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Crowd Fills Blackham Coliseum To Unite, Honor, Heal

Hundreds gather at Blackham Coliseum to Unite, Honor and Heal following last week's Grand Theater shooting.

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18 Wheeler Has Blow Out – Catches Fire Then Hits Home On US 190

Thursday afternoon an 18 wheeler traveling on U.S. 190 in St. Landry Parish experienced a blow-out causing the vehicle to cross both lanes of traffic and ending up hitting a home. Even though the truck caught fire the driver of the rig and a child inside the home sustained only minor injuries

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crime scene tape (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
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No Charges To Be Filed In Abbeville Shooting

An 18 year old Abbeville man who was shot in the leg says he will not help police identify the shooter. According to our news partner KATC the shooting happened at 6:30 Wednesday night near Oak and Hayes Street

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firefighter (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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18 Wheeler Catches Fire On Cameron Street

The Lafayette Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in the 2200 block of Cameron Street Thursday afternoon near Louisiana Scrap Metal Recycling.
Alton Trahan of the Lafayette Fire Department says the fire was contained to the cab of a heavy duty trailer-truck

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Police, Dispatchers’ Audio From Grand Theater Shooting Released

Dispatchers and police share details of the Grand 16 shooting.

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John Brett Castille Wanted By Scott Police

Approximately $218,000 of cash and merchandise bought with stolen cash has been recovered.

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DashCam Pic Courtesy of Lafayette Police Department
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Police Release Surveillance, DashCam Videos From Theater Shooting

Lafayette Police Department shares videos of Grand Theater before and immediately after shooting.

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Broussard Approves $3.5 Million for Infrastructure for Area Around Proposed Blackwater Retail Project and Park

Blackwater Resources, LLC, a major regional shopping center developer, is planning to develop a 340,000 square foot retail development.

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Phone Scammers Targeting St. Mary Parish Residents

Reports of the scam come just a week after scammers targeted residents claiming the victims owed money to the local electric company

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Road Closed Sign Thinkstock photo
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Construction Planned For St. John Street To Affect Traffic

Weather permitting the work should be completed by 5pm Friday, August 15th.

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Back To School Sales Tax Holiday August 7th & 8th

The summer vacation season is quickly coming to a close, and with the looming first day of school comes the responsibility for parents of making sure they have everything their children need for successful year

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Lafayette Murder Suspect Killed In Baton Rouge

In overnight activity, Baton Rouge police are confirming a woman was shot, but they are not releasing what surrounded that shooting during their search for Blackburn.

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