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Inmate overpowers guard, drives out of prison

An inmate working a night cleaning detail reportedly overpowered a correctional officer, then disguised himself to escape the prison facility.

Police seeking suspects for 2 robberies at same business within 24-hours

Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Deputies are investigating two incidents that occurred within 24 hours of each other at the same business.

Sam's, Wal-Mart salmon recall cites possible listeria contamination

Multiexport Foods, Inc of Miami, FL expanded a voluntary recall of cold smoked salmon, 12 oz Twin Pack and the 1.25 lb Pack under the "Paramount Reserve", because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.

Eunice teacher arrested for sexual relationship with student

A former Eunice High School teacher is facing criminal charges tonight. Eunice Police say Jacqueline Fruge had sexual contact with a student at the school.

Lafayette Fire Department issuing out safety tips for winter weather

With temperatures finally reaching to a wintery freezing point most of us are worried about staying warm, but there are other precautions you should take along with keeping warm.  The Lafayette Fire Department sees most heater fires around

Last chance to give blood and enter the Days of Giving for United Blood Services

Hurry in and give blood before the end of the United Blood Service's Days of Giving on Monday, December 31 and be eligible to win your choice of an Apple IPad or a $500 Visa card.  This is United Blood Services third year of the Days o

Lafayette Police still searching for robbery suspect involving stolen vehicle

On Tuesday, December 25 Lafayette Police responded to the Shell Gas Station on West Gloria Switch Road off of i-49 regarding a carjacking.  The victim drove up to the gas pump and was exiting her vehicle when the suspect approached her and

Christmas day road rage sends man to hospital with multiple stab wounds

A case of road rage sent a man to the hospital on Christmas day with several stab wounds.

Man stabbed in the back twice inside Lafayette nightclub

A 20-year-old man was stabbed twice in the back during a fight at a Lafayette nightclub.

No Pick 3/Pick 4 drawings on Christmas Day

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation announced that there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day. The drawing for Mega Millions, a multistate jackpot game, will be conducted as regularly scheduled.