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Lafayette, Louisiana is located in Lafayette Parish. Zip codes in Lafayette, LA include 70508, 70507, and 70501. The median home price in Lafayette is $211,000. More Lafayette information.

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33 min ago | SFGate

Feds to investigate death of handcuffed man

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1 hr ago | The Advocate

UL-Lafayette, city-parish still hashing out bus deal

A week after the start of classes at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, city-parish government is still hashing out the details of a deal to provide buses for campus transit.

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2 hrs ago | The Advocate

Lafayette teen sentenced to life in prison in 2013 shooting death

A Lafayette teen was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of a Pineville woman.

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2 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

LFT Searching for new director

After an incident involving the Lafayette Regional Airport's former director pointing a fake gun at an engineer during a disagreement in June t he airport, along with a board of five have decided to take its search for a new director nationwide.

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4 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

LGMC seeks volunteers for study

Lafayette General Medical Center is seeking men and women ages 18 and older with pneumonia-like symptoms, including cough and fever, to participate in a clinical trial.

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9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Help Wanted: Librarians, Sea Captains

Those professions, along with occupational therapists, plant operators and scores of others, are likely to report significant deficits of qualified workers over the next 15 years or so, according to a report coming out Tuesday from the Conference Board.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Advocate

Child trafficking cases set for trial Tuesday and other crime news

Lorrie A. Anderson of Lafayette is accused of trafficking a 14-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl between 2009 and 2011, reported KATC TV-3.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Advocate

Acadiana Crime Blotter for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

DUSTIN JAMES AGUILLARD: 24, of the 300 block of East Oak Street, Crowely. He was booked on two counts of simple assault.

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Explorer September 2014

The ever-increasing number of hydraulic fracturing applications used to economically produce shale reservoirs impacts various businesses that profit from this phenomenon.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Cemetery conditions draw concern

An overgrown cemetery in Lafayette is drawing criticism from family members of people buried there who say the cemetery's management needs to clean it up.

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Daily World

Man convicted of robbing truckstop casinoMan convicted of robbing...

Jones conviction means three men have now pleaded or been found guilty in connection with the 2011 armed robbery in northern St. Landry Parish.

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Daily World

Bench warrantsBench warrantsThe following individuals failed to...

The following individuals failed to appear in the Opelousas City Court on Aug. 25. As a result, bench warrants have been issued for the arrest of these individuals for their failure to appear in court on traffic and misdemeanor charges.

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The Daily Advertiser

Engagement: Cecily Feerick & Joshua Istre

Syndi Prudhomme of Lafayette, Louisiana is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Cecily Elise Feerick to Joshua Marti Istre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry P. Istre of Crowley, Louisiana.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Advocate

Despite new charters, Lafayette system sees enrollment gains

Enrollment is up slightly in the Lafayette Parish School System, despite the loss of about 800 students to three new charter schools, Superintendent Pat Cooper said Friday.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Suspect Arrested for Discharging Firearm on Fast Food Parking Lot

On August 30, 2014, at approximately 3:15 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 1400 block of Johnston Street regarding a male suspect discharging a firearm.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Lafayette Police Arrest Suspects with AK-47 and Drugs

On August 30, 2014, at approximately 12:30 am, Lafayette Police responded to an ATM located in the 2500 block of Moss Street regarding a suspicious circumstance.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Coulee Clean-up in Lafayette Parish

The cleanup of Coulee Ill Des Cannes has been an ongoing battle for parish government.

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The Advocate

Police grab guns, drugs in Moss Street arrest and other Lafayette area crime news

Lafayette police officers recovered four rifles and drugs from two suspects after responding to a call about a man with a "submachine gun" at an ATM in the 2500 block of Moss Street at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Lafayette police Cpl.

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NOLA.com

Lafayette attorney convicted on synthetic drug conspiracy charges: AP

Lafayette attorney Daniel James Stanford has been convicted of conspiring to distribute synthetic drugs, conspiring to introduce misbranded drugs into interstate commerce and money laundering charges.

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BayouBuzz.com

Von Hatley of Jones Walker Consulting talks Louisiana Economic Development, Part I

Surely, Louisiana has and does engage in economic development as according to business and government leaders, Louisiana now has over 60 billion dollars worth of projects in progress, some of those projects already in fruition.

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