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Police searching for wanted men

On August 16, 2010, at approximately 9:00 pm, a residence was burglarized in the 200 block of Madison Street. During the burglary the victim’s vehicle was stolen from the residence.

2 more dismissals from housing authority board

Two more volunteers on the Lafayette Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners will be replaced.

Sobriety checkpoints scheduled for Friday

On Friday August 27, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff’s Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette.

Convenience store clerk robbed at knifepoint

On August 24, 2010, at approximately 2:45 am, a black male suspect dressed all in black clothing entered the Cracker Barrel store, located at 724 Eraste Landry Road, carrying a large hunting knife.

Students head back to college

The fall semester started up today for the Louisiana-Lafayette students as thousands of college students reported for classes.

Officials need your help finding alleged rapist

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect alleged to have committed a forcible rape on Friday.

FBI on the hunt for 'Bayou Bandit'

The FBI is looking for a serial bank robber wanted in connection with robberies in five states.

Football season has arrived!

It's football season in the Acadiana area! The High School Football Jamboree is next week, the Saints play an exhibition game Saturady night and the Ragin' Cajun's hit the field Saturday morning.

Lafayette man shot dead in dispute

A Lafayette man was shot dead Thursday in an apparent domestic dispute. It happened in the 900 block of Webb Street around 10 p.m..

LHA employees up in the air

Five contract case managers working for the Federal Disaster Housing Assistance Program were dismissed last Friday after money allegedly went missing.