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The 705 reaches out to the community

The 705 is a group in Lafayette made up of young leaders coming together for a better Acadiana.  They, along with the LITE Center, hosted a luncheon today to talk about how the future generations can help with our community.  The 705

Young man arrested for shooting woman in the head

An 18-year-old was arrested for allegedly shooting a woman in the head.

LSU Alum sports his tiger lamborghini around cajun country

LSU alum Don Domingue says simply supporting the tigers was not enough.  He decided to show his love for LSU with his prized possession.

DOTD announces start of preparations for 2013 severe weather season

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces the start of its preparations for the 2013 severe weather season in conjunction with Louisiana’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 3 – 9, 2013.

Westlake man arrested on fourth DWI after stealing fuel from gas station

A Calcasieu Parish man has been arrested for fourth DWI in less than five years.

FEMA awards $3.7M to La. Department of Agriculture and Forestry for Hurricane Isaac recovery

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will receive a $3.7 million federal grant to reimburse some of the costs associated with the delivery of fuel and fuel tanks meant to maintain vital citizen services during and after Hurrican

FOX 15 Crawfish Winner 2/28

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Coast Guard stops oil leak near Port Sulphur

An oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has been stopped. Crews had been working to stop the leak since a ship hit an inactive well-head yesterday. The incident happened about nine miles southwest of Port Sulphur.

Lafayette man and wife found shot to death in home

A Lafayette couple was found shot to death in their home and police say it was a murder suicide.  It happened yesterday afternoon in their home on Lebesque.  We're told 52 year old Joseph Babineaux shot his wife, 52 year old Judit

Six months after Isaac Maurepas residents are still re-building

The sounds of re-building still ring through the Riverside community of Maurepas in Livingston Parish. Six months after Hurricane Isaac, life still isn't back to normal.