March 20, 2013 9:10 AM
PINEVILLE, La., March 20, 2013
March can bring windy weather and a desire to clean up lawns, plant flowers and trim trees. Cleco reminds everyone to remain safe around power lines and equipment as they complete outdoor work.
"This time of year is a great time to begin... more »
November 1, 2012 7:21 AM
TYLER, Texas (AP) - An East Texas man charged with killing his ex-wife and snatching their 4-year-old son has been arrested in Louisiana and the boy is safe. Tyler police early Thursday announced the arrest of James Calvert in West Monroe, La., on a capital murder warrant. His son, Lucas,... more »
July 3, 2012 8:37 AM
Healing House is starting their annual Martini Tour this summer! There are 8 local restaurants participating in "tini Tuesday" from July 8th until August 21st, 2012. At each of these restaurants they will be competing to be the ABSOLUT favorite martini. On each Tuesday there will be a printable coupon... more »
September 26, 2011 11:27 PM
A Franklin man, missing for almost 24 hours in the Wax Lake area of the Atchafalaya Bay , is safe at home Monday night. The search took several hours and involved the St. Mary Sheriff's Office, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, U.S. Coast Guard, St Mary Parish Civil Air Patrol... more »
April 27, 2011 5:59 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Recreational and commercial fishing has been reopened in the Barataria basin, the coastal area hit the hardest by the massive BP oil spill. Officials say tests show it is safe to fish in Barataria, an important seafood estuary. Parts of the basin were closed to commercial... more »
April 18, 2011 8:16 AM
Dr. Scott dropped in and gave tips on things that could help with colic..
Things that might help: -Swaddling -Swings -Breast feeding -White noise -Car rides
February 28, 2011 1:04 AM
Fishermen and restaurants are still struggling to rebound from last year's gulf oil spill. But is the seafood they harvest and sell really safe too eat? KATC's Maddie Garrett set out to find the answers from two of the leading experts in Louisiana's seafood industry and environmental sciences.
"What... more »
November 23, 2010 9:01 AM
Trooper Stephen Hammons appears on GMA each and every Tuesday morning to answer all your questions. This week Trooper Hammons talks about holiday travel and the ways to stay safe on the road this busy season.
If you have any questions you'd like Trooper Hammons to answer e-mail them... more »
August 31, 2010 7:44 PM
Scientists and FDA officials are trying to put the message out that gulf seafood is safe to eat and if you don't believe it, try smelling the food.
Experts in the field of seafood testing have assembled in New Orleans to show KATC that people can actually smell oil... more »
August 20, 2010 5:59 AM
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Biologist John Supan thinks he has developed what may be the holy grail for oyster lovers: a hardy breed of the delectable shellfish that stays fat enough for consumers to eat throughout the year. And unlike many oysters across the Gulf Coast, ruined by BP's... more »
August 16, 2010 11:52 PM
No doubt about it some will have their reservations about eating seafood from the Gulf in the wake of the crude disaster, but there are efforts underway at the state and federal levels to ensure oil does not make it to the marketplace.
Waters open to commercial fishing are... more »
August 10, 2010 7:25 PM
Captain Cherie Broussard unloads her boat full of chilled shrimp. She and her crew just came back from Southwest Pass. Her reputation and livlihood is on the line if any contaminated shrimp are found.
"People are scared," Broussard said. "If they feed it to their family, their family will... more »
August 2, 2010 9:09 PM
VENICE, La. (AP) - Seafood from some parts of the oil-fouled Gulf of Mexico has been declared safe to eat by the government, based in part on human smell tests. But even some Gulf fishermen are questioning whether the fish and shrimp are OK to feed to their own families.... more »
July 7, 2010 11:27 AM
FENTON, Mo. (AP) - They're calling it another Missouri miracle - a 4-year-old girl abducted from her front yard and found safe 70 miles away more than 24 hours later. The FBI said witnesses late Tuesday saw what they thought was a little boy wandering around a suburban St. Louis... more »
June 30, 2010 7:37 PM
Festivities are already underway in Erath for their 64th annual 4th of July Celebration . The town isn't just preparing for a festive weekend, they're also preparing for a safe one.
Downtown Erath has been transformed into all things red, white and blue. Carnival rides, food and drink vendors... more »
May 13, 2010 7:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - With oil still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, leaders of the state's seafood industry met Thursday to discuss ways to get out the message that Louisiana seafood is safe to eat and available, if not as abundant as before an April 20 offshore rig explosion.... more »
January 20, 2010 7:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who restored order after Hurricane Katrina, is calling on the United States, and in particular the governors along the Gulf Coast, to offer refuge to the most vulnerable Haitians affected by the deadly Jan. 12 earthquake. Doctors agreed with Honore, but... more »
December 16, 2009 11:57 AM
Safe Holiday Campaign 12/16/2009
Be alert this holiday season!
Crime prevention and public safety is everyone's business and they improve the quality of life for every community. How well prevention and safety measures are exercised have a direct effect on the well being of everyone in the community.... more »
December 1, 2009 2:05 PM
The St. Landry Sheriff's Office and the Eunice Police Department have arrested three men for a pharmacy burglary in Eunice that took place on November 25, 2009. Jason Lavergne, Derek Holcomb and Mitchell Aucoin have been accused of stealing illegal narcotics and a safe from Northside Veterinary Hospital.
Sheriff... more »
November 30, 2009 2:56 PM
Crib - Complaint filed.pdf
Lawsuit Filed in Stork Craft Crib Recall
Louisiana Firms File Suit on Behalf of Family Whose Infant Died In Recalled Crib
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 7-month-old Louisiana boy who suffocated to death in a... more »
November 24, 2009 9:19 AM
Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of British Columbia, Canada, today announced the voluntary recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side... more »
November 23, 2009 12:36 PM
Shoppers asked to be Vigilant
The Lafayette Police Department would like to wish all of its citizens a "Happy and Safe Holiday Season". The Police Department offers the following safety tips while shopping and at home: Holiday Crime Prevention Tips While Shopping: • Stay alert to your surroundings and the... more »
November 3, 2009 12:05 PM
Press Release from State Troop I:
With the fast approaching holiday season, troopers want to remind you to stay safe on the roads. Troopers will set out to make this holiday season the safest in years. In order to keep you and your family safe during this busy travel... more »
October 27, 2009 11:41 PM
More than 12,000 drivers have been flashed here Since June at the intersection of Camellia and Settlers Trace. Fifteen intersections currently have cameras up but in the past four months that intersection has caught more drivers than any other. In June, the cameras first month in operation, over 4,500 fines... more »
October 26, 2009 10:13 AM
Halloween will be celebrated on Saturday October 31, 2009, between the hours of 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, within the City of Lafayette. The Lafayette Police Department has the following recommendations to assure a safe and enjoyable Halloween. • Choose costumes that are marked flame retardant and add reflective tape or... more »
October 20, 2009 12:35 PM
Are Your Kids Really Safer in Car Seats?
Authors of 'SuperFreakonomics' Say Maybe Not
CLICK HERE to read ABC story.
September 29, 2009 1:58 PM
How can you properly store your money, important documents, jewelry, and other valuables at home?
Get a safe.
Sales of safes and home alarms have been going up. In fact, safe sales have hit a 60-year record. Between bank troubles, crimes, and loss of jobs, people want to... more »
September 24, 2009 12:57 PM
On Monday, September 22 the Palmetto Water Supply facility in St. Landry Parish reported that there was a 6-inch line that needed repairing and testing in order to assure safe drinking water. Residents were advised to boil their water until further notice. As of Thursday, September 24th, those residents who... more »