Pricer tickets for smaller cities' airports

Airports that serve America's smaller cities are facing tough times and passengers are paying for it.

Helpful ways to bypass an automated voice

If you have ever wanted to bypass an automated voice when calling a company, there is a website that can help. Gethuman.com lists numbers to press or words to say to get you to an operator or customer service rep.

Pedestrian killed at intersection in Lafayette

THIS IS A KADN UPDATE: UPDATE: Trent L. Sullivan, 51, has been identified by the Lafayette Police Department as the man that was struck and killed by a moving car on Feb. 24.

The U.S. has approved the first deep-water drilling permit since last year's oil spill

The U.S. has approved the first deep-water drilling permit in the gulf of mexico since last year's massive oil spill. The permit is issued to Noble Energy Inc. to continue work on a well about 70 miles southeast of Venice.

Drunk drivers make Mardi Gras Louisiana's deadliest holiday

Officials say drunk drivers have made Mardi Gras Louisiana's deadliest holiday. In 2009, 22 people were killed in car crashes and 70% of those invovled alcohol.

One mother says she feels lucky to be alive

In Iberia Parish, a mother says she feels lucky to be alive. That after four gunmen ransacked her home, while she was there alone with her two small children. This happened on the 500-block of Dayg Street.

A Lafayette man is locked up after he allegedly vandalized two churches

Brian Crimiel, an African American, is accused of spray painting hateful, anti-black messages on The Immactulate Heart of Mary Catholic Church this weekend and St. James Baptist Church back on February 13th.

Lafayette's Jacee Badeaux wows American Idol judges in New Orleans

UPDATED - Unfortunately Louisiana's Jacee Badeaux did not make it into American Idol's top twenty-four Thursday night. Acadiana is still very proud of the Lafayette Lion.

A new way of voting for American Idol

Starting this week, fans will have three ways to vote for their favorite idol. It is the first time television's biggest show will allow voters to log onto americanidol.com to place their votes online.

Even higher prices at the pump

$3.20 is the price of gas in Louisiana. That is up twenty cents since the start of last week. The cheapest gas right at the three dollar mark.