Aug. 1, 2016 10:46 AM
Lafayette is poised to appoint a police chief to lead us into a post-Ferguson future. It’s critically important we get this right ...
July 19, 2016 12:50 AM
Is Lafayette's sense of community strong enough to insulate it against what's been playing out nationally in recent weeks as people take to the streets in protest of yet another round of fatal police shootings of black males? ...
July 1, 2016 10:14 AM
In one of the last major initiatives of his 16-year administration, Lafayette Parish Sheriff Mike Neustrom turned the office's focus toward changing our approach to the mentally ill ...
July 1, 2016 12:07 AM
Before a packed house of several hundred supporters, colleagues and law enforcement officials, Mark Garber was sworn in as sheriff of Lafayette Parish ...
June 30, 2016 02:08 PM
Unlike our friends in Iberia Parish, Lafayette has been fortunate to have a sheriff who has valued integrity and innovation for nearly two decades ...
June 23, 2016 03:15 PM
With Mark Garber set to take the reins of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office on July 1, longtime Director of Corrections Rob Reardon has made a surprising announcement, saying he'll be following Sheriff Mike Neustrom when he leaves office at month's ...
June 22, 2016 02:08 PM
The lone casualty in that May 25 (non) incident involving Judice Middle School teachers, a privately contracted school bus and an end-of-school celebration has three options: resign, be canned or become a bus driver ...
June 21, 2016 10:50 AM
Blue Agave Mexican Restaurant will open its second location later this summer under a new name ...
June 7, 2016 08:32 AM
While LPSS officials have officially placed Brad Duhon on paid administrative leave, a source close to the situation tells The IND his days as assistant transportation director are numbered. ...
June 2, 2016 01:01 PM
While the Judice Middle School teachers involved in last week’s so-called bar-hopping incident have been cleared of any wrongdoing, that’s not the case for the Lafayette Parish School System official who allegedly acted as their paid chauffeur ...

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