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Early voting for May 3 election begins Saturday
Secretary of State Tom Schedler says 35 parishes are holding elections on May 3rd.
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More than 2 million Louisianans say they have a job, an all-time high.
That number hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the state's unemployment rate held steady from February at 4.5 percent.
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Judge denies new trial in sexual battery case
A state district judge has denied a defendant's motion for a new trial and acquittal on a sexual battery charge involving children.
A councilman in Vermilion Parish speaks out about his decision in keeping his position as an elected official, even though he now lives hundreds of miles away.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Investigators Identify Bank Robbery Suspect
St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office detectives identified the subject seen on video surveillance at MC Bank in Bayou Vista.
Editorial: Proposed law is important step against OWI
That's why legislation to simplify Louisiana's existing OWI laws is important. When speaking of R.S. 1498, Louisiana's current statute governing operating a vehicle while intoxicated, Lafayette City Judge Douglas Saloom described a patchwork of amendments referring back and forth, up and down that made it easy for attorneys and judges to possibly ... (more)
Lafayette police blotter for April 3, 2014
DONALD ALLEN: 48, of the 400 block of Harding Drive, Houma. He was booked on hold for the Department of Corrections.
Rewrite seeks to simplify DWI law
BATON ROUGE - Defense and prosecuting attorneys and judges will have a clearer view of all the items in the state law dealing with operating a vehicle while intoxicated if a bill approved by a Senate committee becomes law, says Lafayette City Judge Douglas Saloom.