Local News

Lafayette police investigate fatal car accident

UPDATE - Traffic investigators have arrested the driver of the white Ford Crown Victoria in yesterday’s fatal crash.

Busy highways throughout holiday weekend brings extra caution to drivers

From enjoying backyard crawfish boils to traveling to the beach or to visit family members, people in Louisiana observe the long Easter weekend in a variety of ways.  The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission and Louisiana State Police remin

Carencro PD arrests Connecticut fugitive

Officers with the Carencro Police Department responded to a phone request in which Carencro PD was asked to assist the FBI and Stanford Connecticut Police Department in attempting to locate a wanted fugitive from Connecticut who was wanted for

Acadia Parish burglary spree halted after traffic stop; man arrested

A crime spree in Acadia Parish came to a halt after a routine traffic stop led to an arrest in St. Landry Parish. Garrett James Miller, 23, of Iota was pulled over after traveling 74 in a 65 mph zone.

Northside High School students meet and greet with cast from Dream Girls

Selected students from Northside High School basked in a glamourous night with the cast of Dream Girls last night.  Iberia Bank and the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana partnered up to give back to the community.  They made an unfo

Study: Louisiana the 37th freest state in U.S.

A study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University shows Louisiana to be the 37th "freest" state.

Napoleonville man arrested with a kilo of cocaine

On Monday, March 25, Assumption Parish Narcotics Agents conducted a traffic stop which led to the discovery of one kilo (1014 grams) of suspected cocaine.

Officials looking for daytime burglars

The St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in gathering any information you might have regarding recent day time break-ins in the Opelousas/Sunset area.

Teenager a stabbing 'victim'; uses incident to lure grandfather away from home to burglarize it

Two men and a juvenile have been arrested in conjunction with a New Iberia burglary.

Recycling Foundation once again accepting material

The Recycling Foundation is once again accepting recyclable material brought by the general public after a recent fire temporarily halted the drop-off operation.