Born and raised in Carencro/Lafayette, Brandon Comeaux has worked in the Lafayette market since 2007. His opportunity to work in radio came while he was a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Brandon started his radio career as a part-time worker with KPEL1420am ESPN Radio, producing sports games and giving halftime reports. Brandon has hosted numerous sports shows on ESPN 1420 - from postgame scoreboard shows to sports talk shows. Eventually, Brandon also began producing and board operating for Newstalk 96.5 KPEL FM. He has also interim-hosted two shows on KPEL - Your Afternoon Drive Home and Acadiana's Morning News - while serving as a news anchor/reporter. Brandon also works as the producer for the Moon Griffon Show. In February 2017, Brandon teamed up with Shannon Wilkerson to host OFFSIDES, a talk show dedicated to discussing issues you deal with and discuss everyday. In addition to this, Brandon is one of the broadcasters for the Lafayette High Game of the Week on KPEL. Brandon lives in Lafayette with his beautiful wife, Hannah.
St. Martin Parish Makes Declaration Of Emergency; Sand Bags Available (UPDATED)
As St. Martin Parish prepares for rising waters due to heavy rains and flooding north of it, the sheriff's office announces extended sand bag distribution hours.
1 Teen Injured, 1 Teen Arrested In Lafayette Shooting On Sunday
A 17-year-old black male victim is in stable condition in a local hospital after suffering multiple gunshot wounds on Sunday.
Business In Lafayette Robbed Late Sunday Night
Lafayette Police responded to a Department store in the 4300 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway around 11:00 p.m. Sunday night after someone robbed the place.
Youngsville Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In 10-Year Cold Case
56-year-old Millard Hebert of Youngsville is now being held responsible in the 2008 death of Bonnie Ruphard.
I-49 Northbound Closed After Crash In Ville Platte
A 9-vehicle crash on I-49 in Ville Platte has killed 1 person and caused I-49 North to be closed at Exit 23.
Fatalities Feared As FIU Bridge Collapses
A newly-installed pedestrian bridge at Florida International University has collapsed, causing several fatalities to reported and leaving several vehicles trapped underneath the wreckage.
UPDATE: Gun Found On Acadiana High Campus; Student Apprehended
School resource officers at Acadiana High School have apprehended an unidentified student who allegedly was possessing a firearm.
Johnston Street Lane Closure Happening On Sunday
On Sunday, from 7 AM until 10 PM, the westbound outside lane of Johnston Street will be closed at the intersection of Cajundome Boulevard, weather permitting.
Section Of Pinhook Road Closing On Tuesday For Roadway Repairs
The northbound outside lane and shoulder of Pinhook Road between Verot School Road and Wendy Drive will be closed on Tuesday (Feb. 27) for roadway repairs.
I-49 Lane Closures Lasting Throughout March From Carencro To Opelousas
There will be temporary lane closures happening in both directions of I-49 beginning tonight (Feb. 26) and lasting Saturday, March 31, as DOTD crews perform repairs of various elevated bridge structures.