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Lafayette middle school receives bomb threat

A bomb threat was spotted on a bathroom wall at L.J. Ollie Mahn Middle school around 9:00 this morning. The school is nestled right in the middle of a Lafayette neighborhood.

Ragin Cajuns to face Oklahoma State on Saturday

Just a few more days until Ragin Cajuns face heavy favorite Oklahoma State as UL goes for their third straight win.

Man arrested with fully loaded AR-15 rifle at D-SNAP site

Louisiana State Police said a man became irate when he was denied assistance at a Disaster Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program site in St. John the Baptist Parish.

3rd grade class from Saints Leo-Seaton Catholic School help package food at Harvest Food Bank

The Second Harvest Food Bank in Lafayette is trying to share their resources with those in need along the Louisiana Coast and today the 3rd grade class from Saints Leo-Seaton Catholic School helped package up some food for the hurricane victims

Metairie man arrested for inappropriate messages meant for teenage girl

 East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man today for sending inappropriate messages to an undercover detective posing as a 14-year-old girl.

FEMA obligates 7.6 million dollars to state agencies

FEMA has now obligated more than 7.6 million dollars to state agencies and a levee district to help reimburse money they spent for the emergency protective measures taken to help meet critical emergency needs. 

SU's Mitchell not asked to resign following 6-0 loss to MVSU

Southern Athletic Director William Broussard tells me there was not a meeting this morning with Jaguar head football coach Stump Mitchell asking him to resign.

Bomb threat found at Lafayette school

Students were evacuated at L.J. Alleman after a bomb threat was found.

Iberville Parish man arrested for alleged illegal dumping and disposal of waste

Today, investigators with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested an Iberville Parish man for the alleged illegal dumping of pollutants into state waterways and the illegal disposal of s

Iberville Parish man arrested for alleged illegal dumping and disposal of waste

Today, investigators with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality arrested an Iberville Parish man for the alleged illegal dumping of pollutants into state waterways and the illegal disposal of s