Cajun basketball star Elfrid Payton goes in the first round of the NBA Draft

Former UL Ragin Cajuns men's basketball standout Elfrid Payton made history last night in the NBA draft.

LCG and LPD moving forward with amended "junk vehicle" ordinance

Lafayette City-Parish Government has amend the "junked vehicle" ordinance. The new amendments, which were passed of few months ago, are an effort to revive blighted areas of the community.

Shooting in Verdunville leaves man in hospital

One man is in the hospital after an apparent shooting in Verdunville.

Does cereal have too many vitamins for kids?

Most parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much?

58-year-old man robs Circle K in New Iberia with knife

A 58-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly robbed a convince store in New Iberia.

Obamacare = opportunity for insurers

For insurers, Obamacare spells opportunity: They are flocking to sell more policies on more state exchanges for 2015.

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

The super circus heroes come to the rescue. Local authors participate in a book signing. The blind boys of Alabama spread the good news. These are the good times in the area this weekend. 

Opelousas Police arrest homicide suspect

Opelousas, LA - OPD investigators just arrested 19 year old Traylon Batiste of Opelousas for the murder of Donnie Sam.

Shooting arrest in Opelousas

Opelousas, LA - Last evening OPD investigators arrested 24 year old Darrell Harris of 814 E. Blanchard st Opel. in reference to shots fired on June 13, 2014 at 859am in the 900 block of East Jefferson St.

Police find search on hot car deadliness on Georgia dad's computer, source says

Police have released few details about their investigation into the death of a 22-month-old Georgia boy who spent seven hours inside a sweltering SUV and their decision to charge the father with murder.