Academic programs to be cut at Louisiana's public colleges

More than 100 academic programs will be cut at Louisiana's public colleges. The Board of Regents said that is because those programs do not have enough graduates.

State of the Air report is in for Acadiana

The American Lung Association's State of the Air report is in and the grades are not good for Acadiana. Lafayette Parish scored a "D" based on yearly ozone levels.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies need help to finding two men

Troy Boudreaux, 47, is wanted for stealing liquor from Dave's Texaco in St. Martinville. Beau Bienvenu, 29, is wanted for violating his probation and criminal neglect of his family.

Battle over the budget heats up

Tuesday morning, Governor Jindal summarized his proposals on how to fill a $1.6 billion dollar budget gap without having to raise taxes. Jindal said the money will not come at the expense of higher education.

The people will have to decide whether to keep City-Parish government

The Lafayette Charter Commission  wants to separate the city and parish governments but since voters called for consolidating the government fifteen years ago it will take another vote to deconsolidate.

Jennings man charged with attempted first degree murder

A Jennings man was locked up  as of last night. The man is charged with attempted first degree murder.

Crowley Police bust many for alleged drug possession

Numerous people were busted on drug charges in Crowley. These are the names of among a dozen people arrested after police allegedly caught them with drugs.

Acadiana can take advantage of Vision Airlines' cheap tickets

Vision Airlines is expanding to Acadiana! The airlines is offering non-stop air service from Lafayette Regional Airport to Florida beginning in June!

Home Bank execs help with breast cancer fundraiser

It was certainly a sight to see on Kaliste Saloom Road the other day. A car wash with Home Bank executives scrubbing cars.

2011 Regular Session starts with a $1.6 billion dollar shortfall

Louisiana is facing a $1.6 billion dollar shortfall and work to close that gap began yesterday. The start of the 2011 Regular Session comes just two weeks after a bitter redistricting battle.