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LOCATED: Teen runaway possibly traveling with adult male

UPDATE: Officials say Doucet was located safe in Lafayette with the assistance of other law enforcement agencies.

Four businesses found in violation of underage drinking laws

On January 11, 2013, Lafayette Police conducted an underage alcohol possession operation targeting those individuals under the age of 21 in possession of alcohol at businesses within the City of Lafayette.

Continued rain forces more residents in Crowley out of their homes

Roughly 20 residents in Crowley had to leave their homes today due to continued flooding issues.

Baton Rouge murder suspect arrested in Lafayette

A suspect in a Baton Rouge murder has been taken into custody in Lafayette.

Another possible tornado causes more damage in Breaux Bridge

Just days after concluding one investigation, the National Weather Service is headed back to Breaux Bridge after reports that a possible tornado caused damage to homes.

La Poussiere Cajun Dancehall dealing with damages from yesterday's tornado

La Poussiere Cajun Dancehall is a trademark on the town of Breaux Bridge.  This historic dancehall has always prided itself on preserving the traditional cajun music, and was one of the first dancehalls that people started attending. 

Domestic abuse victim nearly killed by second incident, boyfriend arrested

A man accused of a prior domestic dispute with his girlfriend is now locked up for nearly killing her.

Hunting seasons closed in several areas due to high river level

High water due to recent rain has created dangerous conditions for hunters, which prompted the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to make several closures to hunting seasons.

Young Professionals of LAGCOE hold First Inaugural Luncheon

The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition, also known as LAGCOE, held their first event in 2013 this afternoon.  The young professionals of LAGCOE had an Inaugural luncheon at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette with a suitable guest speaker, Mr

Opelousas man arrested for having sexual relationship with teen

A 20-year-old man was arrested for engaging in a sexual relationship with a teen girl. The suspect admitted to the relationship, but claimed he was unaware of her age.