Local News

Louisiana musicians rack up nominations for 2013 Grammy Awards

From the streets of New Orleans to Acadiana Cajun roots, Louisiana is represented well in the nomination list for the 2013 list of Grammy Awards.

Arrest made in counterfeit check case

During the months of September, October and November of 2012, Lafayette Police received reports of several counterfeit checks that were negotiated within the Lafayette area.

Body found in Iberville Canal believed to be Belle Rose robbery victim

Rodriguez is believed to have been shot during a robbery attempt that happened in Belle Rose earlier this week. A second victim involved in the robbery reported the incident to authorities after he managed to escape.

Unrestrained man dies in Allen Parish crash

On December 5, 2012, shortly after 10:00 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 165 about 2 miles north of Kinder in Allen Parish that claimed the life of a man from Oberlin, Louisiana.

Dardenne may run for governor once Jindal's term is up

Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne says he would be more than happy to take over the role of governor once Bobby Jindal's term is up.

Second illegally killed black bear found in Pointe Coupee

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officials are seeking leads for an illegally killed black bear that was found in Pointe Coupee Parish.

St. Landry Parish officials holds Christmas TRIAD

St Landry parish officials held their Christmas TRIAD today at the Yambilee building in Opelousas.

Alice Boucher Elementary celebrates one year anniversary of KidzBANK

Today marked the one year anniversary of KidzBANK at Alice Boucher Elementary.  Capital One Bank started KidzBANK last year and now has this organization in schools across the country.

Fred Dutton charged with Vehicular Homicide

Lafayette police have issued an arrest warrant for the arrest of Fred Dutton, Jr.

WANTED: Deputies seeking whereabouts of accused drug dealer

The St. Martinville Police Department is asking for assistance from the public to locate a man who is wanted to selling drugs.