Local News

Two arrested after burglarizing home near Assumption Parish sinkhole

Assumption Parish authorities have arrested a man and juvenile that burglarized homes in the Bayou Corne area.

Lafayette Rapid Response Team assists Canada flooding recovery

The Rapid Response Team from Lafayette, LA deployed to Calgary, Canada last week to assist business owners in disaster recovery from the worst flooding in decades.

More than 2 acres of marijuana plants discovered in Vernon Parish

The Louisiana National Guard’s Counterdrug Task Force used its experience, high-tech equipment and training to assist law enforcement agencies with a large bust of marijuana plants in western Vernon Parish, June 14.

Albany man claims $1 million powerball prize

Eric Bankston had the wind in his sails after he visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge to claim the $1 million Powerball prize from the June 28 drawing.

Libor moving to NYSE Euronext

 NYSE Euronext will take over and run the scandal-plagued Libor interest rate starting in early 2014.

Texas man busted in Lafayette with 2.7 pounds of marijuana, 28 grams of marijuana

Over $123,000 worth of cocaine was confiscated in Lafayette last week, and a Texas man is sitting behind bars for being in possession of it.

Natural gas well leak creates 4 mile sheen in Gulf of Mexico; Coast Guard responding

The Coast Guard and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement are responding to a loss of well control event at Ship Shoal Block 225 Platform B, a natural gas and crude oil platform located approximately 74 miles southwest of Port Fourchon

Young woman in critical condition after being struck by car

A young woman was set to the hospital this morning with critical injuries after she was struck by a vehicle.

Welsh man ejected from car during crash, dies on scene

A man died after being invovled in a two-vehicle crash in Jefferson Davis Parish. On July 8 at around 6:05 a.m., troopers were called to investigate a fatal crash on I-10 east of Louisiana Highway 99.

Boys and Girls Culbs of Acadiana entertained by performance from upcoming singer/performer

Upcoming singer Chris Eisenberg visited and performed at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana today.  This is a part of his 15 day tour reaching out to children in the Boys and Girls Club.  Being a club kid at a very young are in his