Historic Lafayette Building to be Torn Down

A downtown Lafayette landmark will be gone before the end of the year. The old Federal Courthouse sits at the corner of East Main Street and Fefferson. The building used to be Lafayette's main post office, but has been vacant for some time.

U.S. Taxpayers Pay Millions to Keep Despots Safe at U.N.

When the despots of the world roll into New York on Wednesday for the annual meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, American taxpayers will pay a hefty price — at least $20 million — to ensure their safety.

Stadiums, Hotels, Warehouses Eyed in Terror Plot Probe

Federal counterterrorism officials warned local police to patrol stadiums, hotels and entertainment complexes for suspicious activity after the arrest of a Colorado man suspected of a far-reaching terror plot.

Ahmadinejad Recruited Sanctions Buster in NYC, Docs Show

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad played a hands-on role in helping one of his New York party guests commit the felony of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran.

ACORN Worker in Video Reported Couple to Police

Police say a worker with the activist group ACORN who was caught on video giving advice about human smuggling to a couple posing as a pimp and a prostitute had reported the incident to authorities.

Toddler Among 6 Killed as Storms Drench Southeast

Surging floodwaters ripped apart a west Georgia trailer home, drowning a 2-year-old boy swept from his father's arms.

Remains of Missing BYU Student Found 5 Years Later

Five years after college student Brooke Wilberger disappeared, a man has pleaded guilty to her murder and directed police to her remains.

UL Lafayette Falls Short to LSU

The UL Ragin' Cajuns fell short this weekend to the LSU Tigers. UL players and coaches say they were disappointed with the 31-3 loss against the Tigers. They say, chalk it up to missed opportunities and poor execution. Coach Ricky Bustle sai