Acadiana's Economy Is Getting A Boost

The big news came from Governor Bobby Jindal. Jindal made the announcement that six hundred new jobs are coming to Lafayette. The Schumacher Group is expanding its' home facility.

18 Wheeler Near the Oil Center Causes Traffic Mess

An 18 wheeler flipped on its side on the corner of University and Pinhook and the dirt and concrete the truck was carrying spilled all over the place.

Two People Busted For Allegedly Making Meth

Drug agents in St. Martin Parish busted two people for allegedly manufacturing meth inside their home. Heather Cormier and Wayne Romero both of Parks were arrested Wednesday night.

State Wide Burn Ban Lifted

UPDATED --  The state wide burn ban was in place for two months because of the severely dry conditions.  

Nungesser Gives BP Failing Grade

Plaquemines Parish, President Billy Nungesser, is disappointed with BP when it comes to the way they handled the BP oil spill.

Lafayette Police Show Off Newest Weapon Against Drunk Drivers

The B.A.T. Bus which stands for, breath alcohol testing bus, is equipped with two stations that will be able to run up to twelve breath tests an hour!

Two Livingston Parish Elected Officials Cover Up Drunk Driving Arrest

Springfield's Mayor Charles Martin and Police Chief Jimmy Jones are accused of letting a family friend off the hook.

Four Month NFL Lockout Almost Over

Representatives for the players spent yesterday meeting in the nation's capitol but went home before a final vote.

Cyclist Has Amazing Comeback After Horrific Accident

Robert Baily lost both of his legs below the knees in a tractor accident just days after he bought a bike to ride from Boston to San Francisco.

New Online Public School Will Educate Kids Without Them Having To Go To Class

Connections Academy in Baton Rouge is an online public charter school which accepts students from kindergarten through high school.