January 1, 2014 8:11 AM
ATLANTA (AP) - Dave Martin, a longtime Associated Press photographer based in Montgomery, Ala., died after collapsing on the Georgia Dome field after the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Tuesday night. Martin, 59, ran onto the field immediately following Texas A&M's 52-48 win over Duke and took photos of Aggies coach Kevin... more »
April 4, 2013 8:02 AM
The Ragin' Cajuns Football Spring Game will take place at Cajun Field on April 20, 2013. The start time is 4 p.m. This game is free to the public. There will be tailgating, live music and fun!
For more info visit: www.RaginCajuns.com
November 9, 2012 9:11 AM
Thanksgiving Can Food Drive softball game is at Lamson Park this Saturday, November 10, 2012. Ragin'Cajuns softball vs. Galveston - bring canned goods to help others for Thanksgiving.
For more info call: 337 482-6842
or visit: www.RaginCajuns.com
October 25, 2012 7:28 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two 23-year-old Vermilion Parish men have pleaded guilty in federal court for various migratory game bird violations. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Wednesday that Ryan Frederick, of Kaplan, and Dustin Fontenot, of Abbeville, entered the pleas Oct. 17 to taking over the daily... more »
October 23, 2012 11:58 PM
It was a tough game for the UL Ragin Cajuns Tuesday night on national television. The Cajuns lost to Arkansas State at home, the game was broadcast on ESPN2. But to build up support for the Cajuns, Coach Hudspeth had asked fans to "white out" Cajun field. And he certainly... more »
October 11, 2012 7:25 AM
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - "American Idol" finalist Joshua Ledet will sing the National Anthem before Saturday's kickoff between McNeese State and the University of Central Arkansas. McNeese spokeswoman Candace Townsend said Ledet approached them about singing at a football game and Saturday's contest was chosen. The Westlake native made... more »
August 5, 2012 10:01 PM
Saints fans ending their weekend on a high note, with the first game of the preseason. And for the Who Dat Nation, this was a night and a game months in the making.
For true Saints fans, the wait is until football season is almost unbearable. Throw in a... more »
April 4, 2012 9:48 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has accused a 66-year-old St. James man of illegally buying nearly 1,900 fish and some venison, and illegally selling more than 1,000 fish and some of the venison. Enforcement spokesman Adam Einck says Roy Folse faces 55 counts alleging... more »
January 31, 2012 5:57 AM
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan man faces federal charges on accusations he phoned in a bomb threat to the Superdome while the Detroit Lions were playing the New Orleans Saints in the NFL playoffs. The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans says that 34-year-old Shawn H. Payton made the... more »
January 8, 2012 8:30 PM
Around Acadiana when you hear that expression, you might think UL and LSU, but one family puts a different spin on it.
When you think house divided you don't really think Alabama and LSU, but for one Lafayette family that's just the case.
Gordon Broussard is an avid... more »
January 8, 2012 11:58 AM
If you're not in New Orleans for the big game, what's a better way to be a part of it, than to be here at home with good food, drinks, and family.
Game day in Acadiana means big bucks for local groceries and bars, take Rouses Supermarket, in Lafayette.... more »
December 17, 2011 1:40 PM
KATC is EVERYWHERE today with team coverage of all the Bowl Game activities from Acadiana to the Big Easy!
Be sure to tune into our Cajuns Countdown to Kickoff show LIVE from New Orleans tonight at 6:15 for our 45 minute show.
Remember if you're in New Orleans... more »
December 13, 2011 2:47 PM
The UL Ragin' Cajuns football team began their journey to the biggest game in decades.
New Orleans bowl bound, the team loaded onto buses at Cox Communications Athletics Complex at 1 P.M. today. Fan lined the street to cheer on the team.
There are only about 100 tickets... more »
October 13, 2011 11:49 AM
LSU's season opening basketball game against Nicholls State in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Nov. 12 will be open to the public free of charge. The game is part of the second-ever basketball-football doubleheader on the LSU campus as LSU will have its homecoming football game with Western Kentucky... more »
September 18, 2011 1:59 PM
It was a great night for the Cajuns' home-opener and just as good of an outcome on Saturday.
