Federal prosecutors say a Lafayette woman was sentenced to nearly 2.5 years in prison for stealing more than $500,000 from the company where she worked.
In January, as the date of Christopher Sepulvado’s execution approached, the Louisiana Department of Corrections did not have the drugs it needed to carry out his death sentence.
The governor filed a petition seeking an injunction that would keep the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the education department from administering any standardized tests developed through a testing consortium aligned with Common Core.
The LSU AgCenter's food, animal and veterinary science students and faculty have new laboratory and teaching facilities.
State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since last summer, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.