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.

Busy week at the State Capitol

Key pieces of legislation will be introduced that will tackle some of the most controversial topics on tap this year.

Festival International was a success!

This year's Festival International is in the books and it turned out to be a huge success! Lafayette was the place to be for five days of music, food, culture and fun!

A local filmmaker creates a buzz

Jason Hewitt's Indie-Film, Blood Out, premiered in Los Angeles last week. It beat out all the big studio flicks for a top distribution deal. Hewitt also broke into the top twenty on IMDB's movie meter.

State Police and Blue Cross teamed up for National Drug Take Back Day

Saturday Red Stick residents trickled into State Police Troop A to drop off unused prescription drugs. Police Officers said that these unused drugs are an easy way for juveniles to get high.

The NFL draft goes on as scheduled

If you have not already heard, the Saints are picking up Alabama's Mark Ingram. After the news of a new running back joining the squad, Reggie Bush tweeted!

OLOL's Children's Hospital gets the Gold Bear Award

The area's only pediatric ER is recognized for excellence in care. Our Lady of the Lake's Children's Hospital is the first in the state to receive the Gold Bear Award.

New Orleans Hornets make big donation to BRCC

The Hornets season may have endend Thursday night but Friday the organization made a big contribution.