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  • Federal OK for whooping crane release in Louisiana

    February 8, 2011 6:05 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government has approved release of 10 young whooping cranes into wetlands where Louisiana's last wild flock once lived. But snowstorms have delayed their move once. Officials aren't sure just when they'll be flown from Pautunxent, Md., to White Lake. Whoopers are among the world's... more »
  • Supporters send well-wishes to Edwards

    January 28, 2011 3:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The phone calls and incoming mail have picked up at Ecumenical House, a federal halfway house, in the two weeks since they added a famous prisoner to their watch list: former Gov. Edwin Edwards. Though Edwards was allowed to serve the final six months of... more »
  • Judge Reggie Speaks Out About Edwards' Release

    January 14, 2011 6:51 PM

    New Thursday on Governor Edwin Edwards, his good friend and confidant Judge Edmund Reggie sits down with KATC to talk about their friendship before, during and after his prison sentence. They met back in the 1940's, when both were law students at Tulane and then both got their political... more »
  • What's Next for Edwin Edwards

    January 13, 2011 11:59 PM

    Many people in Edwin Edwards' home town of Crowley are excited about his release from prison Thursday. But probably no one is more ecstatic than Edwards himself. "He's been looking forward to being out for a long time," said Leo Honeycutt, Edwards' biographer. Honeycutt said that at 83... more »
  • Statement from Edwards' Family

    January 13, 2011 12:29 PM

    "My father, Edwin Edwards, has been released from federal prison after 8 years 2 months and 21 days. He was released at 5 o'clock this morning. He arrived at Ecumenical House at approximately 8:30a.m. After doing all required paperwork and getting all instructions he was released to home confinement for... more »
  • Edwin Edwards Leaves Halfway House With Family

    January 13, 2011 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former Gov. Edwin Edwards was released Thursday from federal prison and spent two hours at a Baton Rouge halfway house, before leaving with his daughter for an undisclosed location. Edwards served eight years for a corruption conviction. The four-term former governor arrived in Baton Rouge... more »
  • Questions Answered in Jail Release; Smith Pays Up

    December 2, 2010 7:31 PM

    New information surfaces about the arrest and release of Saints player Will Smith in Lafayette. KATC's Maddie Garrett brings you an exclusive look inside the arrest from a man who sat next to Smith in jail. And the judge who released Smith finally gives a response. The controversy first... more »
  • New Orleans Hornets Release D.J. Strawberry

    October 21, 2010 12:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Hornets have waived reserve guard D.J. Strawberry, the son of former Major League Baseball star Darryl Strawberry. Strawberry, who is 6-foot-5, played in four preseason games for the Hornets. The former Maryland standout averaged three points and one rebounds in 6.8 minutes per... more »
  • LHC Group to Release Earnings November 1

    October 8, 2010 2:46 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - LHC Group, the Lafayette-based provider of home health and hospice services, said Friday that it will report its earnings for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30 on Nov. 1. The company said the report will be released after the close of U.S. financial markets.
  • Audubon delays rehabbed dolphin release

    September 30, 2010 10:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Audubon Nature Institute has postponed the release of a male bottlenose dolphin rescued in June from a Cameron Parish beach. The release had been scheduled Friday. But institute spokeswoman Meghan Barnett says the dolphin has been eating less than usual for a couple of days,... more »
  • Largest release of pelicans so far

    June 23, 2010 11:29 AM

    ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - Sixty-two brown pelicans en route to Texas aboard two Coast Guard cargo planes would be the largest release so far of pelicans rehabilitated after being contaminated in the continuing BP oil spill. U.S. Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Nancy Brown says the pelicans were scheduled to arrive... more »
  • Release of Oil Impacted Bird

    May 14, 2010 7:04 PM

    Officials from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released one Green Heron this morning at the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA) on the northern edge of the Atchafalaya Basin. The release of this oil impacted bird brings the total to... more »
  • 2 Concordia escapees arrested by Lafayette Deputies

    January 8, 2010 2:29 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette Parish deputies have arrested two men who had escaped from the Concordia Parish Work Release facility. The Alexandria Daily Town Talk reports the two men were arrested without incident and were scheduled to be immediately transported back to Concordia, where they will face additional... more »
  • District Judge Dismisses Civil Suit Against Work Release Center

    December 15, 2009 12:39 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A district judge on Monday dismissed the state's civil suit against a private work release center seeking reimbursement of money earned by inmates that allegedly went missing. The state Department of Public Safety and Corrections filed suit earlier this year against the Lafayette Community Correctional Center... more »
  • White House Releases Transcripts of Obama's Speech

    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 »

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