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Top Five Places To Check Out For Halloween Around Lafayette

If you are one of those people that loves to get the daylights scared out of you, Louisiana is a pretty great place to live. It's home to some of the best places to get creeped out at, and some of them are right here in Lafayette or not far from it. We've put together our best places to go around Halloween if you are looking for a good scare. Don't worry, if you're too nervous to attend any of these places, we'll forgive you...we understand!

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U.S. Forces Withdraw From Iraq Into Kuwait, After 8-Year Presence
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An Air Force Helicopter Has Reportedly Crashed In The Atchafalaya Basin [UPDATE]

A small Air Force helicopter has reportedly crashed in the Atchafalaya Basin.

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Latest Arrest Leaves 1 Alleged Gremlin Gang Member At Large

With the arrest of Jerran “Bubbie” Diggs in Newport News, Virginia, only one of the 17 accused members of the so-called Gremlins gang is still on the loose, according to Louisiana State Police.

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Lafayette Man Falls From Top Level Of Float In Friday Night Parade, In Critical Condition

It was a beautiful night for the annual Friday Night Parade in downtown Lafayette, but things turned ugly for one float rider. According to Lafayette Police, the man fell off the top level of the float he was riding on Johnston Street and Whittington Drive. Spectators said it could have been as high as 3 levels.

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Student Dies After Being Transported From Acadiana High

A student from Acaidana High has died after something happened at the school.

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Lafayette’s MacKenzie Bourg Auditions For American Idol Judges, Find Out If He Makes It BEFORE It Airs On FOX

Lafayette's own MacKenzie Bourg (Mac), found that his audition video for American Idol was just tweeted by American Idol. After a phone call to Mac, KTDY has permission to let you see it BEFORE it airs tomorrow evening on FOX.

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This Weekend In Lafayette, 1/8 – 1/10

This weekend is a quiet one in Acadiana since Mardi Gras celebrations haven't yet kicked into full gear, but as always, there's something to do in or around Lafayette.

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One Dead, One Injured From Shooting At Rice Fest After Party

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish at 789-TIPS.

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Andrea Broadhead Loses Cancer Battle

The couple have three children and three grandchildren.

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Jo-El Sonnier And Chubby Carrier Rehearse The Ending Of ‘Healing Song’ Remake [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]

A few weeks ago at Dockside Studio in Maurice I had the honor of watching as Grammy award winner Jo-El Sonnier and some of his musician friends laid down tracks to the new updated version of "Healing Song", a song Jo-El wrote and recorded as a solo hit many year ago.

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Franklin Parish High School Football Player Dies

The young man was a freshman at Franklin Parish High School.

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‘Love For Laffy’ Benefit Concert Postponed

The organizers of the benefit concert "Love For Laffy" sent out an official press release today announcing the postponement of the event.

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