Carencro Man Charged With Forcible Rape; His Mom Locked Up On Another Charge

The Lafayette Sheriff's Office said Matthew Blanchard,19, raped a fifteen year old and when a warrant was issued for his arrest, his mom helped him hide out in Vernon Parish.

Inmate Walks Away From Work Release Facility

The Lafayette Sheriff's Office is looking Marcus Dupuis,18.  Deputies said he walked off while other work release residents were being taken to their jobs Thursday morning.

St. Landry Sheriff's Deputies Bust Meth Lab On Bayou Road

St. Landry Deputies said they not only found meth and the chemicals to make meth but also crack and marijuana.

Teen Injured in Weekend Shooting

On September 18, 2011, at approximately 12:45 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the intersection of Mabel Street and Moss Street regarding gunfire. When officers arrived on the scene they found no evidence of a disturbance.

Photo released of afternoon bank robbery suspect

On September 16, 2011, at approximately 3:48 pm, Lafayette Police responded to 4310 Johnston Street regarding an armed robbery.

Beware of IRS Scams

The Internal Revenue Services is warning everyone especially the elderly and low income filing taxpayers. The scammers charge unsuspecting taxpayers in advance for preparing their tax return and promising money coming back.

Louisiana Reportedly Paid Millions In Fake Unemployment Claims

A federal report to curb government fraud, waste, and abuse stated Louisiana paid $497 million in bogus unemployment claims. That is just in the past three years.

Wildlife and Fisheries Starts Million Dollar Project On Eunice City Lake

Eunice residents will soon be enjoying a pristine wildlife habitat and city lake.

Changes May Be In the Works For Moss Street Post Office

The US Postal Service may stop mail processing and distribution operations at the Moss Street Post Office in Lafayette.

Iconic Acadiana Restaurant Gets New Name and Owners

Mulate's has a new owner and will now be called Pont Breaux's Cajun Restaurant. New Orleans' will be the only home to Mulate's.