March 2, 2015 10:56 AM
Has the extraordinary release of documents in the Seth Fontenot murder trial really served the public interest and — more important — his right to a fair trial? ...
Feb. 26, 2015 12:50 AM
The Lafayette Police Department is facing new allegations of unchecked racism among some of its white officers following a recently retired black officer’s distribution of an audio clip to members of the City-Parish Council ...
Feb. 25, 2015 08:37 AM
With his event next week, attorney Mark Garber will join Scott Police Chief Chad Leger as the only candidates — at least so far — to hold a press conference officially announcing their bid to become Lafayette Parish's next sheriff ...
Feb. 24, 2015 11:04 AM
Despite a strong public records law, Louisiana has long suffered from a deep-seeded resistance among local and state government officials when it comes to handing over certain documents to the media and public; change, however, is coming ...
Feb. 20, 2015 10:31 AM
The better question: How many will actually show when the beleaguered comedian arrives in Lafayette next week? ...
Feb. 11, 2015 08:42 AM
It’s no secret that the terror of Jim Crow claimed thousands of African-American lives by lynching; it’s a history many in our country wish to forget and was the main impetus for a study released Tuesday aimed at reclaiming that past ...
Feb. 9, 2015 12:09 AM
When the local school system sent out its recent RFP for Internet services, its current provider, LUS Fiber, was not included in the competitive bid process. But why? ...
Feb. 5, 2015 07:02 AM
With a new superintendent for the Lafayette Parish School System nowhere in sight, interim Superintendent Burnell LeJeune notified the board Wednesday that he’ll be retiring come summer ...
Feb. 2, 2015 12:47 AM
When Mike Neustrom became sheriff of Lafayette Parish in 2000, he brought a scholarly approach to law enforcement, and when he retires next year, he’ll leave the office a much better place than he found it ...
Jan. 30, 2015 11:17 AM
Gerald Boudreaux launched his campaign for the state Senate District 24 seat during a packed-house event Friday in Carencro ...

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