Local News

Two die in Patterson house fire

Two people were killed in an overnight house fire. It happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Martin Luther King Drive in Patterson.

Big black bears in the backyard

People living in Patterson say there is a big bear problem in their city. They're frustrated Louisiana black bears keep coming in to their yards and littering their lawns.

Political analyst predicts next Louisiana governor

A hot topic on many people's mind right now is governor Jindal.  John Maginnis says he is making a big play right now trying to change the tax code of the state, which could be part of a bigger motive taking on big issues like educatio

Suspect arrested in Lafayette business burglary

A man has been arrested after being caught in the act of burglarizing a business. On March 20, at approximately 2:40 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to an alarm activation at a business in the 800 block of West Simcoe Street.

Governor brings hope and more questions to Bayou Corne

Bayou Corne residents finally saw some relief Tuesday March 19. They got a chance to meet face to face with the governor in Bayou Corne. Residents told the governor about the frustrations since a sinkhole formed more than seven months ago.

Easter comes early at the Governor’s Mansion for local kids

Easter is right around the corner and today, a few little ones got a head start on celebrating!

200 trees donated to Lafayette’s horse farm

As a part of many beautification projects around the Lafayette-area, the horse farm received 200 Live Oak and Cypress trees this afternoon.

High school students react to Sudden Impact Program

The Sudden Impact program was held at Women and Childrens Hospital today with the help of Troop I State Police.

Louisiana celebrates National Agriculture Day

Today is National Ag Day and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) and the National Ag Day program are coming together to promote the day.

Local jobs report shows indicators of strong future growth

State officials celebrated the latest jobs numbers Monday, even though Louisiana's unemployment rate rose by 1.7 percent.