Store robbed at gunpoint

LAFAYETTE — Lafayette police are looking for a man after he robbed a local convenient store. Officials say the Circle-K on the corner of St.

Fake organization scamming residents

LAFAYETTE — City law enforcement is asking Lafayette residents to say no to the Puppy Patrol. Puppy Patrol is calling people claiming to be raising money for K-9 training and to purchase dogs for law enforcement.

Will Nuclear Robot Ship Sail Saturn's Moon?

A lake lander forms part of NASA's proposed Titan Saturn System Mission, an ambitious plan to send three probes — including a balloon-mounted vehicle and an orbiter — to explore the cloudy Saturnian moon.

Police able to identify victim

VERMILLION — Officials have identified the body found in a pickup truck last month as 20-year-old Ernest Guidry of Abbeyville. Detectives say through the use of dental records, they were able to determine the victim. The sheriff says Mr.

Toxic Hawaiian Volcano Poses Health Risks to Residents

It's one of the most active volcanoes in the world, but now Kilauea on the big island of Hawaii is making headlines for something else.

Terror Plot Suspect Zazi Contacted by Al Qaeda Chief

Intelligence officials say the terrorist operative who contacted an Afghan immigrant accused of plotting a New York attack was the head of Afghanistan's Al Qaeda operations.

N.Y. School Won't Budge on Eagle Scout Suspension

As a 17-year-old Eagle Scout waits out a one-month suspension from his New York high school for having a 2-inch pocketknife locked in his car, the U.S.

Parish increases performance score

LAFAYETTE — Laffayette Parish schools are showing gains this year, according to school performances released by the state on Tuesday. The Parish district performance score jumped from 91.5 to 96.1 points in one school year.

Out of Committee, Into Battle

Lawmakers, White House bring out the big guns to health reform fight as Congressional Budget Office says it can't confirm Americans will save a dime | FULL COVERAGE

Democrats launch attack on insurer exemption

WASHINGTON — The long-simmering tension between insurers and congressional Democrats is erupting into open warfare, with lawmakers stepping up their push to revoke a key federal protection for the insurance industry. Sen.