- Youngsville police reach residents with phone app, website Updated: May-03-16 8:18 am
YOUNGSVILLE, Louisiana - The Youngsville Police Department is looking to increase transparency and communication between it and the community with a smartphone application and a newly designed website.
- Mental health groups combining efforts in Lafayette Updated: May-02-16 8:03 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - About 60 people from the legal system, law enforcement and social service agencies in Lafayette who deal with the mentally ill are trying to come up with better ways to address challenges posed by those who suffer from mental illness.
- Public to weigh in on I-49 design alternatives Updated: May-02-16 7:42 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Ten public meetings are set over the next two weeks for residents to chime in on an expanded list of design alternatives for Interstate 49 through Lafayette.
- Lafayette's red light cameras contract may be extended Updated: Apr-29-16 8:22 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Lafayette's contract with Redflex that uses cameras to catch speeders and red light runners may be extended a year, until June 4, 2017.
- Movie theater metal detector mandate fails to win support Updated: Apr-27-16 4:33 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Shreveport lawmaker's bid to require movie theaters across Louisiana to install metal detectors has been rejected by the House criminal justice committee.
- Prosecutors weighing new charges against sheriff Updated: Apr-23-16 2:38 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Federal prosecutors are weighing additional charges against a south Louisiana sheriff and one of his top lieutenants in a case linked to alleged beatings of jail inmates.
- 2 plead guilty to stealing from housing authority Updated: Apr-23-16 1:06 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A former executive director of the Morgan City Housing Authority and a former employee have pleaded guilty to charges they conspired to steal more than $500,000 in bonus payments from the agency.
- Car allowances for assessors hit roadblocks in La. House Updated: Apr-19-16 9:26 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers in the House are split on whether Louisiana's local tax assessors should get car allowances on top of their salaries.
- Lafayette schools may change Pledge of Allegiance policy Updated: Apr-18-16 3:11 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The Lafayette Parish School System is taking steps to address concerns about its policy on students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
- Poet Bourque to be receive prize from ULL Updated: Apr-18-16 4:39 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Poet Darrell Bourque, a former Louisiana poet laureate, will receive an award from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for his contribution to Louisiana's literature.
- Ex-deputy in Acadia accused of stealing drug bust money Updated: Apr-16-16 7:55 pm
CROWLEY, Louisiana - A former deputy with the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has been accused of stealing $48,000 in money seized from drug busts.
- Lafayette's new bishop installed Updated: Apr-16-16 4:12 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The new bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette has been installed in his new position.
- Homes evacuated, no injuries in Louisiana train derailment Updated: Apr-14-16 8:25 am
SCOTT, Louisiana - Officials say more than 100 homes were evacuated after a train derailment in Louisiana, but no injuries were reported.
- New website geared to help unemployed oil workers Updated: Apr-12-16 7:47 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - State and local agencies have developed a website to connect the unemployed and underemployed from the battered energy sector to jobs and training for the now-hiring petrochemical and liquid natural gas plants in Louisiana.
- Lawyers seek to recuse judge amid public defender chaos Updated: Apr-09-16 1:33 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Louisiana's inability to pay its public defenders could claim a new victim - the Lafayette judge presiding in the case of a teen accused of killing a flea market employee.
- Louisiana-Lafayette releases consultant's athletics report Updated: Apr-05-16 8:07 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has made public paid consultant Mike Alden's report on his six-month study of the Ragin' Cajuns athletic department, which makes 20 strategic recommendations and suggests understaffing is problematic.
- LHC Group inks home health, hospice partnership in Arizona Updated: Apr-05-16 7:37 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Louisiana-based LHC Group will become the majority owner and operator of two of Northern Arizona Healthcare's home health agencies and a hospice under a joint venture agreement.