Around 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, the Opelousas Police Department was notified of a stabbing at in the 900 block of Creswell Lane. When officers arrived on the scene, they were notified of the suspect, Murphy Tyler, 23, (1107 Colliieard Street in Opelousas), was no where to be found, but... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A glimpse beyond our solar system reveals the neighborhood just outside the sun's influence is different and stranger than expected, scientists reported Tuesday. One oddity is the amount of oxygen. There are more oxygen atoms floating freely in the solar system than in the immediate interstellar... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Board of Regents chose a search firm Wednesday to look for Louisiana's next higher education commissioner. The board, which governs public higher education in Louisiana, picked Greenwood/Asher & Associates Inc., a Florida-based company, to recruit candidates for the job. Greenwood estimated the work will... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the shooting death of a teenager in front of his own home, a day before his 18th birthday. Police found 17-year-old Travis Yates lying on the side of the street about 3 p.m. Sunday. Lt. Todd Lee said Yates was... more »
Even though the calendar says it's officially still spring, the heat index is making it feel like the middle of summer.
Toren Hills, plays tennis outside in the heat, he said "I'm perspiring quite a bite."
The heat could cause serious side effects, but Dr.... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State lawmakers could slow down Gov. Bobby Jindal's plans to hire outside contractors to run some of Louisiana's inpatient psychiatric treatment facilities - if the Senate agrees to a proposal that has won House backing. The House voted 64-27 Thursday for a bill that would... more »
The outside and center lanes of US 167 (Evangeline Thruway) southbound approximately 0.5 of a mile south of Willow Street in Lafayette will be closed for railroad repair beginning 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 10, 2009.
This closure will allow vehicles 11-feet wide or smaller to... more »