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Opelousas elementary school placed on lock down due to police investigation

A burglary complaint has placed an elementary school in Opelousas on lock down this morning.

Lafayette Animal Control celebrates Christmas

The people in Acadiana are not the only ones getting into the Christmas spirit this year.  Lafayette Animal Control Center is celebrating this Christmas season with special adoptions of their dogs and cats.

Acadiana holds vigil in support of mourning families from Sandy Hook Elementary shooting

Residents around Lafayette showed their support for the families in mourning due to the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary Friday.  Over a hundred residents of Lafayette showed up at the candlelight vigil in utter disbelief and since

Ragin Cajun Football team heads to New Orleans

The Ragin Cajun football team is New Orleans bound as of today.  Cajun fans were there today sending off well wishes and cheers as the football team loaded the buses and headed off to New Orleans for Saturday's game.  We caught up

REMINDER: Albertson Parkway in Broussard closed for railroad repairs

The Broussard Police Department wants to remind motorists about a road closure on Albertson Parkway.

Student threatens ‘doomsday’ shooting at Belle Chase High School

A Belle Chase student threatened to shoot up his school and kill a teacher. He told classmates he planned to do it on Friday, Dec. 21 because, he said, that’s the day the world is supposed to come to an end.

Saints could still make playoffs

Even with, potentially, the worst defense in the history of the NFL, the Saints are still a playoff contender.

Three state employees fired, charged for abuse of autistic teen

Three employees have been fired from a state-run special needs home. They’ve been accused and charged with abusing an autistic teen.

Seven arrested during drug warrant round-up, 9 wanted

According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, "In the early morning hours of December 14, St.

Lafayette Police identify person of interest in relation to recent armed burglaries within the City of Lafayette

Lafayette Police Department, with the help of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Police Department, have identified a person of interest in relation to the multiple armed robberies that have happened recently within the city of Lafayette.