TOKYO (AP) - Japan's Meteorological Agency has lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northeastern coast. The warning was issued after a magnitude 7.3 quake struck offshore at 5:18 p.m. (0818 GMT) Friday, swaying buildings across much of Japan. There were no immediate reports of serious damage but two people... more »
Eunice Police are painting a clearer picture of the events leading up to the murder of a Eunice woman over the weekend. Police arrested her husband, Robert Lee Heard, on Saturday and charged him with murder. Heard is accused of stabbing his wife, 35-year-old Demetra Doyle Heard.
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Better Business Bureau Alert Please pass this on to employees, friends and family BBB of Acadiana warns of fake Microsoft computer calls Computers are increasingly becoming a part of everyday life. We rely on them for everything from news, research and leisure activities such as games to online banking and... more »
TUNICA, Miss. (AP) - The aftermath of a disaster like the floods that submerged parts of Mississippi or the tornadoes that have wiped out towns in the Midwest and Southeast can leave victims with depression and other ailments. Although the wait was agonizing as floodwaters rose, experts say the extra... more »
MIAMI (AP) - A tropical storm warning and hurricane watch have been issued for the coast of Honduras as Tropical Storm Richard approaches in the Caribbean. The watch and warning issued Friday cover the area from the border with Nicaragua west to Limon. Richard's maximum sustained winds are near 40... more »
HOUSTON (AP) - Federal investigators probing the blowout that led to the Gulf oil spill grilled a Halliburton official Tuesday about concerns the petroleum services firm raised over the potential for a severe gas flow problem if a BP plan was used. Halliburton and BP were at odds over a... more »
UPDATE: This is the second warning about this scam. St.Landry Parish already warned the public earlier this week.
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office would like to advise its citizens to be aware of a medical company that is asking for personal information. The Company asking for this information is... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It may not be a white Christmas but it sure will be cold across Louisiana.
The National Weather Service expects up to 3 inches of rain across northern stretches through Thursday. A flash flood watch has been issued for parts of northeast Louisiana and west... more »
The Morgan City Police Department is issuing an advisory and also asking for assistance in locating a suspect.
The MCPD has had several cases of an unknown suspect committing thefts at local stores by conducting a "Quick Change" scheme. The suspect will pick a busy cashier at various stores... more »