Feb. 13, 2017 12:41 AM
At the DC Mardi Gras ...
Feb. 8, 2017 01:42 PM
Supporters of an ambitious plan to convert an abandoned hospital in Arnaudville into a French Immersion campus are celebrating today — and have inched closer to making their plan a reality ...
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 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. 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 ...
Feb. 1, 2017 10:39 AM
Lafayette has relied on a bar moratorium to control nightlife Downtown; our failure to address the issue with best-practices ordinances has come back to bite us ...
Jan. 27, 2017 01:20 PM
Nine members of the Louisiana Legislature have submitted a friend of the court brief on behalf of former Lafayette school Superintendent Pat Cooper, who was recently granted a rehearing in his wrongful termination lawsuit against the Lafayette Parish ...
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. 24, 2017 06:00 PM
Attorney for the building's owners: “It’s not going to be the same club as Karma." ...

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