Louisiana Has Worst High School Dropout Rates In Nation

According to the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana,1 out every 6 students from the 2006 freshman class did not graduate in four years. That means 8,000 students quit going to school sometime in those four years.

Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Has New Way To Catch Criminals

The new program is called tip 411. People who see something can text the department or download a new app. It is a way to report crimes that deal with wildlife and fisheries anonymously.

Day In Court For Man Who Allegedly Hit A Pedestrian

Saul Marinoni, 33 is accused of hitting a pedestrian with his car over the weekend and is scheduled to be in court today. Marinoni was arrested early Saturday morning.

Community Helps With Hunters For the Homeless

Light House Mission's Executive Director, Johnny Carriere, told Fox 15 News the support from the community has been overwhelming this weekend.

Jindal Turns Down Invite For Debate

The Louisiana Association of Educators is hosting a debate tomorrow and the nine candidates running against Jindal will be there .

Phone app to help voters

Lafayette, LA. (FOX15)The Secretary of State's Office is launching an voting app for mobile phones. The app helps voter understand everything from where to vote to what you'll see on the ballot.

Man Arrested For Swinging 2x4 At Others

The incident happened in the 300 block of Seventh Street. The victim said three people got into an argument, when Larry Meche, 60, picked up a two-by-four and started swinging.

State Officials Launch New Campaign: Seafood Is Safe To Eat

The new website is called gulf-source.org. Anyone can see the results of tests run on gulf seafood since may of 2010. Officials estimate that more than two thousand tests have been conducted so far.

Rosa Parks Transportation Center Is Now Open

The Rosa Parks Transportation Center is a multi-modal transportation center which means multiple agencies will use the space.

Lafayette Hospital Celebrates 100 Years of Healing

Lafayette General Medical Center held its anniversary gala downtown at the Acadiana Center for the Arts Thursday night.