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Vermilion River: Lafayette's Hidden Treasure

The City of Lafayette and Acadiana are rich with history and culture. It’s residents proudly wear it on their sleeve when celebrating their Cajun heritage every chance they get.

Suspect demands 3 packs of cigarettes, money in robbery on N University Avenue

Lafayette Police detectives are looking for a black man who robbed a convenience store in the 1300 block of North University Avenue.

Mayor Durel Urges Council to Move Money Where Needed for City

The question of whether you want drainage or how bout road tax or do you want animal control. Mayor President Joey Durel has come to the city council members of lafayette parish with a plan that would take care of all three.

Victor White III Rally Over Weekend Looks for Answers

The controversy on the death of Victor White III reached another level over the weekend.

Spitting AIDS; outdated Louisiana law

 A lesser known Louisiana law passed in the late 1980's is stirring up controversy, the HIV intentional exposure law prohibits anyone infected with aids from knowingly spreading the disease. Makes sense right?

Modern Woodsmen Helps "Escape From Poverty" Organization with Donation

Today Escape From Poverty, a non-profit organization dedicated to stopping the cycle of poverty, accepted a check for five thousand dollars today on behalf of the Modern Woodmen.

Former UL, Minnesota Vikings player Orlando Thomas dies

Former University of Louisiana-Lafayette football star Orlando Thomas has died  at age 42, according to national

Scott man arrested for raping 10-year-old girl

Scott Police have a man in custody for sexually assaulting a young girl. Police spokesperson Chad Leger says Michael Jason Burks, 35, of Scott, was arrested after evidence confirmed the rape of a 10-year-old girl.

Spanish Town Market in downtown BR celebrates 100 years today

Spanish Town Market in downtown Baton Rouge celebrated 100 years today!

LSU PD says fans behaved, nothing out of the ordinary

Despite the Tigers loss to the Crimson Tide, fans came out in the masses to support them. And Polcie say they were surprisingly well behaved.