BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two $10,000 Powerball lottery tickets purchased in Louisiana are set to expire next month. Lottery officials say no one has claimed the prizes won Feb. 15. The winning tickets were purchased at Brothers Food Mart on Jefferson Highway in Jefferson and Tallulah Truck Stop on... more »
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) - Avis is buying Zipcar for $491.2 million, expanding its offerings from traditional car rentals to car sharing services. Avis Budget Group Inc. will pay $12.25 per share, which is a 49 percent premium to the company's Friday closing price. The companies put the total value of... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The LSU AgCenter says agriculture was worth $10.7 billion to Louisiana's economy last year. AgCenter economist John Westra says the 7 percent gain from 2010 represents the first $10 billion year since 2007. Last year was plagued by drought and flooding. But Westra said Monday... more »
On March 19, 2012 at approximately 8:00 p.m., deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary at 7914 Hwy. 90 West, New Iberia. When deputies arrived on the scene, they learned the business at that address had been broken into. It was also discovered that the... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The University of New Orleans Department of Computer Science has been awarded three new research and development contracts worth more than $800,000 from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center New Orleans. The three contracts are for one year. The SPAWAR Systems Center is... more »
St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, Narcotics Detectives, arrested a suspect from Phoenix, AZ and seized approximately ten-thousand dollars worth of "Crystal" Methamphetamine.
According to Sheriff Bobby Guidroz; his Interstate Criminal Enforcement Units (ICE) were patrolling Hwy. 190, during the chemical spill on I-10 a few days ago. While patrolling,... more »
3000 dollars worth of crawfish was stolen from a newly formed company in St. Landry Parish.
Jay Guidry came in Sunday morning to find that overnight, four 50-pound boxes of processed crawfish meat was gone. Guidry noticed the door was open and a lock broken.
The owners and... more »