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  • Bill aimed changin hunting and fishing licenses fails in House

    Bill aimed changin hunting and fishing licenses fails in House

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:39:21 GMT
    Courtesy: MGN OnlineCourtesy: MGN Online

    A bill aimed at increasing the fees of hunting and fishing licenses has failed to pass in the house.  

    A bill aimed at increasing the fees of hunting and fishing licenses has failed to pass in the house.  

  • Pleasant pattern continues

    Pleasant pattern continues

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:35:10 GMT

    Acadiana's weather pattern will remain pleasant through the midweek period, highlighted by warmer afternoon temperatures under fair to partly cloudy skies. 

    Acadiana's weather pattern will remain pleasant through the midweek period, highlighted by warmer afternoon temperatures under fair to partly cloudy skies. 

  • Workshop trains volunteers how to teach youth to fish

    Workshop trains volunteers how to teach youth to fish

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:29:37 GMT
    PHOTO COURTESY: WILDLIFE AND FISHERIESPHOTO COURTESY: WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Program (Aquatic VIP) is offering a workshop to train the basics of fishing and how to teach those skills to get younger generations hooked on fishing. 

    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Program (Aquatic VIP) is offering a workshop to train the basics of fishing and how to teach those skills to get younger generations hooked on fishing. 

  • Councilmen hope property taxes pass, fix budget issues in Lafayette

    Councilmen hope property taxes pass, fix budget issues in Lafayette

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:26:29 GMT

    Lafayette voters can expect to see at least three parish-wide tax proposals on the ballot in the November election. Two of the propositions would create new property taxes, one to fund the district attorney's office and another to fund the district court, the third would increase the property tax collected for the parish jail's maintenance. 

    Lafayette voters can expect to see at least three parish-wide tax proposals on the ballot in the November election. Two of the propositions would create new property taxes, one to fund the district attorney's office and another to fund the district court, the third would increase the property tax collected for the parish jail's maintenance. 

  • Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger in Florida

    Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger in Florida

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:19:55 GMT

    LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation. 

    LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation. 

  • POLICE: Man wanted for stealing thousands in metal products arrested

    POLICE: Man wanted for stealing thousands in metal products arrested

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:33:47 GMT
    Courtesy JDPSOCourtesy JDPSO
    Courtesy JDPSOCourtesy JDPSO

    A 25-year-old Lake Charles man wanted for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in metal products is now in jail. Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to Hwy 3059 last week in reference to a burglary, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey. 

    A 25-year-old Lake Charles man wanted for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in metal products is now in jail. Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to Hwy 3059 last week in reference to a burglary, according to Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey. 

  • Canada police say driver that hit pedestrians in custody

    Canada police say driver that hit pedestrians in custody

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:33:01 GMT

    A van apparently jumped onto a sidewalk Monday from a busy intersection in Toronto and struck a crowd of pedestrians and before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said. 

    A van apparently jumped onto a sidewalk Monday from a busy intersection in Toronto and struck a crowd of pedestrians and before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said. 

  • Kathy Bobbs, CEO of Women's and Childrens, dies at 59

    Kathy Bobbs, CEO of Women's and Childrens, dies at 59

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:31:11 GMT
    Kathy BobbsKathy Bobbs

    Kathy Bobbs, the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Regional Health System of Acadiana, Women's and Children's Hospital and Lafayette Surgicare, has died at the age of 59. 

    Kathy Bobbs, the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Regional Health System of Acadiana, Women's and Children's Hospital and Lafayette Surgicare, has died at the age of 59. 

  • Lafayette native takes third place on Jeopardy

    Lafayette native takes third place on Jeopardy

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:57:35 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:16:43 GMT

    Rex Moroux will compete on Jeopardy today airing at 3 pm on KATC. 

    Rex Moroux will compete on Jeopardy today airing at 3 pm on KATC. 

  • Five arrested, accused of child pornography possession

    Five arrested, accused of child pornography possession

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:03:01 GMT
    Lowe, Joseph, Etienne, Dunn, JarveLowe, Joseph, Etienne, Dunn, Jarve
    Lowe, Joseph, Etienne, Dunn, JarveLowe, Joseph, Etienne, Dunn, Jarve

    Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced the arrests of five Louisiana men on multiple charges including distribution and possession of child pornography, indecent behavior with juveniles, and computer aided solicitation of a minor. 

    Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced the arrests of five Louisiana men on multiple charges including distribution and possession of child pornography, indecent behavior with juveniles, and computer aided solicitation of a minor. 

