BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) - Federal regulators are in Louisiana to talk about a proposal to make shrimpers working in state waters put special devices on their trawl nets allowing sea turtles to swim out to safety. The National Marine Fisheries Service is holding a meeting Tuesday in Belle Chasse... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls real estate tycoon Donald Trump a friend and says "anybody can run for president if you're 35 and an American citizen." Bloomberg tells "Fox News Sunday" that Trump is "a New York icon." But the mayor is shying away from... more »
Judson Walsh and Harry Guilbeau entrance & exit ramp @ I-49 will be closed for overlay beginning 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 28, 2010 until 6:00 a.m. Friday, October 29, 2010.
La 93 entrance ramp @ I-49 will be closed for overlay beginning 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 29, 2010 until... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is hosting a "million moderate march" in Washington - for people who think shouting is annoying - but faux political nemesis Stephen Colbert will be nearby to keep fear alive against those "dark, optimistic forces." Colbert, host of Comedy Central's "The... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Government agencies and experts on sea life are planning an on-line discussion about the effect of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on sea turtles. Today's "Turtle Talk" brings together sea turtle experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and... more »
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) - BP PLC says it's handing out cards to all 40,000 of its cleanup workers telling them they can talk to the media - but only if they want to. The message on the small cards? "Feel Free to Talk." The oil giant, stung by footage... more »
ATLANTA (AP) - The chairman of a House panel investigating the Gulf oil spill says BP won't let his committee talk to several employees who may have critical information about what led to the catastrophe. Rep. Bart Stupak told The Associated Press on Friday that BP has cited its own... more »
City-Parish President Joey Durel announced a series of town hall meetings beginning next Monday, March 22 at locations throughout Lafayette Parish.
The theme of the town hall conversation is Lafayette Consolidated Charter: Is it working for you, why or why not?
The meetings will be held throughout the... more »
State Police have released the identity of the victim killed in a hit and run incident. 38-year-old Benjamin Lewis from Houston, Texas was discovered in the 37-hundred block of Verot School Road between Fortune Road and Highway 92. State Police believe the vehicle came from the north bound lane of... more »