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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.

Lafayette Parish School Board's reaction to Friday's deadly shooting

The deadly shooting this past Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn.

California man shot multiple times in motel, suspects wanted

A man from California was shot multiple times in Lafayette this weekend.

Vermilionville Christmas celebration tomorrow

Vermillionville is hosting a Christmas celebration to get families in the holiday spirit tomorrow from 10 am to 4 pm.  There will be plenty to keep the kids busy including hands-on gingerbread cookie decorating, a bousillage ornament works

Second Harvest Food Bank helps Precision Rehabilitation give back to community

Second Harvest Food Bank was able to distribute food to our community today in an effort to keep hunger out of south Louisiana.  Second Harvest Food Bank was able to collect 26 hams from community donations to give to Lafayette's Preci

Lafayette Police searching for robbery suspect, possibly more than one

Lafayette Police searching for a suspect, possibly more than one, responsible for three separate robberies where female victims were approached and their vehicles stolen at gunpoint.  The first incident occurred on Monday outside of a busi

Tow For Life program offers free safe ride home program for the holiday season

As the holiday season continues on, so too do the parties, which typically involve alcoholic beverages. A local towing service offers an option for drivers so they can celebrate, but end up home safely.