Louisiana could be down a Congressional District

UPDATED -- The 2010 census showed some growth in Louisiana but not enough to keep seven congressional districts. That means the number has to go down to six.

Redistricting session end April 13th

Governor Bobby Jindal is stressing just how important this Special Session will be for the state. Lawmakers have a huge task and not a whole lot of time. Regular session is just three weeks away.

Grand Isle area hit with scare

This pass weekend a substance spotted in the Gulf of Mexico was initially thought to be oil. The U.S. Coast Guard is analyzing what they found.

Improvements are being made along the gulf

Volunteers are planting marsh grass along a newly constructed levee in Black Lake. That is in the Lake Charles area.

Mardi Gras was a huge success

In his annual debriefing meeting, Lafayette Police Cheif Jim Craft said he is happy with the way things went. "Few arrests but other than that very few incidents or events that disrupted things," announced, Jim Craft.

Crowley Police arrest man for a number of burglaries

Crowley Police arrested 24 year old, Shane McFarlin.

Fifteen people busted by Crowley Police on drug violations

Investigators said all the suspects were caught either selling drugs or forging prescriptions for them. Police said most of the men and women are from the Crowley area but one person is from Texas.

The effects of the disaster in Japan are being felt in Louisiana

The earthquake and tsunami forcing General Motors to temporarily suspend production at one of its plants in Shreveport.

Iberia Parish deputies continue to clean up the streets

Iberia Parish deputies have been very busy trying to get prostitutes off the streets.

Lafayette police arrested seven drivers at checkpoint

It all went down Thursday night near the Blackhem Colliseum on Johnston Street. Police checked more than 800 cars. Seven drivers were arrested and charged with drunk driving.