American Idol fans traveled from hundreds of miles away Monday in order to see the top ten from last season take the stage at the Cajundome. Louisiana's favorite American Idol, Joshua Ledet was back in his home state after the Westlake native finished in the top three on American Idol... more »
A Louisiana teen is making it big on the national television show American Idol. And though he's thousands of miles from home, Joshua Ledet's friends and family are showing him support in a big way by holding a watch party every week at Westlake's Recreation Center.
"I'm not surprised... more »
If the rest of America didn't know what crawfish are, they do now. That's after 60 pounds of crawfish were presented live on American Idol to finalist Joshua Ledet.
Ledet hails from the small town of Westlake, LA, near Lake Charles. And this week the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and... more »
A pregnant teenager and her unborn child are dead after a domestic shooting in St. Martinville. Deputies were called to a residence on Our Lady of the Lake Road at around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, and found 19 year old Hannah Parker with a fatal gunshot wound.
Deputies arrested Parker's... more »
Two Berwick teens are arrested after allegedly having sexual relations with a 13 year old. Ethan J. Falls, 18, was arrested for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile and Oral Sexual Battery. Arrest stems from an investigation into an incident reported to the St. Mary Sheriff's Office on September 23,... more »
A Crowley couple is dead after their car is struck by a train. It happened around 4 AM Friday morning on Sidney Richard Road off Highway 90 outside Crowley. Deputies say the train was moving close to 70-miles-an hour when it struck a car on the tracks. The train couldn't... more »
Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon has identified the victims in this morning's train crash as Joshua Kade Feverjean, age 29 and Natalie S. Feverjean, age 37 both of Crowley. -----------------------------------
News Release from Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office:
The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office Crash Team was activated at approximately... more »
The family of a 19-year-old in Opelousas is still waiting to hear from police about a possible arrest in connection with aggravated battery charges from June 13th. The victim, Joshua Guidry, says a driver tried to kill him while he was riding his bicycle down East South Street in Opelousas.... more »
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish authorities say they will continue an investigation begun in Morgan City that led to the arrest of a man accused of stealing a car that was later driven in a deadly crash. The investigation could reveal how a 15-year-old ended up behind the wheel... more »