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  • Iberia school board sells 2 vacant schools

    February 26, 2014 7:03 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - The Iberia Parish School Board accepted $250,000 for the sale of two of its old school properties, while another vacant school, Jeanerette Middle, is still on the market. Earlier this month, the Iberia Parish School Board accepted offers of $75,000 for the former Lee Street... more »
  • 2 La scientists on international Mekong Delta team

    February 5, 2014 6:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two scientists from a Baton Rouge-based research nonprofit are on an international team organized by the U.S. Office of Naval Research to study Vietnam's Mekong River Delta. Mead Allison is director of physical processes and sediment systems and Ehab Meselhe is director of natural systems... more »
  • Alzheimer's Association Step-by-Step Educational 2nd Series Play Video

    June 17, 2013 6:26 AM

    Alzheimer's Association Step-by-Step Educational Series is hosted by the Alzheimer's Association. This free open to the public series will be held at the The Petroleum Club in Lafayette, LA. The date for this event is June 26th, 2013, from 6p.m. until 8p.m. This forum is to help the community to... more »
  • 2 Dead in Patterson Shooting

    June 5, 2013 6:22 AM

    At approximately 2215 Patterson Police Department received a call from 911 and multiple calls from citizens in regards to a domestic violence dispute with weapons on scene. Responding officers found a male victim suffering from a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head in the yard of a Camille Drive... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Komen Race for the Cure 2

    March 14, 2013 7:48 AM

    In 2012 there were over 7,200 people in the Acadiana community that helped raise thousands of dollars for breast cancer research. This year, donations and generosity from Acadiana could do even better! Check out Scott Brazda's "Spirit of Acadiana" to see how you can help.
  • 2 NY firefighters thankful for surviving ambush

    December 27, 2012 6:29 AM

    Two firefighters wounded by a gunman who set his upstate New York house ablaze and killed two of their colleagues in an ambush are on the mend and say they're thankful for the support they've received. West Webster volunteer firefighters Joseph Hofstetter and Theodore Scardino have been upgraded to satisfactory... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Christian Youth Theater Peter Pan Part Deux

    October 9, 2012 9:38 AM

  • Scott: 2 Arrested in Vehicle Fire

    July 29, 2012 2:41 PM

    On July 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM, Scott Fire Department responded to a reported vehicle fire located at 1312 Roper Drive, lot 106. Upon arrival at 12:38 AM, units observed a Chevrolet pickup truck fully involved in fire, next to a mobile home. The fire was quickly extinguished; the truck... more »
  • Police Shooting Deputies Wound Drug Suspect Who Struck 2 Cars

    July 28, 2012 2:30 PM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies acting on a tip about drug activity shot a Westwego man after he intentionally crashed his car into a police car, injuring a deputy. Col. John Fortunato said it happened Friday night. Deputies had positioned cars around a parking... more »
  • No water in 2 Youngsville Subdivisions

    May 22, 2012 8:55 AM

    Total Environmental Solutions, Inc. (TESI) has confirmed that there is no water in the Country Village and Windy Meadows subdivisions in Youngsville. There are crews working to resolve this issue, but there is no ETA of when the water will be turned back on.
  • 2 teens shot, another arrested in Shreveport

    May 14, 2012 10:52 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Two teenagers, ages 15 and 16, were hospitalized after gunfire broke out during an argument at a party in Shreveport early Sunday morning. After interviewing several witnesses, Shreveport police arrested a 17-year-old in the shooting and booked him with attempted first-degree murder Police say the suspect... more »
  • Fill the Bucket Truck with 2,000 Meals

    May 14, 2012 8:37 AM

    Did you know 1 in 5 children in Louisiana struggles with hunger? To help alleviate this problem Entergy Louisiana & Second Harvest Food Bank are hosting Fill the Bucket Truck with 2,000 Meals. This event will be held on May 16th, 2012 from 6am until 6pm. The donation location will... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report - April 2, 2012

    April 2, 2012 9:45 AM

    Geremy A. Albert, age 26, 123 McClelland, Lawtell, La., driving while intoxicated-1st offense, open container, speeding, driving under suspension, improper lane usage and resisting arrest, arrested by Louisiana State Police. Johnny C. Woods, age 48, 140 Floyd Lane, Sunset, La., driving while intoxicated-1st offense, improper lane usage and open... more »
  • St. Landry Schools Consider 2 Budget Plans

