Pediatricians recommend keeping young toddlers in rear-facing car seat longer

Pediatricians want to keep a young child in a rear-facing car seat twice as long as previously recommended. Pediatricians said to postpone the turn-around, until your child is two years old.

New Iberia woman wanted on identity theft charges

A New Iberia woman is wanted on identity theft charges. Mable Davis, 59, obtained an elderly man’s personal information and opened credit cards under his name. Davis then went on to purchase $20,000 worth of items.

Multiple-time shoplifter still at large

St. Martinville police are looking for a shoplifter that has prior warrants.

Truck and drug store thief caught

A man driving a stolen truck that also robbed a drug store in Lafayette has been detained by authorities on March 21. Lafayette Police went to Jefferson Drug Store at around 4:00 p.m. in regards to an armed robbery.

Louisiana could be down a Congressional District

UPDATED -- The 2010 census showed some growth in Louisiana but not enough to keep seven congressional districts. That means the number has to go down to six.

Redistricting session end April 13th

Governor Bobby Jindal is stressing just how important this Special Session will be for the state. Lawmakers have a huge task and not a whole lot of time. Regular session is just three weeks away.

Grand Isle area hit with scare

This pass weekend a substance spotted in the Gulf of Mexico was initially thought to be oil. The U.S. Coast Guard is analyzing what they found.

Improvements are being made along the gulf

Volunteers are planting marsh grass along a newly constructed levee in Black Lake. That is in the Lake Charles area.

Mardi Gras was a huge success

In his annual debriefing meeting, Lafayette Police Cheif Jim Craft said he is happy with the way things went. "Few arrests but other than that very few incidents or events that disrupted things," announced, Jim Craft.

Crowley Police arrest man for a number of burglaries

Crowley Police arrested 24 year old, Shane McFarlin.