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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 ...
Wealthiest Zip Codes in Southwest Louisiana
We have compiled a list of the wealthiest zip codes around the Lake Charles area. Check it out here!
Crowley Inmate Charged Following Fentanyl Death Behind Bars
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
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.
Jana Kramer Is Pregnant!
"I never thought I would see the word pregnant again on a test," Kramer says.
Garth Brooks Isn’t Banning Bud Light From His Nashville Honky-Tonk
"It's not our decision to make," Brooks says.
Carly Pearce Confirms Breakup From Riley King
"We just simply were not right for each other, and that's the bottom line."
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 Native Celebrates 20 Years As Longest-Running ‘Price Is Right’ Model
Louisiana native Rachel Reynolds is having the best week ever. She just hit the 20-year mark as a model on 'The Price Is Right' and is the longest-serving model on the cast. Reynolds is the last of the group known as "Barker's Beauties" and the last model to do the show with legendary show host Bob Barker...
GRAND OPENING – The Tap Room in Youngsville
A popular bar in River Ridge opened another location on Tuesday in Youngsville. The Tap Room on Sugar Pond officially opened its doors.
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.
‘Matte’ Rife is the Perfect Parody of a Louisiana Comedy Tour
Matt Rife has totally dominated newsfeeds and timelines over the last few days, but a local tour that will likely never happen is currently going viral.
Canadian Wildfires Flood U.S. With Smoke. Is Louisiana Safe?
American cities are also struggling under a thick blanket of smoke flowing from Canada, but could it affect Louisiana?