Police believe drugs are behind an overnight shooting

Crowley police said around 9:00pm Wednesday night on the 200 block of North Avenue Brandon Comeaux, 32, was shot in the head and thigh. Comeaux is in critical condition as of last night.

Lafayette police crack down on underage drinking!

Investigators said their undercover agent was able to buy liquor from these stores because the clerks never asked for an ID! A total of 33 stores were checked during this undercover buy operation.

Louisiana's district lines have been redrawn but the new map still has not been finalized

The U.S. Department of Justice has to ok it before it becomes official. Although both the House and Senate approved the final map, members of the Black Caucus said it is illegal!

With the final days to file taxes, comes all sorts of freebies

Today Arby's is serving up free french fries with a coupon printed from their website. On Monday, Chili's will give a free appetizer or dessert with a coupon on facebook.

The Special Session is done and the district lines are set!

After more than three weeks of fireworks lawmakers were able to reach an agreement on how to redraw Louisiana's Congressional map. The map decreases the number of districts in the state from seven to six.

The one year anniversary of the worst oil spill in history approaches

According to state leaders there is still so much to do. Senator Mary Landrieu announced almost two million dollars is coming to the state from a grant from the Department of Commerce.

Traffic along I-49 will move a little faster in coming weeks

DOTD said they will be increasing the speed limit from 70 to 75 along rural portions of the interstate located in Desoto, Natchitoches, Avoyelles, Rapides, St. Landry and Evangeline Parishes.

Police need help finding suspects that broke into eight businesses

Police are trying to track down whoever broke into eight Lafayete businesses Wednesday night. Investigators have surveillance photos from one of those break- ins.

Unsettled finish to federal trial of Barry Bonds.

Bonds was found guilty of obstruction of justice yesterday. But a jury failed to reach a verdict on three other counts that he lied to a grand jury in 2003 when he specifically denied that he knowingly used steroids.

Rayne's plea for help rejected

There is still no word on if Rayne will get any federal money for their tornado damage. The city's plea for disaster aid was rejected. Eighty percent of the homes that were destroyed were uninsured.