    March 24, 2012 2:11 PM

    The St. Landry Parish School Board has approved two cost-reduction proposals and will submit them to a state legislative auditor's review committee. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/GUEi5m) that a short-term plan would save the district $3.3 million by July 1, and averting a budget deficit. The second proposal, more long-term in... more »
  • Man indicted in deaths of 2 women

    March 23, 2012 10:13 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Calcasieu Parish grand jury has indicted a Lake Charles man who police say stabbed two women to death and seriously injured a third person Jan 4. The American Press reports Mark Wayne Thibodeaux was indicted Thursday on two counts of second-degree murder and one... more »
  • 2 in B.R. sentenced for Medicare fraud

    March 23, 2012 6:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two women involved in a Medicare fraud scheme that included false claims and illegal kickbacks have been sentenced to prison. Stephanie B. Williams and Mary H. Griffin were sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge James J. Brady. Williams was sentenced to four years in prison... more »
  • Bodies of 2 missing crew found after chopper crash

    March 2, 2012 7:42 AM

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard officials say they've recovered the bodies of two crewmen who had been missing since a helicopter crashed in Mobile Bay in Alabama. Authorities say searchers recovered the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Dale Taylor of Snow Hill, N.C.; and Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron of... more »
  • Update: 2 New Orleans police officers shot, 1 suspect dead

    March 1, 2012 8:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two New Orleans police officers are undergoing surgery after being shot during a traffic stop near City Park. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas says two suspects were also shot Thursday morning by the officers. One suspect died at the scene and the other was wounded. Serpas says... more »
  • 2 Low-Income Developments Slated for Lake Charles

    February 26, 2012 2:58 PM

    The Lake Charles Housing Authority has announced plans for two low-income housing developments that will cost a combined $14.4 million. The developments announced Thursday will be called Kingsley Court, which will have 20 units, and Bayou Bluff, with 34. The units will range from two to four bedrooms, and 16... more »
  • 2 Suspects Held in Camp Burglaries

    February 15, 2012 9:47 AM

    Investigators with the St. Martin and Iberville Parish sheriff's offices have arrested two men in 13 camp burglaries in the Atchafalaya Basin. Authorities arrested 45-year-old Tracey Lee Burgess of Gross Tete and 23-year-old Steven Paul Thibodeaux of Plaquemine on 13 counts of criminal trespass, 13 counts of simple burglary and... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report - February 2, 2012

    February 2, 2012 9:39 AM

    Samuel Brown, Jr., age 23, 125 Briley Avenue, Opelousas, La., bench warrant. Nadine Lynette Roberts, age 23, 125 Briley Avenue, Opelousas, La., simple battery involving domestic violence. Ashley Dawn Beard, age 23, 8640 David Street, Livonia, La., two counts of monetary instrument abuse and two counts of theft,... more »
  • Franklin Daily Arrest Report - February 2, 2012

    February 2, 2012 9:36 AM

    2-1-2012 @ 9:15 AM, 24, Deante Henry, of Anderson St - Franklin, La was arrested on a warrant for Franklin Police Department charging him with Resisting An Officer by Flight. Mr. Henry was processed and released on a $1,000.00 bond to appear in 3rd Ward City Court. 2-1-2012 @... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report - February 2, 2012

    February 2, 2012 9:17 AM

    Matthew P. Verret 20 years old of 206 Belair Dr., New Iberia, La., Patrick Richardson 17 Years old of 202 Brumlye Lane, Lafayette, La. and Hunter N. Koch 18 years old of 704 Jules Road, New Iberia, La. were arrested on 2-1-2012 at 9:08 am for Unauthorized Entry of an... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Daily Narcotics Arrest Report - February 2, 2012

    February 2, 2012 9:14 AM

    Joshua Pellissier 26 years old and Samantha Landreneau 19 years old both of 183 Aucoin St., Amelia were arrested on 2-1-2012 at 1:14 pm for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Xanax, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Keeping a Disorderly Place with Pellissier also being charged with... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report - February 2, 2012

    February 2, 2012 7:36 AM

    Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report Name: Alfred, Lance Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 200 Blk Hellen ST Lafayette, La Name: Bacas, Rebecca Charge: Bank Fraud Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 6800 Blk Lee Station ROA New Iberia, La Name: Booty,... more »
  • 2 Die in Wreck with 18-wheeler

