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4th of July firework safety

July fourth weekend in Acadiana could mean barbecues, a day off from work and fireworks! To celebrate independance day, fireworks displays have turned into one of the most popular U.S. traditions.

State Police urging safety on the roadways through this holiday weekend

With the Independence Day holiday falling on a Friday this year, it means a long weekend for us.  Police say long weekends means heavy traffic is likely, so they are urging everyone driving to be prepared, and have a plan.

City officials urge public to stay safe around garbage trucks, service vehicles this summer

Summer has arrived, school is out and vacation time is in full swing.  For parents it's crucial to discuss outdoor safety with children, reminding them to watch for waste trucks while maintaining a safe distance as they play.

Lafayette Police Chief asks for financial help to improve police involvement.

With the steady rise of population in Lafayette, security concerns grow along with it.

Fireworks in Acadiana

Every 4th of July means it's time for friends and family to come together, throw some food on the bar-b-q pit, and of course fireworks.

Carpe Diem celebrates 3yrs in Lafayette

A local favorite in downtown Lafayette celebrated it's three year anniversary today.

Cajun Field renovation update

It's too hot to play football at this time of year. But it's not too hot to build a football stadium over at Cajun Field. We wanted to give you an update on the progress.

How can you help protect kids from vehicle-related heatstroke?

A hot topic all over the nation right now, especially in the dead heat of summer, is how can we help protect kids from vehicle-related heatstroke.  About forty children die in the US every year after being left in vehicles.  With temp

UL named most affordable university in Louisiana

For the fourth consecutive year UL has been named the most affordable four-year public university in Louisiana.  In addition to leading Louisiana as the university with the lowest average net price to attend, it is among the top ten percen

Broussard addresses water concerns

The City of Broussard has been cited for a second year in arrow by the Environmental Protection Agency for inadequate monitoring of drinking water.