A staff attorney for the Louisiana Board of Ethics is recommending that the board decline to waive $1,000 fines levied against a pair of Louisiana teachers who spearheaded separate recall efforts against Gov. Bobby Jindal and House Speaker Chuck Kleckley.

dominos_carouselThe two Georgia men responsible for the manufacture and distribution of  'Mr. Miyagi'  pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court.

A state judge in Crowley has ordered the Vermilion Parish sheriff to provide records to a nonprofit group of immigrants detained since 2009.

Enrollment in charter schools increased by 200,000 students last year and now tops 2 million, according to a report being released Wednesday.

Attorneys for thousands of Gulf Coast property owners urged a federal judge to give his final approval to a proposed class-action settlement that calls for a Chinese drywall manufacturer to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to repair homes damaged by its product.

Trumpet-maker Jason Harrelson said he’s donating one of the best trumpets he’s ever made to benefit a festival honoring the artist who sparked his passion for the instrument — Louis Armstrong.

10_things_carousel_11_14_12Here’s your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2012.

petition_carouselWe're not sure about deporting the secessionists, but Duncan Trussell might make a serviceable Emperor of the World.

Come this spring, students in the Lafayette Parish School System will be ferried to and from school in any one of eight new propane-fueled school buses.

pot_carouselMarijuana's legalization is getting some hype here, but in a socially conservative state like Louisiana, change may be slow.

U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, continues to collect endorsements from both sides of the political aisle in his bid to win a fifth term in Congress.

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