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Louisiana Pimp Busted by FBI for Forcing Women to Prostitute in Bossier City and Mesquite, Texas
SHREVEPORT, La. (KPEL News) - A Bastrop man will spend the next two decades behind bars after he pimped multiple women in Louisiana and Texas and his greed and violent tendencies caught up with him. According to a press release from the U...
La. Rep. Clay Higgins Baffles Twitter With 'Insurrectionist' Post
Higgins, however, has been silent on social media since the post went live on Thursday evening.
Las Vegas UFO 911 Call, Man Reports Beings as '100% Non Human'
The man's report of an object falling from the sky is actually confirmed by another police officer's body cam video.
Baton Rouge Popeyes Employee Arrested for Shooting Co-Worker in the Butt
If you think you've had a rough day at your job, just remember that you probably didn't get shot in the butt.
Louisiana Severe Weather Threat Expanded for Saturday
Portions of Louisiana will be at an enhanced risk for hail, high winds, heavy downpours, and even tornadoes during the day on Saturday.
Downtown Lafayette Has a New Open Air Market Open Every Saturday
If you are one that enjoys shopping with local vendors and companies, then a new market in Downtown Lafayette may be the perfect addition to your weekend.
Twin Babies Unharmed in Church Point Hostage Situation
According to a press release from the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office, the suspect escaped before officers set up a perimeter around the apartment where they believed the hostage situation to be unfolding.
Tragic Employee Death at Baker Hughes Facility in Broussard Under Investigation by OSHA
A devastating incident took place on Wednesday morning at the Baker Hughes location in Broussard, resulting in the death of an employee.
Firefighters Rescue Woman Trying to Save Pets From Burning Home
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - Once you exit a burning building, never go back inside. That's the message being sent by Lafayette firefighters today after a fire nearly took the life of a woman who was trying to rescue her pets from the destructive blaze on Wednesday night. It ...
Here Are 8 Great Spots to Get Boudin in Acadiana
Why is boudin so important to Louisiana? It's everywhere.
Apple Says it Will Finally Stop 'Ducking' Autocorrecting
A new update from Apple feels like it was almost exclusively made for the people of Louisiana.
Crowley Inmate Charged Following Fentanyl Death in Acadia Parish Jail
ACADIA PARISH, La. (KPEL News) - A year after an inmate at the Acadia Parish Jail died with fentanyl in his system the man accused of dealing him the drugs is now charged with his death. According to a press release from the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office, 35-year-old Tyrone Vankeith Robinson of Crowley has been charged with Second Degree Murder in his fellow inmate's death that happened in June 2
Easy Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe During 4th of July Fireworks
Yep, I'm that lady you see on social media complaining about the neighbors and their fireworks. Just call me Karen.
Beat the Heat This Summer With a Trip to the SPAR Waterpark
Sulphur Parks & Recreation (SPAR) Waterpark offers a wide variety of slides, splash pads, a lazy river, pools, and just overall good summertime fun.
Louisiana’s Free Fishing Weekend is This Weekend
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife is hosting Louisiana's Free Fishing Weekend this weekend, Here's how you can join in the fun.
Lafayette Passenger Caught With Fentanyl Following Speeding Bust in Iberia Parish, Louisiana
IBERIA PARISH, La. (KPEL News) - A Lafayette felon is now in trouble with the law once again after a vehicle he was riding as a passenger in was pulled over for allegedly speeding in Iberia Parish. It's what sheriff's deputies say they found on the convicted felon, though, that is sending him back behind bars...
Lafayette Police Issue Warning, Scammers Impersonating Officers
The Lafayette Police Department has issued a warning to the public about a recent surge in scams involving individuals impersonating police officers.