Local News

UL Lafayette enrollment numbers released

With the fall semester in full swing at UL the enrollment numbers for the university were released today.

University Medical Center faces budget cuts

A local hospital is in serious jeopardy and facing another possible budget cut. The University Medical Center has suffered several budget cuts in the past.  

Entergy faces huge bill due to Hurricane Isaac

There is new information from Entergy tonight. The company says Isaac cost them between four hundred and five hundred million dollars! Several communities were without power for days after the storm.

Opelousas criminal arrested for stealing gun and car

Opelousas Police have arrested a man they say broke into a home, stole a gun and then stole their car to get away. 19 year old Jamez Brown admitted to firing two gun shots through the door to get inside.

Search for bomb caller being investigated

The search for a bomb switches to a search for a caller.  Just last Friday three other campuses across the country had bomb threats called in and were also evacuated.

Experts believe Louisiana can avoid trend, costs of rising obesity

A new study shows that Louisiana's waistline is growing, and that it won't slim down any time soon.

Woman injured after gunman fired several shots at her home

A woman was shot Monday night in Iberia Parish after someone fired a gun several times at her home.

Scott Police identify, seeking suspect for cold armed robbery case

On February 12, 2011, Scott City Police were dispatched to a robbery of the Family Dollar Store.

Hurricane Isaac costs Entergy up to $500-million

Entergy reports that Hurricane Isaac cost them between $400 to $500-million. That includes about $80 million in the Baton Rouge area.

Man arrested for burglary in progress

 A Lake Charles man has been arrested for stealing tools out of a homeowner's shed.