Man Sentenced For Downloading Hundreds Of Child Porn Images
22-year-old Trevor Lee Engle of Lafayette faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty on Thursday to possessing approximately 300 images of child pornography on a cell phone.
Alternating Lane Closures Happening On West Congress Street
From now until Friday, September 13, W. Congress Street between Meadow Lane and Westwood Drive will be having alternating lane closures.
Man Arrested On Drug Charges While Speeding Through School Zone
A man facing drug charges is probably wishing he had paid closer attention to his speed while going through a school zone Thursday morning.
Lafayette Police Welcoming Students Back To School
When students from J.W. Faulk Elementary on Willow Street get to school, Lafayette Police officers will be there to greet them with donuts and drinks.
City Worker Injured As Power Outages Cause School Closures
A phone call to KPEL News says a city worker was hurt and has been taken to the hospital. Four schools are now closed in Abbeville.
House Catches Fire While Being Transported In Scott (VIDEO)
A house catches on fire after a truck transporting it strikes a power line in the 700 block of Old Spanish Trail.
Candidates Qualify For Representative, Senate, & BESE Districts
Qualifying for political offices has opened across the state of Louisiana. Candidates have until 4:30 PM Thursday to put their name on the ballot.
Candidates Qualify For Governor’s Race & Other Statewide Offices
Qualifiers for Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, and Commissioner of Insurance.
KPEL EXCLUSIVE: Caller Illustrates What’s Wrong With Food Stamp Program
A woman named "Pamela" calls OFFSIDES and admitts how she has been scamming the system by not reporting her cash earnings, which enables her to get government assistance for groceries, housing, and Medicaid.