PONCHATOULA - The Tangipahoa district attorney says a man could be sentenced to 500 years behind bars for allegedly running an 11- million dollar ponzi scheme.
Investigators say 60-year-old William Chaucer Jr., has been taking money from about 200
LAFAYETTE - Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputy Jean Phillip Joubert was cited for allegedly slashing a tire in the parking lot of Walmart.
Officers were able to identify the suspect by the jacket he was wearing.
Joubert has been placed on admini
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is backing off a plan to ban raw oysters from the Gulf of Mexico during warm weather.
The FDA acted after meeting with fierce resistance from the oyster industry and Gulf Coast lawmakers.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana residents had mixed reactions about former Congressman William Jefferson's 13-year sentence handed down Friday in federal court in Virginia.
Jefferson was sentenced for taking bribes and given the longest term ever imp
LAFAYETTE - Police in Lafayette wrapped up a 2-year old robbery investigation.
Simco Wallace Cole of Shreveport allegedly robbed an elderly couple at the Red Roof Inn back in 2007.
Authorities say DNA evidence linked him to the crime.
LAFAYETTE - A Joshua Thibodaux has been arrested after police say he dragged his girlfriend from a pick up and then ran over her legs.
Officials say he was arrested on first degree negligent injury among other charges.
LAFAYETTE — Lafayette is continuing to move up, now cracking the top 10 in a national list that ranks cities on job and income growth.
The city is now number 9 on the "Best Performing Cities in 2009."
The report shows Lafayette has done r
State Representative Rickey Hardy has blocked the Lafayette Parish School Board's receipt of more than 700,000.
Hardy says he was not contacted by the parish school board, so it seems they did not want the money.