Update to New Year's Eve bomb threat: Officials with the Lafayette Fire Department tell KATC that the threat last night turned out to be a pipe bomb inside a port-o-let at a construction site on Duhon Road near Giles Nissan. Officials believe the pipe bomb was nothing more than a... more »
Crowley Police have made three arrests into a matter which has been under investigation for the past several weeks. Police say there are possibly more arrest to come. The incident stems from a September 5th incident which occurred on Fairway Dr. in Crowley.
Police received a complaint that an... more »
A neighborhood in Crowley has been the scene of at least three small explosions during the past week. No one was hurt in the blasts, but the booms were loud enough to startle the residents of Fairway Dr. and now they want the authorities to figure out who is tinkering... more »
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - BP used giant shears to slice off a pipe Thursday in the company's latest bid to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil, but the cut was irregular and placing a cap over the gusher will now be more challenging, Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said. BP... more »
PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen is saying that BP is in the middle of its first major pipe cut in the company's latest bid to contain the oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. Allen, the national incident commander, said Tuesday that it could be... more »
Traffic will be slow on US 190 in Saint Landry parish at the start of the new year. The road will be closed about three miles east of I-49 while DOTD makes emergency repairs to pipe crossings. Work is expected to last about 5 days.
LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA - NOVEMBER 3, 2009 - RedHawk Energy Corporation ("RedHawk") announced today that it has acquired 100% of the membership interests of Texas-based Xxtreme Pipe Services, LLC, Xxtreme Pipe Storage, LLC, Xxtreme Tubular Processors, LLC and Wolf Pack Rentals, L.L.C. (collectively, the "Xxtreme Group") for $66.0 million in cash,... more »