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Extra Law Enforcement On Roads This Carnival Season

Police all across the state of Louisiana will be on extra patrols. The extra patrols will be paid for with grant money and one state trooper said it is worth every penny.

Ragin Cajuns Take On Arkansas Little Rock

Tonight 's game could be hailed the biggest basketball game of the year for the Ragin Cajuns. There is a lot on the line because the winner will advance to the top spot in the Sun Belt West.

Caddo Parish Commissioner Wants People To Stop Wearing PJs In Public

Caddo Parish Commissioner, Michael Williams,  first introduced the Pajama Ordinance after a man wearing pajama pants revealed his private parts at a Wal-Mart. That offended a lot of customers.

U.S. Attorney's Office In Lafayette Hands Out $2 million In Community Service Payments

The money is from the Pelican Refining Company. The $2 million settlement is part of a $12 million fine the company had to pay out because of criminal violations of the Clean Air Act.

Patterson Man Faces Manslaughter Charges After Killing Another Man

St. Mary Parish deputies said Bannon Lightsey hit Cameron Gragg in the head with a baseball bat at a boat landing. The victim was taken to a hospital and later died. Lightsey's bond is set at $500,000.

This Mardi Gras Holiday Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over

It is less than two weeks until Mardi Gras day. Louisiana's roads are the most dangerous during holidays.

Wanted Man Is Caught

UPDATED -- Lafayette Sheriff's deputies have been looking for Alcide Hypolite ever since a grand jury charged Hypolite with aggravated rape. Police found Hypolite on the 500 block of Rue Scholastique.

Man Arrested For Stabbing and Killing Another Man

Lafayette Police said Rivera Soriano, 25, stabbed Alex Castillo, 19, after a fight inside Cafe Habana City on Bertrand Drive. Investigators said Castillo was a resident of Opelousas.

Lafayette General Medical Center Presents Its Make A Difference Award

Nurse Practitioner, Deedra Harrington, saved a man's life on the track at Girard Park. Gary Dodson, 65, had been jogging at the park and suddenly collapsed.

Lite Center Holds Competition To Promote Gulf Coast Tourism

The two day event consists of high schools from the Acadiana area presenting their ideas on how to promote Gulf Coast tourism. The students have to come up with a plan that uses zero advertising dollars.