Local News

Discovery Channel Canada Impressed With UL's Cajun Ingenuity

Last week we told you about Discovery Channel Canada coming down to the University of Louisiana to do a piece on the engineering department’s ‘Wave Robber”.

St. Martinville woman wanted for writting bad check

Deputies are looking for a St. Martiville woman who, they say, wrote a fraudulent check.

16-year-old stops Belle Rose man from raping mother

A Belle Rose man is now in jail after authorities say he tried to rape a woman in her home. Deputies say Henry Buggage, 58, gave the woman a ride home on November 16, 2014, from the Alexis Sports Bar.

Crowley Police investigates possible gang related shootings

Crowley Police are investigating two separate shootings that may possibly involve two gang rivals.

Are you getting enough sleep?

If you're not getting enough sleep at night, you could be doing yourself a lot of harm! People who are sleep deprived or have sleeping disorders are at a greater risk for heart disease, stroke, obesity and even car accidents!

BRPD Police Chief addresses sex scandal

Even though the Baton Rouge Police Academy gained thirty four new officers today, the Department is still in the middle of a huge scandal.

Coach Hud:"Taking care of ball has lead to resurgence"

Make it six in a row. That's how many consecutive wins Louisiana's Ragin Cajuns have now after beating old rival UL-Monore Saturday night.

Another House Arson Strikes Lafayette

This morning around 1am Lafayette firefighters responded to a house fire Cameron Street and Mudd Avenue.

Judice and Pope Talked with Members of Press About Runoff at Forum Monday

Today both Kip Judice and Brian Pope, candidates in the December 6th runoff for Lafayette City Marshal, participated in the Acadiana Press Club's November newsmaker forum at The Daily Advertiser.

Louisiana Tax Free Shopping for International Visitors Makes Way to Acadiana Mall

The Louisiana Tax Free Shopping for International Visitors held a ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening its new Acadiana Mall refund center.