  • Gov to Sen: "Less posturing" needed in gun debate

    Gov to Sen: "Less posturing" needed in gun debate

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:33:29 GMT
    Governor John Bel EdwardsGovernor John Bel Edwards
    Governor John Bel EdwardsGovernor John Bel Edwards

    In the latest of their back-and-forths, Gov. John Bel Edwards has fired back at Sen. John Kennedy over recent letters the senator has penned about banks that have taken a stand against gun violence.  

    In the latest of their back-and-forths, Gov. John Bel Edwards has fired back at Sen. John Kennedy over recent letters the senator has penned about banks that have taken a stand against gun violence.  

  • Protesters rally against Gen. Mouton statue ahead of Festival International

    Protesters rally against Gen. Mouton statue ahead of Festival International

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:38:36 GMT

    Protestors are hoping for change, rallying against the General Mouton Confederate-era statue in downtown Lafayette.

    Protestors are hoping for change, rallying against the General Mouton Confederate-era statue in downtown Lafayette.

  • Survey open for future of University Avenue

    Survey open for future of University Avenue

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:34:33 GMT
    Lafayette Consolidated GovernmentLafayette Consolidated Government
    Lafayette Consolidated GovernmentLafayette Consolidated Government

    Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG), in conjunction with the Acadiana Planning Commission (APC), has now hosted two public meetings to provide information and gather citizen feedback as a part of the University Avenue corridor study. 

    Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG), in conjunction with the Acadiana Planning Commission (APC), has now hosted two public meetings to provide information and gather citizen feedback as a part of the University Avenue corridor study. 

  • Public's help needed in solving Bayou Vista vehicle burglaries

    Public's help needed in solving Bayou Vista vehicle burglaries

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:33:38 GMT

    Police are asking for help from the public in solving several vehicle burglaries that happened over the weekend in Bayou Vista. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to five reports of vehicle burglaries on Middle Road, David Road, and Field Road in Bayou Vista. 

    Police are asking for help from the public in solving several vehicle burglaries that happened over the weekend in Bayou Vista. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to five reports of vehicle burglaries on Middle Road, David Road, and Field Road in Bayou Vista. 

  • Ex-KKK chief asks to bar subpoena over Charlottesville rally

    Ex-KKK chief asks to bar subpoena over Charlottesville rally

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:15:41 GMT
    David Duke at Virginia rally, courtesy CNNDavid Duke at Virginia rally, courtesy CNN
    David Duke at Virginia rally, courtesy CNNDavid Duke at Virginia rally, courtesy CNN

    Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has asked a judge to block a subpoena in a federal lawsuit filed by 11 people injured during a violent clash between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville last year.   

    Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has asked a judge to block a subpoena in a federal lawsuit filed by 11 people injured during a violent clash between white nationalists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville last year.   

  • UPDATE: Juliet Hotel back open for Festival

    UPDATE: Juliet Hotel back open for Festival

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:14:24 GMT
    Downtown LafayetteDowntown Lafayette
    Downtown LafayetteDowntown Lafayette

    Back in December, we reported that the Juliet Hotel in downtown Lafayette had closed and was for sale.  

    Back in December, we reported that the Juliet Hotel in downtown Lafayette had closed and was for sale.  

  • GMA on the Road: Kayaking and Hiking in Acadiana

    GMA on the Road: Kayaking and Hiking in Acadiana

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:03:40 GMT

    Festival International is just days away and while thousands are drawn to Lafayette for the music and cultural experience, the parish has so much more to offer.

    Festival International is just days away and while thousands are drawn to Lafayette for the music and cultural experience, the parish has so much more to offer.

  • Lafayette Travel offers tips to tourists and locals on navigating Festival

    Lafayette Travel offers tips to tourists and locals on navigating Festival

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:03:20 GMT

    Lafayette Travel is sharing tips on how tourists and residents of Lafayette alike can prepare for Festival week.

    Lafayette Travel is sharing tips on how tourists and residents of Lafayette alike can prepare for Festival week.

  • Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

    Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:47:10 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online

     Third time's a charm. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday morning to a new prince who is fifth in line to the British throne - and she was home by suppertime.

     Third time's a charm. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday morning to a new prince who is fifth in line to the British throne - and she was home by suppertime.

