Statewide News

Edwin Edwards Released from Prison

BATON ROUGE (Fox 15) - Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards has been released from a federal prison in Oakdale, LA. He's now at a Baton Rouge halfway house.

New Orleans cop found guilty in Katrina shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA--- A former New Orleans cop is found guilty in the death of an unarmed man. David Warren was convicted of manslaughter after prosecutors said he fatally shot a man in the back outside a strip mall five years ago.

Lafayette lawyer, former LSU player dies

LAFAYETTE, LA --- Mickey Mangham, a Lafayette attorney and former LSU football standout, died Thursday morning. Mangham played football for the LSU Tigers from 1958-1960.

Candidate challenges opponent to cage fight

The U.S. Senate race got a little more interesting on Wednesday.

Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

On September 8, 2010, at approximately 8:50 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 2007 Johnston Street regarding an armed robbery.

Victims identified in Lake Charles quadruple murder

Investigators have released the identities of all four victims found murdered in a trailer park near Lake Charles.

Well continues to spill oil in Assumption Parish

An exploratory oil and gas well continues to spew on Monday.

6 LA teen drowning victims identified

Six teen-agers who drowned while swimming in the Red River on Monday have now been identified.

Crews expect to start plugging well permanently soon

Crews in the Gulf could begin the process to permanently plug the busted well as early as Monday night.

Residents rally at Cajundome

Lafayette was the site for thousands of residents as they packed the Cajundome for today's rally for economic survival. The rally's goal was to build pressure to lift a federal moratorium on deepwater drilling.