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  • Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

    Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-05-30 07:09:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 30 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-05-30 07:09:14 GMT
    Vincent Mitchell is trying to make sense of how a family dispute in southern Mississippi led to a rampage that killed eight people, including a deputy.
    Vincent Mitchell is trying to make sense of how a family dispute in southern Mississippi led to a rampage that killed eight people, including a deputy.
  • Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

    Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-05-30 05:49:11 GMT
    Tuesday, May 30 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-05-30 05:49:11 GMT
    Police in Florida say Tiger Woods has been arrested for DUI.
    Police in Florida say Tiger Woods has been arrested for DUI.
  • Lafayette PD investigate armed robbery at gas station

    Lafayette PD investigate armed robbery at gas station

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-05-30 05:02:06 GMT

    Lafayette police are investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron gas station at the corner of Bertrand Drive and Eraste Landry Road. 

    Lafayette police are investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron gas station at the corner of Bertrand Drive and Eraste Landry Road. 

  • Memorial Day service honors fallen soldiers in New Iberia

    Memorial Day service honors fallen soldiers in New Iberia

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:44:55 GMT

    Veterans and their families gathered in New Iberia Monday night to remember their comrades who have died. 

    Veterans and their families gathered in New Iberia Monday night to remember their comrades who have died. 

  • In Eunice, a cemetery is transformed to honor veterans

    In Eunice, a cemetery is transformed to honor veterans

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:35:10 GMT

    Dale Sittig has transformed Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Eunice with hundreds of American flags. “People stop on the side of the road and just take pictures. They stop and are just in shock and awe when they pass through here....

    Dale Sittig has transformed Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Eunice with hundreds of American flags. “People stop on the side of the road and just take pictures. They stop and are just in shock and awe when they pass through here....

  • Fallen soldiers remembered at Jennings Memorial Day parade, ceremony

    Fallen soldiers remembered at Jennings Memorial Day parade, ceremony

    Monday, May 29 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-05-30 01:58:08 GMT
    Memorial Day ParadeMemorial Day Parade
    The Memorial Day parade in Jennings reminded the younger generation about fallen soldiers' sacrifices.  For over 10 years, the Memorial Day parade has rolled down the streets of Jennings. Inez Henry, president of  Frank Thibodeaux Unit 520, said, "If you don't celebrate it and it's tradition and you don't carry it on each year, it's just put in the back. Young folks really don't keep up with it."   Randall Fuselier, who attended the parade, added,...
    The Memorial Day parade in Jennings reminded the younger generation about fallen soldiers' sacrifices.  For over 10 years, the Memorial Day parade has rolled down the streets of Jennings. Inez Henry, president of  Frank Thibodeaux Unit 520, said, "If you don't celebrate it and it's tradition and you don't carry it on each year, it's just put in the back. Young folks really don't keep up with it."   Randall Fuselier, who attended the parade, added,...
  • Man apprehended after brief manhunt in Kentwood

    Man apprehended after brief manhunt in Kentwood

    Monday, May 29 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-05-30 00:33:00 GMT
    Bryan Menard arrested in Kentwood / Courtesy of WBRZBryan Menard arrested in Kentwood / Courtesy of WBRZ

    One man has been arrested after officials say he opened fire on deputies in Kentwood.  

    One man has been arrested after officials say he opened fire on deputies in Kentwood.  

  • Alligator caught in Florida family's pool

    Alligator caught in Florida family's pool

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-05-29 23:56:30 GMT
    Alligator in Florida family's pool / Courtesy of CNNAlligator in Florida family's pool / Courtesy of CNN

    An alligator in Florida has been relocated after going for a swim in family's pool. 

    An alligator in Florida has been relocated after going for a swim in family's pool. 

  • Memorial Day Service honors fallen service members in Lafayette

    Memorial Day Service honors fallen service members in Lafayette

    Monday, May 29 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-05-29 22:07:43 GMT
    Lafayette Memorial Day CeremonyLafayette Memorial Day Ceremony

    The annual Memorial Day Service at Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery is underway.  The event is held ever year to mark Memorial Day at the cemetery, located on 2111 W. Pinhook Road.

