The mayors of Broussard and Youngsville are working together to secure state funding for improvements to a well-traveled stretch of La. 89, also known as the Youngsville Highway.
Lafayette Parish School System buses won’t be running to the stretch of Kaliste Saloom Road between North Meyers Drive and East Broussard Road after a crash knocked down power lines Wednesday morning.
Interstate 49 in Alexandria is partially closed after an 18-wheeler carrying hydrochloric acid overturned Friday afternoon.
As Hurricane Dorian continues to strengthen while approaching the southeastern United States, line crews and emergency medical personnel from Acadiana are gearing up to assist Floridians.
Motorists returned to the westbound lanes of the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge on Wednesday, cruising over fire-damaged concrete after an inspection team determined that Interstate 10 was safe to carry traffic despite multi-vehicle crashes that closed …
A 49-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit Tuesday night by a vehicle on Johnston Street, according to the Lafayette Police Department.
A 9-year-old boy from St. Martinville was killed Tuesday in a head-on collision in St. Martin Parish.
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 over the Atchafalaya Basin reopened Tuesday morning while the westbound lanes remained closed following Monday's fiery fatal crash involving chemical tankers, cargo trucks and a passenger vehicle.
Chemical tankers, cargo trucks and a passenger vehicle collided in multiple crashes in the westbound lanes of the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge on Monday afternoon, killing one person, injuring at least five others and snarling traffic in both directio…
Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to bring wind and rain to the Bahamas and Florida later this week, but the storm might not be as strong as initially estimated, according to a report from the National Hurricane Center.
Traffic is back to normal at Louisiana Avenue and Southeast Evangeline Thruway following an afternoon of congestion after a trash truck collided with a traffic signal pole and ripped it down Wednesday morning.
Road repairs are starting on West Congress Street near three Lafayette schools, just in time for the start of classes Aug. 15.
The third and final phase of widening Interstate 10 between Lafayette and the Atchafalaya Basin bridge probably will begin in 2020.
A $14 million state road project on Johnston Street in Lafayette is expected to get underway right in time for the holiday shopping season.
The driver of a truck was killed Thursday morning in a crash involving three other 18-wheelers along Interstate 10 near Grosse Tete, authorities said.
Zoosiana's animals have returned to their normal routines after hunkering down with hurricane snacks like the rest of us over the weekend.
Actions taken to control water in area waterways, along with less rain than expected and northerly winds, probably saved Lafayette Parish from catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Barry.
Nearly 40 residents of neighborhoods around Comeaux High School met Monday with a state and local representative to press for immediate drainage improvements after their homes nearly flooded again during Hurricane Barry.
Thousands of customers in Acadiana are still without power Monday afternoon, as the last bands of Tropical Storm Barry move through the region.
Two Scouts BSA troops got more than they bargained for this weekend when their canoeing trek across the Atchafalaya Basin was interrupted by Tropical Storm Barry. Instead of griping, the young men took the change in plans as an opportunity to help…
A global nonprofit is working with local chefs in Lafayette, Baton Rouge and New Orleans to prepare nutritious, restaurant-quality meals for victims and first responders affected by Tropical Storm Barry.
Tropical Storm Barry, which landed onshore Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane, battered and soaked Iberia Parish overnight and into Sunday morning.
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a flash flood warning for several Acadiana parishes Sunday morning.
The Lafayette Utilities System is getting a boost from linemen and tree trimmers from around the South as the agency prepares to restore electricity after Tropical Storm Barry moved through the area.
All Morgan City electric customers were without power Saturday afternoon after the winds of Hurricane Barry, since downgraded to a tropical storm, hit St. Mary Parish.
Considering Tropical Storm Barry and the storm’s drawn out approach, churches across Acadiana are canceling services or adjusting their worship schedules. Check below to see if your church is on the list.
Parts of Iberia Parish experienced mass power outages, including the area surrounding New Iberia, which had over 16,000 CLECO customers without power as of 3:45 p.m. Saturday.
PATTERSON -- A guardian angel was watching over the Aucoin family Saturday morning when winds from Hurricane Barry split a large oak tree in their front yard.
Hurricane Barry made landfall at Marsh Island, west of Morgan City and due south of Lafayette about noon Saturday with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. By 1 p.m., it was downgraded to a strong tropical storm with sustained winds of 70 mph.
Tropical Storm Barry on Saturday morning hovered near Louisiana's coast ahead of its anticipated northward turn. The storm is expected to dump up to 20 inches on the state as it makes its way inland.
Tropical Storm Barry is picking up speed, strengthening and is now located about 70 miles south of Morgan City. On its current path, slightly to the west of earlier predictions, the center of the storm would move directly over Lafayette.
Emergency officials and the Lafayette Parish School System are staging buses across the parish to assist residents in Lafayette and neighboring parishes in case of evacuations.
Tropical Storm Barry is expected to come ashore near Avery Island in Iberia Parish on Saturday morning, according to Friday's forecast.
Tropical Storm Barry continued its slog through the northern Gulf of Mexico on Friday and is expected to come ashore in St. Mary or Iberia parishes on Saturday afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center.
A state of emergency has been declared for Lafayette Parish in advance of predicted severe weather from Tropical Storm Barry.
As everyone watches the track of Tropical Storm Barry, which is predicted to come ashore at Morgan City on Saturday morning, many Acadiana parishes have announced voluntary evacuations.
Friday might bring another round of heavy rain to an already rain-soaked south Louisiana, though the National Weather Service predicts the showers and storms won't be a repeat of Thursday's flood-inducing deluge in parts of the region.
Acadiana residents were caught off guard as heavier than expected rains swept through south Louisiana overnight Wednesday and into Thursday, dropping an estimated 5 to 7 inches in the Lafayette area in less than 12 hours.