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Acadia area elementary school went on lockdown due to suspect chase in the area

An elementary school in Acadia Parish was on lockdown for about an hour this afternoon. That’s because three burglars were on the loose in the area.

Rayne community comes together to heal after tragic fire that claimed four children

RAYNE, LA (NBC33) — Tonight, Thursday, April 26, a community will come together at a candle light vigil in an attempt to heal the emotional wounds caused by an unexpected tragedy.

Festival International Begins

The streets of Downtown Lafayete will be filled with the sights and sounds of Festival International. The festival started tonight with the music of Terry And The Zydeco Bad Boys.

Coach Hudspeth Renews Contract

Ragin Cajun football fans are excited about Mark Hudspeth's new contract  

Kitten killer behind bars

A Baton Rouge man is in the Saint Mary Parish Jail accused of killing kittens.   34 year old Michael Bergeron is facing two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals.

Lafayettes Idol Superstar Has Viewing Party Thrown In His Honor

It was a huge night for a louisiana teen.. on american idol ! 19 year old Joshua Ledet had a huge cheering section in his hometown of Westlake.

Former Yankee Great Publishes Book

A Yankee pitching great and Carencro native Ron Guidry has a new book out that it details his friendship with Yogi Berra.

Cones Set Out On Front Lawn Of DOTD In Honor Of The 576 People Killed In Road Work

Hundreds of cones were set out on the front lawn of DOTD this week in honor of the 576 people killed in road work zones across the country in 2010. Fifteen of those cones represent people from Lousiana.

Investigators Looking For Two Men Who Held Up A Clerk At The Shop Right On Highway 95

 Investigators are trying to find two men who held up a clerk at the shop right on highway 95 right next to the Black Gold Casino.

Iota Man In Jail Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder

An Iota man is in jail charged with attempted first degree murder.