UPDATE: Suspect arrested in homicide

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have arrested Kenneth Batiste (25) of Lafayette and charged him with 1st Degree Murder. Information and evidence indicates that the motive for the shooting is believed to be drug related.

Authorities identify driver killed in crash

The deceased driver of the car has been identified as Joshua P. Landry, 21,  of Lafayette. The passenger in the car remains in critical condition at a local hospital. The crash remains under investigation.

Police identify man killed in weekend shooting

Investigators with the Lafayette Police Department have identified the victim in this weekends shooting as Randall Joseph Clemons, 45, of Lafayette.

Former candidate endorses Dardenne for lt. governor

With only a month away from the November elections, the first major endorsement for lieutenant governor is in. Former candidate Sammy Kershaw gave his support to Republican Jay Dardenne Friday morning.

Students and faculty protest budget cuts at ULL

Students and faculty across the state continue to protest at their respected universities.

Man arrested for allegedly robbing man at gunpoint

On Tuesday at approximately 10:30 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to 220 Wilkie Street regarding an armed robbery.

Authorities arrest Alleged robber

On Tuesday, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department identified the suspect responsible for the two armed robberies that occurred at 1001 Kaliste Saloom Road.

ULL takes on Ok. State this weekend

The Ragin Cajun football team is back home after winning on the road Saturday against North Texas.

Elections to be decided by runoff

Saturday marked the end of the lieutenant governor's race. State officials have counted the ballots and as expected, a runoff will determine who will take the vacant seat.

Authorities investigating multiple weekend shootings

On Sunday at approximately 3:30 a.m., officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 100 block of Van Buren Drive regarding a shooting.