BP asked a federal judge Thursday to sanction its cement contractor on the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling project, accusing the company of withholding critical evidence that could have been used at the ongoing trial over the nation's worst offshore oil spill.

Federal grand jury looks into awarding of $185 million contract to CNSI, where state health secretary Bruce Greenstein once worked.

langlinaisFaced with the loss of fire-dispatch services, Broussard Mayor Charles Langlinais says he’s dropping a lawsuit filed against the city of Lafayette.

The situation at Acadian Middle is dire.

In early March, the U.S. Attorney in New Orleans abruptly dropped the investigation of landfill moguls Fred Heebe and Jim Ward, leaving a big question mark on the fate of Lafayette’s Henry Mouton, who copped the first plea in the case almost two years ago.

A nonpartisan watchdog group says Gov. Bobby Jindal's tax code restructuring plan could cost the state as much as $650 million in lost revenue as currently proposed.

Plans to privatize most of LSU's public hospitals means borrowing for repairs and construction of the health facilities will be taxable. That borrowing will cost the state more.

Louisiana won't train new state troopers for a fifth year under the budget proposal being considered by lawmakers.

LSU students and staff are getting their first look at the man expected to be the university system's next president, F. King Alexander.

LSU professors are questioning the credentials of the contender to be university system president, and delivered notice Wednesday of a stinging vote of no confidence in the governing board.

A federal judge conducting a trial to assign fault for the nation's worst offshore oil spill dismissed claims Wednesday against a BP contractor and the company that made a key safety device on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico.

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