Local News

Man arrested for scamming BP

A St. Bernard Parish man is behind bars after officials say he scammed BP.

Suspect in credit card fraud sought

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are attempting to identify a suspect who charged over $3500 worth of merchandise on a stolen credit card in September of 2010.

Oyster season off to a slow start

It's oyster season and some public oyster harvesting grounds opened Monday, but on a much smaller scale than normal.

Man dies after being hit by car

On Friday at approximately 10:12 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of Hazel Street regarding a crash involving a pedestrian.

Traffic stop yields 14 pounds of marijuana

On Thursday at approximately 11:15 p.m., a Lafayette Police K-9 Officer conducted a traffic stop of a Honda Accord eastbound on I-10 near the Louisiana Avenue exit.

Local vet awarded medal of honor

Vets from all over the world were honored for their service on Veterans Day. Across America and in Acadiana, many ceremonies were held for men and woman who have served in the armed forces.

Trial date set for alleged murderer

A trial date has been set for the man accused of murdering two LSU graduate students.

Lafayette police arrest local business woman

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have arrested the owner of A Little Something Extra/Lagniappe, an advertising business, for failing to provide services.

Town votes in favor of 4-day work week

The city of Scott is officially going to a four-day work week after a city council vote. Scott will do business from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. each Monday through Thursday.

Authorities looking for vehicle spotted near murder scene

Investigators with Lafayette Police have requested the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle that was at or around the area where the victim’s vehicle was located.