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  • Motorcyclist Killed In Lafayette Crash

    November 7, 2013 9:43 PM

    A 56 year old motorcyclist was killed after a crash Thursday nigth in Lafayette. It happened on the Evangeline Thruway near Lafayette Regional Airport. Witnesses tell Lafayette Police that two motorcycles were travelling north on the thruway in the outside lane. As as they were passing a car, witnesses... more »
  • J-Turns Changing How Drivers Navigate US 90

    October 1, 2012 7:22 PM

    If you've driven on US 90 lately, you probably noticed a few changes on how you can turn to either get on the Thruway or or cross over. The new U-Turn system is called a J-Turn, and there are about 13 of them on Hwy 90 now. The J-Turns stretch... more »
  • Building on Evangeline Thwy catches fire

    December 13, 2011 8:36 AM

    The Lafayette Fire Department is on the scene of a building fire in the 900 Block of NW Evangeline Thwy. Lafayette Police have closed portions of NW Evangeline Thwy southbound, from Willow St, to Mudd Ave. Lafayette Police are advising motorist to avoid NW Evangeline Thwy and use alternate routes.... more »
  • Police Shooting Leaves One Dead

    October 22, 2011 10:07 AM

    A Lafayette Police Officer is on paid administrative leave after a shooting early Saturday morning. Just after 11:00 PM Friday night, officers responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of Peggy Street. Once on scene, officers discovered the 74 year old male victim stabbed multiple times. The victim... more »
  • House Fire Shuts Down Part of Evangeline Thruway

    December 20, 2010 3:20 AM

    Around 1:00 Monday morning, officials with the Lafayette Fire Department responded to a call of a house fire in the 400 block of Greig Street. The fire forced the partial shut down of The Evangeline Thruway northbound from East Simcoe Street to Mud Avenue. Officials with the Lafayette Fire Department... more »
  • Ambassador Extension Complete

    April 14, 2010 6:34 PM

    The Ambassador Caffery Extension in complete. Now, the road stretches all the way from I-10 to US 90 (Evangeline Thruway). A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday afternoon for the final portion, from La Neuville to Youngsville Hwy. That few miles of road, is now the center of debate. The... more »
  • Road Closed: Evangeline Thruway

    February 23, 2010 7:22 AM

    Beginning Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 9:00 a.m., the center and outside lanes of US 167 SB (Evangeline Thruway SB), will be closed from Willow Street to the railroad located just South of Donlon Street for railroad repairs. The closure will then alternate to the center and inside lanes. Work... more »
  • UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Car Crash

    February 17, 2010 7:37 AM

    Investigators have identified the victim in the car crash as Shonte Yvette Frank (46) of Heflin, Louisiana. The other passengers and driver remain hospitalized. The crash remains under investigation. ##################################### On February 16, 2010, at approximately 4:40 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 2700... more »
  • Lafayette pedestrian In critical condition

    November 6, 2009 2:50 PM

    On November 6, 2009, at approximately 11:00 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the intersection of Mudd Avenue and the NE Evangeline Thruway regarding a crash involving a pedestrian. According to witnesses, the pedestrian, a 70 year old male of Lafayette, for unknown reasons stepped into the... more »
  • Evangeline Thruway lane closure

    November 4, 2009 2:01 PM

    The outside and center lanes of US 167 (Evangeline Thruway) southbound approximately 0.5 of a mile south of Willow Street in Lafayette will be closed for railroad repair beginning 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 10, 2009. This closure will allow vehicles 11-feet wide or smaller to... more »
  • Transcom Job Fair

    October 13, 2009 7:45 AM

    If you're in the market for a job head out to the Holiday Inn on Evangeline Thruway today (October 13). A job fair will be held at 2 this afternoon for Transcom in Lafayette. The call center plans to add 700 employees before the end of the year. For more... more »
  • Police Standoff Ends

    October 7, 2009 6:16 AM

    Subject Barricades Self in Hotel Room On October 7, 2009, at approximately 2:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 2215 NE Frontage Road regarding a subject in a hotel room threatening self injury. Family members advised police that the subject was armed with a handgun would... more »

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