April 18, 2013 8:43 AM
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - The Iberia Parish School Board held a slightly more optimistic view of its fiscal status than it did in February after reviewing revenue figures for March. The Advocate reports the school board was presented Wednesday with a side-by-side comparison of the months of March 2012... more »
February 23, 2011 9:23 AM
Good Morning Acadiana has started bring you Wacky news making headlines across the World. Here are this mornings top 3 wacky news stories, watch the video attached if you would like to see the pictures that go with the stories:
1. Take a closer look at this photo, what... more »
September 14, 2010 7:15 PM
A 60-year-old woman is still recovering after being struck by a car at a Wal-mart parking lot in Bayou Vista.
Just after the woman was hit, the driver hit the gas and struck another pedestrian. Then, the driver sped away.
It's something you'll only find on KATC.com: video... more »
September 6, 2010 9:50 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - ABC News President David Westin says he's stepping down at the end of the year after more than 13 years on the job. Westin said in a memo to his staff on Monday that he told his bosses a month ago that he was ready to... more »
July 13, 2010 10:28 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard has modified a policy on safety zones around boom deployed on oiled coastlines, a policy news organizations had said unnecessarily restricted coverage of the impact of the BP oil spill and efforts to clean it up. In a statement Monday night, the government's... more »
July 8, 2010 12:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The climate phenomenon known as La Nina appears to be developing, threatening more bad news in the efforts to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. When a La Nina occurs there tend to be more hurricanes than normal in the Atlantic and Caribbean... more »
June 1, 2010 11:43 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A son of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel was found dead in an apartment after a day of bar hopping with a man he'd just met, a law enforcement official said Tuesday. A drunken Andrew Koppel, 40, had been placed in a back bedroom of... more »
May 11, 2010 6:02 PM
Sheriff's deputies have requested the assistance of State Police in an investigation this evening. Witnesses on the scene tell us two bodies were found in an old dairy farm off Dairy Lane in Evangeline Parish. In addition, family members of an 18-year old, who has been missing since last night,... more »
May 6, 2010 11:35 AM
Face.com Opens Facial Recognition API Face.com, the developers of the facial recognition technology behind Facebook apps like Photo Tagger and Photo Finder announced that it is opening up its API, which will allow developers to take advantage of this technology anywhere on the web. We had a chat with Face.com... more »
May 6, 2010 11:29 AM
Synapse is an end-to-end web and mobile solutions provider with over 400 clients of varying sizes and from many different industries. Clients choose Synapse for its experience and high level of creativity when faced with difficult technology issues. The team is comprised of programmers, designers, engineers and marketers who play... more »
February 26, 2010 8:47 AM
ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - A suspect wanted in a shooting death in Abbeville two months ago has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities say 25-year-old Jamal Diggs was arrested Thursday in Newport News, Va. and charged with second-degree murder. Diggs is accused in the shooting death of D'Jacquaney Mitchel on Dec.... more »
February 19, 2010 12:42 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Across the media landscape, time stopped for 13 1/2 minutes Friday as Tiger Woods took a swing at getting out of the rough with an extraordinary video apology for his sexual escapades, telecast around the world. Dozens of broadcast networks, cable news outlets and online streams... more »
November 11, 2009 11:52 AM
Congratulations to Dondra Pellerin of Franklin!
Dondra is the winner of KATC's $300 Show Me the Money giveaway for Tuesday, November 10, 2009.
Keep watching each night at 10pm when we announce another winner.
November 6, 2009 8:56 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - ESPN had better watch its back. Comedy Central has ordered a pilot from the satirical news magazine The Onion. The prospective half-hour scripted series will be based on The Onion's Sports Network, an online video series that parodies sports shows - especially those on ESPN. Onion... more »
September 29, 2009 1:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is reminding all providers interested in administering the H1N1 influenza vaccine to register with the state before 5 p.m., Friday, October 2. Due to federal requirements, states are required to electronically report all administered doses of the H1N1 vaccine, which... more »
September 22, 2009 7:50 PM
We see school buses every day. But how familiar are you with the laws requiring you to stop?
It's that time of day, kids at Woodvale Elementary are lining up on this rainy afternoon, ready to board the bus. A common route that each rider is familiar with.
... more »
September 21, 2009 1:38 PM
A Palmetto pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car. It happened around 10:25 Friday night in the westbound lane of Louisiana-ten in St. Landry Parish. 48-year old Wallace Zachary Junior was walking when a vehicle in the eastbound lane tried to pass another vehicle and hit him. Zachary... more »
September 21, 2009 12:28 PM
An Erath man who allegedly caused a deadly head-on collision earlier this year will learn his fate today. The trial for 39-year-old Todd Vincent is set to begin this morning (Monday, September 21). The wreck left a Franklin man, his sister and her teenage daughter dead. Vincent faces three counts... more »
September 21, 2009 9:07 AM
VINTON, La. (AP) - Authorities say 12-year-old boy from Opelousas apparently drowned in Vinton over the weekend. Witnesses told Vinton police that Joseph Staton disappeared from a party Saturday and was found floating in swimming pool. Staton was pronounced dead at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office lead... more »
September 17, 2009 1:47 PM
A decision could soon be made about the baby that was born in Acadia Parish. The Allen Parish District Attorney is expected to decide whether charges will be filed within the week. Rosie Ledet could be charged with unlawful disposal of human remains. She's accused of giving birth to a... more »
September 17, 2009 1:31 PM
La 3267 (Airport Road) in or near the City of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, will be closed ¾ of a mile south of La. 14 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Monday, September 28, 2009, until 12:00 noon Friday, November 13, 2009, for bridge replacement.
Detour will consist of La 14... more »
September 17, 2009 1:26 PM
LAFAYETTE - A donation from Acadian Ambulance will help researchers at the New Iberia Research Center with the transportation of chimpanzees on the Center's grounds.
The company donated a fully operational ambulance to the center.
"The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a very important part of... more »
September 17, 2009 1:19 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A tenured teacher who sued the Lafayette Parish School Board accusing it of violating teacher tenure law has won a small victory. Christopher Jude Fero was granted a temporary restraining order against the school board, which bars the board from holding a termination hearing, at... more »
September 14, 2009 8:41 PM
COTEAU, La. (AP) - Louisiana environmental officials are shutting down a controversial landfill on the border of Iberia and St. Martin parishes.
The state Department of Environmental Quality denied a permit in August for the expansion of Gordon's Disposal construction and demolition debris landfill by more than 50... more »
September 14, 2009 8:24 PM
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - An Opelousas woman has been arrested after a crash that killed her passenger. State police identified the victim as 53-year-old Larry Coon of Opelousas.
The driver, 45-year-old Jeanne Saucier, faces charges of vehicular homicide, driving while intoxicated and careless operation. Troopers say Saucier was... more »
September 14, 2009 8:15 PM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Consolidated Government has reached tentative agreements with all five parish municipalities for animal control services.
The issue has been on the table for several months, after the City-Parish Council voted in April to have the communities of Carencro, Scott, Duson, Broussard and Youngsville... more »
September 8, 2009 2:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a speech that drew fire even before he delivered it, President Barack Obama will tell the nation's schoolchildren he "expects great things from each of you."
The White House posted Obama's remarks, scheduled for Tuesday, in advance on its Website at midday Monday. Obama's planned... more »
September 7, 2009 8:57 AM
Chick-Fil-A is kicking off the 2009 college football season with a FREE chicken sandwich giveaway.
Today (Monday, September 7th), from 10:30am to 8pm, customers can visit any participating restaurant wearing their favorite sports-related apparel to receive a free Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwich.
This includes any article of clothing with... more »