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  1. District 45 Rep. Robideaux to run for Lafayette City-Parish President in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Robideaux, who also is a certified public accountant in Lafayette, will kickoff what he is calling a "Working Together" Listening Tour. The District 45 representative says he he meet with constituents, as well as business, civic, and political leaders, with hope of obtaining "fresh perspectives on the opportunities and challenges facing Lafayette Parish."


  2. LMHPCO 2014-2015 Art of Hospice Traveling Art Exhibit features regional artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will premiere its first annual Art of Hospice Exhibit featuring regional artists in an effort to increase public awareness of the hospice mission and promote better understanding of the care and compassion hospice provides. The Oct. 6 event will begin with opening ceremony at 5:00 p.m. and includes a reception at the Lafayette Parish Office Building on University Ave. in Lafayette.


  3. Attendance Lower at 2014 Sugar Cane FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    This year's Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival in New Iberia saw a 40 percent decline in attendance from past years. According to The Advocate, organizers blame the drop in attendance on threats of violence circulating on social media.


  4. Fall 2014 Bach Lunch LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette Science Museum Foundation announce its fall 2014 Bach Lunch season lineup. Bach Lunch, ongoing for 25 years now, is the free lunch hour series featuring different musicians performing from noon to 1PM.


  5. Cool Schools: Green T LindonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Today's Cool School is Green T. Lindon Elementary in Youngsville, home of the "Coolest Cubs"! They got all 903 students and faculty to wear red in support of the Ragin' Cajuns on Friday, September 5th! The teachers and students are Creating Outstanding Opportunities for Learning Every Single Time, which makes them the COOLEST! Look at all of the future Ragin' Cajuns in this picture! Green T. Lindon loves UL Lafayette! If you have a great picture and story about your school. Send it to COOL SCHOOLS.


  6. Free Native American Culture Day at VermilionvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District's Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Native American Culture Day on Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at their historic village. Representatives from many of Louisiana's Native American tribes will be on hand throughout the village to celebrate their living cultures through craft demonstrations, food, music, dance and cultural exchange.


  7. Traffic shift planned for U.S. 90 in BroussardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that work will begin Monday, September 22, to shift U.S. 90 southbound traffic, between Celebrity Drive and Albertson Parkway, to the recently constructed temporary lanes in the median of the highway. The traffic shift will require approximately three days to implement.


  8. UL Lafayette enrolls record number of students for Fall 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Total enrollment at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette this semester, at 18,796 students, is the highest in the school's history. The total enrollment for the Fall 2014 semester, which includes a number of students in professional programs and credit-bearing continuing education courses, represents an increase of more than 3 percent over last fall, when 18,235 students enrolled.


  9. Story PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Since January, there has been an increase in officers shot and killed in the line of duty across the nation. According to the "Officer Down Memorial" website, 35 law enforcement officers have been killed by gunfire in the U.S. while on the job.


  10. University's swamp comes complete with gatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    More often than not these days, alligators and turtles in Cypress Lake on the University of Louisiana-Lafayette campus have been basking in the sunlight near the Guillory Dining Hall. It makes for a good photo opportunity for students, university faculty and staff members, and visitors to campus who can stand on the cafeteria deck that overlooks the swamp.


  11. Fatseaux 5k Coming to LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Whether you're trying to achieve a goal or support a cause, running a 5k is something many people have done. Now a brand new 5k is making it's way to Lafayette and it's sure to have you tipping the scales in more ways than one.


  12. 6 arrested in New Orleans girl's 2013 gun deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Six people have been arrested and charged in connection with last year's death of an 11-year-old girl who was hit by gunshots fired from the street outside her New Orleans home, authorities announced Thursday. Interim New Orleans police chief Michael Harrison and District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro said the six were indicted on charges connected to the death of Arabian Gayles, who was fatally wounded early on the morning of Sept.


  13. The Giving Keeps Going with Home for the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Acadian Home Builders Association and KATC-TV3 kicked off their Annual Home for the Holidays Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, September 10. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the raffle house project which has donated over $1.2 Million so far to Acadiana non-profit shelter organizations. Home for the Holidays is an event in which AHBA builder members construct a high-end home and then raffle it off for charity.


  14. SNAP responds to KATC InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests has called for a religious brother accused of child molestation to stop being allowed on a Lafayette school campus, following a KATC investigation. Bro. Samuel Martinez, a member of the Brothers of Christian Schools, who was accused of molesting 10 boys in the 1980s, lives in a Lafayette retirement home and is transported to the Holy Family Community on the campus of John Paul The Great Academy on weekends for religious exercises, a KATC investigation uncovered.


  15. Public's assistance needed in identifying armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to police, on August 4th at 3:30 p.m., the victim was walking in the 400 block of Hobson Street in Lafayette, when the suspect approached him holding a pistol. The suspect robbed the victim of his wallet and all of its content and fled the area.


  16. Kidnapping suspect, and person who shot at him, wanted in AbbevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Abbeville Police are trying to identify a kidnapping suspect and the person who was shooting at him. Police say they received a call of "shots fired" at South Bailey Street and Greene Street in Abbeville around 5:20 p.m. on Saturday.


  17. UL Fall 2014 Career FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    UL Lafayette Career Services is hosting the Fall 2014 Career Fair to be held on Thursday, September 11th in the Cajundome Convention Center.


  18. Power outages in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Lafayette Police are responding to busy intersections, but want to remind all drivers to treat an intersection with the traffic signals are out as though it were a four-way stop.


  19. 2014 Louisiana Job Fair for persons with disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Businesses to hire willing and able workers Submit registration form by September 25, 2014 to:


  20. Warrants Obtained for Three Armed Robbery SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Today, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department were able to identify the three suspects involved in the armed robbery that happened on Moss Street Wednesday.


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