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Governor Jindal orders limited hiring freeze

A partial hiring freeze has been issued by Governor Bobby Jindal. The freeze affects executive branch agencies of the state government and lasts the entire fiscal year, which started at the beginning of July.

Shunick Suspect Goes Faces Grand Jury

Thirty three year old Brandon Lavergne the man accused of kidnapping the missing UL Lafayette student  will go before a grand jury on July 18th.

Brees Has No Plans To Participate Training Camp

Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has no plans to participate in training camp later this month without a long term contra

Southern University Junior Wows Judges In Acadiana Idol Competition

Kayla beat out ten contestants today in the FOX 15 big 102.1  Acadiana Idol competition. It was held earlier today at the Mall Of Acadiana.

Baton Rouge Couple Found Shot Dead In Apartment

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a double homicide that happened earlier this morning.

Acadiana Idol To Take Place Tuesday

American Idol season twelve is not that far away. Tomorrow the FOX 15 the big 102.1 Acadiana Idol contest takes place.

Lafayette Little Leaguers Eye Little League World Series

The Major League All Star game is tomorrow night right here on FOX 15.   However closer to home future stars are vying for a shot to play on another big stage.

Houston Marijuana Makers Locked Up In St. Martin Parish

Authorities in St Martin Parish locked up a Houston couple after they allegedly found fifty pounds marijuana in their car.

Supporters Of Governor Jindals Voucher Make Voices Heard Outside Of District Court Today

Supporters of Governor Jindal's voucher program made their voices heard outside of district court today.   Supporters filed a petition to block a court order by Louisiana's Teachers Unions.

Senator Mary Landrieu Visits Lafayette

Senator Mary Landrieu was in Lafayette today to break down the Federal Restore Act. President Obama signed it into law Friday as part of his Transportation Bill.