"American Idol" announces new judges

Golden Globe-nominated actress, platinum-selling recording artist, movie producer and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez and multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steven Tyler, the frontman of Aer

Police investigate weekend homicides

Lafayette city police officers continue to investigate two deaths that happened over the weekend. Police reported a shooting Saturday morning at the corner of North Pierce and Gilman Street.

Convenience store robbed at knifepoint

On September 21, 2010, at approximately 6:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 1111 Mudd Avenue (Circle K) regarding an armed robbery. A black male suspect entered the store and approached the clerk with a knife.

Brittany Spears guest starring on "Glee"

New Directions performs Britney Spears’ most iconic and memorable songs, including “Toxic,” “…Baby One More Time” and “Me Against The Music,” and the pop princess herself makes a special cameo ap

Authorities release name of stabbing victim

Detectives have released the name of the stabbing victim as 14-year-old Joseph Nelson of Lafayette.   Previous News Releases: UPDATE: Juvenile Arrested in Homicide

"So You Think You Can Dance" season eight auditions begin

FOX has ordered an eighth season of the original dance competition show, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, and auditions for the new season will begin Wednesday, Oct. 13 in Oakland, CA, at the Paramount Theatre of the Arts.

First-ever "American Idol" online auditions

FIRST-EVER “AMERICAN IDOL” ONLINE AUDITIONS BEGIN TODAY EXCLUSIVELY ON MYSPACE

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.

Battle Wings leaving town

The Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings are heading out of town. The Battle Wings are leaving the CenturyTel Center and heading to New Orleans to become the Voodoo.

UL enrollment at an all-time high

The Advertiser reports enrollment at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette is at its highest since the school ended open enrollment in 1999.