Fiery Crash in Lafayette Leaves Driver on the Run

Fiery Crash in Lafayette

BREAKING NEWS: Fiery Crash in Lafayette Leaves Driver on the Run LAFAYETTE, La. – A shocking crash on Friday, Feb. 23rd ignited a vehicle in a Lafayette neighborhood, sending the driver fleeing on foot. Dramatic surveillance footage from Pandora Street reveals the car violently striking a utility pole before erupting in flames. The impact was […]

Latest Accident Facts And Statistics 

Accident Facts And Statistics

Thirty-five Latest Motor Vehicle Accident Facts And Statistics  Driving is a satisfactory way to relax. What makes driving exciting and fun is the opportunity to explore locations and discover fresh sights and sounds. However, small mistakes like a lack of concentration or a miscalculation while driving can lead to devastating accidents. Motor vehicle accidents have […]

Social Media and Car Accident

Social Media and Car Accident

Impact of Social Media on Car Accident Claims In Louisiana Social media has brought the world closer and connected people in unprecedented ways.  It has made our lives so much easier. Social media has given us the freedom of speech and to share our thoughts and emotions.  Some people find new friends on social media […]

Media Sources of Lafayette, LA

Media Sources of Lafayette

The Acadiana Advocate is a daily newspaper serving the Lafayette and Acadiana region. The publication covers general news, crime, politics, government, education, sports, business, entertainment, food, culture, and features. The Advocate has additional editions in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and New Orleans.  The Daily Advertiser is a daily newspaper that covers international, national, state, and local […]

The Seven Sister Cities of Lafayette

Seven Sister Cities of Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana has seven sister cities. The sister program, introduced by President Eisenhower in 1956, allows cities, counties, and states to link up with the citizens of other countries to promote cultural and commercial ties. Below is a list of Lafayette’s seven sister cities.  Le Cannet is a commune located north of Cannes in the […]

Cost of Living in Lafayette, LA

Lafayette is an affordable place to call home. The total cost of living in Lafayette is about four percent lower than the national average. Based on the national average of 100%, Lafayette is 95%. Compared only to other metropolitan areas, Lafayette is considerably more affordable. For example, San Francisco’s cost of living is 167.5% , […]

Colleges and Universities in Lafayette, LA

Lafayette, Louisiana is home to many colleges and universities, each with diverse programs and offerings. University of Louisiana at Lafayette  The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is by far the largest university in Lafayette and has become a large part of the community. The public research university enrolls over 18,000 students and offers over 80 […]

Air Travel to Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) provides a convenient option for air travelers flying into or out of Lafayette, Louisiana. It is located about two miles southeast of the city center at 200 Terminal Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508. The airport, which originally opened in 1930, transports more than 400,000 travelers every year. In 2017, a record number […]

Downtown Lafayette, LA

Downtown Lafayette LA has a bustling downtown district with plenty of exciting shopping, dining, art, and music options. Here are ten fun things to do and see in Downtown Lafayette.  Poupart Bakery  You will feel as though you have been transported across the globe to a village bakery in the French countryside when you visit […]

Law Enforcement in Lafayette

Lafayette Police Department  Lafayette Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Chief of Police is Toby J. Aguillard, a veteran law enforcement officer and former prosecutor. Its jurisdiction includes the city of Lafayette, which the Police Department divides into four precincts.  There are seven divisions within the Lafayette Police Department:  […]