Lafayette Crash Suspect Identified After Fleeing Fiery Scene that Left Car Split in TwoKPEL 96.52 DAYS AGO
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Murder victim’s family asks for help in finding killer
A Broussard family is asking for help in the murder of their loved one, Juquan Calais, who was shot and killed in January.
Truck bursts into flames on highway just outside Breaux Bridge after colliding with another truck
BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KADN) — A truck hauling tires burst into flames after crashing into another truck carrying a pool just outside of Breaux Bridge, according to Louisiana State Police.
Here’s What Lafayette Wants to See Replace Mr. C’s, This is What’s Actually Coming
Mr. C's Landing was located in front of the Acadiana mall in Lafayette, Louisiana. They have officially closed their doors and now the community is eager to see what will take it's place, pun intended. When we asked our listeners what restaurants they would like to have come to town...
Family of Kole Hebert speak about incident and benefit in his name
ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (KLFY) — The family the Breaux Bridge High School senior Kole Hebert, who was shot, talk about the incident and asks the community for help. According to Hebert’s family, he was at a friend’s house on Jan. 6, and at around 1:00 a.m. 19-year-old Kendrick James Alexander began handling a gun, pointed it at Hebert and pulled the trigger. The bullet went through Hebert’s neck and hit his spine. Hebert has been in a hospital where he is left paralyzed from the neck down.
Is Buc-ee's in negotiations to open a Lafayette store? Here's what we know
The popular convenience store giant Buc-ee’s is in serious negotiations to open a Lafayette location along Interstate 10, KADN is reporting. The station declined to reveal sources but indicated the company is “seriously considering” regarding to the 27-acre site at the southeast quadrant at the Louisiana Avenue exit on I-10 but that more hurdles remain for any deal to happen.
Few Showers by Morning, Turning Windy and Cooler
It's been a windy Tuesday across Acadiana, and the gusty winds are going to hang around through Wednesday. A Wind Advisory is in effect until Midnight, and there's a strong likelihood we'll see another issued on Wednesday.
Fire destroys vacant Lafayette mobile home where neighbors say squatter had been staying
LAFAYETTE, La. (KADN) — A vacant mobile home was destroyed after catching fire in Lafayette on Monday, Feb. 26, according to officials. Neighbors told fire officials that someone was squatting in the home.
Festival International de Louisiane Announces 2024 Music Lineup
The wait is finally over! Festival International de Louisiane, presented by LUS Fiber, has finally unveiled its highly anticipated music lineup for 2024. As always, Festival has delivered a lineup with an electrifying blend of global sounds and local favorites set to grace Downtown Lafayette from April 24-28. Celebrating its 38th year, the festival continues to embody the rich French heritage of the region, connecting the heart of Louisiana to the Francophone world.
Fiery Crash in Lafayette Neighborhood Splits Car in Two, Driver Flees Scene
A Lafayette neighborhood was rocked on Friday night (Feb. 23) by a high-impact crash that resulted in a car being split in two, with one half of the vehicle igniting into flames upon impact with a utility pole. It was a dramatic scene that occurred along Pandora Street and was captured on surveillance video, revealing the harrowing moments leading up to and following the crash.
Police attempting to identify 2021 homicide suspect
Chief Martin asks anyone who knows the identity of the male subject or has information about the case to contact St. Martinville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (337) 394-3001.
Manhunt for Lafayette man suspected of Calcasieu Parish burglaries continues
A Lafayette man previously arrested in connection with a string of burglaries in Calcasieu Parish remains on the loose. Four of his suspected accomplices, all Acadiana residents, were arrested in recent days. Devin D. Lawrence, 30, and Breanna L. Berry, 22, both of Lafayette; as well as Kenny M. John-Louis,...
Savor the Flavor: The 4 Must-Visit Pubs in Lafayette
This piece presents a tour of four exceptional pubs located in Lafayette. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Spring DTA! Kicks of Friday March 1st with LVVRS
Jessica Hauerwas, Executive Director of Downtown Lafayette Unlimited, talks about the 41st year of Downtown Alive!
Judice Inn, Iconic Lafayette Burger Spot Expanding Seating, New Restrooms
Judice Inn, a local staple & landmark located at 3124 Johnston Street in Lafayette, is expanding its dining space and adding new restrooms. Established in 1947, Judice Inn has been a beloved destination for burger lovers and foodies in the region. With its rich history and commitment to quality, the eatery has become an integral part of the local community and surviving through some of the toughest times for restaurants.
Vanishing Self-Checkout: Louisiana and Texas May Be Next to Lose the Kiosks
Lafayette, LA (KPEL News) - We've all been to a big box store in Lafayette or any of the other towns in Louisiana and experienced the line leading to self-checkout snake around the front of the store. The kiosks now hold a prominent place in the store, and customers either applaud or bemoan their existence.
Church Point bird cannons frustrate some homeowners but authorities say laws allow farmers to protect their crops
CHURCH POINT, La. (KADN) — Some people who live in Church Point are frustrated by an early morning wake-up call. They say farmers are using bird cannons to protect their harvest. Neighbors along Pitre Road said the loud sounds have been consistent for more than two months just before...
Lafayette’s jail is booked up
It’s not uncommon today for people arrested in Lafayette Parish to be detained in a holding room for up to two days while they await booking into the parish jail. That’s because there’s effectively no room at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center, the sheriff’s office says.
Impaired Driving Checkpoint Set for This Week in Lafayette, Louisiana
The Louisiana State Police Troop I, with the help of the Lafayette Police Department, has announced plans to conduct an impaired driving checkpoint. The primary objective of this initiative is to identify and apprehend impaired drivers before they pose a threat to themselves or others on the road. According to...
Three Of Louisiana’s Safest Cities Are In Acadiana
Louisiana’s a curious place. We have one of the most unique cultures in the world with great art, food and music. Louisiana, unfortunately, has one of the highest crime rates in the nation. That includes violent crime. New Orleans, for example, has the 8th highest murder rate in the nation. That being said, there are some very safe commuities in which to live in the Bayou State. Safewise recently released a list of Louisiana’s 10 safest cities. Three of them are right here in Acadiana. Broussard comes in at #5 on the list, with its small town charm. It’s a great place to raise a family. Louisiana’s 3rd safest city is also known as the Frog Capital of the world. Rayne has the benefit being a small town within easy reach of bigger cities like Lafayette. Jennings is the Bayou State’s 2nd safest city, very little crime, and a showcase of Cajun Culture. What’s Louisiana’s safest city, according to FBI statistics? that would be Baker. To view the top ten list, click here: https://a-z-animals.com/blog/discover-safest-places-to-live-in-louisiana/
Lafayette, Louisiana is Getting a New Chick-fil-A Location
Students at the University of Louisiana will soon have a new place to eat in the student union as a full-service Chick-fil-A is set to open later this year. The popular fast-food eatery will be the latest addition to the food and beverage options on campus, according to Pat Mould, Director of Food and Beverage Operations at UL.