Blown well in Gulf close to being sealed

Officials say mud has plugged the blown out well in the Gulf of Mexico.

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.

3 found dead in apparent murder-suicide

A family of 3 was found shot to death in Rayne. Police are calling it a murder-suicide. Authorities say a husband, wife and their 9-year-old daughter were found in their house Sunday afternoon.

Authorities invite Lafayette to 'National Night Out'

On Tuesday, August 3, 2010, residents throughout Lafayette Parish are invited to join forces with the Lafayette Police Department, the Lafayette Sheriffs Office and thousands of communities nationwide for the “Annual National Night Out.&r

Back to school sale around the corner

The annual sales tax holiday is set for the first weekend in August. The holiday will take place August 6th and 7th. The sale helps parents save some money on back to school shopping.  

Surrey bridge repairs on schedule

Emergency repairs to the Surrey Street bridge continue on schedule. Officials are hoping to have the work finished by August 12.

Fight night in Lafayette

Lafayette and the Acadiana area has had a long history with the sport of boxing. Saturday night the boxing continues at the Rayne Civic Center.

Fire station reopens in Lafayette

After overcoming design and funding problems, Lafayette Fire Station No. 4 reopened Tuesday. It had been closed nearly three years. The new building cost the city $1.4 million to build.  

Chord Overstreet signs up for 'New Directions'

Newcomer Chord Overstreet (“iCarly”) joins the ranks at McKinley as a high school athlete who starts off as Finn’s protégé but becomes his competition.