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  1. "Warriors for Christ", other anti-LGBTQ groups file suit in opposition of Drag Queen Story TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Several anti-homosexual groups have filed a complaint in federal court against Lafayette Consolidated Government, the Lafayette Parish Library System, the Attorney General and others in an effort the thwart plans for the upcoming "Drag Queen Story Time" event.

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  2. Red billboard calling on the Bishop to release the names of priests accused of abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    On the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Johnston Street in Lafayette there's a digital billboard calling out the bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette to release the names of priests accused of abuse. The two advertisements are bright red and the messages are short.

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  3. LCG Councilman Boudreaux doesn't accept apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Boudreaux says Theriot told him to go back to where you came from. Boudreaux says the comment is a racial statement and he wants an apology.

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  4. City of Scott readies for economic boomRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The city of Scott is known as the city "Where the West Begins" and it's also the Boudin Capital of the World. In the coming months, this sleepy little suburb of Lafayette will be transformed with a new development, which is expected to economically ignite the city.

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  5. 11 alleged sex abuse victims file lawsuit against Diocese of LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An alleged sexual abuse victim and 10 others have filed a lawsuit against the Diocese of Lafayette and Saint Martin de Tours Catholic Church. The Petition of Damages states that more than 40 years ago, the late Father Kenneth Morvant abused Doug Bienvenu and other altar boys, by allegedly giving them alcohol and using the 'Power of God' to prey upon them.

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  6. Bishop Deshotel 'considering' release of accused priests' namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Bishop Douglas Deshotel of the Catholic Diocese of Lafayette said Tuesday he is considering releasing the names of priests against whom credible accusations of abuse have been alleged. Deshotel faced about 250 people Tuesday night at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral hall in Lafayette for a discussion about sex abuse in the church.

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  7. Secretary Ryan Zinke announces $100,000 to support Lafayette parks and recreationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Secretary Zinke says the $100,000 will go to Lafayette Parks and Recreation to focus on developing Acadiana Park as a resource. "How do we make the recreation experience better in this country and that's to make sure we look at how trail systems connect; how bike systems connect," Zinke adds.

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  8. PETA blasts UL Lafayette for monkey escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo is calling for the shutdown of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's New Iberia Research Center in the wake of an incident in which a rhesus macaque escaped from the facility. Guillermo issued a statement late Monday after learning about the escaped monkey.

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  9. Lafayette police report school bus crash on Willow StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Officers are at the scene of a crash involving a school bus in the 400 block of W. Willow Street, Lafayette Police Department spokesperson Cpl. Bridget Dugas said.

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  10. Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux demands apology for remarks made during council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Lafayette Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux is demanding a public apology from fellow LCG Councilman William Theriot for remarks made during an Aug. 7 meeting. During a heated exchange, which was recorded, Theriot is heard saying "You need to go back where you came from."

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  11. Black Catholic Women of Diocese of Lafayette to host first Black Catholic Women's conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Black Catholic Women of Diocese of Lafayette is hosting its first Black Catholic Women's Conference on October 20 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. A number of workshops will be taking place with guest speakers involved.

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  12. Garber answers questions surrounding proposed Sheriff's Sales TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A sales tax proposed by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff will be on the December 8th ballot and a local police association has some concerns about it. The current tax used to fund LPSO is a one cent tax only collected in the unincorporated areas of the parish.

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  13. Family of late UL Lafayette student turns tragedy into triumphRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    It happened in 2010 when David, who was a 24-year-old Kinesiology major about to graduate at the top of his class did not show up for class. On Saturday, that fundraiser campaign kicked off at Todd's Car wash on Johnston Street, where a $10 raffle tickets get you lots of free goodies, food and a car wash.

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  14. More than 400 convicted sex offenders being monitored by Lafayette Parish Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    As of September, 2018 there are approximately 483 convicted sex offenders being monitored by the Lafayette Parish Sheriffs' Office, according to the LPSO Facebook page. The Sheriff's Office says it maintains a Sex Offender Registry in accordance with LA RS 15:542 in order to provide an additional opportunity for the community to maintain awareness of sex offenders who live in their neighborhood.

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  15. Carnival of Life Suicide Prevention Awareness fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems at Longleaf Hospital, Acadiana Addiction Center is hosting a Carnival of Life Suicide Prevention Awareness fundraiser. It begins at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, at the UL Alumni Center on St. Mary Boulevard in Lafayette.

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  16. Louisiana Cajun Navy addresses rescue tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    New Bern, North Carolina emergency officials are now saying they will respond to all calls for rescue and evacuation. That is directly from a Louisiana Cajun Navy Facebook post.

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  17. Federal program geared to fight violent crime comes to AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Some local law enforcement agencies are teaming up with federal law enforcement for "Project Safe Neighborhoods" in order to reduce violent crime in Acadiana. The program was launched across the United States in 2001 and it was created to bring together all levels of law enforcement to reduce violent crime.

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  18. UL softball players file federal discrimination suit, university respondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    "Following the firing of their coach, the female softball players of University of Louisiana were locked out of their locker room and left with uncertain futures," Shreveport law firm Allison A. Jones, of Downer, Jones, Marino & Wilhite said today in a news release. Now, those violations are being investigated by the Office of Civil Rights due to efforts by nine former, female softball players to ensure compliance with the law.In November 2017, just weeks after Coach Michael Lotief, one the nation's most successful softball coaches, informed Administrators of the University of Louisiana Lafayette, that ongoing Title IX violations needed to be remedied, Coach Lotief was fired .

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  19. Lafayette Police continue search for murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    According to a Lafayette Police Department press release, authorities are still searching for 26-year-old Brent Johsnon, the suspect in connection with the shooting death of 39-year-old Jason J. Carbins.

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  20. Suspect in S. Magnolia Street standoff in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    UPDATE: The Lafayette Parish Marshal's Office has confirmed that the standoff on S. Magnolia Street has ended and that the suspect is in custody. Conrad said detectives with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and the Marshal's office entered the home where they made contact with the suspect and he was then taken into custody.

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