NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The amount of natural gas extracted from the Gulf of Mexico and sent to the Northeast has dropped sharply in recent years as new discoveries in that region boost the nation's overall supply, according to new federal data. New Orleans CityBusiness reports data from the U.S.... more »
MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - The sheriffs of DeSoto Parish in Louisiana and Shelby County, Texas, say the arrest of a 37-year-old Joaquin, Texas man suspected of trafficking millions of dollars in methamphetamine into East Texas and northwest Louisiana will put a big dent into the local drug trade. DeSoto Parish... more »
Flames, smoke, and water ripped through the historic 100 year old Aurora Masonic Lodge building which also houses the Louisiana Medical Supply Company in New Iberia.
"All I could see was smoke then, there were no flames protruding from the building, but then it didn't take long for the... more »
The Iberia Parish Fire Department is working to extinguish a blaze in the 200 block of Main Street in Historical Downtown New Iberia.
The blaze broke out around 11:00 Monday night at the Aurora Masonic Lodge which also houses the Louisiana Medical Supply Company. Officials wouldn't allow our crew... more »
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - As countless tar balls washed ashore on a beach along Alabama's Gulf Coast, cleanup workers sat and watched because they didn't have the proper plastic covers to protect their shoes. Elsewhere, a crew using shovels and garden rakes worked for hours on a long stretch of... more »
One in every eight Louisianans can't afford to put food on their table. With the holidays upon us, those individuals are looking for help more than ever and so are the organizations that can make that happen.
Second Harvest Food Bank statewide will provide almost 4 million fewer meals... more »
KATC has partnered with Lourdes in our year long "Living Right" campaign. On Saturday, November 7th, we will be giving out seasonal flu shots for $20 dollars. The shots will be administered at Academy Sports on Ambassador Caffery from 10:30am to 1:30pm. The supply is limited and given on a... more »
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 »