  • Lafayette Parish moves polling location due to scheduling conflict at LITE

    Lafayette Parish moves polling location due to scheduling conflict at LITE

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:41:45 GMT
    Image Courtesy MGN OnlineImage Courtesy MGN Online

    The polling places for two precincts of more than 2,000 voters in Lafayette Parish will be moved for the April 28 election because of a scheduling conflict.

    The polling places for two precincts of more than 2,000 voters in Lafayette Parish will be moved for the April 28 election because of a scheduling conflict.

  • GMA on the Road: Lafayette Science Museum

    GMA on the Road: Lafayette Science Museum

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:30:44 GMT

    We're on the Road with GMA: Whether you're new to town or have lived here all your life, there's a place in Downtown Lafayette that's sure to capture your imagination.

    We're on the Road with GMA: Whether you're new to town or have lived here all your life, there's a place in Downtown Lafayette that's sure to capture your imagination.

  • Police: Waffle House suspect arrested

    Police: Waffle House suspect arrested

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:15:05 GMT
    Travis Reinking / Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police DepartmentTravis Reinking / Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
    Travis Reinking / Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police DepartmentTravis Reinking / Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

    Authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of storming a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and fatally shooting four people with an assault rifle.

    Authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of storming a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and fatally shooting four people with an assault rifle.

  • VIDEO: Elderly man calls police for ride to visit wife in hospital

    VIDEO: Elderly man calls police for ride to visit wife in hospital

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:49:01 GMT
    WNEP, Facebook: Montoursville PD via CNNWNEP, Facebook: Montoursville PD via CNN
    WNEP, Facebook: Montoursville PD via CNNWNEP, Facebook: Montoursville PD via CNN

    MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - An elderly Pennsylvania man had no way of visiting his ill wife in the hospital, so he called police to help.    

    MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - An elderly Pennsylvania man had no way of visiting his ill wife in the hospital, so he called police to help.    

  • Airline passenger fined after keeping free airline apple

    Airline passenger fined after keeping free airline apple

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:31:58 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online

    The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has fined a woman $500 for not declaring she was bringing a free apple into the U.S. that she received on her Delta Air Lines flight from Paris.

    The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has fined a woman $500 for not declaring she was bringing a free apple into the U.S. that she received on her Delta Air Lines flight from Paris.

  • UPDATE: Farquhar critical but stable

    UPDATE: Farquhar critical but stable

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:13:30 GMT
    MGN ONLINEMGN ONLINE

    CHICAGO (AP) - White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game.

    CHICAGO (AP) - White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game.

  • Woman held in 2 deaths likely to be extradited to Florida

    Woman held in 2 deaths likely to be extradited to Florida

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:18:12 GMT
    Courtesy MGN Online / South Padre Island Police DepartmentCourtesy MGN Online / South Padre Island Police Department
    Courtesy MGN Online / South Padre Island Police DepartmentCourtesy MGN Online / South Padre Island Police Department

    A Minnesota woman arrested in Texas in the killings of two people in separate states, including her husband, will likely be sent to Florida for prosecution.

    A Minnesota woman arrested in Texas in the killings of two people in separate states, including her husband, will likely be sent to Florida for prosecution.

  • Deputies still searching for suspect in Rapides Parish shooting, kidnapping

    Deputies still searching for suspect in Rapides Parish shooting, kidnapping

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:59:32 GMT
    Courtesy of Rapides Parish Sheriff's OfficeCourtesy of Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office

    The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Department says they are searching for a suspect wanted in a Sunday morning shooting and kidnapping in Boyce, LA. 

    The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Department says they are searching for a suspect wanted in a Sunday morning shooting and kidnapping in Boyce, LA. 

  • Deputies investigating early morning homicide in Arnaudville

    Deputies investigating early morning homicide in Arnaudville

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:08:39 GMT

    The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning homicide in Arnaudville.

    The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning homicide in Arnaudville.

  • Coast Guard responding to heavy fuel discharge on Lower Mississippi River

    Coast Guard responding to heavy fuel discharge on Lower Mississippi River

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:24:08 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online

    The United States Coast Guard says they are responding to heavy fuel oil discharge near Norco, Louisiana.

    The United States Coast Guard says they are responding to heavy fuel oil discharge near Norco, Louisiana.

  • Cool Schools: Sts. Leo-Seton

    Cool Schools: Sts. Leo-Seton

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:17:47 GMT

    Today's COOL SCHOOL is Sts. Leo Seton.

    Today's COOL SCHOOL is Sts. Leo Seton.