    The annual Memorial Day Service at Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery is underway.  The event is held ever year to mark Memorial Day at the cemetery, located on 2111 W. Pinhook Road.

  • Old South monument backers embrace "Confederate Catechism"

    Old South monument backers embrace "Confederate Catechism"

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:38:54 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:38:54 GMT
    Sometimes it seems like Confederate monument supporters are using a different history book than others, and they are.
    Sometimes it seems like Confederate monument supporters are using a different history book than others, and they are.
  • Locked into a soggy pattern through the weekend

    Locked into a soggy pattern through the weekend

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:24:01 GMT

    Acadiana will stay locked into an unsettled and soggy weather pattern for at least the next week. Deep tropical Gulf moisture will interact with a nearly stationary frontal boundary and a series of upper disturbances through the weekend. 

    Acadiana will stay locked into an unsettled and soggy weather pattern for at least the next week. Deep tropical Gulf moisture will interact with a nearly stationary frontal boundary and a series of upper disturbances through the weekend. 

  • UPDATE: Law enforcement, family searching for local woman

    UPDATE: Law enforcement, family searching for local woman

    Monday, May 29 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-05-29 21:05:47 GMT
    Courtesy Landry FamilyCourtesy Landry Family

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies and family members are looking for a local woman who has been missing since Tuesday.

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies and family members are looking for a local woman who has been missing since Tuesday.

  • Calcasieu deputies seeking two suspects in Sunday shooting

    Calcasieu deputies seeking two suspects in Sunday shooting

    Monday, May 29 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:53:47 GMT
    CPSO PhotoCPSO Photo

       Calcasieu Sheriff's deputies are looking for two men accused of shooting at a house Sunday morning, injuring one person.

       Calcasieu Sheriff's deputies are looking for two men accused of shooting at a house Sunday morning, injuring one person.

  • Breaux Bridge Memorial Day Ceremony honors the fallen

    Breaux Bridge Memorial Day Ceremony honors the fallen

    Monday, May 29 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:33:22 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:33:22 GMT

    Ceremonies were held across Acadiana for Memorial Day to honor troops who gave their lives fighting for our country.

    Ceremonies were held across Acadiana for Memorial Day to honor troops who gave their lives fighting for our country.

  • Trump hails heroes at Arlington

    Trump hails heroes at Arlington

    Monday, May 29 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-05-29 19:39:08 GMT
    President Trump lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery / CNNPresident Trump lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery / CNN

    President Donald Trump is expressing his nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude to Americans who have fallen in battle and to the families they left behind.    

    President Donald Trump is expressing his nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude to Americans who have fallen in battle and to the families they left behind.    

  • Three rescued, one missing when tug sinks

    Three rescued, one missing when tug sinks

    Monday, May 29 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-05-29 18:40:38 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online
    The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft before the vessel sank.  One crewmember is still missing. The survivors in the life raft were rescued by the good Samaritan motor vessel Andi...
    The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft before the vessel sank.  One crewmember is still missing. The survivors in the life raft were rescued by the good Samaritan motor vessel Andi...
  • Memorial Day Tribute at Greenlawn

    Memorial Day Tribute at Greenlawn

    Monday, May 29 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:54:38 GMT
    Memorial DayMemorial Day

    A Memorial Day Tribute at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens begins at noon. The event, in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home, includes a display of military memorabilia on display in teh lobby of the funeral home and the Chapel. The Distinguished Veteran of the Year will be presented to the family of Joseph Oliver Briscoe, who passed away earlier this year and is buried in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He was a career military man who earned many medals including the Silver ...

    A Memorial Day Tribute at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens begins at noon. The event, in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home, includes a display of military memorabilia on display in teh lobby of the funeral home and the Chapel. The Distinguished Veteran of the Year will be presented to the family of Joseph Oliver Briscoe, who passed away earlier this year and is buried in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. He was a career military man who earned many medals including the Silver ...

  • Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

    Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

    Monday, May 29 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:29:33 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-05-29 17:29:33 GMT
    A survey of US beekeepers finds some hope for the nation's troubled honeybees.
    A survey of US beekeepers finds some hope for the nation's troubled honeybees.
  • Woman killed after car hits mobility scooter

    Woman killed after car hits mobility scooter

    Monday, May 29 2017 12:34 PM EDT2017-05-29 16:34:15 GMT
    Image Credit: MGN OnlineImage Credit: MGN Online

    Louisiana police say a crash involving a car and an electric scooter has killed a woman.  

    Louisiana police say a crash involving a car and an electric scooter has killed a woman.  

  • Senators hear grim predictions of budget impact

    Senators hear grim predictions of budget impact

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:56:00 GMT
    The State CapitolThe State Capitol
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration has presented to senators a grim picture of the fallout from the House-proposed version of next year's budget. The governor is threatening a veto if anything resembling the spending plan reaches his desk.      Agency leaders say they'd have to release prisoners early, shutter health programs and damage critical services in the financial year that begins July 1.      House Republican leaders cal...
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration has presented to senators a grim picture of the fallout from the House-proposed version of next year's budget. The governor is threatening a veto if anything resembling the spending plan reaches his desk.      Agency leaders say they'd have to release prisoners early, shutter health programs and damage critical services in the financial year that begins July 1.      House Republican leaders cal...
  • Acadiana teen has wish granted

    Acadiana teen has wish granted

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:28:07 GMT
    Christopher in his golf cartChristopher in his golf cart

    Dreams Come True of Louisiana granted a wish this weekend for an Acadiana teen. 

    Dreams Come True of Louisiana granted a wish this weekend for an Acadiana teen. 

  • Member of Military Funeral Honors team performs 1000th funeral

    Member of Military Funeral Honors team performs 1000th funeral

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:26:16 GMT
    Staff Sgt. Cody Standridge (right), member of the Louisiana National Guard’s Military Funeral Honors team folders the flag during a funeral in 2015Staff Sgt. Cody Standridge (right), member of the Louisiana National Guard’s Military Funeral Honors team folders the flag during a funeral in 2015

    “Whenever I feel myself becoming emotionally attached and wanting to mourn with the family, which is not our job, I always think to place the mission first. That gets me through the moment,” said Staff Sgt. Cody Standridge of the Louisiana National Guard’s 204th Theater Airfield Operations Group. “I’m there for a specific mission.” 

    “Whenever I feel myself becoming emotionally attached and wanting to mourn with the family, which is not our job, I always think to place the mission first. That gets me through the moment,” said Staff Sgt. Cody Standridge of the Louisiana National Guard’s 204th Theater Airfield Operations Group. “I’m there for a specific mission.” 

  • Fundraiser for teen injured in ATV crash

    Fundraiser for teen injured in ATV crash

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:18:51 GMT
    Emma BroussardEmma Broussard

    There will be a fundraiser benefit for a Kaplan teen June 3 in Rayne. Emma's Dream is a fundraiser for Emma Broussard who was injured in an ATV crash in 2015. All funds raised from the event will be donated to Emma's medical treatment.

    There will be a fundraiser benefit for a Kaplan teen June 3 in Rayne. Emma's Dream is a fundraiser for Emma Broussard who was injured in an ATV crash in 2015. All funds raised from the event will be donated to Emma's medical treatment.

  • Verot School Road project continues with intersection closure

    Verot School Road project continues with intersection closure

    Monday, May 29 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-05-29 14:46:24 GMT
    Courtesy MGN OnlineCourtesy MGN Online

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will be closing Briarmeadow Road, at its intersection with LA 339 (Verot School Road), in Lafayette Parish, beginning Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 a.m. until Thursday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m., weather permitting. 

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will be closing Briarmeadow Road, at its intersection with LA 339 (Verot School Road), in Lafayette Parish, beginning Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 a.m. until Thursday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m., weather permitting. 

  • JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

    JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

    Monday, May 29 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-05-29 14:08:14 GMT
    President John F Kennedy / Courtesy MGN OnlinePresident John F Kennedy / Courtesy MGN Online

    The life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, who died at 46, will be celebrated on the day he would have turned 100.      

    The life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, who died at 46, will be celebrated on the day he would have turned 100.      

