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  • Days after Asiana plane crash, families neglected

    February 26, 2014 6:24 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - When anguished family members first called for information about their loved ones aboard a wrecked Asiana Airlines plane, instead of getting answers they had to navigate an automated reservation system. Even once Asiana finally set up a proper hotline, it would be five days before... more »
  • IOC: Hotel delays not affecting athlete families

    February 3, 2014 8:45 AM

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The IOC says the family and friends of Olympic athletes have been unaffected by unfinished hotel rooms in the mountains near Sochi. Olympics Games executive director Gilbert Felli says "we are not yet discover(ing) any problems from families." The IOC sent Felli to Krasnaya Polyana after... more »
  • Program Helps Service Members Keep Their Pets

    March 8, 2013 4:26 PM

    Instead of giving up their dogs for good, a foster program is helping service men and women come home to their pets. Staff Sergeant Bethany Morgan-Taylor is back at Fort Polk after serving a tour overseas. Her dogs have been living in Lafayette with a foster parent through a... more »
  • Free income tax return preparation for low income individuals and families

    January 17, 2012 9:35 AM

    The ASSIST Agency, a local nonprofit agency, is providing free income tax return preparation for low income individuals and families in Acadia, Jeff Davis, and Vermilion Parishes. There are certified VITA Volunteers that are trained by the IRS to prepare taxes. These volunteers will assist with the Earned Income Tax... more »
  • Home for the Holidays, Soldiers Reunited with their Families

    December 11, 2011 9:13 PM

    After a year in Afghanistan, almost 4,000 troops from the 4th Brigade 10th Mountain Division are finally all home, save 24 who lost their lives in service. To mark the homecoming, the city of Leesville, hometown to Fort Polk, hosted a huge party, ceremony and parade in their honor. ... more »
  • Military Families Reflect on Lives Lost

    August 8, 2011 12:09 AM

    Sunday in Acadiana, military families reflected on lives lost in Afghanistan. Everyday thousands of troops are constantly training to protect us and our country from any potential threats. In Breaux Bridge, the Louisiana National Guard was doing just that, learning more about decontamination and hazmat situations. "Obviously dirty... more »
  • Air France crash families meeting investigators

    June 15, 2011 10:46 AM

    PARIS (AP) - Relatives of the victims of a crashed Air France flight met with investigators Wednesday to work out what will happen to the victims' remains, retrieved from the Atlantic Ocean floor two years after the crash. All 228 people died when Air France Flight 447 dived into the... more »
  • Eight Families Displaced After Apartments Go Up in Flames

    May 28, 2011 12:22 AM

    At least eight families are out of their homes as of Friday night. That's after a fire at an apartment complex in the five-thousand block of West Congress Street in Lafayette. Tenants that we spoke with are very shaken up, and they say they've never seen anything like this... more »
  • Special Mass for Families with Soldiers Serving in Iraq and Afghanistan

    August 12, 2010 11:53 AM

    Lending support to families with soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan is the goal of a special Mass set for Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Crowley. Prayer and recognition of those serving their country will be offered by Bishop Michael Jarrell who... more »
  • 40 Wealthy Families Pledge to Donate Their Money

    August 4, 2010 12:23 PM

    SEATTLE (AP) - Forty wealthy families and individuals have joined Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half their wealth to charity. Six weeks after launching a campaign to get other billionaires to donate most of their fortunes, the chairman... more »
  • Fishing Families Turn to Fast Food, 'Grind Meats'

    July 19, 2010 7:11 AM

    POINTE A LA HACHE, La. (AP) - For thousands who count on the Gulf of Mexico to feed their families, what once seemed like a never-ending, free buffet of shrimp, crabs, oysters and fish is off-limits. Even though BP PLC has at least temporarily stopped the oil leak that had... more »
  • Families Of The 11 Workers Killed Will Visit White House Next Week

    June 4, 2010 6:23 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The families of the 11 workers killed when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf will visit the White House next week. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made the announcement to reporters traveling with President Barack Obama as he toured the Gulf... more »
  • 42 Families Out of Homes Because of Gas Well

    April 28, 2010 2:00 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - About 42 Caddo Parish families are still out of their houses while work continues at a natural gas well where pressure rose to a dangerous level more than a week ago. Authorities tell The Times of Shreveport that it will be at least another day before... more »
  • NOLA Judge Awards Families $2.6 Million

    April 8, 2010 11:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans federal judge has awarded seven Virginia families $2.6 million in damages to pay for the removal of sulfur-emitting drywall made in China that has been linked to corrosion and possible health effects. U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon ruled Thursday that all the Chinese-made... more »
  • Miles Perret Cancer Services Offers Support For Families

    February 26, 2010 7:21 PM

    Every year your chances of knowing and loving someone with cancer rise. Miles Perret Cancer Services hosted a wellness training today at city club in Lafayette. The goal is to show patients, family, and friends that there is support and hope for living a healthy and vital life even... more »
  • H1N1 vaccine clinics available in Lafayette area

    December 1, 2009 1:29 PM

    The State Department of Health and Hospitals in partnership with the Lafayette Parish School System will provide the 2009 H1N1 vaccine to Lafayette Parish students (Pre-K3 through 12) and faculty on Saturday, December 5th from 10am to 4pm. There are five sites where the clinics will be offered; families are... more »
  • Family files lawsuit against Stork Craft Crib

    November 30, 2009 2:56 PM

    Crib - Complaint filed.pdf Lawsuit Filed in Stork Craft Crib Recall Louisiana Firms File Suit on Behalf of Family Whose Infant Died In Recalled Crib LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 7-month-old Louisiana boy who suffocated to death in a... more »
  • Food banks go high-tech to help

    November 30, 2009 9:14 AM

    SEATTLE (AP) - Food banks are known for providing a helping hand to those who need it. But these days, those community pantries are getting a helping hand from technology. Food banks are taking advantage of things like databases, bar coding, GPS tracking and automated warehouses as they share their... more »
  • Lafayette Christmas Food Drive

    November 27, 2009 12:01 PM

    Nov. 27, 2009 - With just a few weeks remaining in the Spirit of Christmas Food Drive, more donations are needed to help the 16,000 families targeted to receive assistance this year. The food drive ends Dec. 22 in most areas. "Donations have been coming in steadily, but we... more »
  • Safe Families: Stork Craft Bed Recall

    November 24, 2009 9:19 AM

    Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of British Columbia, Canada, today announced the voluntary recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side... more »
  • La Tech president wants TOPS continuance

    November 19, 2009 8:28 AM

    RUSTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana Tech University President Dan Reneau says he remains a firm supporter of the state's Taylor Opportunity Program for Students or TOPS that pays tuition at in-state schools for high-achieving high school students. The program has come under the spotlight recently after LSU President John Lombardi... more »
  • FEMA Trailer Deactivation Hotline

    October 2, 2009 2:06 PM

    As Louisiana families transition from their FEMA temporary housing unit (THU) to a permanent, long term home, FEMA has an updated telephone number to assist these residents who need to have their unit deactivated. Call 1-225-389-5732. This telephone number is for FEMA temporary housing unit deactivation requests in Louisiana associated... more »
  • Homelessness a Problem in Iberia Parish

    September 24, 2009 8:24 AM

    Iberia Parish leaders tell KATC, homelessness is a growing problem and for homeless couples and women, finding shelter is especially difficult. In New Iberia there is just one shelter for homeless families, the problem is, it is at capacity. The main shelter is only for homeless men, and the only... more »

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