Early consumption may prevent peanut allergy, new study suggests

(CNN) — Parents who have children with food allergies know all too well about the headaches in keeping their lives "nut-free."

15 million workers still earn under $10 an hour

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — Many are saying "Hallelujah" and "finally" to news that Walmart is raising wages. Target and other major retailers are feeling pressure to do the same.

Google bans porn from Blogger

Google will ban pornography from being shown publicly on its Blogger site.

The cold, hard truth: The winter of 2015 has gone on too long

What's up with this winter? It's the last week of February. Isn't the weather supposed to be getting better, not worse? New England is a lost cause. The upper Midwest is more like Siberia.

Veterans Get Chance to Discuss VA Clinic Problems With Deputy Secretary of VA

Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Sloan Gibson, was in Lafayette today to meet with Congressional members, local VSO Leadership and local officials to listen to veterans talk about the VA medical system that many consider broken.

Proposed Downtown Development Code Looks to Make Downtown More Pedestrian and Residential Friendly

The City of Lafayette will continued moving forward with it’s comprehensive plan that was put into place last summer by City-Parish President Joey Durel.

Lack of Seat Belt Use In Louisiana Continues to Play Role in Fatalities

Two automobile accidents in the last three days have resulted in two fatalities in the Lafayette area. Neither motorist was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accidents.

Freshmen Making Life Easier for UL Softball Vets

Over the weekend, Louisiana's Ragin Cajun softball team added another five wins to their total of now 14 for the year. With no losses.

Napleonville man admits to stealing horse in drunken attempt to catch parade

A Napoleonville man is now in jail after on a felony theft charge after stealing a horse last week, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Lafayette-area school closures due to winter weather

Acadia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St. Landry, and St. Martin Parish public schools will be closed Tuesday, February 24, 2015, due to expected winter. Evangline Parish Schools will be closed February 23-24, 2015.