Gulf Coast residents moving inland, more commuting to jobs
A new report confirms what anyone trying to get through Belle Chasse in the early morning or late afternoon already knows: Most people working in Plaquemines Parish don't live there.
Sorrento police chief bill clears Senate
Theriot had been at the center of controversy since his police department lost liability and vehicle insurance last fall.
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Dimly lit Girard Park a concern for UL students
Bailey Theriot, right, with fellow UL student Nicole Boudreaux, said she felt security could be better around Girard Park.
Four sent to hospital following school bus crash
The school bus was heading westbound and was stopped at the intersection of Cameron Street and Jenkins Road in Scott when it was struck from behind by another vehicle.
Eddy LeCompte to serve as Arnaudville's police chief
A 20-vote margin separated Eddy LeCompte from Kenneth "Toby" Wetzel in the special election for Arnaudville's police chief Saturday.
Speed trap bill pulled over
Advocate Photo by WILL SENTELL -- State Rep. Steve Pylant, R-Crowville, in the hour Tuesday before the Louisiana House took up his legislation that would require communities that collect more than 50 percent of their budget from speeding tickets to erect signs warning drivers that they are "speed traps."
LCG settles lawsuit for 1.4 million
Lafayette Consolidated Government has settled a lawsuit for 1.4 million dollars.
Advocate file photo -- The Louisiana Supreme Court building, New Orleans.
The Louisiana Supreme Court on Wednesday came to the defense of embattled District Judge Janice Clark , as a skeptical majority of justices picked apart a judicial misconduct complaint lodged against her and questioned why the state's judiciary commission had even brought formal charges.
Road repairs based on income
Major road repairs are set to start in the Village of Maurice, but only in neighborhoods meeting certain requirements, including income.
Panel puts brakes on speed traps
Fueled by anger over speeding tickets, a Louisiana House panel Monday approved a bill that would require municipalities that collect more than 50 percent of their revenue from the citations to label themselves as a "speed trap" and pay for a blinking highway sign that says just that.