  • Hearts of Hope to host 3rd Annual Studs in Stilettos May 9th

    Hearts of Hope to host 3rd Annual Studs in Stilettos May 9th

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:31:20 GMT

    Hearts of Hope will hold their 3rd annual Studs in Stilettos fundraiser event on Wednesday, May 9 from 7 pm to 10 pm at the Grouse Room in Lafayette.

    Hearts of Hope will hold their 3rd annual Studs in Stilettos fundraiser event on Wednesday, May 9 from 7 pm to 10 pm at the Grouse Room in Lafayette.

  • Quiet Start to the Week!

    Quiet Start to the Week!

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:47 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:47:40 GMT

    We're starting the work week on a quiet note when it comes to weather.

    We're starting the work week on a quiet note when it comes to weather.

  • What's Your Story: New Iberia

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:24:10 GMT

    There's something to be said about claiming two different places as home. If one place is lacking in a particular area the other one can easily make up for its shortcomings, as Mitzi Carruthers would describe it "it's like having the best of both worlds." 

    There's something to be said about claiming two different places as home. If one place is lacking in a particular area the other one can easily make up for its shortcomings, as Mitzi Carruthers would describe it "it's like having the best of both worlds." 

  • French students and teachers gather in Lafayette for appreciation event

    French students and teachers gather in Lafayette for appreciation event

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:16:41 GMT
    French students and teachers gather in Lafayette for appreciation eventFrench students and teachers gather in Lafayette for appreciation event
    French students and teachers gather in Lafayette for appreciation eventFrench students and teachers gather in Lafayette for appreciation event

    Current and former French teachers are getting a big merci from CODOFIL.

    Current and former French teachers are getting a big merci from CODOFIL.

  • Fishing tournament in Erath benefits Louisiana guardsmen

    Fishing tournament in Erath benefits Louisiana guardsmen

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:58:49 GMT
    Fishing tournament in Erath benefits Louisiana guardsmenFishing tournament in Erath benefits Louisiana guardsmen
    Fishing tournament in Erath benefits Louisiana guardsmenFishing tournament in Erath benefits Louisiana guardsmen

    There are some new champions of the fishing tournament by the Louisiana National Guard Enlisted Association in Erath.

    There are some new champions of the fishing tournament by the Louisiana National Guard Enlisted Association in Erath.

  • Vermilionville celebrates Earth Day

    Vermilionville celebrates Earth Day

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:39 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:39:50 GMT
    Vermilionville celebrates Earth DayVermilionville celebrates Earth Day
    Vermilionville celebrates Earth DayVermilionville celebrates Earth Day

    Reduce, reuse, recycle: that's the theme for Earth Day. On Saturday, Vermilionville served as a hub for learning more about how to take care of the planet.

    Reduce, reuse, recycle: that's the theme for Earth Day. On Saturday, Vermilionville served as a hub for learning more about how to take care of the planet.

  • Lafayette Crime Stoppers need help identifying stabbing suspect

    Lafayette Crime Stoppers need help identifying stabbing suspect

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:01:34 GMT
    Ossun Elementary SchoolOssun Elementary School

    Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying a suspect wanted for illegal discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault.

    Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying a suspect wanted for illegal discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault.

  • Louisiana couple arrested in crash that killed 5-year-old

    Louisiana couple arrested in crash that killed 5-year-old

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:09:50 GMT
    Angela Gaudet, left; Joey Gaudet, rightAngela Gaudet, left; Joey Gaudet, right
    Angela Gaudet, left; Joey Gaudet, rightAngela Gaudet, left; Joey Gaudet, right

    One Louisiana couple is facing charges in connection with a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Ascension Parish earlier this month. 

    One Louisiana couple is facing charges in connection with a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Ascension Parish earlier this month. 

  • LDH offers free STD testing

    LDH offers free STD testing

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:48:39 GMT
    Courtesy of MGN OnlineCourtesy of MGN Online

    The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Public health is offering STD testing at no cost to patients at select Parish Health Units on April 24, April 25 and April 26 in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s STD Awareness Month.  

    The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Public health is offering STD testing at no cost to patients at select Parish Health Units on April 24, April 25 and April 26 in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s STD Awareness Month.  

  • Nice Spring weather for the week ahead

    Nice Spring weather for the week ahead

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:40:24 GMT

    As skies clear this evening lows will fall into the low to mid 50s Monday morning, so you might need the sweater or light jacket out the door to start the work week. 

    As skies clear this evening lows will fall into the low to mid 50s Monday morning, so you might need the sweater or light jacket out the door to start the work week. 

