Statewide News

Search ends for missing crew-member

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing crewmember, Friday, who fell overboard from a 750-foot oil tanker 150 miles offshore Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico. Missing is Feng Li, 31.

Lafayette Boy Scouts are Rescue!

UPDATED -- Last night it was an emotional as the six scouts and two scoutmasters saw their loved ones for the first time since leaving for a camping trip last Wednesday.

Phase 1 of Artificial Reef Complete

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has successfully completed the first phase of the conversion of the old Twin Spans into artificial reef habitat.

13-year-old boy in critical condition after being hit by a car

In Iberia Parish, a 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car. Deputies say the boy stepped off a sidewalk on Bank Street and a pickup truck ran him over.

Lafayette man says hype around Edwards is too much

Many were excited for the release of former governor Edwin Edwards, but not everyone. One local man says the hype surrounding the 83-year-old's future is too much.

Edwin Edwards Released from Prison

BATON ROUGE (Fox 15) - Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards has been released from a federal prison in Oakdale, LA. He's now at a Baton Rouge halfway house.

New Orleans cop found guilty in Katrina shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA--- A former New Orleans cop is found guilty in the death of an unarmed man. David Warren was convicted of manslaughter after prosecutors said he fatally shot a man in the back outside a strip mall five years ago.

Lafayette lawyer, former LSU player dies

LAFAYETTE, LA --- Mickey Mangham, a Lafayette attorney and former LSU football standout, died Thursday morning. Mangham played football for the LSU Tigers from 1958-1960.

Candidate challenges opponent to cage fight

The U.S. Senate race got a little more interesting on Wednesday.

Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

On September 8, 2010, at approximately 8:50 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 2007 Johnston Street regarding an armed robbery.