The Cajuns beating Nicholls state State 38-to-21, but before that, KATC'S Chris Welty caught up with die hard fans tailgating for the home-opener.
With the fight song in the air... more »
September 8, 2011 11:49 PM
President Barack Obama addressed the nation Thursday night with a speech on jobs and the economy. But not all lawmakers wanted to attend, and were even upset they had to miss out on another important event: the official start of NFL football.
U.S. Senator David Vitter (R., La.) had... more »
May 19, 2011 7:51 AM
CHICAGO (AP) - Right from the start, LeBron James made it clear he was going to attack and no one was going to stop him. Point taken. James came up big down the stretch with nine of his 29 points in the final 4:27, Dwyane Wade added 24 and the... more »
May 11, 2011 12:27 PM
MIAMI (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal lagged well behind the rest of the Boston Celtics on the short walk from the bus to the locker room on Wednesday morning. His ailing right calf simply wouldn't allow him to keep up with the pack. O'Neal is not expected to play in a... more »
April 6, 2011 9:12 AM
The UL Ragin Cajun Football team is bring their spring practice to an end. With this there will be a Spring Game on Saturday, April 9 at 5pm, Red vs. White.
Tailgating is allowed and much more. Watch the video attached to find out all the information regarding the... more »
December 6, 2010 7:23 PM
Student trainers are usually worried about the players on the field. But last week several Lafayette teens came to the rescue of someone unexpected. A referee at a football game Wednesday night collapsed on the side lines, and the LHS student trainers immediately sprang into action.
"We teach them... more »
November 26, 2010 9:31 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins admittedly took a bad angle at the same time one of the cornerbacks slipped. That left Roy Williams wide open and sprinting down the field seemingly about the seal an incredible Thanksgiving comeback for the Dallas Cowboys. "Honestly, it could have been... more »
November 25, 2010 10:02 AM
New Orleans, La- Saints coach Sean Payton says he's optimistic Reggie Bush will be able to finally return to action at Dallas on Thanksgiving. The veteran running back has missed eight games since fracturing his right fibula.
November 22, 2010 12:16 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A toddler has died after falling 50 feet from a luxury suite at the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Golden State Warriors in the Staples Center arena. Police Sgt. Frank Alvelais says early Monday that the boy, believed to be 2 or 3 years old,... more »
November 9, 2010 11:41 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU coach Les Miles says strong safety Brandon Taylor could be a "long-term loss." Taylor suffered a foot injury Saturday and left to undergo an X-ray. Miles said left cornerback Morris Claiborne is day-to-day after taking a knee to the helmet, possibly resulting in a... more »
September 30, 2010 12:55 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) -- Lance Kelley said he doesn't think it's necessarily complicated when it comes to creating a defensive strategy for the North Texas offense.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette strong safety said he feels he knows what to expect Saturday when the Cajuns meet North Texas... more »
September 24, 2010 5:31 PM
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - New Orleans Saints cornerback Randall Gay will miss Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Coach Sean Payton says Gay, who left the Saints' victory at San Francisco on Monday night after taking a blow to the head, had an independent medical examination on Thursday and got... more »
September 13, 2010 11:57 PM
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is celebrating the win at their first home game of the season. But for some Cajun fans, the euphoria quickly ended as soon as they left the field. Some had to pay nearly $250, after they parked at Westwood Village Shopping Center across Bertrand... more »
September 8, 2010 10:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Military bases across the U.S. have banned the sale of a new video game that lets a player pretend to be a Taliban fighter and "shoot" U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Gamers are scoffing at the decision, saying that advanced technology has made it commonplace in the gaming... more »
September 7, 2010 12:53 PM
The University Program Council at UL Lafayette is putting on the biggest pep rally of the year Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m at the Student Union parking lot. Students can meet with athletes and cheer on Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns before their first home football game. Free food... more »
