Local News

Louisiana candidates beef up campaigns for November sixth election

With the November sixth election just around the corner candidates are beefing up their campaigning. Locally one of the races heating up, is the newly redrawn 3rd Congressional District which covers much of Southwest Louisiana.

Crime prevention in Acadiana Parish going high tech

Crime prevention in one Acadiana Parish has gone high tech. In St.Landry Parish, it's bad news for the bad guys

IRS to offer tax relief for victims of Hurricane Isaac

 Victims of Hurricane Isaac that began on Aug. 26, 2012 in parts of Louisiana may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.

Slidell’s Patriot Day ceremony to include Isaac first responder recognition

When the City of Slidell commemorates Patriot Day on Tuesday, September 11, the program will include an unanticipated addition: recognition for the many first responders and support crews that worked together prior to, during and following Hurr

Ragin Cajuns kick off season with victory over Lamar Cardinals

The 2012 season opened with a 40 to nothing victory over the Lamar Cardinals at Cajun Field. Even though there was a heavy rain before kickoff it didn't keep the fans away.

Attorney Generals urges residents to watch out for contractor fraud following Isaac

 If your home has been damaged by Hurricane Isaac, you are probably in the market for a reputable contractor. However, not all of those who may claim to be able to repair your home are legitimate.

Oil on the coast prompts action, emergency closures from state agencies

Oil related issues are washing up along Louisiana beaches. From wildlife found injured and covered in oil, to tar balls on the shore, officials are keeping their eye on the coast.

EBRSO apprehends escaped work release inmate

UPDATE: Deputies apprehended the work release inmate on Wednesday, Sept. 5 during the morning at a relative's residence after receiving a call from the relative.

Honey Badger's back on campus for fall semester

Former LSU Football star Tyrann Mathieu is now back at LSU, just not back on the football team. The “Honey Badger” enrolled at the university for the fall semester today.

Thibodaux man nearly causes accident, arrested for second DWI

Derrick Brown, 35, has been charged with DWI (2nd), and Stop Sign and Yield Sign Violation just before midnight on Saturday, September 1.