    January 28, 2012 4:00 PM

    A wreck with an 18-wheeler near Kentwood, La., left two women dead and two injured. State Police say about 6 p.m. Friday four women were stopped in the eastbound lane of La. 38, waiting to turn left into a private drive. According to police, the truck driver did not see... more »
  • 2 shot in Ga. parking lot after football argument

    January 16, 2012 10:28 AM

    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say an argument over an NFL playoff game led to the shooting of two men in the parking lot of a restaurant in suburban Atlanta. Gwinnett County Police charged 31-year-old Donald Ray Ayro with assault charges for the shooting of 30-year-old Christopher Middleton and 30-year-old... more »
  • Oyster Season Closing in 2 Terrebonne Locations

    December 13, 2011 7:00 AM

    State fisheries officials are closing the oyster season in Sister Lake and Bay Junop in Terrebonne Parish. The closures are effective 30 minutes after sunset on Thursday. State biologists say the action is being taken to protect young developing oysters from additional harvesting.
  • LA/SPCA hopes to neuter 2,300 Algiers stray cats

    September 12, 2011 6:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana SPCA wants to spay or neuter more than 2,300 stray cats in New Orleans' Algiers neighborhood over the next two years. The organization estimates more than 9,000 stray cats live on New Orleans' west bank, and says nearly one-quarter of the cats brought to... more »
  • James Owns Crunch Time as Heat Top Bulls in Game 2

    May 19, 2011 7:51 AM

    CHICAGO (AP) - Right from the start, LeBron James made it clear he was going to attack and no one was going to stop him. Point taken. James came up big down the stretch with nine of his 29 points in the final 4:27, Dwyane Wade added 24 and the... more »
  • Man Gets 20 Years in 2 Beatings, Robberies

    May 13, 2011 9:00 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Lake Charles man who robbed and severely beat two men last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Bryan Keith Pyle received two consecutive 10-year terms for his guilty pleas to two counts of second-degree robbery. He also was ordered Thursday to... more »
  • USGS finds 2,000-year-old coral near BP well

    March 31, 2011 6:00 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal scientists say they have found 2,000-year-old coral about 20 miles from the busted BP well that leaked millions of gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey said Wednesday that it was the first time that the age of the... more »
  • 2 Brothers to be Tried Together in Slaying

    February 16, 2011 9:04 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A state district judge has denied a defense attorney's attempt to sever a case involving two brothers charged in the August 2008 killing of a man outside a Lafayette convenience store. Michael Joseph Francis and James Roy Francis are charged with second-degree murder in the Aug.... more »
  • Jury Convicts New Orleans Cop on 2 Counts

    February 16, 2011 9:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Henry Hollins, a veteran New Orleans police officer who prosecutors said carried a "portable sex kit" in the trunk of his cruiser, has been convicted of attempted aggravated rape and second-degree kidnapping. The conviction came Tuesday after a five-day trial. A 40-year-old woman accused Hollins of... more »
  • Inmate Remains on Run 2 Weeks After Escape

    December 29, 2010 8:12 AM

    WELSH, La. (AP) - Two weeks after a 6-foot-8 trusty walked away from jail while taking out the trash, police are still looking for him. Police say that 29-year-old Rodney Drake walked away from the Welsh Police Department the evening of Dec. 15. He was being held on a probation... more »
  • Charges reinstated against 2 BR rap figures

    December 23, 2010 9:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state appeals court has reinstated attempted murder and other charges against two managers of Baton Rouge-based rap music label Trill Entertainment. Attorneys for Melvin Vernell Jr. and Marcus Roach say they will appeal Wednesday's ruling to the Louisiana Supreme Court. Vernell and Roach, both... more »
  • 2 men cited for hunting violations

    December 8, 2010 10:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Wildlife agents say two hunters were cited for baiting deer and shooting from illegal stands - both of which are violations of hunting rules. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says Jason Foster and Brad Kubelka were cited on Dec. 4 on the Salvador Wildlife... more »
  • 2 boys aged 6, 3-year-old found with stolen goods

    December 6, 2010 10:09 PM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A trio of boys - two 6-year-olds and a 3-year-old - were found with stolen goods after a man returned home to find them in his house. Covington Police officers found the children playing across from the house when they arrived on Saturday. According to a... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Narcotics Daily Arrest Report- December 2, 2010

