Local News

Panel concludes BP missed warning signs

A panel investigating the oil rig explosion in the Gulf concluded that BP ignored or missed warning signs.

Meth lab discovered in apartment

On Wednesday at approximately 2:41 am, Lafayette Police responded to an apartment in the 400 block of Guilbeau Road regarding a suspicious circumstance. Officers were advised that illegal drug activity was taking place inside of an apartment.

Man arrested for scamming BP

A St. Bernard Parish man is behind bars after officials say he scammed BP.

Suspect in credit card fraud sought

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are attempting to identify a suspect who charged over $3500 worth of merchandise on a stolen credit card in September of 2010.

Oyster season off to a slow start

It's oyster season and some public oyster harvesting grounds opened Monday, but on a much smaller scale than normal.

Man dies after being hit by car

On Friday at approximately 10:12 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of Hazel Street regarding a crash involving a pedestrian.

Traffic stop yields 14 pounds of marijuana

On Thursday at approximately 11:15 p.m., a Lafayette Police K-9 Officer conducted a traffic stop of a Honda Accord eastbound on I-10 near the Louisiana Avenue exit.

Local vet awarded medal of honor

Vets from all over the world were honored for their service on Veterans Day. Across America and in Acadiana, many ceremonies were held for men and woman who have served in the armed forces.

Trial date set for alleged murderer

A trial date has been set for the man accused of murdering two LSU graduate students.

Lafayette police arrest local business woman

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have arrested the owner of A Little Something Extra/Lagniappe, an advertising business, for failing to provide services.