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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.

Hired help arrested for taking $65,000 from elderly woman

A man is locked up today for allegedly taking thousands of dollars from an elderly woman when he was supposed to be helping her with yard work.

Lafayette Police searching for 3 black male suspects related to early Sunday morning shooting

Lafayette Police responding to another violent shooting taking place at the local St. Francis Motel around 12:30 am Sunday morning.  Lafayette Police responded to the St.

Meeting tomorrow night in Crowley for drug and gang awareness

One member of the Acadiana community is trying to give back by hosting a meeting for drug and gang awareness in Crowley tomorrow night.  Charles Banks Sr.

Mother arrested for leaving infant locked in car while gambling with friend

A mother and her friend were locked up for allegedly leaving an infant locked inside a car for more than an hour while the two were gambling.