August 12, 2010 9:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. retail sales of video game systems, software and accessories slipped 1 percent in July according to market researcher NPD Group. A lackluster summer game launch schedule partly offset strong sales of the Xbox 360. Total industry sales slid to $846.5 million last month from $850.6... more »
June 29, 2010 9:03 AM
A benefit soccer game will be held this Saturday, July 3 in New Orleans for Lafayette family. The Murphy family is dealing with the aftermath of a tragic crash in South Africa, that took the life of Nicole Murphy. Nicole was killed after being struck by a drunken driver on... more »
June 14, 2010 9:23 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - To appeal to families ready to graduate from the Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Corp. wants to build on the success of the Wii's motion-capture wand - by getting rid of the wand entirely. On Monday, Microsoft detailed its new Kinect game technology, coming this fall for the... more »
May 11, 2010 10:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The blame game is in full throttle as Congress begins hearings on the massive oil spill threatening sensitive marshes and marine life along the Gulf Coast. Executives of the three companies involved in the drilling activities that unleashed the environmental crisis are trying to shift responsibility to... more »
April 22, 2010 3:06 PM
Associated Press Writer Drew Brees has another prize to put next to his Super Bowl MVP trophy: He's the cover model for this year's edition of the "Madden NFL" video game. EA Sports announced Thursday that the New Orleans Saints quarterback would be featured on the front of "Madden NFL... more »
April 21, 2010 9:37 AM
Airlines lost at least $1.7 billion in revenue during the volcanic ash crisis, an industry group said Wednesday as the debate heated up over European governments' handling of a week of airspace closures. Planes were flying into all of Europe's top airports - London's Heathrow, Paris' Charles de Gaulle and... more »
February 19, 2010 12:42 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Across the media landscape, time stopped for 13 1/2 minutes Friday as Tiger Woods took a swing at getting out of the rough with an extraordinary video apology for his sexual escapades, telecast around the world. Dozens of broadcast networks, cable news outlets and online streams... more »
February 11, 2010 1:34 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has sent his Indiana counterpart a New Orleans Saints flag to fly at that state's capitol building, as part of a Super Bowl bet. In a letter sent Wednesday, Jindal told Gov. Mitch Daniels that he looks forward to receiving a... more »
December 22, 2009 11:58 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints aren't locked into the NFC's top playoff seed yet, but the team already knows the Louisiana Superdome will be filled when they host a postseason game. The Saints announced Monday that all playoff tickets have been purchased by season-ticket holders. New Orleans... more »
November 12, 2009 11:33 AM
3 Minute Movie Event
A special challenge is being issued to all writers, actors, videographers, storytellers and other creative - adventurous types who want to have a great time in a fun and exciting new way.
Acadiana Open Channel is hosting a 3 Minute Movie Challenge. The idea... more »
November 11, 2009 1:39 PM
IceGators' interim head coach and president/general manager Brent Sapergia is unable to maintain his composure after a referee's decision at the Pensacola Ice Flyers game on Friday (November 6). Sapergia received a game misconduct for the second straight night and was suspended from coaching, indefinitely, by the league. A new... more »
November 2, 2009 10:35 AM
You have probably been living under a rock if you don't already know the New Orleans Saints are 6 and 0. You can feel the excitement in the air. If you log on to facebook, chances are you'll see a "who dat?!" post. Will this be the year... Dare we... more »
October 9, 2009 3:07 PM
Lafayette, LA - The Outreach Center's annual Hunters for the Hungry food drive will be held on Sunday, October 11th from 10AM to 3PM. Local sportsmen and their families are encouraged to "clean out your freezers" and donate frozen processed game and fish from the 2008 season. Collection sites will... more »
October 5, 2009 3:05 PM
The Outreach Center's annual Hunters for the Hungry food drive will be held on Sunday, October 11th from 10AM to 3PM. Local sportsmen and their families are encouraged to "clean out your freezers" and donate frozen processed game and fish from the 2008 season. Collection sites will be set up... more »