Numerous local media outlets are reporting that State District Judge Ed Rubin has ruled unconstitutional the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

With the turmoil raging and our school system continuing to hold on by a thread in anticipation of November’s elections, several Acadiana’s legislators are throwing their names and their support behind the candidates: Most recently with an endorsement of Jeremy Hidalgo's campaign for District 9.

For Dudley Nelson, a 2011 hit on a truck stop casino netted him and two friends $11,675 in stolen cash, as well as a 105 month stay in prison following a federal sentencing hearing held Friday for the 25-year-old Ville Platte man.


Kelly McAllister, wife of the congressman from Louisiana's 5th District, will address her husband's infidelity for the first time in a campaign ad that will begin airing today, reports LaPolitics.

The LPSB races are sure to get heated between now and Nov. 4, and with only 9 available seats, this year's field of 20 candidates will surely be wanting to set themselves apart from the crowd early; they'll get their chance next week, starting Tuesday with the kick-off of a three-day series of candidate forums.

The campaign announced that Rep. Stuart Bishop of District 43 and Nancy Landry, District 31, have thrown their support behind the Naval Academy graduate and entrepreneur in his bid to unseat current Hunter Beasley in District 8.

A Lafayette man with an alleged taste for child porn was busted Thursday evening during a cyber crime sting launched by the Attorney General’s Office.  

City-Parish President Joey Durel is asking the council to sign off on a resolution approving a pair of deals that would lead to razing the seedy Lesspay Motel at Four Corners to build a new police substation as well as transforming nearly a block Downtown where the old federal courthouse building now molders into a mixed-use development.

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The feds converge on your office, seizing records on several employees as part of a pay-for-plea investigation. WWYD? If you’re Mike Harson, you give yourself a $12k raise.

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Considering his repeated stays in the local penal system, David Narcisse Jr. should have known that having a semiautomatic shotgun, even one given to him by a friend, wasn’t the brightest of ideas.

An obvious follow-up question for any Republican politician who accuses Democrats of being science deniers is one about science, to which Jindal bobbed and weaved like a welterweight champ.

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