- Homeowners seek city's help with bad landlords, tenants Updated: May-27-15 11:59 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Several Lafayette homeowners asked the Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday for help with landlords and tenants who don't maintain rental properties in their neighborhoods.
- Lafayette School Board weighs cost-saving measures Updated: May-27-15 10:50 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette School Board has started voting on cost-cutting measures to balance its budget ahead of the new school year.
- Lafayette coroner: Inmate died from natural causes Updated: May-27-15 6:44 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A Lafayette Parish inmate pronounced dead at the jail on Friday died from natural causes. That's according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by the Lafayette Parish Coroner's Office.
- Environmentalists: Trees cut on public land without approval Updated: May-25-15 2:55 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Environmentalists are angry that no action has been taken against developers who cut down trees on state property without permission.
- Jeanerette police chief arrested in probe into topless bar Updated: May-25-15 2:25 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Jeanerette's police chief has been placed on paid leave following his arrest on charges relating to the investigation of a Lafayette topless bar.
- Lafayette Police: Jeanerette police chief arrested Updated: May-23-15 1:33 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Police in Lafayette say the police chief of a neighboring town has been arrested.
- Taxpayers dedicated proceeds to teachers Updated: May-21-15 4:24 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Parish School Board is trimming the number of employees who are eligible to receive salary bonuses from sales tax revenues dedicated for teacher salaries.
- Frank's International confirms layoffs in Lafayette Updated: May-20-15 4:05 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Frank's International is laying off 150 of its employees in Lafayette, part of the company's global effort to trim its workforce by 400 to 600 workers.
- Discussion continues on high school for Lafayette Parish Updated: May-15-15 11:33 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Talks continue about the possibility of building a new public high school in Lafayette Parish.
- Airport commission considers changing construction method Updated: May-15-15 11:19 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Airport Commission has slowed down the process of building a $90 million passenger terminal to examine closely how to carry out what will be a yearslong, complex project.
- Liberian ambassador to speak at UL-Lafayette commencement Updated: May-14-15 6:57 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Jeremiah C. Sulunteh, Liberian ambassador to the United States, will be keynote speaker at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's spring 2015 commencement Friday in the Cajundome.
- Waiting lists swell for Lafayette charter schools Updated: May-13-15 11:17 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Nearly 700 students are on waiting lists for two Lafayette charter schools.
- Trial date for former Lafayette superintendent's lawsuit Updated: May-13-15 8:07 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Former Lafayette Parish school superintendent Pat Cooper's challenge of his November firing heads to trial Sept. 15.
- More than 40 school system positions cut in Lafayette Updated: May-13-15 5:53 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Parish School Board approved cutting more than 40 positions in proposed changes in the district's 2015-16 budget.
- 13th-seed Louisiana-Lafayette to host NCAA softball regional Updated: May-12-15 6:47 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Louisiana-Lafayette's softball team has been awarded a No. 13 seed and will be hosting an NCAA regional bracket this weekend.
- School Board plows through budget, racking up legal expenses Updated: May-11-15 4:33 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Parish School Board has accumulated more than $120,000 in legal expenses for work related to an investigation leading to the firing of its former superintendent. The invoices also involve work related to representation of the board against Pat Cooper's legal challenges, including his pending wrongful termination claim.
- Teen shoots, kills friend in accidental shooting Updated: May-11-15 12:56 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Lafayette police have identified a teenager killed by his friend in a weekend shooting.
- Viable interim VA facility found for Lake Charles Updated: May-09-15 12:02 pm
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it has identified a location for a clinic in Lake Charles.
- Committee suggests ways to pay for Lafayette improvements Updated: May-08-15 6:12 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A citizens committee has come up with a list of suggestions that might generate and save money for the city-parish government of Lafayette.
- PHI records first-quarter profit Updated: May-08-15 12:23 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Lafayette-based helicopter company PHI Inc. reported that gains in its air medical and technical services divisions offset a drop in its oil-and-gas business during the first quarter.
- Former Lafayette school bus driver arrested Updated: May-07-15 10:35 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A former Lafayette Parish school-bus driver accused of driving with alcohol in his system when he crashed a bus hauling elementary-age children into a ditch in March has been arrested.
- Texas senior living company expanding into Louisiana Updated: May-06-15 6:58 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Avanti Senior Living says it will break ground later this year on a $20 million community in Baton Rouge and a $15 million development in Lafayette.
- Low energy prices rock Stone's performance Updated: May-06-15 6:50 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Plunging energy prices slashed the value of Stone Energy Corp.'s oil and gas properties and sent the Lafayette-based company to a first-quarter paper loss of $327.4 million, or $5.93 per share.
- Lafayette government agency to host job fair next week Updated: May-05-15 12:32 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Economic Development Authority will host its annual job fair next week.
- Former Lafayette superintendent seeks trial date in lawsuit Updated: May-05-15 7:43 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Former Lafayette Parish school superintendent Pat Cooper's attorney has filed a motion to nudge the ousted educator's legal challenge of his November termination closer to a day in court.