Local News

Large fire destroys business

A massive fire destroyed a local business Sunday around 2 p.m.. Several fire stations responded to the alarm at Advance Products & Systems on Asset Avenue in Scott.

Officials trying to determine cause of weekend fire

The cause of a fire at Advance Products and Systems Saturday is still under investigation. The fire started at one of the company's warehouses, but quickly spread to surrounding buildings.

DA's office looking into officer involved shooting

A police shooting in Arnaudville is now in the hands of the St. Landry Parish District Attorney's Office.

Body found in river

The body of Bobby Lindsey was found around noon Wednesday in the Vermilion River. A resident reportedly saw the body along Seafood Lane in Lafayette while he was cutting grass.  

Rape reported near I-10 and North University Avenue

On September 8, 2010, at approximately 11:00 am, a 49 year old female victim from Colorado reported that she was attacked and raped near the intersection of North University Avenue and I-10.

Flags fly at half-staff to honor soldiers

Governor Bobby Jindal is ordering flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff this week.

Man dies in Labor Day weekend fire

Officials say a fire killed a Lafayette man over Labor Day weekend.

Lafayette officials recommend 2 new laws

Lafayette officials are recommending two new city laws to decrease congestion and public intoxication.

Durel holds on appointing commisioners for LHA

City-Parish President Joey Durel will not yet appoint a new board of commissioners for the troubled Lafayette Housing Authority. Three appeals against the LHA are currently pending.  

Woman awarded 65K for wrongful committment

Leslie Schilling, who was involuntarily committed to a hospital on the day of her son's funeral 15 years ago, says she has gotten closure.