  • Tornado touches down in Lafourche Parish

    Tornado touches down in Lafourche Parish

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:59:24 GMT
    Tornado touches down in Lafourche Parish / Photo courtesy of Travis MooreTornado touches down in Lafourche Parish / Photo courtesy of Travis Moore

    No injuries have been reported after a tornado touched down in Lafourche Parish, an area sitting below New Orleans, deputies say. 

    No injuries have been reported after a tornado touched down in Lafourche Parish, an area sitting below New Orleans, deputies say. 

  • Shooting leaves man dead inside his car near I-10

    Shooting leaves man dead inside his car near I-10

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:50:37 GMT
    Courtesy MGN OnlineCourtesy MGN Online

    One man is dead following an early morning shooting on I-10, just west of Duson.  

    One man is dead following an early morning shooting on I-10, just west of Duson.  

  • Man fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'

    Man fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:48:04 GMT
    James Shaw, Jr. / ABC NewsOneJames Shaw, Jr. / ABC NewsOne

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The man who wrestled the gun away from a Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would "have to work to kill me."  

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The man who wrestled the gun away from a Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would "have to work to kill me."  

  • Congestion clears on I-10 West near Ramah

    Congestion clears on I-10 West near Ramah

    Sunday, April 22 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-04-22 20:47:58 GMT
    Congestion on I-10 West near RamahCongestion on I-10 West near Ramah

    UPDATE: Congestion on I-10 West from Mile Marker 139 (Grosse Tete) to Mile Marker 136 (before Ramah) has cleared.

    UPDATE: Congestion on I-10 West from Mile Marker 139 (Grosse Tete) to Mile Marker 136 (before Ramah) has cleared.

  • 4 dead in Nashville Waffle House shooting; suspect sought

    4 dead in Nashville Waffle House shooting; suspect sought

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-22 16:31:01 GMT
    Travis Reinking / Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police DepartmentTravis Reinking / Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
    Travis Reinking / Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police DepartmentTravis Reinking / Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A man wearing nothing but a coat stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee before dawn Sunday and shot four people to death, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting a weapon away from the gunman. 

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A man wearing nothing but a coat stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee before dawn Sunday and shot four people to death, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting a weapon away from the gunman. 

  • Showers clearing through Sunday

    Showers clearing through Sunday

    Sunday, April 22 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-04-22 10:26:34 GMT

    Despite a wet and blustery start to Sunday the showers will clear through the morning and clouds eventually clearing as we get further into the afternoon as dry air filters in to Acadiana. 

    Despite a wet and blustery start to Sunday the showers will clear through the morning and clouds eventually clearing as we get further into the afternoon as dry air filters in to Acadiana. 

  • Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans

    Unified Command continues oil spill response near New Orleans

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-04-22 05:44:58 GMT
    Courtesy MGN OnlineCourtesy MGN Online
    Courtesy MGN OnlineCourtesy MGN Online

    (PRESS RELEASE) A Unified Command is continuing cleanup efforts for shorelines, facilities and vessels between Nashville Wharf and mile marker 77 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans on Saturday. 

    (PRESS RELEASE) A Unified Command is continuing cleanup efforts for shorelines, facilities and vessels between Nashville Wharf and mile marker 77 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans on Saturday. 

  • Surviving inhabitants of Weeks Island reunite after nearly 50 years

    Surviving inhabitants of Weeks Island reunite after nearly 50 years

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-22 05:36:04 GMT

    The surviving members of the community of Weeks Island in Iberia Parish reunited on Saturday after being asked to leave their village nearly 50 years ago.

    The surviving members of the community of Weeks Island in Iberia Parish reunited on Saturday after being asked to leave their village nearly 50 years ago.

  • Teens and adults with special needs attend prom

    Teens and adults with special needs attend prom

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-04-22 05:31:17 GMT
    Lafayette Parks and Recreation hosted a prom for teenagers and adults with special needs at the Heymann Recreation Center.Lafayette Parks and Recreation hosted a prom for teenagers and adults with special needs at the Heymann Recreation Center.
    Lafayette Parks and Recreation hosted a prom for teenagers and adults with special needs at the Heymann Recreation Center.Lafayette Parks and Recreation hosted a prom for teenagers and adults with special needs at the Heymann Recreation Center.

    It was prom night for some in Lafayette Saturday night.  The city's Parks and Recreation hosted a prom for teenagers and adults with special needs at the Heymann Recreation Center.

