Local News

Local businesses concerned about Saints season

There was optimisim heading into the season. but plenty to worry about as well. For Sara Sanders, owner of Purple and Gold and Black and Gold sports shop, rooting for the Saints is not just a hobby, but her livelihood.

Man caught with child porn after dropping off computer at Best Buy

Bossier City Police have arrested a man after files containing child pornography were found on a computer he had dropped off at a local store for maintenance.

Annual Scott Household Hazardous Waste Collection held in Lafayette

As the City Parish Council worked to clean up the budget, one company worked to clean up their city. This weekend was the Annual Scott Househould Hazardous Waste Collection Day.

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.