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Lafayette, Louisiana is located in Lafayette Parish. Zip codes in Lafayette, LA include 70508, 70507, and 70501. The median home price in Lafayette is $209,000. More Lafayette information.

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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Lafayette blotter for April 25, 2014

Crowley police are looking for two more suspects in the killing of a 16-year-old boy who was shot in the head April 5, officials said.

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6 hrs ago | The Advocate

Internet venture in Lafayette recalled at technology festival

On the first day of the technology-driven Innov8 Lafayette festival, Lafayette Utilities System Director Terry Huval remembered the forces he and others had to fight to install a fiber optic network that brought super-fast Internet to all city residents.

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10 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Landry Parish arrest report for April 24, 2014

Jerry R. Matte, age 26, 2321 Mills Rd., Lafayette, La, driving while intoxicated - 2nd offense, improper lane useage, hit and run, interfering with the duties of State Police, failure to secure registration, resisting an officer, no drivers license on person, arrested by Louisiana State Police.

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14 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Lafayette Parish grand jury rules no charges for man who shot cousin's kidnapper

LAFAYETTE -- A Lafayette Parish grand jury has declined to bring charges against a man in the fatal shooting of a suspect accused of abducting and stabbing his cousin.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Cycle Zydeco kicks off new Music & Market season

The Seventh Annual Cycle Zydeco bicycle tour begins on Thursday morning at Hotel Acadiana in Lafayette.

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The Advocate

Lafayette board opposes bills that could change its structure

The Lafayette Parish School Board took a stand Wednesday against legislation that proposes changing the board's election cycle and opens the door for potential changes to the board's governance.

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The Advocate

Grand jury charges two in Lafayette with killing children

Raven Senegal, 20, of Lafayette, was charged with first-degree murder in the Jan. 29 suffocation death of her daughter, Miracle, who was not yet 6 months old.

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The Daily Advertiser

Meet the Festival International artists

The ASA Drum and Dance group consists of some of ASA's best music and dance students.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Franklin Police arrests

Perro was processed and held on a $282.50 cash bond. 4/23/14 @ 1:13 AM, Galen Gaudet, 55, of Franklin, LA, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated , Careless Operation, and No Valid Driver's License.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report for April 22, 2014: Racca, Jeremy 23 2400 block of Catahoula Hw St Martinville, LA SIMPLE BURGLARY/MOVABLE OR IMMMOVABLE; SIMPLE BURGLARY/MOVABLE OR IMMMOVABLE; VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER; PROBATION VIOLATION 50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF Ram, Charles 53 100 block of Roma Dr Breaux Bridge, LA ENTRY OR REMAIN IN ... (more)

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Opelousas Daily Arrest Report

Consuela Montgomery, 21, 314 Malapart Road, Lafayette 1)Principle 2)2nd Degree Cruelty to a Juvenile 3)Disturbing the Peace by Fighting Herman Johnson, 28, 717 Perrault Street, Opelousas 1)Theft of Goods 2)No Proof of Liability Insurance 3)Suspended Driver's License The Opelousas Police Department responded to 84 complaints in the past 24 hour ... (more)

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Washington Times

Voters to decide on sales tax at Lafayette airport

The Lafayette City-Parish Council approved putting a temporary sales tax on the ballot later this year that, if passed by voters, would help fund a bigger, modern terminal at Lafayette Regional Airport.

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Sunherald.com

Bourque wins Louisiana Writer Award

Bourque's poetry collections include Plainsongs, The Doors between Us, Burnt Water Suite, The Blue Boat, In Ordinary Light: New and Selected Poems and Call and Response: Conversations in Verse, a collaboration with poet Jack Bedell, and Megan's Guitar and Other Poems from Acadie.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Bryan Tuck -- The 705's Luke Sonnier helps...

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- The 705's Luke Sonnier helps Lafayette Chamber of Commerce Vice President Bruce Conque set up signs outside the Innov8 kick off party Tuesday in Lafayette.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Photographer J.J. L'Heureux Set to Particpate in Endangered Species Exhibit

This Saturday, April 26th the work of renowned photographer J.J. L'Heureux will be featured in a group exhibition at G2 Gallery entitled "On the Brink."

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The Daily Advertiser

Family, friends want answers in drowning death probe

Norville Shelton, father of Alexandria Shelton, walks with family members during a vigil for Alexandria Shelton at Girard Park in Lafayette, Monday, April 21, 2014.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Festival International Parking Notice

Festival International de Louisiane will begin Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014, and continue through Sunday, April 27, 2014.

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PR-inside.com

Remington College Lafayette Campus Now Enrolling Students for New Process Technology Program

Lafayette, La. - Remington College Lafayette Campus is now enrolling students in a new associate's degree program in Process Technology.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Suspect Arrested After Shooting into Home

On April 22, 2014, at approximately 3:15 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 500 block of Orchid Drive regarding someone shooting at a residence.

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The Daily Advertiser

Suspect charged with shooting into an occupied home

Most us are used to living by rules and laws that are meant to guide and direct us ... keep us safe.

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