Local News

Hurdles For Hope: Track star Lolo Jones to help youth with incarcerated loved ones

 Students around the Capital City got to hear from former LSU and current U.S. track star Lolo Jones.

Lafayette man dies during brawl at barber shop

A Lafayette man died yesterday after he was stabbed in the ribcage during an argument at a barber shop.

Legislators discuss health insurance privatization

Legislators discussed the potential privatization of health insurance for 62,000 state workers today. It was a hot button issue but they did not make a decision.

Boustany and Landry meet for debate

On The Political front here in Acadiana the race for the Third Congressional District has been pretty heated and for all the talks of a debate between frontrunners Charles Boustany and Jeff Landry that debate finally happened.

Rayville man admits to downloading child porn

 On Wednesday, Oct. 31, investigators assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested Christopher S. Browning, 27, of Rayville for possession of child pornography.

Justifiable Homicide: Wife will not face charges for stabbing husband

A 38-year-old man from New Orleans East was allegedly stabbed by his wife during an argument. Although he died as a result of that injury, officials have not filed charges against her.

Shots fired near student housing on LSU Eunice campus

Two separate shootings occurred early this morning around the student housing on the LSU Eunice campus.

LSU Basketball Coach Johnny Jones updates media on Tiger team

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones met with the media on Wednesday in preparation for Monday night’s exhibition game against the University of Arkansas-Monticello scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Maravich Assembly Center.

Investigation: Body found in trunk of abandoned car

 The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a dead body that was found in the trunk of an abandoned car.

BRPD officer booked on more charges

 An East Baton Rouge Police Officer accused of forging misdemeanor summons is facing more charges this evening.