Louisiana’s redrawn congressional map positions Lafayette to have two representatives in Congress, potentially a Republican and a Democrat.
A federal judge dismissed all claims in a civil lawsuit filed by the family of a 31-year-old Black man shot and killed by Lafayette officers in 2020 that sparked months of community outrage and protests.
Another vendor is expected to plead guilty next week, just as feds notify hundreds of individuals their calls were intercepted in wiretaps.
It’s not known who has met with investigators or what specific issues are being probed.
After finishing third place in the primary, Swift initially declined to make an endorsement. Her voters may well decide the runoff.
A district judge ruled LCG waited too long to file suit and had ample time to clear up any lingering questions before overpaying for the project land.
Testifying in a lawsuit he filed, the M-P denied the existence of probes confirmed by investigators and in court proceedings.
Landowners who were paid to accept dirt from an LCG drainage project now have environmental problems and, potentially, big cleanup bills.
They were sold visions of kayaks and fishing. Two years later, they’re living with the consequences of a colossal unfinished project.
A district court judge found that Priscilla Gonzalez was unable to show that she was a “qualified elector” or prove she had filed her taxes.
The suit claims Priscilla Gonzalez failed to meet local residency requirements and falsely certified that she had filed federal and state income tax returns.
A proposed pay raise would put LPD in the state’s top tier for starting pay. But would it lure more applicants?