Authorities are searching for a man who escaped from the Allen Parish Jail.
Sheriff's deputies say 21-year-old Courtney L. Hobson of Oakdale escaped Monday. They say got out by running through a door after a visitor was let in.
LAFAYETTE - An Acadiana High School teacher has been accused of sexually exploiting children.
Police say Comeaux High's Stephen McKay opened up his apartment for students to use for sexual purposes.
Witnesses say McKay also held parties and ser
Louisiana residents who need an extension on filing their taxes, must submit their request by May 17th.
Individuals can send in for an extension on the state revenue department's website.
Bulk filing extensions can be submitted electronically.
LAFAYETTE - The National Guard armory was packed Wednesday, when governor Bobby Jindal honored Louisiana veterans.
Governor Jindal presented honor medal's to over 700 Pelican State veterans that served in the armed forces.
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana House appointed its number two person in charge.
Joel Robideaux of Lafayette won the nomination for speaker pro tem.
The pro tem often presides over House debates when the speaker is absent.
LAFAYETTE - The University of Louisiana-Lafayette introduced their new men's basketball coach Bob Marlin Monday.
The former Sam Houston State coach led his old team to a Southland regular season tournament championship and an NCAA tournament berth