Devestating tornado moved through Rayne

UPDATED -- The residents in Rayne are slowly making steps toward picking up the pieces after Saturday's tornado. This is the latest on the aftermath.

Independent Parade in Lafayette was successful

Despite the rain, the Independent Parade in Lafayette was a big success. Our own Emily Turner and Meteorologist Chris Paulsen were on the lead float for the parade.

Pain at the pump

Experts said the pain has just begun. In the last two weeks, prices have gone up over thirty cents a gallon. It averages out to around three thirty seven. That's 75 cents more han this time last year.

2007 tax refunds

Money is pretty tight for most people these days. According to the IRS there is over 20 million dollars in refunds from folks who never filed their income tax from 2007.

State Police need help finding two escaped trustees

State Police and US Marshalls are looking for two trustees who escaped from State Police headquarters in Baton Rouge. Police said Darian Peirce,33 and Ricky Wedgeworth, 36, escaped over the weekend.

State Police need help finding two escaped trustees

State Police and US Marshalls are looking for two trustees who escaped from State Police headquarters in Baton Rouge. Police said Darian Peirce,33 and Ricky Wedgeworth, 36, escaped over the weekend.  

Homeless man from Texas is in critical condition

UPDATED -- Three people have been charged after they are thought to have beaten a homeless man.

Two men rescused after an oil platform caught fire in the gulf

Two men were rescused by the coast guard after an oil platform caught fire in the gulf. It happened on Sunday on a platform about 50 miles off the Louisiana coast.

Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Assocation's king and queen

UPDATED -- The newly crowned Mardi Gras king and queen were obviously very busy yesterday.

Festival de Mardi Gras

Each Lafayette parade ends at Cajunfield but the fun is just starting for the Festival de Mardi Gras.