    It was prom night for some in Lafayette Saturday night.  The city's Parks and Recreation hosted a prom for teenagers and adults with special needs at the Heymann Recreation Center.

  • Last Louisiana outside waters will open to shrimping Tuesday

    Last Louisiana outside waters will open to shrimping Tuesday

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:20:52 GMT
    PHOTO COURTESY: MGN ONLINEPHOTO COURTESY: MGN ONLINE

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Officials say Louisiana's outside waters that are still closed to shrimping will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Officials say Louisiana's outside waters that are still closed to shrimping will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Festival International passes enhance experience for some while keeping it free for others

    Festival International passes enhance experience for some while keeping it free for others

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:08:06 GMT

    If you want to skip lines and get front row seats for this year's Festival International you can take advantage of the festival passes. Festival passes play a big role in keeping festival international free for patrons.

    If you want to skip lines and get front row seats for this year's Festival International you can take advantage of the festival passes. Festival passes play a big role in keeping festival international free for patrons.

  • Festival International talks tech with wifi, wristbands, and passes

    Festival International talks tech with wifi, wristbands, and passes

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:35:58 GMT

    Festival International de Louisiane is only eight days away and this morning representatives from LUS Fiber and Festival International joined GMA to give some perspective on the tech side of the festival. 

    Festival International de Louisiane is only eight days away and this morning representatives from LUS Fiber and Festival International joined GMA to give some perspective on the tech side of the festival. 

  • Preparations underway for Festival International

    Preparations underway for Festival International

    Thursday, March 29 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-03-29 20:06:46 GMT
    Thursday, March 29 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-03-29 23:06:04 GMT

    Festival International is less than a month away and organizers are getting ready for the four-day long event. Passes are being prepped and there are two different kinds of passes you can purchase.  

    Festival International is less than a month away and organizers are getting ready for the four-day long event. Passes are being prepped and there are two different kinds of passes you can purchase.  

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  • Democrat looks for upset in strong GOP district in Arizona

    Democrat looks for upset in strong GOP district in Arizona

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:00:47 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:38:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Arizona State Rep. and U.S. Representative candidate Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. The ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Arizona State Rep. and U.S. Representative candidate Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. The ...
    In a district Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016, a Democratic newcomer is trying to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat.
    In a district Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016, a Democratic newcomer is trying to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat.
  • US raises Nicaragua threat level, pulls diplomats' families

    US raises Nicaragua threat level, pulls diplomats' families

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:25:21 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:38:41 GMT
    The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some if its employees amid a string of deadly protests.
    The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some if its employees amid a string of deadly protests.
  • New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

    New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:15:27 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:37:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay Reeves). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Josephine Bolling McCall poses with a photo of her father, lynching victim Elmore Bolling, at her home in Montgomery, Ala. Bolling is among thousands of lynching victims remembered at the ...(AP Photo/Jay Reeves). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Josephine Bolling McCall poses with a photo of her father, lynching victim Elmore Bolling, at her home in Montgomery, Ala. Bolling is among thousands of lynching victims remembered at the ...
    A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings.
    A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings.
  • SportsMore>>

  • LCA hires new boys basketball coach Errol Rogers

    LCA hires new boys basketball coach Errol Rogers

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:22:51 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La -- Lafayette Christian Academy announced today that its girls basketball head coach Errol Rogers will succeed Byron Starks as head coach of the boys program.

    LAFAYETTE, La -- Lafayette Christian Academy announced today that its girls basketball head coach Errol Rogers will succeed Byron Starks as head coach of the boys program.

  • Four Cajuns Walk-Ons Receive Scholarships at Spring Game

    Four Cajuns Walk-Ons Receive Scholarships at Spring Game

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:39:34 GMT
    HALFTIME SCHOLARSHIPS: During halftime, four student-athletes received scholarships for the hard work they've put into the Ragin' Cajuns Football program. Running Back Ashton Johnson, junior defensive back Deuce Wallace, senior linebacker Chaiziere Malbrue and sophomore wide receiver Jalen Williams were each rewarded for their dedication to the Cajuns program.
    HALFTIME SCHOLARSHIPS: During halftime, four student-athletes received scholarships for the hard work they've put into the Ragin' Cajuns Football program. Running Back Ashton Johnson, junior defensive back Deuce Wallace, senior linebacker Chaiziere Malbrue and sophomore wide receiver Jalen Williams were each rewarded for their dedication to the Cajuns program.
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