Local News

Vitter announces more Town Hall meetings

U.S. Sen. David Vitter has announced that he will host town hall meetings next week to hear from constituents in Livingston, Rapides, St. Landry and Jefferson Davis Parishes.

Officials: Lafayette gas station set on fire to cover burglary

A Lafayette gas station was set ablaze earlier this morning by a thief looking to cover his tracks.

Large equipment being transported through Lafayette

Lafayette drivers should be cautious when driving today and tomorrow; large equipment will be moving through the city.

SCAM ALERT: BBB warns about telemarketing scheme claiming to be from 'DMV'

The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles will issue you a driver’s license or a tag for your vehicle and provide several other services; but they will not help you save money on auto insurance.

Man with interlock device on car arrested for 4th DWI in Calcasieu Parish

On the afternoon of Saturday, August 17, Louisiana State Police Troop D received several reports of a gray Nissan Pathfinder traveling west on Interstate 10 in Calcasieu Parish that was “all over the road.” Troopers located this veh

51-year-old Pineville woman shot, killed in Lafayette

UPDATE: Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have identified the victim in Sunday’s early morning shooting as Connie Burch, 51, of Pineville, Louisiana.  

Man wanted on narcotics charges busted again with more drugs

A man wanted for previous drug charges was arrested for possession of marijuana and crack cocaine.

Crowley Police warn about sightings of deadly snakes in residential areas

Officials are warning residents about a type of poisonous snake that has been spotted in several residential areas of Crowley. Officials say the snake has been spotted near a local elementary school as well.

Bond set at $100,000 for female burglar; possible connection to other cases

Bond was set at $100,000 for a woman accused of burglarizing a home on July 4, 2013. Officials believe she is possibly connected to other burglaries in the area.

Employee arrested for selling 120 company-purchased iPhones on the Internet

A 39-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly purchased 120 iPhones through his employer and illegally sold them online.