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  • Broussard's Largest Easter Egg Hunt

    March 29, 2013 7:03 AM

    Our Savior's Church is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at Arceneaux Park in Broussard.Broussard's Largest Easter Egg Hunt takes place Saturday, March 30, from 10:00a.m. - 11:30 a.m. There will be over 15,000 eggs to hunt! Children ages 1 - 8 are allowed to participate. There will be food, face... more »
  • "Dead Zone" in the Gulf is One of the Largest Ever Measured

    August 2, 2010 11:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Scientists say this year that the "dead zone" area that forms every summer in the Gulf of Mexico is one of the largest ever measured. The large area of low oxygen that chokes marine life comes in addition to the massive BP oil spill. Microbes that... more »
  • Largest Medicare Fraud Bust Ever

    July 16, 2010 12:41 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - Federal authorities said Friday they are conducting the largest Medicare fraud bust ever in five different states and arrested dozens of suspects accused in scams totaling $251 million. Several doctors and nurses were among those arrested in Miami, New York City, Detroit, Houston and Baton Rouge, La.,... more »
  • Feds: Largest Medicare Fraud Bust Carried Out

    July 16, 2010 9:22 AM

    Federal authorities are conducting the largest Medicare fraud bust ever, with raids in five states leading to the arrests of dozens of suspects. Several doctors and nurses were among those authorities hoped to arrest Friday in Miami, New York City, Detroit, Houston and Baton Rouge, La. Authorities said 36 people... more »
  • Oil Hits Louisiana's Largest Seabird Nesting Area

    July 15, 2010 7:29 AM

    Biologists say oil has smeared at least 300-400 pelicans and hundreds of terns in the largest seabird nesting area along the Louisiana coast - marking a sharp and sudden escalation in wildlife harmed by BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The finding underscores that official tallies of birds impacted... more »
  • Largest release of pelicans so far

    June 23, 2010 11:29 AM

    ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - Sixty-two brown pelicans en route to Texas aboard two Coast Guard cargo planes would be the largest release so far of pelicans rehabilitated after being contaminated in the continuing BP oil spill. U.S. Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Nancy Brown says the pelicans were scheduled to arrive... more »
  • 5 largest oil companies response plans unprepared

    June 15, 2010 11:58 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two congressmen reviewing oil spill response plans of the nation's five largest oil companies say they are nearly identical - and are all unprepared for an oil spill. Rep. Ed Markey, chairman of a House Energy panel, said the plans "cite identical response capabilities and tout identical... more »
  • Federal Government Suing Largest Contractor In Iraq

    April 1, 2010 4:50 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is suing KBR Inc., the largest contractor in Iraq, over what prosecutors say were improper charges to the Army for private security services. The Houston-based KBR Inc. is a former subsidiary of Halliburton Co. It recently won a new contract potentially worth more than... more »
  • World's Largest Scientific Experiment

    March 30, 2010 12:12 PM

    GENEVA (AP) - The world's largest atom smasher conducted its first experiments at conditions nearing those after the Big Bang, breaking its own record for high-energy collisions with proton beams crashing into each other Tuesday at three times more force than ever before. In a milestone for the $10 billion... more »
  • Big dino prints found in Jurassic park in France

    October 7, 2009 9:49 AM

    PARIS (AP) - Now that's one big foot. Paleontologists in eastern France have reported the discovery of some of the largest dinosaur footprints ever documented, measuring about 1.4 meters to 1.5 meters (4.6 feet to 4.9 feet) in diameter. The site of the find, high in the Jura mountains, was... more »

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