March 7, 2017 01:57 PM
A federal appeals Monday court backed an earlier ruling clearing the way for the city to remove monuments celebrating its racist past ...
March 6, 2017 04:34 PM
The school superintendent characterized the .5 cent, 10-year tax dedicated to facility improvements as “something reasonable that has a chance of getting voters to accept.” ...
March 6, 2017 04:14 PM
Nearly 13 years later, New Orleans attorney John Houghtaling expresses regrets about not filing a lawsuit alleging false arrest, saying he was unaware of the statute of limitations. Make of the letter what you will ...
March 3, 2017 02:10 PM
The circumstances surrounding Candyce Gagnard Perret’s 2004 arrest — which has sparked a war of words between her campaign and her former fiancé on one side and Florida law enforcement officials on the other — raise questions about her judgment ...
March 3, 2017 10:43 AM
NPR dives into a Twitter video that speculates on the behavior of more than a dozen wild turkeys circling a dead cat on a residential street ...
March 1, 2017 03:28 PM
Lafayette's up against 15 cities in a competition to find the town working hardest at reigning in suburban sprawl, hosted by urbanist blog Strong Towns ...
Feb. 24, 2017 03:45 PM
Sen. Bill Cassidy ended his weeklong town hall tour across the state in Breaux Bridge where he addressed constituents about his Patient Freedom Act bill and the controversy surrounding the potential repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act ...
Feb. 24, 2017 03:30 PM
After three years away from the legal profession, Vanessa Waguespack Anseman got her law license reinstated on Jan. 13, the same day she qualified for a seat on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal ...
Feb. 24, 2017 02:25 PM
Thomas Hanes was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell following a guilty plea in federal court in Lafayette ...
Feb. 23, 2017 02:13 PM
Loyola’s Dane Ciolino tells The Independent Anseman falls short of the minimum 10 years of legal practice required for a seat on the state's appellate courts ...

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