Local News

Breaux Bridge man arrested for casino robbery

Cody Broussard, 29, of Breaux Bridge, LA, is facing Simple Robbery charges after he allegedly robbed the Cash Magic Casino on LA 94 in Breaux Bridge.

SCAM ALERT: Be on alert for 'Rachel from cardholder services'

Rachel has new tricks up her sleeve

Opelousas Man arrested after fatal single vehicle crash in St. Landry Parish

Louisiana State Police are continuing their investigation into a crash on LA Highway 105, north of Krotz Springs, LA, that claimed the life of Judy Stelly, 54, of Opelousas.

Man accused of beating, raping ex-girlfriend in Lafayette

A Lafayette man accused of beating his ex-girlfriend so severely she was left unconscious will appear in a Lafayette Parish courtroom Tuesday morning. Jordan Marcel Carambat, 23, is currently being held in the Lafayette Parish Jail. 

Lafayette man arrested for shooting another man in the thigh

Lafayette Police say Taylor Hebert, 22, turned himself in at the Lafayette Police Department Saturday after a shooting Friday (7/4/2014) night that left a 39 year old man injured. 

Eunice man dies after Iberia Parish crash

Darrel Toepfer, 54, from Eunice, LA, died at 1:20 Friday morning at a Lafayette hospital from injuries he sustained in a crash in New Iberia on Thursday, July 3, 2014. 

LA Senator Bill Cassidy says teen daughter pregnant, report says

The unmarried 17-year-old daughter of conservative Republican congressman and Louisiana Senate candidate Bill Cassidy is pregnant, according to a published report on Thursday.

4th of July firework safety

July fourth weekend in Acadiana could mean barbecues, a day off from work and fireworks! To celebrate independance day, fireworks displays have turned into one of the most popular U.S. traditions.

State Police urging safety on the roadways through this holiday weekend

With the Independence Day holiday falling on a Friday this year, it means a long weekend for us.  Police say long weekends means heavy traffic is likely, so they are urging everyone driving to be prepared, and have a plan.

City officials urge public to stay safe around garbage trucks, service vehicles this summer

Summer has arrived, school is out and vacation time is in full swing.  For parents it's crucial to discuss outdoor safety with children, reminding them to watch for waste trucks while maintaining a safe distance as they play.