Local businessman Erick Knezek will officially announce his candidacy for District 8 of the Lafayette Parish School Board at a press conference Thursday.

A bid to let a Grosse Tete truck stop owner keep a tiger onsite has squeaked through the Louisiana Senate on its second try.

A measure to allow the state education department to survey students on sex-related risk behaviors narrowly advanced to the Louisiana House for debate after passing a committee Tuesday.

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J.W. Faulk Elementary School is on the path to being deemed an “Academically Unacceptable School,” but that doesn’t mean it can’t be saved.

stutes poll carouselThe former lead felony prosecutor, according to a new poll, has turned a 2-point deficit into a 7-point lead since last August.

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Cigarette butts should stay in your car's ashtray.

"Slavery is part of our heritage, but we're not going to give that an honorary designation," said Rep. Nancy Landry, R-Lafayette, one of the chief critics of the bill.

On paper, the federal rejection of financing plans for Gov. Bobby Jindal's LSU hospital privatization deals looks like it has all the makings of a fiscal calamity for the state.

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Here's a real defense of religious liberty — not the fraud of a speech Gov. Bobby Jindal delivered Saturday at Liberty University.

A nearly $25 billion budget for next year that includes Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposals for new spending on health care, colleges and state worker pay won passage Thursday from the Louisiana House.

Another effort to dismantle Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards has been defeated, this time by a resounding vote Thursday of the Senate Education Committee.

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