Local News

Louisiana Native Back In Nathan's Famous Hotdog Eating Contest

A Louisiana guy named Adrian Morgan from Baton Rouge is back in Nathan's Famous Hotdog Eating contest.

Louisiana Firework Makers To Remain Open Till Midnight Tonight

The folks at Louisiana fireworks will have this tent open till midnight and also all day tomorrow. They are located on the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Cameron.  

Pete Rose Visits Baton Rouge

Louisiana baseball fans had a chance to meet baseball legend Pete Rose. The games' all-time leader in hits spent part of his day Sunday and Monday signing stuff in Baton Rouge.

Lafayette Police Officer Accused Of Battery Turns Self In

Jackie Hagan the former Lafayette police officer accused of sexual battery has turned himself in. This comes after Pamela Harris the woman who claims she was battered last November filed a lawsuit yesterday.

Member Of Wellknown Lafayette Family Shot

A member of a well known Lafayette family is the victim of a violent crime today.  

Health Care Scammer Pleads Guilty

Prosecutors call it the biggest case of Healthcare fraud in US history.   The giant drug company Glaxosmithkline plead guilty to promoting illegal use of its drugs for diabetes, depression, and other disorders.

Eunice Man Faces First Degree Feticide and Domestic Battery Charges

Out of the Eunice area Norman Ceasar the second is accused of choking and beating his pregnant girlfriend after she caught him with another woman.

Victim Of Taco Bell Shooting Identified

The man who was shot to death outside a Taco Bell early yesterday has been identified as nineteen year old Frederick Joseph of New Iberia. Another man a twenty three year old is expected to be ok after he was shot.

Lafayette Voice Coach Wins Baton Rouge Idol

A Lafayette voice coach is the new Baton Rouge Idol.

French Ambassador Visits Louisiana

For the past two days, the French Ambassador to the United States, Francois Delattre made a high profile trip touring Acadiana. While he was here he was able to get a taste of the area's unique culture.