  • Comeaux Speech and Debate Team takes home national awards

    Comeaux Speech and Debate Team takes home national awards

    Monday, May 29 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-05-29 12:47:51 GMT
    Comeaux Speech and Debate National Winners / Courtesy Jacob SimonComeaux Speech and Debate National Winners / Courtesy Jacob Simon

    The Comeaux Speech and Debate Team recently competed at the National Catholic Forensic League 2017 National Tournament.

    The Comeaux Speech and Debate Team recently competed at the National Catholic Forensic League 2017 National Tournament.

  • Acadiana's newest centenarian

    Acadiana's newest centenarian

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-05-29 11:24:15 GMT
    Genevieve Martin MeauxGenevieve Martin Meaux

    Genevieve Martin Meaux celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday.

    Genevieve Martin Meaux celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday.

  • Memorial Day weekend through the eyes of a Pearl Harbor survivor

    Memorial Day weekend through the eyes of a Pearl Harbor survivor

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-05-29 11:02:42 GMT
    Joe RichardJoe Richard

     There are less than three hundred Peal Harbor survivors in the United States today, three of of them are here in Acadiana. They are among the last living witnesses of a tragedy that shaped the course of the history. For Joe Richard it's a tragic day he'll never forget. He joined when he was just 16 years old. The navy recruited him after hearing about his welding skills.  "We'd work on destroyers that needed work done you know that was our job to repair em and do wha...

     There are less than three hundred Peal Harbor survivors in the United States today, three of of them are here in Acadiana. They are among the last living witnesses of a tragedy that shaped the course of the history. For Joe Richard it's a tragic day he'll never forget. He joined when he was just 16 years old. The navy recruited him after hearing about his welding skills.  "We'd work on destroyers that needed work done you know that was our job to repair em and do wha...

  • Soggy morning starts an unsettled week

    Soggy morning starts an unsettled week

    Monday, May 29 2017 6:51 AM EDT2017-05-29 10:51:57 GMT

    Happy Memorial Day everyone and even though it's been a soggy start to the day there may be some improvement by the afternoon and the evening, although improvement will be a relative term.  

    Happy Memorial Day everyone and even though it's been a soggy start to the day there may be some improvement by the afternoon and the evening, although improvement will be a relative term.  

  • Coast Guard seizes 750 pounds of pot

    Coast Guard seizes 750 pounds of pot

    Sunday, May 28 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-05-29 00:40:15 GMT
    US Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C WebberUS Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C Webber

    The Coast Guard arrested six people and seized 750 pounds of marijuana near Boca Raton Saturday.

    The Coast Guard arrested six people and seized 750 pounds of marijuana near Boca Raton Saturday.

  • Lafayette, BR churches team up for concerts

    Lafayette, BR churches team up for concerts

    Sunday, May 28 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-05-29 00:16:57 GMT
    Asbury MethodistAsbury Methodist

    A Lafayette Methodist church and a Baton Rouge Baptist church teamed up to present a pair of concerts.

    A Lafayette Methodist church and a Baton Rouge Baptist church teamed up to present a pair of concerts.

  • Crowley marks Memorial Day

    Crowley marks Memorial Day

    Sunday, May 28 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-05-28 21:27:33 GMT
    Crowley Memorial Day eventCrowley Memorial Day event

    The City of Crowley marked Memorial Day with a program Sunday afternoon.

    The City of Crowley marked Memorial Day with a program Sunday afternoon.

  • Overnight showers/storms then isolated showers for Memorial Day

    Overnight showers/storms then isolated showers for Memorial Day

    Sunday, May 28 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-05-28 21:11:29 GMT

    Just like this afternoon another complex of showers and storms could develop over East Texas later tonight into the overnight hours and slide into Acadiana. 

    Just like this afternoon another complex of showers and storms could develop over East Texas later tonight into the overnight hours and slide into Acadiana. 

  • Tigers headed back to the Women's College World Series

    Tigers headed back to the Women's College World Series

    Sunday, May 28 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-05-28 19:32:36 GMT
    softballsoftball

    With a 5-4 win over FSU, the LSU Tigers softball team is headed back to the Women's College World Series. 

    With a 5-4 win over FSU, the LSU Tigers softball team is headed back to the Women's College World Series. 

