Jan. 26, 2017 04:38 PM
In a majority-black town, the white police chief boasts that he is using a newly created hate crime law to upgrade to a felony the charge of resisting arrest, which could potentially add additional prison time to a suspect's sentence ...
Jan. 9, 2017 04:37 PM
I don’t believe the students at WMHS are racist — not all of them anyway — but the community's embrace of the Confederate flag most definitely is ...
Jan. 3, 2017 10:07 AM
Drainage issues in Lafayette Parish underscore why “our parish government” is failing everyone ...
Nov. 23, 2016 12:56 AM
The former lawman is polling ahead of Scott Angelle as payback-minded Sen. David Vitter works behind the scenes against Angelle. The question remains: Will the Trump voters who got Higgins into the runoff be there for him on Dec. 10? ...
Nov. 9, 2016 12:37 AM
The short answer: probably not ...
Nov. 3, 2016 01:58 PM
The councilman, on whom this newspaper has heaped effusive, well-earned praise during his three terms in elected government, went off the rail with his attack on the Civil Service Board ...
Nov. 1, 2016 11:26 AM
Long the victim of a supply-side scam by big business and oil/gas, Louisiana is beginning to right decades of wrong ...
Oct. 14, 2016 12:46 AM
The mild-mannered, moderate Republican has been loath to utter Donald Trump’s name even while offering a milquetoast’s endorsement of “the Republican nominee.” That’s not cutting it with the Trump crowd ...
Oct. 13, 2016 11:16 AM
The public service commissioner wasted no time hitting his main Democratic rival in the U.S. Senate race for her shifting position on global warming ...
Oct. 12, 2016 02:49 PM
The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, who in September fudged a question about whether climate change is human-caused, sciences up with a plan to fight climate change and save the coast. But does her “plan” warrant quotation marks? ...

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