Continuous News and Weather for Acadiana

Melissa Canone

Two new explosive-detecting Vapor Wake dogs added to the police force

New K-9s Join LSU Police

The LSU Police Department has added two new explosive-detecting K-9s to join its two traditional explosive detection dogs already on the force. Jazz and Weeks are Labrador retrievers, trained to detect explosives and other substances, even as their target is moving.

Job Fair

Job fair scheduled for October 10 in Lake Charles

Job seekers and employers are invited to the American Job Center’s Quarterly Job Fair, which will take place from 9 a.m. – noon, Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Lake Charles Civic Center’s Exhibition Hall.

LPSS - Lafayette Parish School System

LPSS launches transparency website

The Lafayette Parish School System (LPSS) today launched LafayetteCheckbook.com, becoming the first local government entity in Louisiana to provide total financial transparency to the public.

Jimmy M. Kassis

Police: Man accused of sending nude photos of former coworker in blackmail attempt

Troopers from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations – Special Victims Unit (SVU) arrested a Thibodaux man on Thursday after an investigation revealed that he forwarded lewd photographs of a former US Army coworker in an apparent blackmail attempt,  according to Sgt. Jared L. Sandifer, Louisiana State Police.

Paul Manafort

Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with special counsel

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel’s Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal charges and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to even greater punishment.

Chronicle for Higher Education ranking represents associate degree-awarding colleges

SLCC among top 20 fast-growing colleges in US

South Louisiana Community College is among the fastest growing colleges that award associate degrees in the country,  according to the latest edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Almanac.

George Papadopoulos (Photo MGN Online)

Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has been sentenced

Vehicle burglaries

More than 1,000 vehicle burglaries reported in 2017

Police in Lafayette have worked more than 700 vehicle burglaries so far this year, according to Cpl. Bridgette Dugas, spokeswoman for the Lafayette Police Department.  Of those reported 60%

Photo Galleries
Friday Night Football – Week 3

Friday Night Football – Week 3

Friday Night Football Week 2

Friday Night Football Week 2

Friday Night Football Week 1

Friday Night Football Week 1

Scroll to top
Skip to content