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Chief Jim Craft KPEL photo
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Lafayette Police Chief Discusses Surveillance Camera Use

It's kind of a 'force multiplier' for the Police Department.

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Handgun 5, iStock
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Early Morning Shooting In Rayne

Details about how the shooting happened, why three cars were involved in the incident and other information is still being investigated by detectives.

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Waffle House Robbery Suspect 2, photo courtesy of Lafayette Police
Waffle House Robbery Suspect 2, photo courtesy of Lafayette Police
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Waffle House On Lafayette’s Evangeline Thruway Robbed

The suspect was last seen running in the direction of Dale Street.

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Tropical Storm Bertha Approaches Caribbean

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Bertha is likely to pass near or north of Barbados this afternoon.

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Home InvasionAggravated Rape Suspect, photo courtesy of Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office
Home InvasionAggravated Rape Suspect, photo courtesy of Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office
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Iberia Parish Deputies Trying To Identify Aggravated Rape Suspect

The victim described the suspect as a black male, about 6 feet tall with a slim build, dark complexion, short black hair and brown eyes.

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school students (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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Lafayette’s New Teachers Prepare For School Year

The district started a three-day training seminar for the new hires Thursday.

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Rob Kim/Getty Images
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Man Convicted For Incest Attempts Suicide In Courtroom

The convicted criminal used a razor to slit his throat and wrists.

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LA State Police vehicle photo by KPEL
LA State Police vehicle photo by KPEL
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Unrestrained Opelousas Man Dies In Crash

Doucet was not wearing a seat belt and suffered fatal injuries.

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Category: Acadiana News, News
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School - Back to School, iStock
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Dust Your Credit Cards Off – 1st Day Of School Is On The Way!

And put down that cell phone in school zones!

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Petit Tour du Teche This Saturday

Petite Tour du Teche, will be held will be held this Saturday, August 2nd at Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux (Bridge Park in Breaux Bridge - Come on out for the fun!

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Category: Acadiana News
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What’s In A Name? Louisiana Cities And Towns

Our friends at Louisiana Travel have a list of some very interesting facts about the origins of the names of towns and cities right here in the Bayou State.

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Police Sirens 4, iStock
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National Night Out Against Crime Slated For Tuesday In Lafayette

It won't cost you anything to participate as the event is free and open to the public.

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