    December 2, 2010 8:50 AM

    St. Mary Parish Narcotics Daily Arrest Report- December 2, 2010 Gordon Tyrone Jr. 46 years old of 1900 Saturn Road, Lot B., Bayou Vista was arrested on 12-1-2010 at 2:29 pm for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Open Container and a warrant for... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report- December 2, 2010

    December 2, 2010 8:46 AM

    St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Report- December 2, 2010 John Clark Jr. 44 years old of 138 West Side Trailer Park, Amelia was arrested on 12-1-2010 at 12:27 pm on a warrant for Domestic Abuse Battery. Suspect was located at his residence, placed under arrest and booked into the... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report- December 2, 2010

    December 2, 2010 8:42 AM

    Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report- December 2, 2010 <--------- Sheriff's Daily Arrest Report ---------> Name: Alleman, Hayden Charge: Simple Burglary Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 300 Blk Harrell DRV Lafayette, La Name: Bolds, Amin Charge: Soliciting For Prostitutes:Pro Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address:... more »
  • 2 Indicted in Death of 16-Month-Old Girl

    November 11, 2010 7:49 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - A grand jury has indicted an Addis man and a Baton Rouge woman as principals to second-degree murder in the 2007 beating death of the woman's 16-month-old daughter. A state judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for the child's mother, Shaelsie Jason, who is currently... more »
  • New 'Walking Dead' already given life for season 2

    November 8, 2010 10:32 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - AMC network is rewarding its new zombie drama "The Walking Dead" with life for a second season after just two episodes have aired. The series premiered Halloween night as an instant hit, drawing 5.3 million viewers. The second episode, which aired Sunday, was seen by 4.7... more »
  • McDonough to be Number 2 Security Adviser

    October 22, 2010 10:54 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - An administration official says President Barack Obama is naming Denis McDonough to be his No. 2 national security adviser. Obama intends to name McDonough on Friday as deputy national security adviser, a move that had been expected. McDonough will serve under the national security adviser, Tom Donilon,... more »
  • Hurricane Paula Strengthens into a Category 2

    October 12, 2010 2:23 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Paula has strengthened into a Category 2 storm with top sustained winds of 100 miles per hour (160 kph) off the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tuesday that Paula was moving north-northwest at near 10 mph (17 kph). ... more »
  • Demi Moore to sell 2 19th Century Paintings in NYC

    October 12, 2010 11:00 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Demi Moore is selling two 19th century European paintings at auction, including a French work the actress says inspired her because of the artist's depiction of strong women. William Bouguereau's "Frere et Soeur," an oil painting of a young woman tenderly holding her baby brother, could... more »
  • 2 New Cases in Louisiana Bring Year's Total to 27

    October 7, 2010 12:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana has had more West Nile virus diagnoses - and more serious infections - so far this year than in all of 2009. Louisiana's Department of Health and Hospitals says cases in Iberia and Vermilion parishes bring this year's total to 27 - 12 in... more »
  • Go Cups Round 2

    October 5, 2010 11:38 PM

    The Lafayette City-Parish Council is now reconsidering the controversial Go Cup Ban. This comes two weeks after defeating the measure in a 5-4 vote. At Tuesday night's Council meeting 14 people took to the podium to voice their opinions, all gave impassioned speeches for or against the ordinance.... more »
  • Balloonists in New Mexico are to Pay Tribute to 2 lost at Sea

    October 5, 2010 10:55 AM

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The America's Challenge gas balloon race in New Mexico will pay tribute to two balloonists who disappeared last week in the Adriatic Sea. The deputy director of the race says pilots are being asked to hang two chile ristras, or strings of dried chiles, from their... more »
  • Mother Booked in Deaths of 2 Children

    October 1, 2010 8:58 AM

    COUSHATTA, La. (AP) - A Coushatta woman has been arrested in connection witih the deaths of her two children. Red River Parish sheriff's Chief Deputy Tracy Scott told of Shreveport that 29-year-old Janel Nicole Bradford is accused of putting her 1-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son in a vehicle Wednesday for... more »
  • 2 Men Indicted in Fatal Home-Invasion Case

    October 1, 2010 8:46 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Rapides Parish grand jury indicted two Alexandria men in the Aug. 2 home invasion where the homeowner shot and killed one of the alleged would-be thieves. The Rapides Parish District Attorney's Office says that the grand jury on Thursday charged 29-year-old Marlon Terrell Chaney and... more »
  • 2 Officers Wounded in Omaha Hospital Shooting

