Feb. 7, 2017 04:10 PM
In vine-chocked stands of trees and the weedy margins of cane fields in West Baton Rouge Parish, genealogist Debbie Martin plies her avocation: finding the forgotten black cemeteries lost to neglect and time ...
Feb. 7, 2017 11:41 AM
Parishioners inside Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church Monday were unharmed when a motorist police say was intoxicated slammed into the church's front doors ...
Feb. 6, 2017 04:58 PM
Lafayette Consolidated Government convinced Facebook to force Lafayette City Government to change its name, but in its fight with the satirical version of itself managed to bring fake LCG to wider attention ...
Feb. 6, 2017 04:29 PM
The popular story tells of a pair of brothers who fed striking streetcar workers they referred to as "poor boys" in the late 1920s. Popular doesn't necessarily mean historically accurate ...
Feb. 6, 2017 02:27 PM
A class action lawsuit was filed Monday in state court in Baton Rouge, accusing the state of mismanaging the public defender program designed to provide adequate legal defense for poor and indigent defendants ...
Feb. 3, 2017 03:00 PM
UL announced 15 faculty and students from hail from countries singled out in the travel ban ...
Feb. 2, 2017 05:01 PM
The “Lafayette City Government” page holds our fair city up to a mirror. Sometimes the reflection is disturbingly, depressingly accurate ...
Feb. 2, 2017 03:04 PM
About 150 local attorneys — the majority of them lawyers who specialize in civil matters — have stepped forward over the last 11 months to volunteer their services for criminal cases amid a funding crisis for public defender offices in Louisiana ...
Jan. 30, 2017 05:30 PM
UL "has historically benefited from the scientific, cultural and economic contributions of international students and scholars and values all students, faculty members and researchers, regardless of their country of origin." ...
Jan. 30, 2017 11:51 AM
The proposed 162-mile Bayou Bridge Pipeline would traverse 11 parishes, including 600 acres of wetlands in the Atchafalaya Basin as well as 700 other bodies of water ...

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