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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?
Vehicle Crash in Lafayette Sends 2 People to the Hospital
The injuries are serious, according to Lafayette police. No other information is available at this time.
Chris Gaines Is Coming
It's official: Garth Brooks is ready to revive his rock star alter-ego, Chris Gaines.
A Well-Known Lafayette Restaurant Will Close Its Doors
A well-known Lafayette restaurant has decided to close their doors.
2023 July 4th Celebrations & Fireworks Displays in Acadiana
We are just a few weeks away from Independence Day 2023 and if you and the family will be in town, there's a good chance you'll want to get out and celebrate the holiday.
Opelousas Dog That Helps Family Member Is Missing
The owners of a dog in Opelousas are hoping someone has seen him.
One Louisiana Town Makes 'Coolest and Best' Town List
One Louisiana town makes the "Best and Coolest" list.
Audubon Aquarium & Insectarium to Re-Open Tomorrow
The re-imagined and state-of-the-art facility will open its doors to the general public on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 10:00 am.