Statewide News

Possible Raise Coming For Louisiana State Workers After Two Years

For the first time in two years Louisiana's 90 thousand state workers could see a raise. It comes at a time when the Jindal Administration says there's a 900 million dollar hole in the budget.

Federal Judge Calls For Transfer of BP Claims Administrator Position

A federal judge has appointed a Lafayette attorney to relieve Ken Feinberg. Patrick Juneau will be the new claims administrator of the oil spill settlement program.

Crowd Gathers To Protest And Prevent Cuts At University Medical Center

Today protestors gathered outside University Medical Center hoping to make a difference and stop cuts from happening there.

BP Settles Lawsuit Out Of Court

With the two year anniversary of the crisis on the coast next month BP has settled their lawsuit out of court.

Search ends for missing crew-member

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing crewmember, Friday, who fell overboard from a 750-foot oil tanker 150 miles offshore Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico. Missing is Feng Li, 31.

Lafayette Boy Scouts are Rescue!

UPDATED -- Last night it was an emotional as the six scouts and two scoutmasters saw their loved ones for the first time since leaving for a camping trip last Wednesday.

Phase 1 of Artificial Reef Complete

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has successfully completed the first phase of the conversion of the old Twin Spans into artificial reef habitat.

13-year-old boy in critical condition after being hit by a car

In Iberia Parish, a 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car. Deputies say the boy stepped off a sidewalk on Bank Street and a pickup truck ran him over.

Lafayette man says hype around Edwards is too much

Many were excited for the release of former governor Edwin Edwards, but not everyone. One local man says the hype surrounding the 83-year-old's future is too much.

Edwin Edwards Released from Prison

BATON ROUGE (Fox 15) - Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards has been released from a federal prison in Oakdale, LA. He's now at a Baton Rouge halfway house.