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Man in work-release program arrested for murder of McNeese student

A student from McNeese State University was found murdered on Friday, Nov. 30 and police have arrested her co-worker.

Lafayette-based hip hop artist entices debate about racism with music video

A song produced by a Lafayette-based hip hop artist has ignited a debate on Facebook about race relations.

Robbers break into elderly man’s home, hit him in the head several times

Deputies are seeking two men who allegedly broke into the home of an elderly man this morning and reportedly hit him in the head several times after demanding money.

Convicted sex offender back behind bars for indecent behavior with a juvenile

A man who was recently released from jail is behind bars again for allegedly making inappropriate sexual contact with children.

Bayou Corne residents continue to struggle with sinkhole issues

The Assumption Parish Police Jury passed a resolution Wednesday that requests the Texas Brine Company buy out property owners who want to leave their homes permanently and to compensate those who want to stay.

Angola inmates make Christmas special for kids

With Christmas just a few weeks away Santa needs all the help he can get to make sure boys and girls get the gifts they want.

Lone ‘egg man’ quits job at Atlanta airport after incident with Saints’ bus

A restaurant worker is taking the blame for egging the New Orleans Saints’ bus as it left the Atlanta International Airport. We’re told the employee quit his job and officials have “closed the case.”

Water Wars Between the City of Broussard and Lafayette

This water issue has been an ongoing controversy between the neighboring cities of Lafayette and Broussard.  Lafayette officials say that someone had to have tampered with the water flow to allow Broussard to receive millions of gallons of

17 Year Old Darnesha Harris Dead after Run-In with Breaux Bridge Police

A community up in arms over the death of 17 year old Darnesha Harris.  Last night Breaux Bridge officers respoonded to a disturbance at the 900 block of Landry Street.  As officers arrived on scene, Darnesha Harris of Breaux Bridge wa

DNA evidence leads to two arrests for 1984 cold case homicide

Two people have been arrested for their alleged connection to a cold case murder that happened in 1984.