Local News

New business creating jobs

A new Louisiana business in Zachary is expected to create about 60 new direct jobs within the year and even more than that over time.

Rams ready for round 2

Several area high school football teams are fighting for one more game that will hopefully lead to the New Orleans Superdome and the state finals.

Alleged shooter caught by police

On Wednesday, Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department arrested 23-year-old Jeremy Lee White without incident and charged him with attempted 1st degree murder.

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.