Local News

Train hits pedestrian in Lafayette

A 59-year-old man was hit by a westbound Amtrack train while attempting to cross the railroad tracks at North Loop Monday afternoon. The impact reportedly threw the man 50 feet.

Man wanted for armed robbery of Lafayette bar

Lafayette police are investigating the robbery of a bar in the 1500 block of Surrey Street. On Sunday, Dec. 8, around 11:00 p.m., a man entered the bar with a mask over his face and carrying a pistol.

UPDATE: One suspect arrested in sandwich shop Robbery

On Saturday, Dec. 7, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department arrested Joshua Babineaux, 28, of Lafayette, and charged him with Armed Robbery.

UPDATE: Simple robbery suspect turns himself in

Police have identified the suspect in the simple robbery case as Ricky Huval, 54, of Abbeville. Huval turned himself into authorities Sunday morning, Dec. 8. He was questioned by authoriteis and charged with Simple Robbery. 

Suspect sought for two daytime robberies in Lafayette

A suspect is wanted in connection with two daytime robberies in Lafayette. In both incidents, the suspect entered the business with a white or light colored shirt covering his face and produced a handgun.

Lafayette Police investigate weekend shooting

On Saturday, Dec. 7, a 40-year-old man from California was standing outside of an apartment complex in the 200 block of Rue Royale at approximately 1:00 a.m.

Police arrest Scott man for beating wheelchair-bound girlfriend

A Scott man has been arrested for assaulting his wheelchair-bound girlfriend.

Suspect Sought in Robbery of Juvenile Victim

A 19-year-old suspect is wanted for the robbery of a juvenile victim in Lafayette. Police responded to an armed robbery in the 1200 block of Moss Street on Dec. 5 at about 4:45 p.m.

Cold front brings airline delays

This weather front has finally hit our area, and it's effecting more than the temperature.  Flight cancellations have been rampant in certain parts of the south, Dallas for sure.  As the front pulls through more can be expected.&n

Scott police seek home invasion suspects

On Tuesday Dec. 3, Scott residents in the 200 block of Des Jacques alerted police that three men armed with handguns and wearing masks were forcing their way into the residence.