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Breaux Bridge man faces child porn, drug charges

Gary Hewitt of Breaux Bridge has been arrested on charges involving child pornography and drugs. This comes after a huge investigation by various law enforcement agencies. 

Hargrave Mentally competant for trial

A Lafayette judge says a former high school counselor knew exactly what she was doing when she allegedly had a sexual repationship with a female high school freshman.

Warehouse fire kills 8 in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - At least eight people and two dogs died after a large blaze overnight at an abandoned warehouse.

'Horse Farm' turned over to city of Lafayette

Known by most as the "Horse Farm", the 100 acres of property just off Johnston Street has been turned over to the Lafayette Consolidated Government. It was previously owned by the University of Louisiana.

3 trees saved on UL campus

As University of Lafayette students are gone for Christmas break, the oak tree controversy is finally settled.

Police find man in car with drugs

A call to Rayne Police about a man sleeping in a car led to an arrest Saturday.

Motorcycle cop injured in crash

On Wednesday at approximately 1:30 p.m., a Lafayette motorcycle officer was traveling south in the 4200 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway responding to a major crash.

Suspicious device at mall causes panic

On Tuesday at approximately 8:00 p.m., Lafayette Police were notified of a suspicious device at the Mall of Acadiana, located in 5700 block of Johnston Street.

Special surprise for holiday hospital patients

Patients at one Louisiana children's hospital got a special visit Monday when Mayor-president Kip Holden stopped by.

3 dead, 2 injured after plane crash

A plane crash in Crowley Saturday left three dead and two injured. An FAA spokesman says witnesses reported seeing the plane take off from Legros Memorial Airport in Acadia around 2:30 p.m., then later crashed.