- Man found dead of gunshot wound in Lafayette Updated: Jun-30-15 12:23 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Police in Lafayette are investigating the city's latest gunshot death.
- Lafayette library will reopen after 4 years of renovations Updated: Jun-30-15 6:59 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - After being closed for the past four years, the main branch of the Lafayette Public Library has announced it will reopen.
- Sheriff candidate allegedly claimed to be military veteran Updated: Jun-29-15 9:41 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A candidate for sheriff in Lafayette Parish is coming under criticism from military veterans.
- Canadian company to open Lafayette manufacturing center Updated: Jun-26-15 7:10 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Insitu Data Solutions Inc., a Canadian oilfield manufacturing and service company, will open a manufacturing and service center in Lafayette. The company says the facility that will create 17 jobs.
- Lafayette board prepares to select architect for new school Updated: Jun-25-15 6:50 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - School officials say a decision on who will design the Lafayette Parish School System's first new high school in more than 40 years could come by early August.
- Broussard drilling water wells, to cut ties with Lafayette Updated: Jun-23-15 8:50 am
BROUSSARD, Louisiana - The city of Broussard is going to drill three water wells to accommodate commercial and residential growth.
- Disabled students earn flight certificates at Purdue Updated: Jun-22-15 12:22 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A program at Purdue University will have helped 27 physically disabled people earn their pilot certificates by the end of the summer, and the North Carolina-based nonprofit behind the program has hopes of expanding.
- Jeanerette to interview 4 for police chief's post Updated: Jun-20-15 12:07 pm
JEANERETTE, Louisiana - Jeanerette's mayor and Board of Aldermen on Monday will interview four candidates seeking to replace Police Chief Marvin Grogan following his arrest in a Lafayette strip club raid and subsequent resignation.
- West Nile Virus shows up in Acadia Parish Updated: Jun-20-15 11:41 am
CROWLEY, Louisiana - Mosquito Control Contractors Inc. has confirmed a case of West Nile Virus has been found in Acadia Parish.
- Group works to keep people 21 and younger out of bar Updated: Jun-19-15 11:08 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A Lafayette community coalition focusing on substance abuse is laying the groundwork for a push to change local law to keep anyone under the age of 21 out of bars.
- Broussard, Youngsville school zone changes approved Updated: Jun-18-15 7:11 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - About 200 students in south Lafayette Parish will change schools in August.
- Lafayette company acquires oil fields in California Updated: Jun-18-15 6:57 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - White Knight Production LLC, an independent oil and gas company in Lafayette, has acquired producing oil fields in the San Joaquin Basin, California.
- Sentencing date set in death of Lafayette teen Updated: Jun-16-15 8:01 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A sentencing date has been set for Seth Fontenot, the Lafayette man convicted in March of manslaughter in the death of 15-year-old Austin Rivault in 2013.
- South Louisiana Community College breaks ground on building Updated: Jun-16-15 6:58 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Construction on South Louisiana Community College's new academic building is expected to begin this summer, and students could move into the new building by fall 2016.
- Tax committee chairman: Lawmakers handled budget responsibly Updated: Jun-15-15 5:11 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The chairman of the Louisiana House's tax committee said Monday that lawmakers shouldn't have trouble defending tax votes they took in the just-ended legislative session, because the decisions helped protect public health care and higher education.
- Lafayette school system applying for free meals program Updated: Jun-13-15 12:39 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Students at 19 Lafayette Parish schools could receive free meals in the upcoming school year, if the school district qualifies for a new USDA program for high-poverty areas.
- Oil shipping company, crew indicted for waste water dumping Updated: Jun-13-15 12:32 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A federal grand jury in Lafayette has indicted a Norwegian oil shipping company and four members of its crew, charging them with illegally discharging contaminated waste water near Lake Charles.
- Parole denied for man convicted of injecting woman with HIV Updated: Jun-12-15 3:35 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A former Lafayette physician who was convicted 17 years ago for injecting his girlfriend with HIV and Hepatitis C has been denied parole.
- Judge sets bail for woman who hid remains of dead baby Updated: Jun-12-15 7:31 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A district judge has set a $125,000 bail for a Lafayette woman who hid her dead newborn baby for 14 years in a storage locker.
- Court upholds dismissal of Lafayette officers lawsuit Updated: Jun-10-15 7:44 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - An appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a federal lawsuit filed by 15 police officers alleging corruption among city officials and the Lafayette Police Department.
- Robert Williamson pleads guilty in court bribery scheme Updated: Jun-09-15 11:53 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The alleged key figure in a bribery scheme that rocked the district attorney's office in Lafayette has pleaded guilty to three of the nine charges for which he was indicted in 2013.
- Riders to have access to free Wi-Fi, Google Maps on buses Updated: Jun-08-15 5:21 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Transit System is making two changes aimed at luring more riders for the municipal bus service.
- Poche pitches LSU to CWS as Tigers top La-Lafayette 6-3 Updated: Jun-08-15 12:00 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - LSU pitcher Jared Poche knows he isn't going to overpower anyone, so he relies on his ability to control his pitches - and his emotions - to record outs at crucial moments.
- Sciambra homer lifts LSU past La.-Lafayette 4-3 Updated: Jun-07-15 12:27 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Chris Sciambra grew up going to LSU baseball games, dreaming of the day he might wear a Tigers jersey and come through in a big moment.
- Kingdom Builders asking state for charter school approval Updated: Jun-05-15 7:16 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The leader of a nonprofit group seeking to open a new charter high school in Lafayette Parish says she plans to seek the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education's approval to start the school. The Lafayette Parish School Board has rejected the group's request twice.