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  1. Fire damages Univ. of Louisiana-Lafayette dormRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    University officials say that a fire alarm went off in Baker Hall about 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters arrived to find a fire burning in a third-floor data equipment closet.

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  2. Australian woman charged with murder of 8 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Police say an Australian woman has been charged with murder in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece whose bodies were found inside her home. Mersane Warria was charged with eight counts of murder on Sunday in a bedside hearing at a hospital where she is recovering from stab wounds.

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  3. Salvation Army toy giveaway at Northgate MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    For more info on the Lafayette Salvation Army visit their website or facebook page The Salvation Army of Lafayette, LA . The New Orleans Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for 23-year-old Andrew Hunter Jr. in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a 7-year-old girl.

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  4. Lafayette Optimist Club offers free Christmas treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On the 5th day of Christmas my true love gave to me almost 50 FREE Christmas trees! There are about 50 trees left at the Lafayette Optimist Club lot looking for homes until 3 p.m. No Cost! For more info call the tree lot at 337-216-9339. The New Orleans Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for 23-year-old Andrew Hunter Jr. in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a 7-year-old girl.

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Across Acadiana, families benefit from Toys for Tots by getting gifts many of them may not otherwise have on Christmas morning. Some of those families were notified today that their applications won't be fulfilled because donations are down this year.

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  6. FBI formally accuses North Korea of hacking SonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Acadia Parish grand jury Wednesday afternoon indicted Crowley lawyers Clay Lejeune and his wife, Mitzi Mayeaux, on three charges of public intimidation and two charges of resisting arrest. An Acadia Parish grand jury Wednesday afternoon indicted Crowley lawyers Clay Lejeune and his wife, Mitzi Mayeaux, on three charges of public intimidation and two charges of resisting arrest.

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  7. Pamela Gonzales-Granger appointed as Youngsville City Engineer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Mayor-elect Ken Ritter announced today that Pamela Gonzales-Granger with CH2M Hill has been appointed to serve as the Youngsville City Engineer during his term as mayor which begins January 1. In her new role Pamela will advise the mayor, council, and staff on all engineering related issues and will serve as the city's liaison on all existing and upcoming projects. "Pamela's appointment is a sign of my commitment to bring the best talent possible to oversee Youngsville's projects and planning," said Ritter.

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  8. Willow Charter Academy Students Collect More Than 1,000 Pounds of FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Willow Charter Academy students collected 1,475 pounds of food for the Lafayette's Second Harvest Food Bank in true holiday fashion. The students worked diligently to collect food for those in the community.

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  9. Monster Jam coming back to the CajundomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Monster Jam will be returning to the Cajundome on March 13-15 with eight monster trucks and a new VIP that will allow fans an opportunity to see their favorite trucks and drivers up close, a news release says. The lineup of eight Monster Trucks, including fan-favorite Grave Digger, is the largest lineup ever to take on the dirt track at the Cajundome, the release says.

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  10. SLPSO partners with Toys for TotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    For the 7th year in a row, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office has participated in the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Founded in 1947 by Major Bill Hendricks, USMCR, and adopted by the United States Marine Corps in 1948, the mission of the Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children.

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  11. Cool Schools: N. P. Moss PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Today's COOL SCHOOL is N.P. Moss here in Lafayette! N. P. Moss Preparatory Jobs for America's Graduates Program discovers the day to day operations of Super One Foods on Willow Street in Lafayette. What is your career choice? Jobs for America's Graduates, or JAG, is a school-to-career program implemented in 1,000 high schools, alternative schools, community colleges, and middle schools across the United States.

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  12. A Lafayette burglary leaves family with no presents a week before ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The victim said she came home from work to find her door kicked in, and nearly all of her electronics and her young son's christmas gifts were gone. "I work six days a week trying to provide food for him and my bills.

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  13. Fatal South by Southwest crash brings first wave of lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accused organizers Thursday of safety lapses after a driver smashed through a barricade and into a crowd of concertgoers. Aspiring rapper Rashad Charjuan Owens has remained jailed on capital murder charges since the March crash that authorities say happened while Owens fled police during an attempted midnight traffic stop.

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  14. 8 children killed in northern Australian cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Queensland state police say they were called to the home Friday morning after they received reports of a woman with serious injuries at the house in the Cairns suburb of Manoora. Police say they found the bodies of the children inside the home.

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  15. More than 380 students graduated from South Louisiana Community College on Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    More than 380 students graduated from South Louisiana Community College on Thursday in a ceremony at the Cajundome Convention Center. The ceremony featured graduating students from all the SLCC campuses.

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  16. New Cuba relations could benefit rice farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The decision to restore diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba is big news for rice farmers in Acadiana. Right now, the U.S. can export agricultural goods to Cuba, but because of tight restrictions, very little is actually brought into the country.

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  17. UL Bowl merchandise availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Shops like Absolutely Irresistable and Action Specilities are just two of dozens of UL licensed manufacturers preparing for the New Orleans Bowl. "We have new clothing in and we are popping it out.

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  18. UL Lafayette General Assembly to be broadcast via livestreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    About 1,300 graduates wearing full regalia will attend the General Assembly at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 19 at the Cajundome. Doctoral candidates will be hooded and will have their doctorates conferred at this session.

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  19. Caught on Tape : Suspect breaks into vehicle in St. Mary ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Deputies need help identifying the suspect they say broke into a vehicle on the Charenton levee. It happened Sunday afternoon, on November 9, 2014.

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  20. Acadiana Center for the Arts looking for dancers for projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Acadiana Center for the Arts will be hosting auditions on Jan. 18 for a new project titled "PLAY" set to begin in late spring. The project is the brainchild of ACA artist in residence, Theresa Wasiloski and will examine the process and context of how people play, the center said in a news release.

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