On Saturday, June 7, just after 4:30 p.m. Lafayette police and multiple area fire departments responded to a residential fire in the 2800 block of South Fieldspan Road.
At the time of the blaze, 6 of the 10 residents were inside the home, and managed to escape. Fortunately, there... more »
LOPA (Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency) is hosting the Caliente 5K Run for THEIR Lives. This event will take place at The Pool Shoppe Opelousas on Saturday, April 13, 2013.
For more info call: 1.800.521.GIVE (4483)
Or visit: www.lopa.org
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 »
COPIAPO, Chile (AP) - The Chilean miners began their unfamiliar new lives as national heroes Thursday and got a taste of what awaits them outside the hospital doors - a swarm of reporters, TV producers, publicity agents and even soccer teams all desperate for a piece of their story. A... more »
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry has declared Sunday a day of prayer in Texas over lives lost and the environmental disaster of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Perry, who Wednesday returned to Austin after more than a week in China on an economic development trip, issued a... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Family members of the 11 men killed in the Gulf oil rig explosion say they're satisfied President Barack Obama and lawmakers will help them get just compensation for their loss. Widows, parents and other relatives spoke at a news conference Thursday with senators who want to change... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans' filmmaking Duplass brothers are preparing for a six-week New Orleans shoot on the Paramount-backed comedy "Jeff Who Lives at Home," with comic actors Jason Sege and Ed Helms. Jay Duplass tells The Times-Picayune that he and his brother Mark have a couple other names... more »