    September 29, 2010 12:08 PM

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police say two officers and a suspect have been wounded in a shooting at Creighton University Medical Center. Police spokesman Jacob Bettin says the officers suffered minor wounds and that the suspect was critically wounded in the shooting Wednesday. Bettin says the shooting occurred inside... more »
  • 2-Year-Old Shot and Killed Near New Orleans Parade

    September 27, 2010 7:17 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a man shot at a moving car and hit and killed a 2-year-old boy in a parked car. Police say they're looking for whoever killed Jerremy Galmon, who died at a hospital Sunday. Officer Garry Flot, a police spokesman, says witnesses told... more »
  • Reopening of Oyster Harvesting Areas 2, 3, 14, 15 and 17

    September 24, 2010 6:10 PM

    The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced today the reopening of oyster harvesting areas 2, 3, 14, 15 and 17 after working with officials from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and other state and federal partners. Harvest areas 2 and 3, which were originally closed July 5th, are... more »
  • Bodies of 2 missing in Texas floodwaters found

    September 10, 2010 10:24 PM

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Search teams have recovered the bodies of two men missing in Texas floodwaters, bringing the death toll caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine to six. Authorities on Friday found the bodies of a 28-year-old Louisiana man swept away in the Guadalupe River in New... more »
  • UPDATE-2 People Shot to Death Son Being Questioned

    September 10, 2010 1:30 PM

    UPDATE-WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - A Ouachita (WASH-uh-tah) Parish sheriff's detective says two people were shot to death and their son is being questioned. Deputy Meghan Russell wouldn't give the victims' names, but said both were killed by shotgun. KNOE-TV reports that they were killed sometime Thursday night and the... more »
  • Texas officials stop search for 2 missing swimmers

    September 9, 2010 9:38 PM

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities in Texas say it is unlikely they will find alive two missing swimmers swept away by floodwaters from the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine. Authorities ended foot patrols along the swollen riverbanks Thursday and pulled back helicopters making aerial sweeps. The men were swimming Wednesday... more »
  • Search For 2 LA Men Resumes After Hermine Hits Texas

    September 9, 2010 11:13 AM

    NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) - Authorities are set to resume their search for two men swept down a central Texas river by floodwaters fueled by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine. New Braunfels police Lt. John Wells said the search would resume Thursday for 28-year-old Nikos Paraskevopoulos of Alexandria, La.,... more »
  • 2 Sisters Crabbing Rescue Shrimpers from Burning Boat

    September 8, 2010 2:55 PM

    CHAUVIN, La. (AP) - Two sisters who were out crabbing rescued three shrimpers from a burning boat. The Courier reports that 27-year-old Carla Ghere of Bayou Blue and 26-year-old Carolyn Tillman of Houma saw the boat on fire shortly before 6 a.m. Monday, on Lake Boudreaux. When they got... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Daily Narcotics Arrest Report- September 2, 2010

    September 2, 2010 9:07 AM

    St. Mary Parish Daily Narcotics Arrest- September 2, 2010 Katie Rochel 27 years old of 421 Park St., Apt. # 2, Patterson was arrested on 9-1-2010 at 12:20 pm for Possession of a Legend Drug (Promethazine Hydrochloride) and Violation of Uniform CDS Law (Drug Free Zone). Agents of the... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report- September 2, 2010

    September 2, 2010 6:39 AM

    Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report- September 2, 2010 Name: Anderson, Angie Charge: Expired Motor Vehicle Inspect Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 100 Blk S Beadle Lafayette, La Name: Arceneaux, Daisy Charge: Monetary Instrument Abuse Char Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk W Foch STR Lafayette,... more »
  • UNO police chief hurt, 2 held in protest scuffle

    September 1, 2010 9:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two people were arrested and the University of New Orleans campus police chief was injured Wednesday in a scuffle with members of a crowd that refused to leave the administration building after a student protest against deep budget cuts. Police Chief Tim Harrington left the scene... more »
  • 2 Arrested in Lake Charles Slaying

    September 1, 2010 9:13 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Authorities say two people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting that happened near Sowela Technical Community College in Lake Charles on June 14. 36-year-old Carlos L. Manor and 25-year-old Diamond F. Jenkins were booked Tuesday with second-degree murder. State District Judge Mike... more »
  • Cedric Richmond, Dem, Nominated U.S. House, District 2

