Local News

Shreveport Olympian departs for London

Met by family and friends at his departure, Kendrick Farris, a weightlifting Olympian from Shreveport, left for the London games Thursday, July 19 in the afternoon from the Shreveport Regional Airport.

Woman pulls butcher knife, slashes neighbor during argument

Shreveport authorities have taken a women into custody after she used a butcher knife during a dispute with a neighbor in the Caddo Heights neighborhood.

Ex-con busted trading drugs for rent

The owner of a trailer park in St. Bernard Parish is behind bars for allegedly running an illegal drug operation.

New Orleans Hotel imploded to make way for new University Medical Center

Early risers in Downtown New Orleans woke up to a huge boom Sunday morning. The state imploded the Pallas Hotel also known as the Grand Palace Hotel.

One dead, two injured after tavern shooting in Iberia Parish

One person is dead and two others were sent to the hospital after a shooting incident that happened early this morning at a tavern located in Iberia Parish.

Swamp People open auditions brings out gator hunters

The History Channel's popular show ‘Swamp People’ is looking for a few good gator hunters.

Sixth Annual Gulf Brew Festival To Kick Off Saturday

The sixth annual Gulf Brew kicks off tomorrow at Parc International. The festival will feature over one hundred craft and specialty brews.

Verizon Wireless Opens New Location

Verizon Wireless of Louisiana had some great news to share with customers today.   Not only did they open up their newest location but the wireless carrier just launched 4G LTE data service here in Lafayette.

Lafayette Teacher Accused Of Sexual Misconduct With Student

Thirty year old Blaine Peltier of Lafayette is accused of having sex with a seventeen year old student  which is against the law.  

Four People In Lafayette Arrested On Terrorism Charges

Here in Lafayette four people including a rapper have been arrested on terrorism charges.