The Lafayette Police Department has released the name of the man who died of a gunshot wound.
Forty-nine year old Michael Davis died Saturday. Police say a domestic dispute started on Willow Street between a man and a woman. They both then got into separate cars fleeing the area.... more »
In Lafayette, a child was struck by a car.
The accident took place Sunday afternoon on Champagne Street off of East Simcoe. The girl had only minor injuries, and was treated and released from an area hospital. No citations have been issued, but police say the accident is still... more »
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 »
Tony Tramel, Director of the Traffic and Transportation Department, announced today that East Simcoe Street between Louisiana Avenue and Ninth Streeet is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at 8:30 AM and will remain closed tentatively until Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 5:00 PM.
The contractor... more »
It was a rude awakening for residents who live along West Simcoe.
Selena Dugas who lives next door says, "my lights went out and I heard a loud noise. I ran to the front door and that's when I saw the bus."
The bus had crashed into... more »
Lafayette Catholic Service Centers and Bodacious Productions are kicking off the holidays with the first annual Bodacious Christmas Bash, a fundraiser and goods drive benefiting St. Joseph Diner and Toys for Tots. St. Joseph Diner serves lunch to those in need 364 days a year, providing an average of 60,000... more »
Renovations are underway on a 90-year-old building in Lafayette north. An old façade is getting a face-lift. The old Boustany department store will soon be the new home of the Saint Joseph's Diner--a pantry serving up meals for Lafayette's homeless, getting an upgrade from their current facility just up the... more »