LOS ANGELES (AP) - A magnitude-4.1 aftershock has rattled parts of Southern California where a moderate quake occurred the day before. The U.S. Geological Survey says the aftershock struck shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday. A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered 25 miles south of Los Angeles hit Friday night, cracking foundations and... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper returns to court Thursday for a hearing that will determine whether he's released on bail amid new charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women last year in Tempe, Ariz. The athlete has been in a Los Angeles jail... more »
ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - A man wanted in California on a home invasion charge has been arrested in Louisiana. On Sunday, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force from Lafayette and Lake Charles, arrested 38-year-old Kent Jamel Wright during a traffic stop in Abbeville. Wright was wanted on charges filed by... more »
Lafayette, LA - Yesterday morning at approximately 8:30 a.m. The US Marshals Fugitive Task Force from Lafayette and Lake Charles along with vital assistance from the Abbeville Police Department arrested Thirty-Eight Year Old Kent Jamel Wright during a felony traffic stop at the 300 block of South Lyman in Abbeville.... more »
WASHINGTON - Passengers riding on Amtrak's Sunset Limited long-distance train between New Orleans and Los Angeles can now download a podcast which provides an interpretive tour of the communities and regions through which they are traveling. Amtrak, the National Park Service, and the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences... more »
A new state of the art burn center is making Acadiana its home. It's one of four in the nation and allows burn victims to be treated locally instead of having to travel out of town.
It's called the Grossman Burn Center. It's the first center of its kind... more »
Acadiana Film Industry Continues Expanding with Marquis Productions' "Fight or Flight"
The feature film "Fight or Flight," a co-production of Los Angeles based Remember Dreaming, LLC, Freefall Films, Inc and MKM, LLC is set to begin filming in Lafayette, LA on Dec 2, 2009.
Producers for the picture... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Customs officials say they got a surprise when they found 316,000 glass bongs disguised as Christmas ornaments at the Los Angeles harbor. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday that agents found the highly decorated drug pipes in 860 boxes shipped from China. The cargo, estimated... more »
SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) - It could be easier to find pot than a cup of coffee in L.A. Los Angeles has more pot shops than Starbucks and almost as many as public schools. In California, medical marijuana dispensaries are growing like -- well -- weeds. California voters approved medicinal marijuana... more »