First-ever "American Idol" online auditions


Lafayette lawyer, former LSU player dies

LAFAYETTE, LA --- Mickey Mangham, a Lafayette attorney and former LSU football standout, died Thursday morning. Mangham played football for the LSU Tigers from 1958-1960.

Battle Wings leaving town

The Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings are heading out of town. The Battle Wings are leaving the CenturyTel Center and heading to New Orleans to become the Voodoo.

UL enrollment at an all-time high

The Advertiser reports enrollment at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette is at its highest since the school ended open enrollment in 1999.

Large fire destroys business

A massive fire destroyed a local business Sunday around 2 p.m.. Several fire stations responded to the alarm at Advance Products & Systems on Asset Avenue in Scott.

Officials trying to determine cause of weekend fire

The cause of a fire at Advance Products and Systems Saturday is still under investigation. The fire started at one of the company's warehouses, but quickly spread to surrounding buildings.

DA's office looking into officer involved shooting

A police shooting in Arnaudville is now in the hands of the St. Landry Parish District Attorney's Office.

Candidate challenges opponent to cage fight

The U.S. Senate race got a little more interesting on Wednesday.

Longview man sentenced for child pornography

TYLER, Texas — A 43-year-old Longview, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Body found in river

The body of Bobby Lindsey was found around noon Wednesday in the Vermilion River. A resident reportedly saw the body along Seafood Lane in Lafayette while he was cutting grass.