Dec. 19, 2014 09:42
From the frustration over the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and subsequent grand jury decisions clearing the involved officers, there’s a growing voice rising up throughout this country in protest of America’s police forces, and it’s starting to be heard here in Acadiana too.
Dec. 19, 2014 08:14
Gov. Bobby Jindal is helping raise campaign cash for Mississippi’s Republican lieutenant governor, Tate Reeves, who’s seeking a second term in 2015.
Dec. 19, 2014 08:08
Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant expects to be exhausted by the end of Atlanta’s NFC South showdown Sunday at New Orleans.
Dec. 19, 2014 04:08
Colbert bids farewell to The Nation; eight children killed in Australia; poll finds most Americans think drones’ privacy and safety risks are too high; and more national and international news for Friday, December 19, 2014.
Dec. 18, 2014 07:57
YO QUIERO A NEW POLITICAL CAUCUS!DEC 19 The Picayune reports here that Rep. Ted James, the Baton Rouge legislator who was the target of Elbert Guillory's ire recently, has started his own caucus: the Chihuahua caucus. Oh yeah! Where do we sign up?BOBBY'S PLATFORM, NO SURPRISES HEREDEC 19 This p
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. 18, 2014 08:22
As Drew Brees examined the box score from New Orleans’ latest victory, he was struck by how equitably the Saints distributed the ball among players at various skill positions.
Dec. 18, 2014 08:17
The Supreme Court has added the challenge to Louisiana’s same-sex marriage ban to the agenda for the justices’ closed-door conference on Jan. 9.
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.

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