Local News

Endangered piglet born at Audubon Zoo

Fig is the fourth piglet born at Audubon Zoo since 2005. She was born January 24th. Figs happen to be one of the Babirusas favorite fruits in the wild.

Work at Bayou Corne sinkhole on hold due to increased movement underground

Assumption Parish Emergency officials say work around Bayou Corne is on hold for now after new reports of increased movement going on underneath the surface of the sinkhole.

Clergymen bring stats to Capitol to persuade Gov. Jindal to reconsider tax plan

Dozens of pastors, priests and clergymen from across the state came together again to speak out against Governor Jindal's tax reform plan. This time they came with hard numbers.

WANTED: Accused murder caught on camera in separate shooting hours earlier

An 18-year-old is wanted by police for two separate shooting incidents in the same day. The last incident resulted in the murder of three people in a public park.

Lafayette man arrested for aggravated incest

A Lafayette man was arrested today for allegedly making inappropriate sexual contact with a family member. The Lafayette Police Department was first notified of the incident on March 15. The agency launched an investigation.

UL's new Athletics Master Plan making difference for the university

It's an exciting time to be a ragin cajun.  The athletic facilities master plan is complete, and some people say it's the most important thing the athletics department has done in fifty years.

WANTED: Woman accused of printing fake money out of camper in Henderson

Deputies are seeking a woman after they discovered equipment used to make counterfeit money and printed bills in her home.

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains.

Demand for food assistance remains high at Louisiana’s food banks

According to the Louisiana Food Bank Association, demand for emergency food assistance statewide remains high while food and financial resources for the state’s five food banks are dwindling.