Voters in Vermilion and Calcasieu parishes have chosen their new District 47 state representative.
February 23, 2019
New Iberia police are on the scene of another shooting on Mississippi Street.
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three men from a raft in Lake Pontchartrain today.
Two men were arrested in connection with a shooting Friday night in New Iberia.
LAFAYETTE – On a special day, which began with a celebration of cancer survivors, Louisiana Women’s Basketball (7-18, 5-6 SBC) could not hold off a late charge from the Texas State Bobcats (13-14, 8-7 SBC) falling in a Sun Belt Conference matchup, 71-65, in what was the Annual Pink Game, Saturday afternoon at the CAJUNDOME.
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Nijal Pearson’s 3-pointer with 1:21 remaining erased Louisiana’s only lead of the game and Texas State regained sole possession of first place in the Sun Belt Conference standings with a 64-62 victory over the Ragin’ Cajuns on Saturday at Strahan Arena.
Lafayette’s most coveted Mardi Gras parade, the Krewe of Carnivale en Rio, is rolling!
The Lafayette Police Department and the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission are launching a campaign during the Mardi Gras season, reminding drivers to stay sober and those intending on drinking alcoholic beverages to designate a driver.
As the cold front pushes off to the east skies will gradually clear across Acadiana tonight and cooler air will slide over the region as lows Sunday morning will dip into the mid to upper 40s.
Effective immediately, there will be a no-wake zone in effect for Lower St. Martin Parish (Stephensville/Belle River) until further notice as per an executive order by Parish President Chester Cedars.
A three-year-old pedestrian sustained minor injuries following an accident involving a vehicle in Opelousas late this morning.
The St. Landry Parish Cattlemen’s Association is bringing the heat with their “Here’s the Beef” Cook-off.
The first permanent parklet is officially in place in downtown Lafayette.
BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Javonte Smart made two free throws with 0.6 seconds remaining in overtime to push the No. 13 Tigers past No. 5 Tennessee, 82-80, Saturday at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
KATC’s Float Finders are on the parade route for Krewe des Chiens!
Showers and storms will be advancing and developing across Acadiana ahead of a cold front this afternoon, with prime-time for storm activity primarily from 2 pm through 6 pm this evening.
KATC’s Float Finders are tracking the Carencro Mardi Gras Association’s parade.
UPDATE: One person is dead following a standoff at a Lafayette apartment complex early this morning.