Brianna Cherry's early homer and Jordan Wallace's right arm combined Saturday to put UL's softball team one win away from the NCAA Super Regionals.
It wasn't easy, but UL's softball team made it through the first step in NCAA Tournament play Friday. Now they'll face LSU's Tigers in the biggest game of the season so far at noon Saturday in the NCAA Regional Tournament.
The longtime assistant U.S. attorney received the Child Protection Award at the annual National Missing Children’s Day commemoration held in Washington, D.C., this week.
Faced with a student population that threatens to outgrow existing facilities, a shrinking budget and no guarantee parish voters are ready to support new taxes following the last failed election in 2011, one option for relief for the Lafayette Parish School System could come in the form of two charter school organizations.
The case is tied to the 2008 payment of $1.9 million by present and past members of the team to Louisiana Film Studios LLC. But the studio's chief, Wayne Read, never applied for the credits and never gave the money back.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's latest financial disclosure report, released Thursday, shows his $127,592-a-year state salary provided the main source of income for him and his wife in 2012.
A ban on posting to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter while driving appears likely to hit Louisiana's law books.
Public schools, already required to have written crisis management plans, will now have to coordinate those plans with local law enforcement and emergency preparedness officials — and hold annual safety drills to rehearse them.
Two brothers with a history of drug arrests and suspected ties to a neighborhood gang each face 20 counts of attempted second-degree murder in a shooting spree that brought a sudden bloody end to a neighborhood Mother's Day parade.
Senators are expressing skepticism about some assumptions House lawmakers used to balance next year's budget.
Louisiana driver's licenses would be used to comply with federal law requiring each state to create a national identification card for air travel, including domestic flights, under a proposal inserted Wednesday into a House bill by the Senate Transportation Committee.
The state owes local school districts $30 million because the Louisiana Supreme Court threw out this year's public school funding formula, Superintendent of Education John White said Wednesday.
The proposal by St. Bernard Parish Rep. Ray Garofalo stalled on a 47-47 vote Wednesday. Garofalo, a Republican, can try again if he can pick up the six votes needed for passage.
The hiring of William Root, announced Wednesday, comes after Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration canceled a nearly $200 million Medicaid contract whose award is being investigated by state and federal officials.
Louisiana residents faced with having to pay back hurricane aid money because they failed to meet certain government requirements could get a break under changes the state outlined Wednesday.
A federal appeals panel has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a group of Mississippi Gulf Coast residents and landowners who alleged that emissions by energy companies contributed to global warming, which intensified Hurricane Katrina, which, in turn, damaged their property.
Lafayette Parish School Board member Greg Awbrey’s “Discipline Questionnaire” for teachers was unanimously approved during Wednesday’s meeting, with one major change: Awbrey won’t be the one receiving all responses as originally proposed.
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