Layaway used to be something your parents or maybe your grandparents used, but thanks to the economic downturn this shopping trend is back and taking hold in Acadiana.
It might seem old fashioned, in fact many stores haven't even offered the layaway for over 20 years. But as families... more »
An old but common scam is hitting Acadiana...KATC'S Chris Welty caught up with one of the victims and has tips on how to protect yourself and your pocket book.
"I felt violated." Ashley foster is a victim of the latest scam to hit Acadiana. Officials with the Lafayette Sheriff's... more »
SYDNEY (AP) - Australia's air safety authority says engines on some A380 superjumbos have a potential manufacturing defect that could cause engine failure. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said in a statement on Thursday a potential fault in an oil tube connection could lead to "fatigue cracking, oil leakage and... more »
The aftermath of an offshore drilling moratorium is a growing concern in southern Louisiana. Many are asking what rules and regulations we're going to be left with. According to some oil and gas advocates, those haven't been set in stone yet. Former GOP Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee spoke to some... more »
Credit card holders can circle February 22 on their calendar as the day when new consumer protections laid out in the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 kick in. The Better Business Bureau explains what these new consumer protections mean to cardholders across the US. The US... more »
On January 13, 2009 Isiah Lively was apprehended in the city of Parks by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Special Response Team and Bureau of Investigations Unit. Other agencies who assisted in Lively's capture were the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, Jeanerette City Police, Jeanerette Marshal's Office, and the Parks... more »
BATON ROUGE - The U.S. Census Bureau recently released population figures indicating that Louisiana experienced the third consecutive year of more people moving into the state than moving out. Prior to this three-year run, Louisiana had gone more than two decades without experiencing a single year of net population in-migration.... more »
Swine flu has been in the news BIG TIME and that means swindlers/crooks are looking to prey on the concerned. Any period of upheaval and concern offers a chance for scammers to capitalize on fear. Here are a few swine flu scams that are currently in circulation.
Swine Flu... more »