Local News

Lafayette inmate dies at local hospital

A Lafayette Parish Inmate being held on charges out of Florida died on Thursday, Sept 27, at University Medical Center.

Man injured in North Shreveport shooting

Police are searching for a suspect who goes by the name of Little Nick Nick for his potential role in a shooting that occurred last night in the 600 block of Seneca Trail in Shreveport.

Tensas man arrested for possession of illegal video poker devices

 On September 27, 2012, the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations and the Tensas Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on the premises R & B Lounge in Newellton, Louisiana.

Free at last, Louisiana man is exonerated after 15 years on death row

Cheers, tears, and laughter greeted Damon Thibodeaux as he walked out of Angola Prison... a free man at last.

Independence Mayor charged for incident involving police officer

Independence Mayor Michael Ragusa has been released from jail after turning himself in on public intimidation and other counts involving an incident with an Independence police officer.

New cases of West Nile reported

There is new information out of the Department Of Health And Hospitals today. More cases of West Nile have been reported across the state. 29 cases have been reported in the last week.

Baton Rouge ranks ten in fall allergy capitals of America

For the third year The Weather Channel teamed up with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America to release the top 10 fall allergy capitals of America. Baton Rouge took the number 10 spot.

Celebration of Mickey Shunicks Life scheduled for Saturday

It has been a painful few months for family and friends of Mickey Shunick but tomorrow will be a chance to celebrate her life. The 21 year old UL student went missing back in May.

Annual Holiday Market to be held over the weekend

The 19 Annual Holiday Market called Tinsel and Treasures is scheduled held at the Cajundome Convention Center and was hosted by the Junior League Of Lafayette. The annual fundraiser opened up to a big crowd.

New Orleans safe management to hire new security guards and guest service representatives for Superbowl

We are only in week four of pro football but preps are already well underway in New Orleans for the Superbowl. Safe management says they are planning to hire dozens of unarmed security guards and guest service representatives.