BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - BREC's Farr Park Equestrian Center and RV Campground along River Road has some relatively new residents: two bald eagles that may be parents. The nest and the birds were discovered about three weeks ago when a horseback riding instructor saw the nest and informed others... more »
LAFAYETTE, LA. (AP) - Lafayette Police are investigating the death of a man whose body that was found lying on the side walk near the post office. A news release says that the body of 30-year-old Russell Lambert Jr., was found about 2 a.m. Monday. The body was spotted by... more »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Scientists said Wednesday they've discovered fossils in the southern Utah desert of two new dinosaur species closely related to the Triceratops, including one with 15 horns on its large head. The discovery of the new plant-eating species - including Kosmoceratops richardsoni, considered the most ornate-headed... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - A newly discovered type of oil-eating microbe is suddenly flourishing in the Gulf of Mexico. Scientists discovered the new microbe while studying the underwater dispersion of millions of gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf following the explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. And the microbe... more »
JERUSALEM (AP) - Archaeologists say a newly discovered clay fragment from the 14th century B.C. is the oldest example of writing ever found in antiquity-rich Jerusalem. Dig director Eilat Mazar of Hebrew University says the 2-centimeter (0.8-inch) long fragment bears an ancient form of writing known as Akkadian wedge script.... more »
VENICE, La. (AP) - A massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that has become far worse than initially thought crept toward the coast Thursday as government officials offered help from the military to prevent a disaster that could destroy fragile marshlands along the shore. An executive for BP... more »
Two Scott men are under arrest tonight after police discovered the suspects growing marijuana in the attic of their home. Jason Jumonville II and Shawn Broussard both face several gun and drug related charges.
Police seized 103 high grade marijuana plants worth nearly $500,000 and two handguns.
A body is discovered today in St. Mary Parish just outside of Baldwin. Sheriff's investigators are working the case. Passers-by stopped off highway 90 and Penn Road Saturday morning, drawn to the site by flashing lights and badges.
Officials say the body was found by someone who was fishing.... more »