Local News

Youngs Middle School receives potential threat

It was a scary morning at an area middle school when the principal got a call from a parent saying she thinks her stepson brought a gun to school.

Pineville Indian site being dug up by amateur archaeologists

Amateur archaeologists are working for the U.S. forest service to dig up an ancient Indian site in Pineville.

Hurricane Isaac victims still uninformed on how to get help

Fema has found that lots of people still do not know how to get help, 6 weeks after Hurricane Isaac so they are going door to door to tell people that there are still recovery centers where they can go to get answers.

J turns being put in at Lafayette intersections

The Department Of Transportation's project is putting in j-turns near the intersections of University and "Siri" Kaliste Saloom, Southpark, Morgan Street and Albertson Parkway

Thibodaux bomb threat caller wanted by local, parish and state agencies

Local, parish, and state agencies are working to find the person responsible for calling in threats to schools and the police department. All public and private schools in Thibodaux had to be evacuated today.

Lafayette Sheriffs Office looking into whereabouts of Keiosha Felix

The Lafayette Sheriff's Office is still looking for clues about where Keiosha Felix might be.

Overnight fire destroys home that was under construction

A house that was under construction caught fire early this morning. Fortunately, no one was injured.

Man stashes stolen items, drugs in home with 3-year-old child

 A man was arrested after detectives found illegal drugs, a firearm and stolen items in his home. We’re told a 3-year-old child was in the home with him at the time the warrant was executed.

Armed robber pulls out semi-automatic gun, police seek suspect

 Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve an armed robbery.

Thibodaux schools evacuated due to threats, parish schools on lock-down

Grade schools in the city of Thibodaux are currently being evacuated due to a threatening phone call that was made earlier this morning.