Local News

Company may use 3D imaging to speed up sinkhole recovery efforts

In Assumption Parish, a new plan could shave months off the investigation into the Bayou Corne sinkhole. Texas Brine could start using 3D imaging at the site of that sinkhole; the other option was to drill two 6,000 foot wells.

Krewe sues over trademark dispute with vodka maker

A Mardi Gras-themed vodka was served papers by the “King of Carnival” for a trademark dispute.

Fire destroys home, elderly resident escapes unharmed

The home of an elderly man was completely destroyed by a fire this morning.

Fire destroys home, elderly resident escapes unharmed

The home of an elderly man was completely destroyed by a fire this morning.

Cycling advocates see minimal impact from Lance Armstrong admission

Lance Armstrong was one of the most popular athletes in the country. Now he is considered a cheater and a fraud in the eyes of millions.

'Guns Across America' set to hold rally at State Capitol

Hundreds of gun rights advocates will make their voices heard at the State Capitol tomorrow at noon. A grassroots group called “Guns Across America" has planned rallies at every state in the country.

Former mayor made famous during Hurricane Katrina to face criminal charges

Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin was indicted for 21-charges on Friday, Jan. 18. The charges include bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and more.

Morning crash leaves motorcyclist in critical condition

An early monring motorcycle accident has put one man in the hospital. At around 6:30 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department responded to a crash involving a motorcycle, located in the 3700 block of Moss Street.

LSU Geography and Anthropology receives Civil-War era sea chest

Shipping log books dating back to 1850; diaries from pre- and post-Civil War America; newspaper clippings; and personal items such as photographs, eye glasses, a pocket watch and engraved silverware are just a few of the treasures LSU Departmen

Mother, children rescued by passing motorists from sinking vehicle forced off road

A Bogalusa mother and her three children are safe due to the heroic actions of several passing motorists following a non-contact hit-and-run crash on Saturday evening.