Drunk drivers make Mardi Gras Louisiana's deadliest holiday

Officials say drunk drivers have made Mardi Gras Louisiana's deadliest holiday. In 2009, 22 people were killed in car crashes and 70% of those invovled alcohol.

One mother says she feels lucky to be alive

In Iberia Parish, a mother says she feels lucky to be alive. That after four gunmen ransacked her home, while she was there alone with her two small children. This happened on the 500-block of Dayg Street.

A Lafayette man is locked up after he allegedly vandalized two churches

Brian Crimiel, an African American, is accused of spray painting hateful, anti-black messages on The Immactulate Heart of Mary Catholic Church this weekend and St. James Baptist Church back on February 13th.

Lafayette's Jacee Badeaux wows American Idol judges in New Orleans

UPDATED - Unfortunately Louisiana's Jacee Badeaux did not make it into American Idol's top twenty-four Thursday night. Acadiana is still very proud of the Lafayette Lion.

A new way of voting for American Idol

Starting this week, fans will have three ways to vote for their favorite idol. It is the first time television's biggest show will allow voters to log onto americanidol.com to place their votes online.

Even higher prices at the pump

$3.20 is the price of gas in Louisiana. That is up twenty cents since the start of last week. The cheapest gas right at the three dollar mark.

This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrest report

This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrest report for February 28, 2011. Rogers Malveaux, age 33, 212 White Oak Road, Washington, La., arrested for Simple Battery.

Well-known Acadiana artist makes a special delivery to a Baton Rouge school

George Rodrigue presented a year's worth of art supplies to Dufrocq Elementary School. As an extra treat, he stayed to teach the students how to use the art supplies.

It's time for boxing!

UPDATED -- The Louisiana State Golden Gloves championships are this weekend! This is the fourth straight year that Lafayette has hosted the annual tournment that will showcase the states best amateur boxers.

UL baseball team is set for a three game series

The UL baseball team is set for a three game series with the Siena Saints. The home team with a slow start, wins only two of its' first five games. Fan support has been incredible!