Local News

Department of Children and Family Services announces new Faith in Families Initiative

Currently there are 511 children in foster care in the Acadiana-area.

Missing school teacher captured on surveillance leaving alone in her vehicle

Surveillance video captured the school teacher who went missing after a night out in New Orleans. The new evidence paints a better picture for investigators about where to look next.

Thief fills crawfish orders with stolen product from local farms

A Jennings man was arrested after he was busted stealing live crawfish from a local farmer. Investigators say he takes orders for the mud bugs from people in the community and has been doing so for years.

Festival International de Louisiane announces 2013 Louisiana International Music Expo

Festival International de Louisiane is hosting the annual Louisiana International Music Expo (LIME) on Friday, April 26 at the Blue Moon Saloon located at 315 E.Convent Street.

Saints agree to terms with WR Courtney Roby

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with unrestricted free agent wide receiver Courtney Roby.

Jindal chides GOP's 'obsession with zeroes' in budget battles

The current Republican Party is distracted by the constant battles in Washington over the bloated federal debt, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told a gathering of conservative activists Friday.

Cajuns close out homestand against Tulane and Samford

The Ragin’ Cajuns men’s tennis team closes out its three-match homestand with in-state rival Tulane and No.61 Samford at Cajuns Courts starting on Saturday.  

Woman busted attempting to smuggle prohibited items to prisoner

A 41-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly attempted to smuggle prohibited contraband to an inmate.

Acadiana Komen fundraiser Race for the Cure needs more to register

The Komen Acadiana foundation started setting up for tomorrow's event early today setting up tents for all of the events that will take place.  A survivor ceremony will kick off tomorrow's event at 8:00.  The one mile gro