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Activity on the Mississippi could come to a screeching halt

Employees at the Ingram Barge Company are worried that operations at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge might shut down depending on the amount of water received.

Plane crashes in Caddo Parish

A single engine plane crashed into a North Caddo Parish field, snapping in half. It happened just after noon Wednesday off Highway 71 and Old Mooringsport Road. The elderly pilot was killed.

Bonnet Carré Spillway may be opened to conbat flooding in Louisiana

Flooding is a concern in Louisiana because the Missisippi River continues to rise. Forecasters predict the Mississippi River to crest at record levels later this month.

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.

Mississippi River floods farmland up north

A planned break in some Missouri levees have led to widespread flooding in farmland . The Mississippi River was so high in Missouri, The Army Corps of Engineers blew holes in the nearby Birds Point Levees.

Releasing a photo of Bin Laden' corpse has not been decided yet

While Americans are still celebrating the death of Osama Bin Laden, his followers want proof he is really dead.

Lafayette teacher honored in Washington D.C.

A Lafayette teacher was honored for all her hard work in the classroom! Julia Williams who is the chairperson of the Math Department at Lafayette High was part of a ceremony at the White House yesterday.

Acadiana marching band to be in Macy's parade

It was another huge honor for the UL pride of Acadiana marching band last night. The talented group has accepted an invitation to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Security is increased at airports

The TSA said across the country there will be more random screenings and bag checks. The National Threat Level at airports will not be raised until there is a credible threat.

High water is on the way for some residents

The Mississippi River is rising and people who live in areas at risk.  Residents are being told get ready for high water. Officials predict the river to crest at record levels.