Gun violence climbed substantially in 2020, and 2021 is currently on a similar track. Homicides overall are also up, though smaller than the size of the national spike. Lafayette police reassured community members this week that they are working to tamp down the violence.
20,965 policies in Lafayette Parish will spike, according to data provided by FEMA, which oversees the NFIP.
An influx of spending related to hurricane recovery and federal coronavirus stimulus is masking a still struggling economy.
The state is not only recovering from Hurricane Ida, but also from the damaging winter storm and spring flooding that occurred earlier this year and the devastation of Hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta.
At the heart of the suits filed against Ochsner and Lourdes is the contention that with Covid vaccines, hospitals have done something new and overreached on civil liberties.
Just 43% of UL Lafayette students have had at least their first shot. University vaccine requirements are easy to work around.
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The Bayou region’s biggest hospital has been operating out of a tent
Here’s a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
Ahead of Nicholas, UL launched a beta version of a river stage forecasting model.
Lafayette’s city and parish councils made minor changes to the administration’s budget, approving the mayor-president’s spending plan and revenue projections unanimously.
Hundreds of tenants in Houma were told without warning that they’re being evicted from their apartments due to storm damage after Ida.