July 19, 2011 03:42 PM
How the federal justice system incentivizes questionable and often unreliable witnesses, including jailhouse snitches, to prosecute the War on Drugs ...
July 12, 2011 03:24 PM
Wednesday, July 13, 2011By Dege LeggPhotos by Travis GauthierBearing the indelible mark of two decades behind bars, an ex-con sheds light on the economics of prison tattoos. Wednesday, July 13, 2011 By Dege LeggPhotos by Travis Gauthier Bearing the ...
July 6, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, July 6, 2011A 7-year-old campaign to get Lafayette residents out of their homes and into locally owned restaurants is expanding its reach. And our waistlines. By Anna Purdy In 2004, Charlie Goodson of Charley G's was talking to a few other ...
June 28, 2011 03:38 PM
Wednseday, June 29, 2011By Jeremy AlfordPhotos by Robin May As 144 politicos settle back into their real jobs this week, we look back at the winners, the losers, the stories and non-stories of the 2011 legislative season. Wednseday, June 29, 2011 ...
June 21, 2011 03:49 PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2011By Anna PurdyPhotos by Robin May Lafayette restaurants are gravitating toward local farms to stock their pantries, benefitting the consumer, the farmer, the environment and more. Wednesday, June 22, 2011By Anna PurdyPhotos ...
June 15, 2011 06:00 AM
In the wake of a devastating family tragedy, Brian Murphy fights his way back from a physical and neurological abyss. By Heather Miller Sitting on a bench overlooking Girard Park's pond in late April, Brian Murphy dons a receptive smile and speaks with ...
June 8, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, June 8, 2011Lafayette's fledgling mobile food vendor scene is about to get rolling. By Nancy DeVillePhotos by Robin May Our "cool town" is long overdue for its own food truck revolution, but many local residents seem surprisingly unaware of ...
June 1, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, June 1, 2011The quaint little St. Landry Parish town of Washington, famed for its antique malls and antebellum charm, makes a killing with its interstate speed trap. By Heather MillerPhotos by Robin MayAbout 30 miles north of Lafayette and ...
May 25, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 25, 2011Less than a year after thousands converged in the Cajundome fearing the worst, Lafayette's economy has taken a turn for the better.By William KalecThey came in droves your angry, your worried, your curious, your concerned - all ...
May 18, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 18, 2011Is the party over for Louisiana Democrats, who in the past decade have been losing their grip on voters and politicos, leaving U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu as the only one currently elected to a statewide office? By Penny FontIn Caroline ...