Boxing coming to town

LAFAYETTE - Live professional boxing is coming to Acadiana. Hometown hero Jarred "The Lethal Weapon" Leblanc, will slug it out for the middleweight title at the Lafayette Hilton Friday. Former boxer "Bad Chad Broussard" is promoting the event.

Evan Hughes, airwave extraordinaire dies at 96

Evan H. Hughes Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2010, in the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers for Evan H. Hughes 96, who died at 6:15 a.m.

Former No. 2 pick Rogers must repay $6.1M to Lions

A judge says former Detroit Lions receiver Charles Rogers must repay $6.1 million to the team.

'New chapter': McNabb ready to win with Redskins

Donovan McNabb was formally introduced Tuesday as the new quarterback of the Washington Redskins.

Man escapes Allen Parish Jail

Authorities are searching for a man who escaped from the Allen Parish Jail. Sheriff's deputies say 21-year-old Courtney L. Hobson of Oakdale escaped Monday. They say got out by running through a door after a visitor was let in.

Vikings' Favre now a grandfather

Brett Favre's 21-year-old daughter Brittany gave birth to a son Tuesday, according to multiple media reports, making the 40-year-old Minnesota Vikings quarterback a grandfather.