June 1, 2015 12:07 AM
Mike Neustrom brought an academic, data-driven approach to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office that has paid dividends in rehabilitating offenders and reducing recidivism. Replacing him this fall with the right candidate is critically important ...
May 28, 2015 10:03 AM
Information received from a recent public records request shows a financial setback of over $100,000 for Hearts of Hope — annual funding the local non-profit had received for years from the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office to aid in its ...
May 27, 2015 10:28 AM
The police chief implicated last week in an ongoing investigation of a Lafayette gentleman’s club stemmed from his position working as an off-duty security officer for the topless establishment but never acting on the illegal activities allegedly ...
May 26, 2015 11:11 AM
For decades, the city of Jeanerette has dealt with a troubled police department and a crime wave that doesn't stop; the situation worsened last week with the arrest of Police Chief Marvin Grogan as part of a months-long investigation of a Lafayette gentleman's ...
May 22, 2015 10:14 AM
The Daily Advertiser got one thing right with this morning’s cover story, “The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Race: 4 Candidates, 3 Big Issues." There are four candidates running ...
May 19, 2015 08:03 AM
Nonprofit plays a vital role in our community by advocating and fighting for the victims of sexual abuse and rape; that's why news that the DA's office had slashed the group's funding came as such a shock ...
May 15, 2015 09:36 AM
When asked, law enforcement officials will say body cams worn by police officers is a great idea, the wave of the future ...
May 13, 2015 10:07 AM
It’s been a tough 12 months for Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal ...
May 11, 2015 09:10 AM
Is the Scott City Council and mayor squelching citizen speech because they want to suppress the message? ...
April 29, 2015 04:40 PM
Former Lafayette Parish School Board member Mark Cockerham was charged with an ethics violation for receiving New Orleans Saints tickets from a consultant in 2013 ...

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