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Lafayette Man In Jail For Brutal Beating Of His Male Partner

A man accused of brutally beating his boyfriend remains in the Lafayette parish correctional center tonight.

16 hundred bills In Line To Be Considered This Legislative Session

According to the latest count 976 bills have been prefiled in the house and 613 bills have been prefiled in the senate. The session starts at noon next Monday. It runs through june 4th.

St. Landry Parish Mom Busted at the Montana Canadian border accused of Kidnapping

A Saint Landry Parish mom accused of kidnapping her daughter has been busted in Montana on the Canadian border. And now seven-year-old Macey Smith is in the custody of Montana's child and family services division.

Ragin Cajuns Mardi Gras Invitational

If you want to get your sports fix in there's always Ragin Cajun softball. The ladies are hosting the Mardi Gras invitational at Lamson park.

Cajun Field Mardi Gras celebration

As you know it's a big weekend for Mardi Gras celebrations all across Louisiana. Here in lafayette people are having lots of fun.

10,000 Gallons of Oil Spilled into Mississippi River

Crews are busy cleaning up an oil spill in the Mississippi river after an early morning collision between two tankers.  

Man on the run gets busted in Baton Rouge

A man on the run from the Rayne Police was busted in Baton Rouge overnight. Police in Rayne say John Smith, 45, stole a city of Rayne pickup truck earlier this month.

Dense Fog Advisory tonight

Fog should begin to develop quickly after sunset with dense fog likely occurring around 9pm through 6am tomorrow, New Year's Day, after the front moves through. It is likely that visibility will be less than one quarter mile at times.

Confirmed Tornado in DeQuincy

Here is a picture of the damage from the storm that hit DeQuincy Memorial Hospital. The roof was blown off and it damaged 3 cars. The storm has now been confirmed as a EF-1 Tornado 

Lafayette High School Teacher Bonds Out of Jail

UPDATED -- Lafayette High School dance teacher, Katie Champagne, accused of fondling her female students is facing six counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile.