MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police were investigating a shooting inside a downtown nightclub that injured 9 people early Saturday, including a Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle. Linval Joseph went to the 400 SoundBar nightclub sometime after Minnesota's 10-6 win over the Oakland Raiders in the preseason opener Friday night at TCF... more »
DOWNSVILLE, La. (AP) - The first time was the charm for Donald Clark. Though the Downsville resident said he never played the Mega Millions lottery before, he decided to buy a few tickets at a West Monroe convenience store because of the buzz for the March 30 drawing. His winning... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Warrick Dunn seemed like the ultimate role model for dealing with tragedy. When his mother, Baton Rouge Police Cpl. Betty Smothers was gunned down in 1993 while on an off-duty assignment, Dunn, then 18, suddenly became responsible for five younger siblings. A star athlete at... more »
Last weekend's soccer game turned out to be monumental for Lafayette and Pineville High Schools. But it wasn't because of the score or stakes of the game, instead it was all because of one extraordinary player.
There were 15 minutes left in the game, that's when Lafayette Soccer Coach... more »
The United Blood Services is hosting a blood drive. Residents of Lafayette can donate blood to become a part of a winning team in the game of life.
The drive is from 1:30 -5:00pm at Sam's Club on Amassador Caffery. All participants will receive a "Be a Saint, Play... more »
BRUSLY, La. (AP) - Brusly native and Saints cornerback Randall "Blue" Gay was on hand Thursday when West Baton Rouge Parish honored him by changing the name of Red Eye Lane to Randall "Blue" Gay Street. Parish President Riley Berthelot has said the renaming the street where school buses used... more »
PINEVILLE, La. - Members of the Louisiana Army National Guard were greeted by four NFL players in a special visit during pre-deployment training at Camp Beauregard near Pineville, La., Oct. 23.
New Orleans Saints players Mark Brunell, Jonathan Goodwin, Zachary Strief and Jonathan Stinchcomb surprised members of the LANG's... more »