Dangerous Heat Today & Tomorrow

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines Heat Stroke as: Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness.

Session 2011 Ended Last Night

In just under two months, almost a thousand bills crossed lawmaker's desks. Republicans said taxpayers should be proud of the way their money was spent this session.

Fall Election For District 44 Seat

The session has ended and the race for the state representative seat in District 44 heats up! Vincent Pierre announced he is running for the post against incumbent Rickey Hardy.

Oil Spill Blame Game Continues

Transocean, the owner of the Deepwater Horizon Rig recently released a report saying the oil spill in the gulf was BP's fault.

Local Shrimpers Continue To Struggle

Local shrimpers said they are still suffering from the oil spill and their struggles are only getting worse. That is why hundreds of them from Venice to Grand Isle hit the steps of the State Capitol yesterday.

Dardenne Talks About Oil Spill Impact On Tourism

Lieutenant Governor, Jay Dardenne, had a lot to say about the oil spill yesterday at a luncheon in Baton Rouge. He talked about the long term impacts it will have on tourism.

'Eat Lafayette' Campaign Has Started

There is a huge campaign to get everyone eating at locally owned restaurants. 'Eat Lafayette' is here and the event kicked off Tuesday night at the Acadiana Arts Center downtown.

Bath Salts Causes Hallucinations

A group of  Ohio teens decided to mix the synthetic drug with Mountain Dew. They all had to go to the hospital after hallucinating. Bath salts were declared illegal in the state of Louisiana.

Lawmaker Gets Drunk Driving Charge Tossed

An Acadiana lawmaker's decision to drink and drive was caught on a dash board cam. State Representative, Bobby Badon, of Carencro started name dropping and basically begging the state trooper not arrest him in the video.

Cigarette Tax Renewal Still Possible

Representative Harold Ritchie made a motion to include it in a constitutional amendment. It would attach the four cent tax to a bill that supports Lousiana's TOPS Program.