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  • Family of 10 Loses Everything but Their Lives

    June 8, 2014 5:27 PM

    On Saturday, June 7, just after 4:30 p.m. Lafayette police and multiple area fire departments responded to a residential fire in the 2800 block of South Fieldspan Road. At the time of the blaze, 6 of the 10 residents were inside the home, and managed to escape. Fortunately, there... more »
  • Caliente 5K Run for THEIR Lives

    March 11, 2013 6:29 AM

    LOPA (Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency) is hosting the Caliente 5K Run for THEIR Lives. This event will take place at The Pool Shoppe Opelousas on Saturday, April 13, 2013. For more info call: 1.800.521.GIVE (4483) Or visit: www.lopa.org
  • Mavs Show Their Depth, Teamwork in Title Clincher

    June 13, 2011 11:38 AM

    MIAMI (AP) - When Dirk Nowitzki couldn't get anything to fall, Jason Terry couldn't miss. When Tyson Chandler got in foul trouble, Ian Mahinmi went in and hit two memorable baskets. When DeShawn Stevenson replaced Shawn Marion as the defensive stopper, he turned three quick steals into 3-pointers. The Dallas... more »
  • US Troops Remember Their Fallen Comrades

    May 30, 2011 7:53 AM

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan are remembering their fallen comrades on this Memorial Day. They prayed and held flag-raising ceremonies at dawn today to recognize the more than 1,400 killed in combat since the nearly decade-old war began. Brig. Gen. Lewis Craparotta, who spoke at a... more »
  • ACLU Requests NOLA Police Records

    October 6, 2010 11:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The ACLU of Louisiana says complaints from residents spurred a request for New Orleans Police Department records on a practice of stopping and getting identification from people not accused of doing anything wrong. A news release Wednesday says the ACLU has been told that police stop... more »
  • Panel Accused Transocean of Thwarting Their Effort to get Documents and Witnesses

    October 5, 2010 3:36 PM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Members of a federal panel investigating the cause of the Gulf of Mexico rig explosion and oil spill and how to improve safety and oversight accused rig owner 2010-10-05 on Tuesday of thwarting their efforts to get to critical documents and a witness. The co-chair of... more »
  • Fresh Debate Over Whether Women in Their 40s Should Get Mammograms

    September 29, 2010 4:18 PM

    A new study from Sweden is stirring fresh debate over whether women in their 40s should get mammograms. It suggests that the breast cancer screening test can lower the risk of dying of the disease by as much as 26 percent. The benefit is much greater than has been seen... more »
  • The Saints Are Coming!

    September 8, 2010 3:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - If you are planning to do any work in New Orleans on Thursday, forget it. City Hall is closed, schools are closing early, the Superdome is spruced up, a parade, concert and hours of tailgating are planned as the Who Dat Nation gets ready to celebrate... more »
  • Saints Add Linebacker Danny Clark to Their Roster

    September 6, 2010 1:59 PM

    (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have added veteran linebacker Danny Clark to their roster, marking his second stint with the club since the Sean Payton era began in 2006. The 33-year-old Clark, now in his 11th season, also was with the club in 2006. His addition adds depth to... more »
  • Libertarians Making History in LA Holding Their 1st Primary Election

    August 18, 2010 1:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Libertarians are making history this month in Louisiana, holding their first primary election after two candidates aligned with the party signed up in the Senate race. In the Aug. 28 primary, Anthony "Tony G" Gentile faces Randall Todd Hayes. The winning Libertarian advances to the... more »
  • 40 Wealthy Families Pledge to Donate Their Money

    August 4, 2010 12:23 PM

    SEATTLE (AP) - Forty wealthy families and individuals have joined Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a pledge to give at least half their wealth to charity. Six weeks after launching a campaign to get other billionaires to donate most of their fortunes, the chairman... more »
  • Louisiana Fishermen Wrinkle Their Noses at 'Smell Tests'

    August 2, 2010 6:00 AM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Even the people who make their living off the seafood-rich waters of Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish have a hard time swallowing the government's assurances that fish harvested in the shallow, muddy waters just offshore must be safe to eat because they don't smell... more »
  • Prayer and Recognition of Those Serving Their Country at St. Michael Catholic Church

    July 19, 2010 1:35 PM

    Lending support to families with soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan is the goal of a special Mass set for Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Crowley. Prayer and recognition of those serving their country will be offered by Bishop Michael Jarrell who... more »
  • Oil Spill Claims Would Be "Crazy" To Bypass Fund And Take Their Chances In Court

    July 19, 2010 1:23 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The administrator of a $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund says fishermen and others with lost income claims would be "crazy" to bypass the fund and take their chances in court. Ken Feinberg said at speech Monday that that he will be much more generous than... more »
  • Community Leaders Recall Their First Jobs

    July 4, 2010 3:19 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Shoe-shining brought self-confidence. Painting boats in the summer heat awakened a passion. Wrapping meat and sweeping floors taught discipline. First jobs, often in the muggy days of summer, are seldom glamorous. But Houma-area business leaders say the jobs they held when they were teenagers or even... more »
  • Obama Meets With Family Members of Those Who Lost Their Lives In Rig Explosion

    June 10, 2010 5:45 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Family members of the 11 men killed in the Gulf oil rig explosion say they're satisfied President Barack Obama and lawmakers will help them get just compensation for their loss. Widows, parents and other relatives spoke at a news conference Thursday with senators who want to change... more »
  • Harrison County, Miss. Opposed To BP Dumping Debris Into Their Landfill

    June 8, 2010 2:07 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Harrison County supervisors are opposed to BP dumping debris from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill into a local landfill. The Sun Herald reports that the unified command has told local officials that its preliminary plan called for putting debris into the Pecan Grove landfill. Supervisor... more »
  • Cecilia High School Celebrates Veterans Day

    November 11, 2009 7:17 PM

    Students at Cecilia High showed their appreciation for veterans on their campus today. This was the 6th annual observance the school. The school's band played and students spoke about the importance of honoring those who served in the nation's military. According to Cecilia High School Principal, Anthony Polotzola, this is... more »

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