Local News

3 alleged purse thieves caught

On Wednesday at approximately 10:30 p.m., two 16-year-old female victims were walking near the entrance of a business in the 4400 block of Ambassador Caffery, when they were approached by three people.

Authorities arrest alleged Dollar General robber

On Wednesday at approximately 7:30 p.m., Lafayette police were called to the 4300 block of Moss Street regarding an armed robbery.

Death of doctor shocks community

The New Iberia and Acadiana area are still in shock as word spread of the death of Dr. Robert Chastant.

UL introduces new head football coach

It was an exciting day for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette community as a new head football coach was officially announced.

FBI, local authorities investigating possible hate crime

The FBI and Lafayette area law enforcement are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual(s) responsible for the burning of a car at the Islamic Center of Lafayette.

Police looking for weekend gunman

On Friday at approximately 7:50 p.m., a disturbance was reported in the 100 block of Van Buren between several individuals.

New technique will increase oyster harvest

A new technique could change the future of oyster farming in Louisiana.

Arrest made in armed robbery

LAFAYETTE, LA --- On December 9, 2010, at approximately 3:30 am, Lafayette Police responded to an apartment complex, located at 90 North Luke Street, regarding an armed robbery.

Police conduct underage alcohol buy operation

LAFAYETTE, LA --- On December 9, 2010, Lafayette Police conducted an underage alcohol buy operation targeting convenience stores within the City of Lafayette.

"Food for Families" a success

It's been a tradition for 24 years, the annual Food Net "Food for Families" drive that took place Wednesday.