Local News

Arrest Made in Mid-November Shooting

Lafayette Police have arrested 19-year-old Emmanuel Hebert of Lafayette for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, stemming from an incident that occurred on November 19, 2010, at approximately 9:20 pm.

Cajuns football coach steps down

As the Cajun football season comes to a close, Coach Rickey Bustle held true to his word, winning against the Monroe Warhawks.

Autopsy rules foul play out in suspicious death case

As a result of information received from the autopsy report, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have ruled out foul play regarding the suspicious death incident.

Teen arrested for alleged robbery

On Saturday at approximately 10:00 p.m., a 15-year-old male was walking near the area of Heather Oak Drive, when an older model maroon Pontiac stopped in front of him.

Off duty officer foils armed robbery

LAFAYETTE, LA --- On November 24, 2010, at approximately 9:30 pm, Lafayette Police responded to a parking lot in the 500 block of Jefferson Street regarding an armed robbery.

Police investigate suspicious death

LAFAYETTE, LA --- On November 24, 2010, at approximately 3:30 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 500 block of South Pierce Street regarding a found dead body.

Harrah's changes its name

The world's largest casino company Harrah's Entertainment has changed its name to Caesars Entertainment.

Granddaughter arrested on extortion charges

On Wednesday at approximately 12:30 a.m., Lafayette police responded to the 100 block of Laura Street regarding an incident involving extortion.

One arrested after shooting

On Tuesday at approximately 9:30 p.m., Lafayette police drove onto a private lot in the 3600 block of Moss Street and heard several gunshots in the area. A victim of the gunfire was located and discovered to have been shot in the leg.

Lafayette loses a leader

Lafayette is in mouring after the passing of civic and health care leader John Burdin.