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Local Groomer Faces Animal-Cruelty Charges After Video Goes Viral [VIDEO]
Lafayette Animal Control Supervisor Virginia Lee said this is the second complaint she's received against the business this year.
Council Approves Plans For Lafayette Central Park
Expect to see lush gardens, an amphitheater and a hammock grove at the park, along with revenue-generating attractions like mini golf and a carousel.
New Policies For Bus Drivers After Student Left Behind
The bus driver involved in the incident had stopped at a store to run a personal errand.
Keg Owner Banned From Business For Selling To Minors
The bar will be subleased under the direction of the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control.
Lafayette Files Suit Against Nonpaying Traffic Violators
As of last May, there were more than 11,900 unpaid parking tickets, and the city is trying to recover more than $3 million in unpaid traffic-camera violations.
New School Buses In Lafayette Won’t Have Seat Belts
The LPSS transportation director said he supports installing seat belts on school buses, but the endeavor would be a financial strain and a "monumental liability."
VIDEO: Congressman Vance McAllister Allegedly Caught In Extramarital Affair
The leaked video allegedly shows the Congressman kissing one of his aides.
Armed Robber Spooked After Store Clerk Shoots At Him
The attempted robbery happened around 8 p.m. last night.
BUKU 2014 Recap: Third Year Raises the Bar With Yet Another Solid Lineup
Was BUKU 2014 worth the 36 hours of my life? Absolutely. Read on for a recap.
Man Charged With Dismembering His Disabled Son Found Not Guilty By Insanity
A Thibodaux man charged with killing and dismembering his 7-year-old, disabled son was found not guilty by reason of insanity this morning.
Investigative Report Sheds New Light On Jennings 8 Murders
On the same day 27-year-old Lacie Fontenot's body was found near a water tower in Lake Arthur, an investigative reporter published an article shedding controversial new light on the unsolved murders of eight women in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Lafayette School Board Member Calls Police On Superintendent
Tension has reached a new level with the Lafayette Parish School Board after its Wednesday night meeting allegedly got physical.
In Naming Winter Storms, It’s All About The #Hashtag
As winter storm Leon makes its way across the South today, some are found wondering: What's with the name?
Fireworks Banned Within City Limits, Restricted Throughout Lafayette Parish
As a year closes out, area residents tend to light up the skies with fireworks displays both quaint and grandiose. But there are restrictions: While most of Lafayette Parish allows fireworks displays throughout the holiday season, for example, the City of Lafayette explicitly bans them.
Record Attendance Expected For Ragin’ Cajuns’ Third NOLA Bowl
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL)—The 12th R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl marks the third consecutive year the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns make an appearance, and attendance numbers are expected to break another record Saturday when the Cajuns take on Tulane’s Green Wave.
Committee Recommends 2014 Schools Tax To Lafayette Parish School Board
The tax would generate $500 million for Lafayette Parish schools and is recommended for vote by May 2014.
Kevin Gates Goes Hard At The District [PHOTOS]
The District was out of control for the Kevin Gates show Friday night. DJ Ruff Tymes opened up, playing all the good stuff from Kendrick, Boosie, Biggie. Kid Kamillion took it up from there. He got the girls so wild they stormed the stage, shaking it in ways that reminded us Louisiana girls were first to twerk. Bu ...
Lafayette Residents Without Garbage Service Now Face Fines
The Lafayette City-Parish Council approved major changes to Lafayette's solid waste laws last night, now requiring unincorporated residents to sign up for waste management services and imposing fines on those who leave garbage cans near the road after pickup.
IRS Parodies ‘The Apprentice’ In $10,000 Training Video
The IRS released a training video parodying Donald Trump's "The Apprentice" that cost $10,000 to create, according to a statement released by U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette. The four-minute, low-quality video was made to be shown at the IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Division Conference.
Louisiana Football Coach Mark Hudspeth Touts Accomplishments, Humility
"I think our fans are just now starting to really realize just what we have here, and what's taking place,” said Louisiana head football coach Mark Hudspeth. “And what's great is all these fans have been with us from the ground level.”