The suspicious package at a gas station a block away the corner of Johnston and Rena has been deemed safe. Officials are taking down barricades to reopen the section of Johnstotn that was closed off between Camellia and Brentwood. more »
BATON ROUGE, La (AP) - The Louisiana House is expected to soon take up Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposed makeover of Louisiana public education. The bills toughen teacher tenure requirements, establish a statewide voucher program for private school tuition and make many other changes to public education. They won the Senate's... more »
Lafayette Metro Narcotics officers are still trying to figure out how a package of illegal drugs ended up at a Lafayette car wash. Police say the box contained six pounds of marijuana, a street value of roughly $10,000, and was shipped through the U.S. Postal Service.
Todd LeMaire, the... more »
WINTERSBURG, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a suspicious package found at a nuclear power plant west of Phoenix. Maricopa County Sheriff's spokesman Brian Lee says security officers at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station called them at about 5 a.m. Wednesday after they found the suspicious package. A second... more »
Dianne Jefferson of Washington, La., has always been a Saints fan but never had the opportunity to watch them play in the Superdome. That is until she heads to the Dome Sept. 26 to watch the Saints play Atlanta as the 2010 Saints Prize Package winner from the first Saints... more »
A Lafayette shipping company intercepted a package containing thousands of dollars worth of marijuana.
It contained two pounds of high grade pot. Police went to the address marked on the package, a residence on Van Buren, where police say they found three more pounds. The total value $38,000.
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