Local News

Planet Radio wants to overrun downtown Lafayette with ‘Harlem Shake’

The “Harlem Shake” is the latest social media-driven trend that sweeping the nation. Now, Planet Radio is asking everyone to come out and shake for the camera.

Deadline extended a fourth time for Isaac-related flood insurance claims in Louisiana

Louisiana property owners with flood insurance policies whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac have an additional 60 days to file claims for their flood-related losses.

Arrest: 13 vehicles damaged, several injured by broken concrete thrown off overpass onto I-10

A 19-year-old was arrested for allegedly throwing large pieces of broken concrete off an overpass, onto passing vehicles on I-10.

Body of missing Baton Rouge firefighter located in St. Martin Parish

A 22 day search for a missing Baton Rouge firefighter officially ended today.

Victim turned suspect: Teen forces lockdown with false claim of gunman

A Lafayette teen was arrested after he allegedly stole a telephone, then called 911 when the victim tried to confront him.

Louisiana residents missing out on $250M in tax rebates

If you own a home or any other type of property, odds are, there's unclaimed money waiting for you. More than $250 million is available through the state's "citizens assessment" program.

Pre-spring thunderstorms will soon arrive

Thunderstorms will form ahead of a cold front moving west to east over Louisiana this afternoon and evening. A few of them could turn severe. The greatest, risk area will be along and north of the I-10 corridor.

Leaders weigh the pros and cons of marijuana legalization in Louisiana

Marijuana isn't a laughing matter, but it is big business.

Lafayette Airport Commission welcomes new commissioner

The Lafayette Airport Commission has welcomed a new commissioner to provide oversight to Lafayette Regional Airport. The Lafayette Parish Council appointed Lafayette resident and local businessman Tim Skinner to serve on the commission.

Tax Tips: Important reminders about tip income

If your pay from your job includes tips, the IRS has a few important reminders about tip income: