Is Stutes eyeing DA’s seat?
It’s hard to get an accurate read on Keith Stutes, the full-time assistant district attorney who retired Aug. 31 after a distinguished 28-year career.
More than two months after a brutal home invasion and shooting that nearly killed him, Yousef Balbeisi is thankful for his life, his wife and for the community that rallied to save him.
An Arkansas transplant devoted to all things style, Amanda Bedgood has a passion for the written word. And she’ll be helping fashion-forward IND Monthly readers look their best beginning Sept. 1. Bedgood joins IND Monthly as style editor, coming to us from FACE Magazine, where she was founding editor. In her new role with IND Monthly, which launches Sept. 6, she will handle all lifestyle coverage, including fashion, home, beauty and events.
Sources say Brandon Scott Lavergne led authorities to Mickey Shunick’s body as part of a plea agreement that will spare his life.
By Leslie Turk
August 15, 2012
Sources close to the investigation of Brandon Scott Lavergne, accused of killing 21-year-old UL Lafayette student Mickey Shunick, say Lavergne’s attorneys negotiated a plea bargain with the district attorney’s office that will avoid a lengthy death penalty trial. Instead, the 33-year-old registered sex offender will serve a life sentence for her kidnapping and murder.
Busted: Multi-Chem flack stymies opposition
Residents in north Vermilion and south Lafayette parishes who banded together to fight construction of a Multi-Chem chemical plant in the area are getting a taste of corporate guerilla warfare.
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