Police believe DNA evidence has closed an unsolved rape case

A jury convited James Stubblefield, 54, on an aggravated rape charge. The case began all the way back in 1994.

Lafayette could see more representation

That is according to Senate Secretary, Glenn Koepp. The population in Lafayette Parish grew by over 31,000 people between years 2000 and 2010.

A security officer charged with bringing drugs into Angola

The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office said 21 year old Darius Montgomery of Woodville, Mississippi was arrested after contraband was found earlier last week.

BP has paid out the first installment to help tourism

BP has paid out the first five million dollars to reviatalize the state's tourism. It is part of an agreement that calls for BP to give Louisiana 30 million dollars over 18 months.

For the sixth time this year, fares are on the way up

The reason behind the hike is rising jet fuel prices. Though the increase is not that much, it still adds up for the airlines.

It's almost time for the Fox 15 Independent Parade

It's crunch time for all Mardi Gras float riders as the parades have started and will continue to roll through Mardi Gras day Tuesday.

Authorities looking for felony theft suspect

A warrant has been issued by the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office for a man accused of stealing $10,000 worth of electric motors and metal.

Jindal speaks out about allegations surrounding his wife's charity

Governor Bobby Jindal is taking some time out to talk about allegations surrounding his wife's charity. An article in the New York Times tries to connect Governor Jindal with Supriya Jindal's Whiteboard Foundation.

New system to inform the public of prison escape

The Department of Corrections has a new system to let people know if there is ever an escape. The system comes from Firstcall Emergency Notification. They are based in Baton Rouge.

Safety concerns for parades this weekend

The Lafayette Police Department have some concerns about Mardi Gras parades this weekend.  The first big problem according to police are the barricades.