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Marksville Representative Robert Johnson Argues Against Avoyelles Prison Privatization

  Don't privatize Avoyelles Parish Prison was the message Representative Robert Johnson of Marksville had for the Appropriations Committee today.

Crowley Police Busy Keeping Drugs Off Streets

Crowley Police are keeping busy in their war to get drugs off the city streets. In March alone officers made 35 drug arrests ranging from misdemeanors to felonies.

Man Wanted For Gulf Coast Bank Robbery On Johnston Street

A man is accused of robbing the Gulf Coast Bank on Johnston Street this morning. Police think the suspect may be driving a dark blue SUV.  

Lafayette Arsonist Arrested

Detectives say they've issued an arrest warrant for a 29 year old Elwood Billiot. They believe he's the man who set fire to a home on sunset drive here in Lafayette.

Joe Vitt To Replace Sean Payton As Temporary Headcoach

New Orleans named linebackers coach Joe Vitt is Sean Payton's temporary replacement for the 2012-2013 season. Even though Vitt was also involved in the bounty program and still faces a six game suspension himself.

Celebrity Jewelry Designer Returns Home To Lafayette To Show Off Renowned Jewelry

A celebrity jewelry designer returned home to Lafayette to show off her is showing off her award winning work we caught up with Erica Courtney today at her trunk show at Kiki's Boutique.

New Oil Slick Spotted In Gulf Of Mexico

Days before the two year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill a new slick has been spotted in the Gulf Of Mexico.   Shell officials are working to clean up the mess right now.

Music Store Burglar Arrested In Iberia Parish

Iberia Parish Investigators say they've arrested a man who burglarized Romero's Music Store on Admiral Doyle Drive. They say 27 year old Garrett Bourgeois burglarized the store over the weekend.

Man Wanted In Connection With A Shooting Turns Self In

 A man wanted in connection with a shooting has turned himself in. 32 year old Damien Richard is accused of shooting at two victims during a fight last month.

Lafayette Police Investigating Gruesome Murder

Lafayette Police have found two stolen cars but tonight they're still trying to figure out who killed a man then set his home on fire.