August 31, 2011 7:46 PM
A tropical storm may take aim at Morgan City. The owner of Skipper's Sporting Goods says business is great because he sells dozens of festival shirts each year at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. But, workers are concerned business might not be as good if weather keeps festival-goers away. However,... more »
March 3, 2011 7:57 PM
On February 16th, 12 year old Jonathan Credeur says he was bullied and forced to fight his classmate in a boys restroom at Cecilia Junior High School. "Everybody was cheering us to fight, like it was a show," said Credeur. From the moment the incident began kids recorded... more »
December 24, 2009 11:44 AM
December 24, 2009 11:28 AM
Scott Police tell us one person is dead after a tree fell on a house Thursday morning at 1204 Lafayette Street in Scott. The victim is identified as Ryan Hebert age 44. Also in the house at the was Ryan Hebert's wife and 15yr son.
December 23, 2009 2:09 PM
According to Vermilon Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, one Lafayette man has been arrested following a two week long investigation by the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's criminal investigations division into allegations to sexual battery of the infirmed.
Sheriff Couvillon says that Jessie Lavergne, white male, dob 05/27/39 of 519 Kevin... more »
December 2, 2009 2:41 PM
The Criminal Investigations Division of the Lafayette Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the subject pictured. The subject is being sought for questioning in connection to an on-going criminal investigation.
The subject appears to be: a w/m, approximately late 30's or early 40's, 5'9" to 5'11",... more »
December 2, 2009 1:31 PM
(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter today introduced an amendment to the Senate health care bill that would prevent the new United States Preventive Service Task Force recommendations from restricting mammograms for women. In November, the USPSTF released a series of recommendations that stand in stark contrast to common-held... more »
December 2, 2009 1:23 PM
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) - Tiger Woods said he let his family down with "transgressions" he regrets "with all of my heart," and that he will deal with his personal life behind closed doors.
His statement Wednesday follows a cover story in Us Weekly magazine that reports a Los... more »
December 2, 2009 12:27 PM
Frigid weather is in the forecast and Downtown Alive will not be held. This Friday's performace is cancelled due to weather conditions creating frostbite for musicians.
December 2, 2009 10:47 AM
This morning there has been a major traffic accident on Interstate 10 west bound near Scott closing all lanes of traffic. Several agencies responded and at least one victim had to be air lifted from the scene. Multiple injuries have been reported in this accident. All lanes have since reopened,... more »
November 30, 2009 6:21 PM
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited a hunter on Nov. 27 for killing two Louisiana black bears on Red River Wildlife Management Area in Concordia Parish.
Gary Kinsland, 62, of Sunset, was issued citations for two counts of taking bear in a closed season.... more »
November 30, 2009 6:14 PM
Two of three men facing trial for the murder of James Living Junior pleded guilty today. Living was killed while working at Burger King on Jefferson Street last year. Trent Mitchell and Davieontray Breaux both pleaded guilty and are awaiting sentencing. The third suspect, Edward Zeno, had his trial continued... more »
November 30, 2009 12:05 AM
Aaron Francois the lafayette man accused in the robbery and murder of a cab driver earlier this year is scheduled to go to trial tomorrow. Police say the cab driver Wallace Badeaux of Lafayette was robbed of less than 100-dollars before being shot in the back of the head, execution... more »
November 29, 2009 7:08 PM
On November 29, 2009, at approximately 12:05 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 4800 block of West Congress Street regarding a crash involving a bicyclist. The victim, a 51 year old male of Duson, was traveling on the shoulder of the 4800 block of West Congress... more »
November 29, 2009 5:12 PM
The League of Women Voters of Lafayette has invited mayors of the five municipalities(Broussard, Carencro, Scott, Youngsville and Duson) to share their visions for the future of their cities at a public forum Monday, December 7th. The format will consist of a brief statement from each of the mayors, followed... more »
November 29, 2009 4:53 PM
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS BUREAU BULLETIN
In an effort to maintain a safe and secure environment during the upcoming holiday season, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office wants to make the public aware that criminal statistics have shown that during the holiday season criminal activity increases. The economic conditions of... more »
September 14, 2009 8:41 PM
COTEAU, La. (AP) - Louisiana environmental officials are shutting down a controversial landfill on the border of Iberia and St. Martin parishes.
The state Department of Environmental Quality denied a permit in August for the expansion of Gordon's Disposal construction and demolition debris landfill by more than 50... more »
September 8, 2009 2:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a speech that drew fire even before he delivered it, President Barack Obama will tell the nation's schoolchildren he "expects great things from each of you."
The White House posted Obama's remarks, scheduled for Tuesday, in advance on its Website at midday Monday. Obama's planned... more »
September 7, 2009 8:57 AM
Chick-Fil-A is kicking off the 2009 college football season with a FREE chicken sandwich giveaway.
Today (Monday, September 7th), from 10:30am to 8pm, customers can visit any participating restaurant wearing their favorite sports-related apparel to receive a free Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwich.
This includes any article of clothing with... more »
September 4, 2009 2:23 PM
Formally the UL Children's Choir, this organization will be continuing the Christmas holiday event at the Cathedral but are in need of participants.
Those who are interested should be between the ages of 10 to 14-years-old. Please note that this is a treble choir, so young men with unchanged... more »
September 3, 2009 9:23 AM
NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - A Pointe Coupee Parish grand jury has returning a three-count indictment against the operator of one of the ski boats in a False River crash that killed three Baton Rouge men.
On Wednesday, the grand jurors charged 53-year-old Jerry Jordan of Lafayette with three... more »