The lawyers representing Lafayette real estate developer Glenn Stewart — perhaps swayed by his recent conviction for simple battery — filed a motion last week calling for a dismissal of their client’s civil lawsuit against Lafayette Consolidated Government.
Some of Iberia Parish's elected officials are trying to use a back-door funding approach — by dipping into the coffers of the public library system — for a herculean levee project that voters rejected not even six months ago.
Sen. David Vitter says he will vote against a U.S. military strike in Syria, becoming the second member of Louisiana's congressional delegation to register opposition to President Barack Obama's proposal.
The Louisiana National Guard won't process requests from same-sex couples seeking benefits, joining Texas in the refusal because of the states' bans on gay marriage.
The new task force opened its discussions Wednesday about the $3.5 billion spending plan.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration won approval Wednesday from the Civil Service Commission for the privatization of the LSU hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, which will remove nearly 3,300 people from state employment rolls.
The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal has declined to hear confessed and convicted murderer-rapist Brandon Scott Lavergne’s argument that his guilty pleas should be vacated.
A group of Louisiana education leaders, lawmakers and others are looking at ways to tweak Louisiana's multibillion-dollar public school funding formula.
Most public school classroom teachers were graded effective in the first statewide year of Louisiana's new teacher evaluation system.
The felony trial for Busted in Acadiana’s Christopher Hebert was postponed Tuesday morning thanks to a last-minute motion filed by his legal team — a duo dubbed the “Lawyers of Last Resort” in July’s IND Monthly — (so-say) because of a conflicting trial involving one of their out-of-town clients.