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Local News

A Lafayette man is in custody after a domestic dispute turned deadly. Twenty-five-year-old Damarkus Adams is accused of fatally shooting his father, 48-year-old John Adams, during an altercation. KATC-TV reports Lafayette police responded to a residence. in reference to a shooting at 10:15 p.m. Friday. Upon arrival, officers [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio
SEVERAL L-J ALLEMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AND A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER WERE INJURED YESTERDAY IN AN ACCIDENT. IT HAPPENED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF JOHNSTON AND FOREMAN STREETS IN LAFAYETTE AT AROUND 8:10 A-M. THE BUS COLLIDED WITH A COMMERCIAL TRUCK. THE SCHOOL SYSTEM SAYS THE TRUCK DRIVER [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio
U-L LAFAYETTE HAS A RECORD NUMBER OF STUDENTS ENROLLED AT THE UNIVERSITY, FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR. 19,291 STUDENTS ARE ENROLLED FOR THE FALL SEMESTER, WHICH IS UP BY MORE THAN A HUNDRED STUDENTS OVER LAST YEAR. SOME OF THE INCREASE IS ATTRIBUTED TO THE UNIVERSITY'S GRADUATE DEGREE [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio
LAFAYETTE POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE IDENTITY OF A MAN, WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND IN A PARKED VEHICLE AT BROWN PARK MONDAY AFTERNOON. 22-YEAR-OLD JALEEL BONHAM DIED FROM A GUNSHOT WOUND. POLICE SAY, AT THIS TIME, THEY DON'T BELIEVE IT WAS CONNECTED TO ANY OTHER INCIDENTS OR SHOOTINGS. [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio
LAFAYETTE POLICE WERE CALLED TO BROWN PARK YESTERDAY AFTER A DEAD BODY WAS FOUND IN A VEHICLE IN THE PARKING LOT. THEY ARE CALLING IT A SUSPICIOUS DEATH. CORPORAL KARL RATCLIFF TELLS KATC TV THAT THEY ARE CALLING IT THAT BECAUSE OF THE MANNER IN WHICH THE BODY [...]
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source: KAJN Radio

Weather

Weather
Fair, and 89 ° F. For more details? [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: Weather Channel
This map shows the location and intensity of precipitation in your area. The color of the precipitation corresponds to the rate at which it is falling. This map is updated every 15 minutes. [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: Weather Channel

News

You may have seen the photo by now. While the Pittsburgh Steelers stayed in the locker room, completely bypassing the national anthem, one player emerged from the stadium. [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
The Kurdish people – the largest ethnic group in the world without a country – took a step toward statehood on Monday when they voted overwhelmingly for independence. Questions remain about what will happen in the Middle East after the referendum and how the Trump administration will respond to the [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Three Israelis were murdered and a fourth critically wounded when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire Tuesday morning. [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Many NFL players are facing backlash for kneeling during the national anthem, but no one expected a 97-year-old World War II veteran to join them. [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network
Republicans are trying hard to fulfill President Trump's request for a legislative solution for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients before the program is rescinded in March. [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: The Christian Broadcasting Network

Sports

The Little Rock Rangers recently won the I-40 Cup. [...]
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Source: The US Daily
WFAR Golf Tournament Interview 4/27/16 [...]
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Source: The US Daily
jen han silgado boxing [...]
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Source: The US Daily
Benton and Airline move on in LHSAA Baseball Playoffs [...]
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
Source: The US Daily
Division II baseball highlights. [...]
Tue, Apr 26, 2016
Source: The US Daily

Government Links

Here are links to reach State and Federal Government officials or departments which may be of interest:

State Government:

Governor Bobby Jindal – 225-342-7015. Email: [email protected]
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne – 225-342-7009 Email: [email protected]
Sec. of State Tom Schedler – 225-922-2880 Email: [email protected]
Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell 225-326-6769 email: [email protected]
Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain- 225-922-1234 email: [email protected]
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon – 225-342-5900  email: [email protected]

Other State Agencies:

Dept of Education – Superintendent John White – 225-342-3602  website: www.louisianabelieves.com
Dept of Health & Hospitals  – 225-342-9500 website: dhh.louisiana.gov
Dept of Environmental Quality – 225-219-3953  – www.deq.louisiana.gov
Dept of Public Safety- 225-925-6006 – website: www.dps.louisiana.gov
Public Service Commission – 225-342-4999 – website: www.lpsc.gov
getagameplan.org

Federal Government:

The White House – Comments: 202-456-1111  Switchboard: 202-456-1414
White House website: www.whitehouse.gov
To email the White House, go to the website and click on the “Contact Us” tab on the upper right corner.

Senator Mary Landrieu – New Orleans 504-589-2427 Baton Rouge: 225-389-0395
For other locations, or to email the Senator, see the website: www.landrieu.senate.gov

Senator David Vitter – Baton Rouge: 225-383-0331
For other locations, or to email the Senator, see the website: www.vitter.senate.gov

Congressman Steve Scalise – District 1 – 504-837-1259 – email and website: www.scalise.house.gov

Congressman Cedric Richmond – District 2 – 504-288-3777 – email and website: www.richmond.house.gov

Congressman Charles Boustany – District 3 – 337-235-6322 – email and website: www.boustany.house.gov

Congressman John Fleming – District 4 -318-798-2254 – email and website: www.fleming.house.gov

Congressman Rodney Alexander – District 5 – 318-322-3500 email and website: www.alexander.house.gov