Local News

Baby scalded with water, couple faces charges

A New Iberia couple was arrested and accused of severely burning a 13-month-old baby with scalding water.

Craig's List user robbed by 2 gunmen

On Wednesday, at approximately 2:00 am, a 32-year-old male victim of Youngsville drove to the 100-block of South Washington Street to meet a female he met on the website Craig’s List.

Leaders meet in D.C. to reflect on Gulf spill

Lawmakers and oil spill experts returned to Washington D.C. to talk about the lessons learned from the BP oil disaster.

Convenience store robbed at knifepoint

On September 21, 2010, at approximately 6:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 1111 Mudd Avenue (Circle K) regarding an armed robbery. A black male suspect entered the store and approached the clerk with a knife.

Authorities release name of stabbing victim

Detectives have released the name of the stabbing victim as 14-year-old Joseph Nelson of Lafayette.   Previous News Releases: UPDATE: Juvenile Arrested in Homicide

Battle Wings leaving town

The Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings are heading out of town. The Battle Wings are leaving the CenturyTel Center and heading to New Orleans to become the Voodoo.

UL enrollment at an all-time high

The Advertiser reports enrollment at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette is at its highest since the school ended open enrollment in 1999.

Large fire destroys business

A massive fire destroyed a local business Sunday around 2 p.m.. Several fire stations responded to the alarm at Advance Products & Systems on Asset Avenue in Scott.

Officials trying to determine cause of weekend fire

The cause of a fire at Advance Products and Systems Saturday is still under investigation. The fire started at one of the company's warehouses, but quickly spread to surrounding buildings.

DA's office looking into officer involved shooting

A police shooting in Arnaudville is now in the hands of the St. Landry Parish District Attorney's Office.