An entourage of Tibetan monks Tuesday will create an elaborate sand mandala to commemorate the Dalai Lama's visit.
The Louisiana Senate overwhelmingly rejected an attempt Monday to repeal a 2008 law that permits public school science teachers to use material outside of the adopted textbook in the classroom — leeway critics say turns science into religion.
The Louisiana Senate has agreed to rewrite the state's alternative fuel vehicle tax credit program, after concerns the law had been too broadly written and cost too much.
Action on crafting Louisiana's nearly $25 billion budget shifts to the Senate this week, after lawmakers in the House wrapped up work on a bipartisan compromise for how to pay for state programs and services next year.
The state Department of Revenue says filing can be made electronically and more information is available at the department's website.
Alex Lege, aka "The Cop Watcher," will not face prosecution for his arrest by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office on the night of April 11, when he was booked on charges of interfering with a police investigation for video recording a deputy involved in a routine traffic stop.
Watch it while you can, because although this Buddha & The Pests music video is presented as comprising public-use, fair domain and original images/footage, we can’t imagine it won’t be yanked off YouTube soon.
Former Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Chris Williams will have to return to the drawing board before his wages lawsuit against the Lafayette Housing Authority can proceed, according to a Monday morning ruling by Judge Edward Broussard of the 15th Judicial District.
A new audit says Gov. Bobby Jindal's push to privatize all but one of the LSU-run hospitals across south Louisiana would cost the state $42 million for layoff costs.
Brennan's, a New Orleans restaurant that famously invented the Bananas Foster dessert six decades ago, is more recently known for a long-running family clash over ownership of the French Quarter eatery.
The 29-member commission supports policies centered on marriage and families.
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