7 Day Forecast 7 Day Forecast

Woman Who Made Off With $50,000 Is Captured

UPDATED -- Investigators said Sherri Doucet Menard was arrested in Shreveport yesterday morning thanks to a tip. Menard is locked up on a $200,000 bond.

National Rifle Association Endorses Jindal For Re-Election

The group promised their support to the Louisiana governor yesterday at Cabella's in Gonzales. The NRA said they stand behind Jindal because of his pro-gun voting record.

Major Motion Picture Shot In Alexandria Premieres Tomorrow

The film is called Escapee. Escapee stars former Fox Prison Break star Dominci Purcell and one of our own, Louisiana's Faith Ford. Ford is known for her days on Murphy Brown and Hope & Faith.

Heavy rain possible

A large Tropical Wave continues to move West-Northwest at 10-15mph through the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. At this time the area remains disorganized with upper level winds not supporting any rapid development.

Two Local Banks To Merge

Mid South Bank bought First Louisiana National Bank out of Breaux Bridge.

Alleged Copper Thief Caught Peddling Away From Crime Scene

Deputies in Iberia Parish said someone reported Charles Kelegan Jr. tampering with electrical poles at West End Park. When the police arrived there, they said Kelegan hopped on his bike and tried to get away.

Acadian Chapter of the Red Cross Needs the Community's Help

Yesterday morning a fire tore through a Lafayette duplex and a house on Daffodil Loop. As a result, nine adults and five children are now homeless.

Americans Observe 6th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina hit on August 29, 2005. Katrina was one of the five deadliest hurricanes to occur within the United States. More than eighteen hundred people died.

Mayor of Opelousas Wants His Senate Seat Back

Don Cravins will challenge incumbent, Elbert Guillory, for the seat in District 24. The two democrats have butted heads over several issues. Guillory has accused Cravins of corruption.

Wright's Arraignment Date Pushed Back

Jeremiah Wright, the man who police said confessed to decapitating his seven year old son, will undergo psychiatric evaluation. Because of this, Wright's arraignment was pushed back by a Lafourche Parish judge.