    August 28, 2010 10:41 PM

    BULLETIN (AP) - Cedric Richmond, Dem, nominated U.S. House, District 2, Louisiana.
  • 3 Arrested in 2 Separate Timber Probes

    August 28, 2010 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Vernon Parish logger iions between Muslims and Americans. Rauf said tish timber without paying, and two brothers from northwest Louisiana are accused of taking $336,000 in timber from Caddo Parish without paying most of the 55 owners. Garvis W. Hickman, 34, of Hornbeck, was... more »
  • 2 Robberies Occurred 30 Minutes Apart in Lafayette

    August 19, 2010 12:09 PM

    The Lafayette Police Department is investigating two robberies that occurred 30 minutes apart near McKinley Street during the early morning hours of August 19, 2010. At approximately 2:06 am, a female victim (18) was walking in the 200 block of Brainard Avenue when she was approached by a black male.... more »
  • Third Man releases 2 new Conan O'Brien albums

    August 18, 2010 9:43 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Conan O'Brien and Jack White's Third Man Records are releasing not one, but two new pieces of vinyl that the comedian made on a June stopover in Nashville. The label announced Wednesday that "Conan O'Brien Live at Third Man" and a spoken-word 7-inch recording "And They... more »
  • 13 School Board Candidates' Responses to Issues in the Races-Question 2

    August 17, 2010 1:52 PM

    F UNDING: The School Board is facing continued reduction in state funding. What changes, if any, would you propose for the 2011 and 2012 annual budgets for Lafayette Parish School System? Lafayette Parish School Board District 1 Mark Allen Babineaux is unopposed (No response offered.) Lafayette... more »
  • 2 Enter Not Guilty Pleas in Sex Cases

    August 17, 2010 8:53 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two people recently indicted in unrelated federal child-sex cases have pleaded not guilty in Lafayette federal court. Gueydan Fire Chief Lindsey Troy LeBlanc pleaded innocent Monday to two counts of attempting to receive child pornography and one count of attempting to coerce a minor to engage... more »
  • 2 Alleged Sex Offense Cases Being Investigated by Eunice Police

    August 16, 2010 4:22 PM

    Two alleged sex offense cases are being investigated by the Eunice Police. At 3 am on Saturday the Eunice Police received a complaint from a woman who alleges a man raped her in a Beulah Gardens Apartment. The man claims it was consented. The case remains under investigation. ... more »
  • 2 arrested in Lafourche Parish, cash and drugs seized

    August 12, 2010 9:19 PM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - An undercover sting in Lafourche Parish has resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of cash and thousands of dollars worth of illegal drugs. The parish sheriff's office said Thursday that 29-year-old Keitha Gabriel and 27-year-old Stephan Singleton, both of Raceland, are being... more »
  • UPDATE-Suspects Arrested

    August 12, 2010 12:36 PM

    UPDATE-Both Suspects were identified by caller who saw picture on news. Driver Ethan Hebert DOB 3/8/1993 from Lafayette, passenger Christian Leblanc DOB 4/20/1991 from Lafayette. Both arrested 8-13-10 and charged with Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle and Criminal damage to Property. Thanks for the assistance ------------------------------------------- Lafayette Sheriff's... more »
  • 1st of 2 SCLC conventions underway in Atlanta

    August 9, 2010 9:16 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is determined to carry on its social justice agenda despite a distracting public feud. Its board members battered and its fate still up to a judge, the group's split board is having two conventions this week. Bernice King, who was elected president... more »
  • Man, 2 Grandchildren Die in House Fire

    August 6, 2010 8:38 AM

    PIERRE PART, La. (AP) - Authorities say a grandfather and two grandchildren -- a two-year-old and a four-year-old -- died in an early morning in a house fire in Pierre Part. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said that the grandmother was forced to jump from the second floor of the... more »
  • "Static Kill" Should Start on August 2

    July 26, 2010 4:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The government's oil spill chief says workers expect to begin the two-step process of finally killing BP's blown-out well in a week. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says Monday that the so-called "static kill" - in which mud and cement are blasted into the top... more »
  • Oil Has Killed 2,599 Birds, 483 Sea Turtles and 62 Mammals

    July 22, 2010 5:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The number of dead birds collected on the Gulf Coast has more than doubled in the past month as oil from BP's broken deepwater well continues to wash up on islands and beaches rich in bird colonies. So far, officials say 2,599 dead birds had been... more »
  • Along With Avondale Shipyard 2 Others Will Be Closed

