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Scam artists look to take advantage of you during the holiday season

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says the holiday season is a prime time for scam artists looking to take advantage of consumers.

Owner of Desperado's Cabaret James Panos set Detention Hearing for Monday December 10

More information developing on the sting at Desperado's Cabaret.  The owner of Desperado's, James Panos, was arrested among others during the sting.  The criminal complaint and arrest warrants have been sealed by the court.&nb

State Superintendent of Education to recognize Lafayette Parish School system

Friday, State Superintendent of Education John White will visit Acadiana High School in Lafayette Parish to recognize the Lafayette Parish School System and Superintendent Dr.

Four arrested in relation to counterfeit checks being negotiated for the past three months

Over the last three months counterfeit checks have been negotiated within the Lafayette area.  Over the course of an investigation it was discovered that similar checks were negotiated in Calcasieu parish.  With the partnering of the

Orientation for Hostess Brand Inc. employees who have been laid off in the company's liquidation

Just weeks before Christmas and now thousands of people are jobless.  Some of them are right here in Acadiana because of Hostess filing for bankruptcy.  It's not just employees of Hostess itself.  There are more than thirty b

Sting at Desperado's Cabaret

Yesterday afternoon in the upper Lafayette area of Carencro law enforcement agencies made a surprise visit to Desperado's Cabaret.  Lafayette Sheriff's deputies blocked off the Frontage road in front of Desperado's just north o

East Bayou burglarized leaving congregation heartbroken

East Bayou Baptist is in shock after being broken into Monday night.  Executive Pastor Lyndale Holloway was one of the first to notice shattered glass.

Louisiana musicians rack up nominations for 2013 Grammy Awards

From the streets of New Orleans to Acadiana Cajun roots, Louisiana is represented well in the nomination list for the 2013 list of Grammy Awards.

Arrest made in counterfeit check case

During the months of September, October and November of 2012, Lafayette Police received reports of several counterfeit checks that were negotiated within the Lafayette area.

Body found in Iberville Canal believed to be Belle Rose robbery victim

Rodriguez is believed to have been shot during a robbery attempt that happened in Belle Rose earlier this week. A second victim involved in the robbery reported the incident to authorities after he managed to escape.