  • Two injured in fight on Doc Duhon Road

    Two injured in fight on Doc Duhon Road

    Sunday, May 28 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-05-28 19:12:00 GMT
    Cutout Photo: Klaus with K / Wikimedia Commons / MGNCutout Photo: Klaus with K / Wikimedia Commons / MGN

    Two people were injured when a fight broke out on Doc Duhon Road this morning.

    Two people were injured when a fight broke out on Doc Duhon Road this morning.

  • Skydivers crash onto Slidell golf course; one dead

    Skydivers crash onto Slidell golf course; one dead

    Sunday, May 28 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-05-28 18:43:22 GMT
    Image Credit: MGN OnlineImage Credit: MGN Online

    SLIDELL, La. -- One skydiver is dead and another hospitalized after the pair crashed on a Slidell golf course during a tandem jump, WWL reports.  

    SLIDELL, La. -- One skydiver is dead and another hospitalized after the pair crashed on a Slidell golf course during a tandem jump, WWL reports.  

  • Insurance chief: Check your insurance coverage now

    Insurance chief: Check your insurance coverage now

    Sunday, May 28 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-05-28 18:30:51 GMT
    Courtesy the Louisiana Department of Insurance website -- Insurance Commissioner Jim DonelonCourtesy the Louisiana Department of Insurance website -- Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is urging Louisiana residents to do an "insurance checkup" ahead of next week's start of hurricane season.

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is urging Louisiana residents to do an "insurance checkup" ahead of next week's start of hurricane season.

  • Former GOP House speaker hit with another molestation suit

    Former GOP House speaker hit with another molestation suit

    Sunday, May 28 2017 1:35 PM EDT2017-05-28 17:35:51 GMT
    DENNIS HASTERTDENNIS HASTERT
    CHICAGO (AP) - An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert in a new lawsuit of sexually assaulting him when he was a fourth-grader, at least the fifth such allegation against the former House speaker who will soon be released from prison in a hush-money case.      The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2r080Ga ) reports the lawsuit was filed in a suburban Chicago court by a man using the pseudonym Richard Doe.      The accuser says Hastert sexually abused him in ...
    CHICAGO (AP) - An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert in a new lawsuit of sexually assaulting him when he was a fourth-grader, at least the fifth such allegation against the former House speaker who will soon be released from prison in a hush-money case.      The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2r080Ga ) reports the lawsuit was filed in a suburban Chicago court by a man using the pseudonym Richard Doe.      The accuser says Hastert sexually abused him in ...
  • Six shot, one fatally, overnight in NOLA

    Six shot, one fatally, overnight in NOLA

    Sunday, May 28 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-05-28 17:04:41 GMT
    Image Courtesy: MGN OnlineImage Courtesy: MGN Online

    In a span of about six hours late Saturday night to Sunday morning, one person was killed and five were injured in four separate shootings across the New Orleans area, our media partners at The Advocate report. 

    In a span of about six hours late Saturday night to Sunday morning, one person was killed and five were injured in four separate shootings across the New Orleans area, our media partners at The Advocate report. 

  • Eight dead, including deputy, in Mississippi shooting

    Eight dead, including deputy, in Mississippi shooting

    Sunday, May 28 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-05-28 15:42:22 GMT
    Photo Courtesy MGN OnlinePhoto Courtesy MGN Online

    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi said Sunday that a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff’s deputy.

    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi said Sunday that a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff’s deputy.

  • Cornell funeral to take place Friday; widow pens letter

    Cornell funeral to take place Friday; widow pens letter

    Friday, May 26 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-05-26 15:05:35 GMT
    Friday, May 26 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-05-26 15:05:35 GMT
    Chris Cornell's widow has written a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden frontman days after he took his own life.
    Chris Cornell's widow has written a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden frontman days after he took his own life.
  • UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

    UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

    Friday, May 26 2017 3:05 AM EDT2017-05-26 07:05:11 GMT
    Friday, May 26 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-05-26 07:09:18 GMT
    Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people a pop concert.
    Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people a pop concert.
  • Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says

    Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:55:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:55:32 GMT
    A new study suggests Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about 3 months before infections were detected last summer.
    A new study suggests Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about 3 months before infections were detected last summer.
  • Trump seeks to end program for older jobless Americans

