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Senator David Vitter expresses his distaste for comments by Senator Harry Reid

Senator David Vitter hosted an open house at his new Acadiana regional office this morning.  In his excitement to introduce Louisianians to his new Lafayette office, he backed up his argument in calling Senator Harry Reid of Nevada "a

Two children home alone when armed robbers forced their way in

Two young children were home alone when three armed robbers forced their way into the home. One man has been arrested and deputies are currently tracking down two additional suspects.

Man arrested for armed robbery of convenience store

A 19-year-old was arrested for allegedly robbing a convenience store at gunpoint.

Pedestrian killed while attempting to cross Hwy 85

On Monday, Jan. 7, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash on LA Highway 85 north of Dozie Guillotte Road which claimed the life of a Lydia man.

NCAA looks at new plan to pay stipends for its athletes

The NCAA says playing college sports is a full time job and is proposing a stipend that would allow colleges to pay more for those who participate.

Bayou Corne residents file petition with White House

People living in Bayou Corne want the White House to step in and help save their community. They've started a petition online asking for the President to declare the area a federal disaster zone and send in federal aid.

Update on UL's Student Union Renovations

We are now months into UL's new Student Union project.  The project is now in it's demolition stages.  UL's Director of Facility Management says tearing down is not as affected by weather as new construction would be, so t

Lafayette Parish 14th lowest unemployment rate in the United States

Lafayette Parish's unemployment rate is now down to three percent, which is  the fourteenth lowest unemployment rate in the United States, and is the lowest in the state.

Calcasieu Parish school bus driver arrested for DWI, theft

A school bus driver was arrested this morning after he endangered the lives of roughly 49 children. At the time of his arrest, the 26-year-old man had a blood alcohol level that was more than two-times the legal limit.

Krotz Springs man dies from crash in Pointe Coupee Parish

On Saturday, Jan. 5 shortly before 6:30 am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 10 east of LA Hwy 77 in Pointe Coupee Parish.