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Are we happy or sad? New study has opposite results for Louisiana’s ranking

Depending on the data source, the results for a particular research topic can prove vastly different. For instance, a new study has ranked Louisiana as the saddest state, whereas a past study had the opposite result.

Expect another delay on returns filed in Louisiana

Louisiana tax payers will have an extra-long wait for their state refunds. However, the wait is to protect your identity.

$1.5M bond set for man accused of sexual relationship with 7-year-old family member

A former Calcasieu Parish native has been arrested for having incestual relations.

Bayou Teche Brewing booming in Acadiana

The Knott brothers opened up Bayou Teche Brewing three years ago, and the business of beer has been good to them.

Celebration at local elementary school today kicking off the partnership of GRFA and Capital One Bank

The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts and Capital One Bank today announced a partnership to award art supplies to Lafayette schools through the George's Art Closet Program.  To launch the partnership GRFA and Capital One Bank offi

Twenty-one year old suspected of shooting eight year old brother

Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office have issued a warrant for the arrest of twenty-one year old Akeam Daniels.  Daniels is being charged with Aggravated Second Degree Battery, Illegal Discharge of a Weapon, and Simple Cr

Next round promises stronger storms

After a rainy Monday night, another round of thunderstorms looks to bring stronger storms to Louisiana on Thursday.

Lafayette schools to gain art supplies through George Rodrigue Foundation

The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) and Capital One Bank today announced a partnership to award art supplies to Lafayette schools through the George’s Art Closet program.

Transocean to pay $1 billion in penalties for 2010 oil spill

A federal judge has approved Transocean's agreement with the Justice Department to pay $1 billion in civil penalties for its role in the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

LOCATED: Des Moines woman who went missing in New Orleans found safe

A terrifying week for family members of a Des Moines woman who never returned home from Mardi Gras has ended on a positive note.