November 15, 2014 2:53 PM
Elderly residents and employees of a Vermilion Parish nursing home returned this morning after a carbon monoxide scare last night.
Residents and workers of Pelican Pointe in Maurice were evacuated late last night when it was believed there was a nitrogen leak in the building.
Maurice Fire Chief... more »
July 3, 2012 5:59 AM
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Mexico's new president may dissuade some immigrants from returning home, despite promising economic opportunities there and a faltering U.S. job market. The vast majority of the 40,000 Mexican expatriates who voted in Sunday's election cast ballots against President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto. Many immigrants said Monday that... more »
July 2, 2012 7:00 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Bobby Womack has been frustrated. He's relaunching his career after what amounts to a two-decade, self-imposed exile and he can't get his doctor to cooperate. There's so much to do, Womack says in a gravelly voice, which has aged like the most expensive single-malt whiskey. Yet... more »
January 17, 2012 9:35 AM
The ASSIST Agency, a local nonprofit agency, is providing free income tax return preparation for low income individuals and families in Acadia, Jeff Davis, and Vermilion Parishes. There are certified VITA Volunteers that are trained by the IRS to prepare taxes. These volunteers will assist with the Earned Income Tax... more »
January 10, 2012 10:36 AM
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Houma police say two alleged car burglars - one in a wheelchair - were arrested after they returned to their victim's home to apologize. It isreports that 50-year-old William Poindexter and 48-year-old Ernest Mart, both of Houma, were booked with simple burglary and held in lieu... more »
September 22, 2011 10:18 AM
MONROE, La. (AP) - Arthur Gilmore and Robert "Red" Stevens will return to the Monroe City Council in light of last week's announcement they'll receive a new trial. The News-Star reports Gilmore and Stevens were suspended from the City Council after being convicted in May of racketeering and bribery. U.S.... more »
August 7, 2011 2:25 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Term limits cleared out much of Louisiana's Legislature within the last few years, and some of those lawmakers weren't ready to go when their time was up. Now, a few longtime legislators are trying to return, seeking to oust those who took their place. Others... more »
June 4, 2011 11:06 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A $35 million slice of cash shoring up next year's budget was available for spending only because poor employment performance forced a Louisiana shipbuilding company to return state economic incentive dollars. Northrop Grumman Corp. didn't keep the number of workers it had pledged as part... more »
April 14, 2011 12:31 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charlie Sheen says he may be reunited with "Two and a Half Men." In an interview with a Boston radio station Tuesday, Sheen said there have been discussions about bringing him back to the hit CBS sitcom he was fired from last month. Sheen put the... more »
February 17, 2011 8:13 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal jury will resume deliberating Tuesday in the trial for a former Louisiana lawmaker charged in a plot to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money earmarked for charitable and educational programs. Jurors deliberated for more than nine hours Wednesday and Thursday without... more »
December 21, 2010 9:50 AM
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The return of Louisiana National Guard soldiers deployed to Iraq continues this week. On Monday, 44 soldiers on two buses arrived at Shreveport's Fort Humbug, where friends and family were waiting. More were expected there Tuesday and Wednesday. Members of the 256th Infantry Brigade have been... more »
December 20, 2010 1:03 AM
Many soldiers with the 256th Infantry Brigade are back home in Acadiana...KATC'S Chris Welty was there as troops arrived at the armory in Lafayette Sunday morning.
Cheers, clapping, hugs, and tears in Lafayette as soldiers return home to their loved ones. A consensus among families all waiting to enjoy... more »
December 8, 2010 9:15 PM
The first group of soldiers from the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team returned home Wednesday to Louisiana. KATC's Maddie Garrett goes inside their journey home with one Acadiana soldier that was reunited with his family today.
In January 2010, the 256th Infantry Brigade mobilized and deployed roughly 3,000 troops... more »
November 25, 2010 10:02 AM
New Orleans, La- Saints coach Sean Payton says he's optimistic Reggie Bush will be able to finally return to action at Dallas on Thanksgiving. The veteran running back has missed eight games since fracturing his right fibula.
November 10, 2010 12:22 PM
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Iberia Parish Jail inmates have returned to a menu that includes pizza, oatmeal, vegetables, chicken and other hot meals with the recent delivery of kitchen equipment paid for by the Iberia Parish Council. Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Toby Hebert addressed the Iberia Parish... more »
October 15, 2010 9:34 AM
USA - MMA is having "Return of The Champions" Saturday, October 16th at the Cajundome. This is an ultimate cage fighting event. Ken Shamrock will be the main event and Ricco Rodriguez will be the co-main event. Doors open at 6:00pm and belltime is for 7:30pm.
Tickets are available... more »
June 11, 2010 3:23 PM
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) - A man is recovering in his Muskegon home from a gunshot wound suffered in New Orleans, where he had sought out work related to the Gulf oil spill cleanup. Brandon James tells The Muskegon Chronicle for a story Friday that a job loss and Michigan's high... more »
June 3, 2010 10:38 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will return to the Louisiana Gulf Coast Friday to assess the latest efforts to counter the largest oil spill in U.S. history. This will be Obama's third trip to the region since the April 20 accident that started the spewing... more »
April 14, 2010 6:32 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House wants to return to an "open primary" system for congressional elections. The bill approved 72-26 by the House would do away with Democratic and Republican primaries and let all candidates for Congress run against each other, with the top two vote-getters advancing... more »
April 5, 2010 10:27 AM
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Tiger Woods walked onto the first tee Monday
to awkward silence from about 500 fans who gradually warmed up to
him as he began a practice round at the Masters with Fred Couples.
"Welcome back, Tiger," came the occasional shout from the... more »
March 16, 2010 12:09 PM
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods said Tuesday he will return
to golf next month at the Masters, ending a four-month hiatus
brought on by a sex scandal that shattered his image as the gold
standard in sports.
"The Masters is where I won... more »
February 23, 2010 11:30 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lawmakers should consider requiring "tax clearances" for individuals and businesses that contract with the state, a new audit report concludes. The Legislative Auditor's Office made the recommendation in a report released to the public Monday. The office looked at the state revenue department's methods for... more »
January 14, 2010 7:02 PM
The reward has been upped in St. Landry Parish for the case of the missing urn.
A burglary suspect stole an urn from Dupuis Memorials, but inside were the cremated remains of James Franklin Elder.
Now a $2,000 reward is being offered by the family for help finding... more »
November 17, 2009 12:00 PM
La. Guardsmen return home after Iraq deployment 225th Engineers welcomed at reception PINEVILLE, La. - After a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, approximately 120 Soldiers from the Louisiana Army National Guard's 225th Engineer Brigade were welcomed home during a special reception at Camp Beauregard near Pineville, La.,... more »