    July 14, 2010 11:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - In addition to closing its Avondale shipyard in early 2013, Northrop Grumman Corp. also plans to shutter smaller yards at Tallulah and Waggaman in Louisiana. The Los Angeles-based defense contractor said Tuesday that it will close the Avondale yard - with 5,000 employees - after work... more »
  • 2,000 Gallons Of Sewage Per Minute Into Champion Lake

    July 13, 2010 10:59 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport officials say repair crews are at work at a broken sewage main that is letting 2,000 gallons of sewage per minute into Champion Lake. The Times reports that a city crew found the leak Tuesday morning - apparently, three days after it started. A city... more »
  • 2 Bank Robberies In Rayne and Crowley

    July 8, 2010 1:15 PM

    The Crowley Police Department and the Rayne Police Department are conducting investigations into 2 separate bank robberies which occurred within 45 minutes of each other. The First National Bank in Crowley was robbed at 9:37 am and the Rayne State Bank was Robbed shortly thereafter. The suspect is described as... more »
  • 2 Members of Lousiana Cocaine Ring Sentenced

    July 2, 2010 9:41 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two members of a Lafayette-area cocaine trafficking group have been sentenced to federal prison. U.S. District Judge Rebecca Doherty on Thursday sentenced 36-year-old Roderick G. Aaron, of Opelousas, to 20 years in prison and 29-year-old Monique J. Roberts, of Opelousas, to four years and nine months.... more »
  • Zone 2 Shrimping Closing to Let Small Shrimp Grow

    July 2, 2010 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the central zones inshore shrimp season will close at 6 a.m. Monday to let young white shrimp grow to a size worth harvesting. The department says the closing doesn't have any connection to the oil spill -... more »
  • Plane Missing With 2 Montana Reporters on Board

    June 28, 2010 10:20 PM

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Authorities were searching Monday for a single-engine airplane carrying four people, including two Montana newspaper reporters, that took off on a sightseeing tour the day before and did not return. The 1968 Piper airplane departed from Kalispell City Airport on Sunday afternoon with Sonny Kless, the... more »
  • Carnival to Move 2 Ships to New Orleans

    June 23, 2010 8:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Carnival Cruise Lines says it will return to pre-Katrina capacity levels at the Port of New Orleans when it positions two of its ships there to operate year-round starting next year. Officials say the 2,974-passenger Carnival Conquest and 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will be moved from their... more »
  • 2 Framed Blue Dog Paintings Stolen

    June 22, 2010 12:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are looking for a man who took two framed Blue Dog paintings from the wall of the artist's gallery, popped them into a shopping bag and walked out in daylight. Artist George Rodrigue (roh-DREEG) tells The Times-Picayune those were the only paintings small... more »
  • Coast Guard Seizes Shrimp From 2 Boats in Gulf

    June 21, 2010 10:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard says it seized 30,000 pounds of brown shrimp after being tipped that boats were trawling an area closed because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The Lady Monica and La Borrachita were boarded Sunday about 35 nautical miles south of Terrebonne... more »
  • 2 Oil Workers Widows Asking Congress To Repeal Old Law

    June 7, 2010 1:51 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - The widows of two workers killed in the Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion are calling on Congress to repeal a 90-year-old law that limits the amount of money survivors can recover in the deaths of family members. Natalie Roshto of Liberty, Miss., and Courtney Kemp... more »
  • 2 Inmates Escape from EBR Parish Prison

    June 2, 2010 9:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Deputies are searching today for 23-year-old Jeremy Ricard and 26-year-old Leonard Thomas. Deputies say Ricard was arrested in March and booked with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Thomas was... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Norcotics Daily Arrest Log- June 2, 2010

    June 2, 2010 8:03 AM

    The St. Mary Parish Narcotics Daily Arrest Log- June 2, 2010 Heather Templet 28 years old of 879 Red Cypress Road, Patterson and Andrew Beard 30 yoa of 2819 Mountain Lake Road, Lake Whales, Florida were arrested on 6-1-2010 at 7:04 pm with Templet being charged with Possession of... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Log June 2,2010

    June 2, 2010 7:59 AM

    St. Mary Parish Daily Arrest Log- June 2, 2010 Lionel Granger III 45 years old of 1008 Grace St., Morgan City was arrested on 6-1-2010 at 7:43 am on a warrant for Simple Battery Domestic Violence. Suspect was located at his residence, placed under arrest and booked into... more »

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