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3 hrs ago | The Advocate
A motorcyclist was in critical condition after he crashed into a truck on Johnston Street before 1 p.m. Wednesday.
7 hrs ago | The Advocate
The Lafayette Charter Foundation 's board approved $15 million in operating costs for its two charter schools, which open to students in two weeks.
9 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette
A recent report revealed the happiest and unhappy cities in America and Lafayette ranks number one out of more than 19,000 cities in the United States.
12 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser
The Roman poet Horace said of personal initiative "He who has begun has half done.
15 hrs ago | The Times
Here in the heart of Cajun country, where the first priest sex abuse scandal rocked the Roman Catholic Church faithful in the 1980s, allegations have surfaced that a priest who sexually abused a boy in the 1970s continues to minister in Lafayette.
Stryker Trahan was the #1 pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2012 Draft. He was taken as a catcher from Acadiana High School in Lafayette, LA.
The Police Department wants to install crime cameras in troubled neighborhoods throughout the city, allowing officers to monitor activity from headquarters and on their laptop computers.
The Lafayette Parish School Board rejected the ninth staff proposal to close a more than $20 million budget shortfall, deciding instead to continue its own search for areas to cut.
Applications are now available for the City-Parish President's Awareness Committee for Citizens with Disabilities Annual Awards.
Embrace a mound of pulled pork on a barbecue sandwich from Johnson's Boucaniere, at 1111 St. John St. in Lafayette.
Design of Lafayette's newest fire station has begun at the corner of Settlers Trace and Beaullieu Drive for Lafayette's first environmentally responsible fire station.
The North Lafayette Redevelopment Authority is seeking seven board members to oversee the new agency's efforts to address blight and redevelopment in north Lafayette.
The head of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs says new veterans clinics approved for Lafayette and Lake Charles under a bi-partisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' access to health care is "a great step in the right direction."
City-parish officials on Monday marked the start of a $21.6 million project to widen East Pont des Mouton road between Louisiana Avenue and Interstate 49, one the biggest projects for north Lafayette in recent years and a road that has seen traffic rise significantly over the past two decades.
Police are looking for a suspect in Monday's early morning shooting that killed a 37-year-old man in east Lafayette.
It's been an extremely difficult day for family and friends as well as officers.
Lafayette, LA-On July 28, 2014, at approximately 12:30 am, Lafayette Police officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the 6100 Block of Johnston Street.
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Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:37 pm
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