Statewide News

Senate Approves Twenty Five And A Half Billion Dollar Budget

Today the Senate approved a twenty five and a half billion dollar budget. This proposal returned that two hundred and sixty seven million dollars in one time money the house had said no to weeks ago..

Federal Prosecutors Looking Into New Allegations Against BP

The Wall Street Journal reports federal prosecutors are looking into whether or not BP lied to Congress about how much oil was leaking.

Lafayette Helicopter Pilot Killed In Crash In Gulf Of Mexico

a Lafayette helicopter pilot was killed in a crash in the Gulf Of Mexico. We're told Arturo Lebron's body was found after his aircraft crashed about 35 miles southwest of Grand Isle.

Mickey Shunick search suspended

Volunteers have suspended their search for Mickey Shunick.   The case will now be left up to Lafayette Police and professional search organizations.

Louisiana hurricane prep sales tax holiday this weekend

LOUISIANA — On Saturday and Sunday, Louisiana residents will have a chance to stock up on necessary items to prepare for this hurricane season.

LSU Baseball Team In Alabama For SEC Tournament

The LSU Tiger baseball team was back on the diamond today in Hoover, Alabama for the SEC Tournament.   Paul Mainieri's squad was facing elimination today as they took on the Ole Miss Rebels.

Crazy Alabama Fan Indicted

The Alabama fan who was allegedly caught on cam doing nasty things to an LSU fan was indicted today and formally chaged. Brian Downing now faces one count of sexual battery and one count of obscenity.

Golfers Raise Money For Special Olympics Lousiana

This is the time of the year to get out and enjoy the outdoors. With that comes golf and Acadiana has many fine golf courses and tournments to experience.

Saints Draft Recap

With the 89th overall selection, in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL draft the Saints acquired Defensive Tackle, Akiem Hicks out of The University of Regina, in Canada. Hicks was the first overall pick for New Orleans.

Saints Linebacker Johnathon Vilma say he will fight the NFL issued suspension

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma issued a statement on Wednesday, May 2, after punishments were doled out in the bounty scandal, which accuses players, coaches and the general manager to handing out cash payments for hit