    Trump seeks to end program for older jobless Americans

    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:57:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:57:34 GMT
    A half-century-old job training and placement program for older Americans is on President Donald Trump's chopping block.
    A half-century-old job training and placement program for older Americans is on President Donald Trump's chopping block.
  • Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

    Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-05-25 02:25:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-05-25 02:25:10 GMT
    The father of the British-Libyan bomber behind Manchester bombing that killed 22 people during Ariana Grande concert denied his son's links to the bombing and said that he was preparing for a visit to Saudi to...
    The father of the British-Libyan bomber behind Manchester bombing that killed 22 people during Ariana Grande concert denied his son's links to the bombing and said that he was preparing for a visit to Saudi to perform pilgrimage.
  • Evangeline Parish adds French Immersion programs to schools

    Evangeline Parish adds French Immersion programs to schools

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:08:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-05-25 00:09:39 GMT

    Students in Evangeline Parish can now learn a language native to their parish. 

    Students in Evangeline Parish can now learn a language native to their parish. 

  • Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

    Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:29:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:36:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives.
    President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives.
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  • Lafayette PD investigate armed robbery at gas station

    Lafayette PD investigate armed robbery at gas station

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-05-30 05:02:06 GMT

    Lafayette police are investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron gas station at the corner of Bertrand Drive and Eraste Landry Road. 

    Lafayette police are investigating an armed robbery at the Chevron gas station at the corner of Bertrand Drive and Eraste Landry Road. 

  • Three rescued, one missing when tug sinks

    Three rescued, one missing when tug sinks

    Monday, May 29 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-05-29 18:40:38 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online
    The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft before the vessel sank.  One crewmember is still missing. The survivors in the life raft were rescued by the good Samaritan motor vessel Andi...
    The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft before the vessel sank.  One crewmember is still missing. The survivors in the life raft were rescued by the good Samaritan motor vessel Andi...
  • Woman killed after car hits mobility scooter

    Woman killed after car hits mobility scooter

    Monday, May 29 2017 12:34 PM EDT2017-05-29 16:34:15 GMT
    Image Credit: MGN OnlineImage Credit: MGN Online

    Louisiana police say a crash involving a car and an electric scooter has killed a woman.  

    Louisiana police say a crash involving a car and an electric scooter has killed a woman.  

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  • Matchups set for NCAA Baton Rouge Regional; ticket information available

    Matchups set for NCAA Baton Rouge Regional; ticket information available

    Monday, May 29 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-05-29 19:29:33 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU will play host to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field beginning at 2:30 p.m. CT Friday when the top-seeded Tigers meet No. 4 seed Texas Southern. No. 3 seed Rice will face No. 2 seed Southeastern Louisiana at 7 p.m. CT Friday in the second game of the four-team regional. The regional continues Saturday and Sunday and, if necessary, will finish on Monday. The winner of the Baton Rouge Regional will face the winner of the ...
    BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU will play host to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field beginning at 2:30 p.m. CT Friday when the top-seeded Tigers meet No. 4 seed Texas Southern. No. 3 seed Rice will face No. 2 seed Southeastern Louisiana at 7 p.m. CT Friday in the second game of the four-team regional. The regional continues Saturday and Sunday and, if necessary, will finish on Monday. The winner of the Baton Rouge Regional will face the winner of the ...
  • Walker's Gem Helps LSU Win 12th SEC Tournament Title

    Walker's Gem Helps LSU Win 12th SEC Tournament Title

    Sunday, May 28 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-05-28 23:18:47 GMT
    LSU pitcher Eric Walker (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)LSU pitcher Eric Walker (Photo Credit: Advocate Staff Photo)

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Freshman Eric Walker allowed one run in 7-2/3 innings and LSU held on to beat Arkansas 4-2 on Sunday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.      The Tigers (43-17) cruised into the game before claiming their 12th SEC tournament title and sixth under coach Paul Mainieri.

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Freshman Eric Walker allowed one run in 7-2/3 innings and LSU held on to beat Arkansas 4-2 on Sunday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.      The Tigers (43-17) cruised into the game before claiming their 12th SEC tournament title and sixth under coach Paul Mainieri.

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