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Former boxing heavyweight scores big with bestselling new book

A former undisputed feather wight champion of the world and lafayette boxer has a big hit somewhere else besides the ring. She is on the best sellers list according to amazon.com.

Assumption Parish cleanup crews run into trouble

Crews in Assumption Parish working to build a relief well to fix the giant sink hole ran in to trouble this weekend. When workers tried to remove a casing in the second hole they hit a gas pocket.

Lafayette garbage collection services to continue for another 5 years

Lafayette garbage collection services will continue for another five years thanks to allied waste services of Acadiana.

Central home catches fire in morning blaze

Unattended cooking material was the cause of a house fire in the 3000 block of Pensacola Dr. on Tuesday morning, according to the Central Fire Department.

Thibodeaux man arrested for DUI

Police in Thibodeaux say they were making a routine traffic stop when they came across a drunk driver. 33 year old Charles Smith was arrested for DUI after police officers say he broke several traffic laws.  

Opelousas police arrest woman for improper telephone communication

Police in Opelousas say a woman was arrested after making several threatening phone calls and sending threatening text messages to people who live in Opelousas including the Chief Of Police and other members of the Opelousas Police Departm

Lafayette police investigating shooting

Police in Lafayette are investigating a shooting that happened just before 3:00 this morning. Police say three people were shot from a white four door older model vehicle and then the car drove off.  

Crowley police charge Crowley man with hate crime

Police in Crowley have charged a man with a hate crime. 26 year old Brett Leverette was arrested for second degree battery of an off duty Crowley police officer.  

Crowley police seek shooter of two

Police in Crowley need your help to find the person they say shot two people last night killing one of them.