Local News

Acadiana Copper Thief Caught

An Acadiana copper thief has been caught.   The St. Landry Sheriff's Office says Walter Clyde Ryder was booked on theft charges in the Melville area.

Two Day Mikey Open Golf Tournament Takes Place In Lafayette

There is nothing like a day on the golf course.  Here in South Louisiana a nice golf course isn't hard to find which means finding a great tournament-is just as easy. 

UL Football Team Holds Media Day At UL Lafayette

They are just a few weeks away from their first game of the season and the Rajin' Cajuns are rarin' to go. Today was Media Day for the UL football team.

Back-to-school week in south Louisiana!

Well it's back-to-school week all across south Louisiana. While kids in St. Helena Parish went back to school today, most everyone else will be in class by the end of the week.

VIDEO INCLUDED: Kilgore police searching for cross-dressing robber

 Kilgore Police are investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred Saturday, August 4, 2012.

Bayou Classic launches new fan-focused website

 The Bayou Classic team unveiled a new website today in anticipation of this year’s series of events starting Thursday, November 22, 2012.

Woman charged with prostitution after gunfire erupts in alleyway

A Shreveport woman is booked for prostitution after gunfire interrupted in an alleyway meeting.

Victim of Tigerland shooting dies; suspect charges upgraded to first-degree murder

The victim who was shot in the head during a robbery at his home in the Tigerland area died over the weekend.

Armed robbers strike Shreveport dollar store

Police detectives are working to identify and apprehend a pair of suspects who robbed a west Shreveport dollar store this morning.

Kentwood man stabs his brother several times during argument about family matters

A Kentwood man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed his brother several times with a pocket knife.