- State troopers start motorcycle patrols in high-crash areas Updated: Oct-02-15 12:29 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - State troopers have introduced new motorcycle patrols along high-risk roadways in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes in a proactive effort to curb accidents.
- 2 Montegut men booked with oyster violations Updated: Oct-01-15 8:06 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - State authorities say two Montegut men have been cited alleged oyster violations in a marsh area near Bayou Jean Lacroux in Terrebonne Parish.
- Chackbay fire tax renewal heads to voters on Oct. 24 Updated: Sep-30-15 8:05 am
CHACKBAY, Louisiana - Chackbay landowners will pay $45 a year per occupied, addressed home or business on their property if voters in the Oct. 24 election approve a 10-year parcel fee renewal to benefit the local fire department.
- Offshore service company announces layoffs Updated: Sep-30-15 7:55 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - Hercules Offshore says it will lay off Gulf of Mexico offshore employees including some in Port Fourchon later this year amid low oil prices that haven't shown any signs of increasing.
- Sheriff: Cocaine seized from plane originated in Mexico Updated: Sep-29-15 2:13 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - Authorities say nearly $470,000 worth of cocaine seized from the plane of a Texas man who landed at a Louisiana airport is believed to have originated in Mexico.
- Cut Off woman accused of stealing from employer Updated: Sep-25-15 7:45 am
CUT OFF, Louisiana - Lafourche Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a 46-year-old Cut Off woman accused of stealing more than $220,000 from her employer.
- Terrebonne Parish deputy sued over teen's shooting death Updated: Sep-23-15 7:26 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The parents of a 14-year-old boy shot and killed by a Terrebonne Parish deputy have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the sheriff's office violated the teenager's constitutional rights.
- Marsh creation project to begin in Chauvin Updated: Sep-22-15 8:10 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Parish Council has approved the construction contract for a marsh creation project in Chauvin.
- Thibodaux councilman's sentence for hunting violations ends Updated: Sep-19-15 10:39 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A Thibodaux city councilman has finished serving jail time for federal hunting violations.
- Montegut man gets 5 years in prison for vehicular homicide Updated: Sep-16-15 8:11 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A 53-year-old Montegut (MAHN'-tug-yoo) man faces five years in prison after a Houma district judge sentenced him Monday for killing a pedestrian in Chauvin in a February car crash.
- Accused accomplice in fatal shooting pleads guilty Updated: Sep-16-15 7:58 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - A 20-year-old Houma man accused of being an accomplice in the fatal 2013 shooting of a Catholic deacon faces 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact and illegal possession of stolen things.
- Terrebonne Parish school facilities plan on hold Updated: Sep-14-15 7:26 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Parish public schools superintendent said he won't meet a deadline set by the school board on proposing an updated facilities master plan to deal with aging school buildings.
- High court rejects lawyer's bid to be a two-party candidate Updated: Sep-13-15 3:09 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - The Louisiana Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by a candidate seeking a state House seat to be listed as both a Republican and a Democrat on the fall ballot.