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    3 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Memorial Day holiday is a busy time on the roadways, and law enforcement across the state is heavily enforcing the Click It Or Ticket public safety campaign this weekend. Police say Click It or Ticket is a driving force in saving lives.

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  2. One Person Killed in Evangeline Parish CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette man found guilty of inciting a riot with death in February will be sentenced on June 2 after a district court judge denied his attorney's motion for a new trial. The Lafayette man found guilty of inciting a riot with death in February will be sentenced on June 2 after a district court judge denied his attorney's motion for a new trial.

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  3. Inmate Death Investigation at Lafayette Correctional CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Deputies say medical assistance was called and CPR was given to the inmate, but he was pronounced dead just after 1:00 p.m. Friday.

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  4. Philip Hebert, left, and Tom Shunick cheer on UL Softball.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    When Ragin' Cajuns fans gather for sporting events, they often bring together food, booze and lots of cheering. But the common love for softball can also build a friendship.

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  5. Forum held for Lafayette Parish Sheriff candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The four candidates to succeed Lafayette Parish Sheriff Mike Neustrom later this year all agreed at a forum Thursday that downtown Lafayette is no place for a jail.

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  6. Suspects sought in Lafayette bar robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to the Lafayette Crime Stoppers Facebook page, two men armed with handguns entered a bar in the 1200 block of Carmel Drive about 11:30 p.m. April 22. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, along with wallets and cell phones from bar patrons. Anyone who recognizes the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 337-232-8477.

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  7. Fortinberry wanted for alleged vehicle burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Detectives with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office are seeking Thomas Fortinberry, who's wanted in connection with two alleged vehicle burglaries in South Lafayette.

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  8. UL's online bachelor's program for veterans ranked in top 200Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has one of the top 200 online bachelor's programs for veterans, U.S. News and World Report has announced. Among online bachelor's programs, Pennsylvania State University - World Campus is first, followed by Daytona State College, and Western Kentucky University, which are tied for second.

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  9. Motion for a new trial denied, Vicious will be sentenced on June 2 in deathRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette man found guilty of inciting a riot with death in February will be sentenced on June 2 after a district court judge denied his attorney's motion for a new trial. Eric "Vicious" Johnson was found guilty by a 10-2 verdict on Feb. 25 of inciting a riot that led to the shooting death of Ray Ryan, 43, in 2012.

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  10. Courtesy the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office -- Jamie AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Lafayette police on Thursday arrested a woman accused of attacking a man with a car key and pouring bleach onto his clothes because she said he was "putting hands on me and cheating on me." The victim said he left his door unlocked and walked over to his mother's house nearby.

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  11. Seven BB gun shootings reported overnight in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Lafayette Police, officers responded about 9:50 p.m. to the 100 block of East Clinton Street. Officers said someone was shot with a pellet or BB gun.

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  12. Students at Acadian Middle get into the 'kneaux'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    At Acadian Middle School in Lafayette the Women's Foundation hopes that a 14 week program aimed at fighting childhood obesity will bring those numbers down. While healthy eating and exercise are major components of the 'Kids in the Kneaux' program-they are not the only factors.

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  13. LPSS Expanding English As A Second Language ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    More education services are on the way for students in Lafayette parish, who need help because english isn't their first language. The Lafayette Parish School System is preparing a proposal that aims to expand the English As A Second Language Program, also called ESL.

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  14. Cooler Today-Showers SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A cool front has pushed through and into the Gulf of Mexico this morning. Light northerly breezes have dropped the temperatures into the low to mid 60s over most of Acadiana.

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  15. Grenade laucher Opelousas Police Department received through the federal program.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Some local law enforcement agencies could be forced to return military hardware gained through a federal surplus program after President Barack Obama enacted a ban on those weapons recently. The Opelousas Police Department received a grenade launcher in 2008 through the federal government's controversial 1033 program, which began in 1997 and transfers surplus military equipment to local law enforcement.

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  16. A 6 to 3 vote by the Lafayette City-Parish Council lifted the ban on go-cup alcohol on Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday with a 6-3 vote reversed a 2010 ordinance that made it illegal to take alcohol outside of bars in the downtown, McKinley Street and Simcoe Street areas. The council cited concerns with tailgating and littering in 2010 as the impetus for passing the ban.

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    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Police officers and sheriff's deputies in Lafayette and Opelousas swapped their uniforms for running gear Thursday in what has become an annual tradition to kickstart the Summer Special Olympics. Lafayette police participated in the walk on Thursday morning.

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  18. DOTD announces closures on Albertson ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that Albertson Parkway in the eastbound direction, between U.S. 90 and La. 182 , will be closed to motorists on Thursday, May 21, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The left turn lane on Albertson Parkway, between U.S. 90 and La.

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  19. Memorial Day events in AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Free Memorial Weekend Family Event to honor the veterans' families of Acadiana's fallen heroes. The event will kick off at 5 pm with free live Cajun music provided by Geno Delafose & the French Rockin Boogie and T'Monde.

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  20. Vehicular homicide suspect has history of reckless, intoxicated driving offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2012 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette man charged with vehicular homicide following yesterday's St. Martin Parish crash has a history of reckless driving and driving under the influence in at least three parishes across the state, a KATC Investigation has found. Klifford Moss Jr., 24, is accused of crossing the center line on La.

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