Dec. 18, 2014 03:10
State Rep. Lenar Whitney's unintentionally funny campaign video, “Global Warming is a Hoax,” is the top vote-getter in’s 2014 reader poll for top lie of the year.
Dec. 18, 2014 09:01
Three Acadiana men were sentenced in federal court Wednesday for hatching an insurance fraud scheme in which they staged auto accidents.
Dec. 17, 2014 03:18
It wasn’t long ago when Don Cravins Sr. — a former state senator and soon-to-be former mayor of Opelousas — stood before a crowd inside the Clifton Chenier Center and defended his political ethics.
Dec. 17, 2014 02:51
Remember our stories about Barcode, the Jefferson Street drinking hole that ripped off the logo of a gay bar in Virginia and has since painted over the “gay” part of the sign?
Dec. 16, 2014 02:06
In the latest post on his blog, the New Orleans investigative reporter almost sounds like he’s ready to quit out of frustration with the staggering level of corruption we in Louisiana have become so depressingly blasé about.
Dec. 16, 2014 12:44
Questionable hiring practices could mean close to 30 officers of the Crowley Police Department have been wearing the badge illegitimately since around 2008.
Dec. 15, 2014 03:07
Two members of City-Parish President Joey Durel’s team are moving up within Lafayette Consolidated Government.
Dec. 15, 2014 02:01
In recent weeks, the solidarity movement sparked by the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner has spread to cities across the country; it finally hit Lafayette over the weekend with a march protesting the rise in excessive force incidents involving police.
Dec. 12, 2014 11:01
The Lafayette Police Department is testing out various types of officer-mounted body cameras, but despite overwhelming evidence and expert opinions about the benefits in terms of evidence collection, department higher-ups appear more skeptical than anything.
Dec. 12, 2014 12:44
After helping put an end to the graft and corruption that had long plagued the LPSS maintenance department, Thad Welch was rewarded with his termination; he filed suit Friday.