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Police wrap up 2-year-old case

LAFAYETTE - Police in Lafayette wrapped up a 2-year old robbery investigation. Simco Wallace Cole of Shreveport allegedly robbed an elderly couple at the Red Roof Inn back in 2007. Authorities say DNA evidence linked him to the crime. Cole i

Driver allegedly runs over girlfriend

LAFAYETTE - A Joshua Thibodaux has been arrested after police say he dragged his girlfriend from a pick up and then ran over her legs. Officials say he was arrested on first degree negligent injury among other charges. Sgt.

Lafayette cracks top ten

LAFAYETTE — Lafayette is continuing to move up, now cracking the top 10 in a national list that ranks cities on job and income growth. The city is now number 9 on the "Best Performing Cities in 2009." The report shows Lafayette has done r

Representative blocks school funding

State Representative Rickey Hardy has blocked the Lafayette Parish School Board's receipt of more than 700,000. Hardy says he was not contacted by the parish school board, so it seems they did not want the money.

Ida Downgraded to a Tropical Storm

.IDA WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM... AT 9 AM CST...1500 UTC...ALL HURRICANE WARNINGS AND WATCHES ALONG THE GULF COAST HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

Tracking Ida: Latest Forecast

...IDA SLIGHTLY STRONGER... A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN GULF COAST FROM GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA TO MEXICO BEACH FLORIDA. THIS WATCH DOES NOT INCLUDE THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.

Hurricane Watch for all of Southeastern Louisiana (Ida now pushing into the Gulf as a Cat 2)

Hurricane IDA 12:00 PM CST Sun Nov 8 Location: 21.7°N 86.1°W Max sustained: 100 mph Moving: NW at 10 mph Min pressure: 978 mb ...HURRICANE WATCH EXTENDED EASTWARD ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST...IDA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE... AT 1200 PM CST.

Ida Entering Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana Gov.

LA Emergency Preparedness Officials Watching Ida

BATON ROUGE – The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) continues to track Hurricane Ida as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico.

Governor Jindal Declares State of Emergency for Ida

BATON ROUGE - Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following executive proclamation declaring a state of emergency as a result of the forecasted conditions of Hurricane Ida. STATE OF EMERGENCY - HURRICANE IDA: WHEREAS, the Louisiana Homela