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Burglary Suspect Allegedly Uses Stolen Card

Anyone with information on this man's identity is asked to call the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-236-5636 or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS (8477).

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Armel Grice, photo courtesy of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office
Armel Grice, photo courtesy of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office
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Opelousas Man Arrested On Several Counts After Standoff

Once home, Armel Grice barricades himself inside, and a two hour standoff beings.

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Joseph Moreno, State Police
Joseph Moreno, State Police
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Wanted Sex Offender Arrested, 4 Missing Children Recovered As Group Was Traveling Through Acadiana

37 year-old Joseph F. Moreno, who was traveling with a woman and four children, was wanted out of California.

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Car Crashes Into Youngsville Post Office

Eyewitnesses say that a woman was pinned between the vehicle and the service counter inside the post office.

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List Of Hazardous Materials To Separate When Cleaning Out Your Home

As those affected by the Louisiana floods are cleaning out their homes, these are some hazardous items that need to be separated from non-hazardous items, and disposed of properly.

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Acadiana School Kids Eligible For Free Lunches

A new school year has just begun, and families who've dug into their pockets for school supplies are now facing the financial burden of recovering from an epic disaster. The US Department of Agriculture has authorized free lunches through September 30th, for students in 21 Acadiana Parishes.

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Sales Tax Holiday For Louisiana Hunters

Hunters in the Bayou State will get a break on their supply purchases this weekend (Sept. 2-4)...

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Coffee at the cafe, (Photo by Michael Gottschalk/Photothek via Getty Images)
Coffee at the cafe, (Photo by Michael Gottschalk/Photothek via Getty Images)
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Have A Cup Of Coffee With A Cop Tommorrow

The goal of the each gathering is for the captains to be able to meet with the public in a relaxed atmosphere so they can feel comfortable about asking questions and taking about their concerns.

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SLCC Gets Grant For Center For Minority Excellence

Phase one of the grant will start on October 1 of this year.

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Lafayette Man Arrested For Burglarizing Local Church

The suspect was caught on a surveillance camera forcing his way into the church and committing the crime.

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Artist Pictures via Facebook
Artist Pictures via Facebook
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‘Acadiana Strong’ Concert to Benefit Flood Victims Planned for Sept. 4th at Evangeline Downs

Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 4th at Evangeline Downs for the "Acadiana Strong" benefit concert. 100% of proceeds will go to flood victims.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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Registration Details Released For Shelter At Home Program

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards released registration information for the Shelter at Home Program, a new program that will allow Louisiana residents whose homes flooded to shelter at their own home while they continue to rebuild, rather than relocating to a shelter, hotel or rental property.

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