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Man Wanted For Theft By Saint Martin Parish Deputies

Saint Martin Parish deputies are asking for your help to find a man wanted for theft. They're trying to find 22 year old Robbie Stelly tonight.

Julia Roberts Charged With Drunk Driving And Careless Operation Of A Vehicle

Lafayette police say 25 year old Julia Roberts was driving drunk and crashed into two police cars Roberts is charged with drunk driving and careless operation.  

Victims Of Lafayette Head On Collision Identified

Lafayette police say the two men killed in a head on collision on Verot School Road are 54 year old Kevin Judice, and 52 year old Dana Gautreaux.

Lafayette Man Gets Run Over On Johnston Street

A Lafayette man is dead and Lafayette police want to know who ran him over on Johnston Street.   it happened early this morning,     near the intersection of johnston and mount vernon.

Horse Racing Season Begins Again At Evangeline Downs

 The horses are running again. The 2012 Evangeline Downs Thoroughbred racing season runs through September.

Alot More To Butch Brownings Retirement Than Meets The Ear

There could be a lot more to the former State Fire Marshall's quick exit.   Tuesday Butch Browning announced his retirement.

ULL Ladies Softball Team Ranks Among The Top 10 Teams In The Country For Fifth Week In A Row

UL Lafayette's softball team is among the top ten teams in the country for the fifth week in a row.. The ladies are an amazing 38 and 2 and are back in action this weekend at Lamson Park.

Rayne Police Arrest Two Drug Dealers

Rayne Police say they've arrested two drug dealers.   41 year old Jamie Menard and 19 year old Drake Menard were arrested on Melanie Street in Rayne.

Bill To Overturn Louisiana Science Education Act Rejected

 A bill that would've overturned the Louisiana Science Education Act was reject today.  It allows teachers to teach various scientific theories besides evolution.

Series Of Meetings Being Held In Lafayette To Come Up With A Long Term Plan For The City And Parish Of Lafayette

Right now a series of meetings is being held in Lafayette to come up with a long term plan for the city and parish.