Local News

Lafayette Parish President's proposed fiscal year budget approved

City Parish President Joey Durel's proposed budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year has been approved.

First case of West Nile in five years reported in Acadiana

As most of the country deals with an uprecendented number of West Nile Virus cases, here in Acadiana we have been unaffected until now. The Louisiana State Health Department reported a West Nile Virus case in Lafayette.

LSU’S game against Towson to kickoff at 6:00 p.m. on ESPNU

LSU will play a fourth straight night game in Tiger Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 29 as ESPNU will televise the Tigers’ non-conference game against Towson, the Southeastern Conference announced on Monday.

L'auberge Baton Rouge to host benefit concert for OLOL Children's Hospital

 L’Auberge Baton Rouge will host a private concert to benefit Our Lady of the Lake’s Children’s Hospital.

Cyclist struck by a vehicle on LSU’s campus

 A man riding a bicycle was struck by a car near Patrick Taylor Hall (College of Engineering) at around noon today. EMS reports that he was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Police looking for wallet thief

The Rayne Police Department needs the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who stole a wallet out of a vehicle in the 800 block of The Boulevard. The incident occurred on September 17 during the afternoon hours.

Officials feel evacuation plan was executed well, but will look to improve on future plans

 Students living in campus dorms were finally given the green light to move back in just before 7:00 Monday night.

Gas prices still high, even after Labor Day

Gas prices continue to remain high across the country, including Louisiana.

Shreveport woman caught with her hand in the 'cookie' jar

A Shreveport woman was arrested for allegedly reselling stolen cookie dough and chocolate from a fund raising company.

Lake Charles man arrested for stealing from his employer

On September 13, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a store on W. Prien Lake Road in Lake Charles regarding an employee stealing from the company.