NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Neighbors in New Orleans foiled what police say was an attempt to steal a chunk of a cinderblock wall bearing a painting by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy. Investigators say the building owner called Friday afternoon, saying someone was attempting to cut out the painting... more »
WESTLAKE, La. (AP) - Westlake singing sensation Josh Ledet is among the Top 6 performers on this season of American Idol and family and friends in his hometown this week are hoping to push him into the Top 3. Members of Team Josh will host a viewing party Wednesday at... more »
A former priest, living in Duson, is now accused of sexually abusing children while working for the church. 56-year-old Mark Broussard is charged with two counts of aggravated rape and 52 counts of sexual battery, after the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office said a 34-year-old man came forward and accused the... more »
It's day three of flood recovery in Acadiana, and as the waters recede the difficult clean up process is only just beginning. In Carencro alone it's estimated over 200 homes are damaged by the flood waters.
"We have to redo all the walls, some of the flooring, most of... more »
The deadly Hilcorp Energy Company gas well explosion Thursday afternoon rocked the small neighborhood that sits right behind the well site. For many residents, the accident hit a little too close to home.
"Well I was at work and I saw the cops and the sirens and I saw... more »
A 57 year old man is recovering and lucky to be alive after being pulled from a fire in his mobile home Monday. The Lafayette Fire Department was called to 204 John Wayne Drive for a reported structure fire. The home's occupant, Steve Guidry was found lying on the ground... more »