Mark Bly, who led the investigation and has served as BP's global head of safety, said his team didn't have enough information to conduct a "systemic evaluation" of what caused the blowout.

OK, this ain't local. But a cookie cake?

Meteorologists are predicting the right wind speed and direction and relative humidity for a safe burn, and the right "mixing height" to disperse the smoke.

The extension means there will be two Carnival cruise ships sailing year round from New Orleans through at least Feb. 12, 2016.

Government agencies are already taking steps to comply with automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect Friday.

Thad Welch, take heart. Since 2009 the Lafayette Parish School Board and system have hired 34 others who did not fully meet the education requirements of their job description.

Tony Hayward was head of the London-based oil giant in 2010 when there was an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig.

Eagles are back at a lake bordering part of the Kisatchie National Forest, and forest officials are hosting a bald eagle speech and hike this weekend.


In our ongoing look into the four Lafayette Parish School Board members who have a penchant for missed meetings, The IND has discovered disparities between LPSB attendance records obtained through two separate records requests.

Lawmakers question whether the deals will be done in time and if it's appropriate to budget dollars that aren't yet in hand.

THREE_AMIGOSCouncilmen Jared Bellard, William Theriot and Andy Naquin really don’t get it. Or they’re just pandering to their base.

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