Local News

Unattended meat smoker caused $160 thousand in damages to home

A Baton Rouge couple is lucky to be alive after St. George Firefighters say a meat smoker caught fire damaging their home. Firefighters say it happened around 10:15 Saturday night in the 9500 block of Cal Road in Baton Rouge.

Police: Shooting in Crowley may have been retaliation for homicide

 Police believe a shooting that happened over the weekend in Crowley may have been retaliation for a murder that occurred two days prior.

Bowlers in pink play to banish breast cancer

All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge turned pink to help raise money for breast cancer research and treatments. Around 500 people showed up to score a strike in the 3rd Annual Pink Ribbon Bowl.

First for Louisiana: Baton Rouge brings home Bachelor of the Year award

 A Baton Rouge lawyer is coming home tonight with a new title: Bachelor of the Year. Ryan Chenevert won a national contest held by Cosmopolitan Magazine.

Acadiana race car driver having great year

 In racing news Acadianas own race car driver, Buster Graham has had a great year so far but what's next for Buster? Earlier tonight he hopped in car number 88 for the Kansas Lottery race in Kansas City

Basketball season fast approaching

Football season is still going strong but basketball is right around the corner.

Eric Church countryfies Cajundome

It was a good night for country music fans last night. The cowboy boots came out as country fans around Acadiana gathered in the Cajundome to check out Eric Church, Kip Moore and Justin Moore.

Chemical day to be celebrated Saturday

The semi annual household chemical day it is your chance to safely dispose of chemical's like paint, poison and other cleaners.

Louisiana Congressional race heating up

The race for the 3rd Congressional seat and the candidates are busy on the campaign trail. representative Jeff Landry took some time to answer students' questions over at UL today.

Man arrested in only his underwear who died identified

The man who passed away after police say he was caught harassing hotel guests wearing only his underwear has been identified as 48 year old Cleveland Green of Lafayette.