. A $3,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to his arrest.

Mardi Gras sales effected by short season

Mardi Gras is coming around so early this year, which is driving sales up for some retailer.

Carencro man arrested on Second-Degree Murder charges

A Carencro man has been arrested for shooting murder in Lafayette.

Local family's story reaching national recognition

Upon the arrival of the Judice's second child, they learned six weeks into the pregnancy that their child would be born with an extreme form of spina bifida.  With statistics like 80% of people aborting children with the disease and 75

Lafayette celebrates Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King day was celebrated all over the nation, and specifically at the Martin Luther King Center in Lafayette.  Many came out to the celebratioin of Martin Luther King day at the Martin Luther King Center in remembrance of one

Lafayette man wanted for robbery charges turns himself in

A man wanted for robbing a business has turned himself in to police. On January 18, at around 3:50 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of Arnould Blvd regarding a robbery.

National EMS Academy’s Kirk LaCour named to Board of Directors in Lafayette

Kirk LaCour, director of the National EMS Academy, has been named to the Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation’s Board of Directors.