Cajuns football coach steps down

As the Cajun football season comes to a close, Coach Rickey Bustle held true to his word, winning against the Monroe Warhawks.

Autopsy rules foul play out in suspicious death case

As a result of information received from the autopsy report, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have ruled out foul play regarding the suspicious death incident.

Teen arrested for alleged robbery

On Saturday at approximately 10:00 p.m., a 15-year-old male was walking near the area of Heather Oak Drive, when an older model maroon Pontiac stopped in front of him.

Gulf Coast hopes for post-spill boom from retirees

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – For all the oil spill claims and cleanup work by BP, retirees from the North may be the best survival bet for some Gulf Coast resort towns this winter.

Stocks slide on worries over Korea, European debt

NEW YORK – Stocks sank during Friday's shortened session as jittery traders were afraid to commit to any holdings ahead of the weekend amid lingering uncertainty surrounding Europe's debt troubles and North Korea's war threats

Steele on thin ice at helm of Republican Party

WASHINGTON – A significant bloc of Republican National Committee members wants embattled chairman Michael Steele to step aside, but the rank and file have failed to settle on a clear alternative, according to Associated Press interviews w

NKorea warns region is on brink of war

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea – North Korea warned Friday that U.S.-South Korean plans for military maneuvers put the peninsula on the brink of war, and appeared to launch its own artillery drills within sight of an island it showered wi

Off duty officer foils armed robbery

LAFAYETTE, LA --- On November 24, 2010, at approximately 9:30 pm, Lafayette Police responded to a parking lot in the 500 block of Jefferson Street regarding an armed robbery.

Thanksgiving sales bring shoppers, grumbles

NEW YORK – Not all Americans tucked into turkey with their families on Thanksgiving. Some were out shopping, hitting sales ahead of the crowds expected Friday.

US cracks down on fake pot as public health hazard

WASHINGTON – Cracking down on fake pot, the government began emergency action Wednesday to outlaw five chemicals used in herbal blends to make synthetic marijuana.