Montana newlywed Jordan Linn Graham gets 30 years in husband's murder

Less than nine months after she shoved her husband off a steep cliff just days into their marriage, a federal judge sentenced Jordan Linn Graham to 30 years in prison Thursday.

UPDATE: Lafayette Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting

UPDATE 3-27-14: Lafayette Police have identified the suspect as David Sonnier, 39, of Lafayette.

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Lafayette parish jail facility brings in huge crowd

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office got a huge turnout today at the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the brand new Lafayette parish jail.  This $24 million facility was built in about two years, and will offer not only the workers

1,500 high school students attended UL's engineering and technology expo day

Over 1,500 high school students from all over the state visited UL today for the eighth annual engineering and technology expo day.  Being a major research college in engineering and technology, it gave the University a chance to show off

John Paul the Great Academy Planning Trip to Rome for Canonization of Pope John Paul II

John Paul the Great Academy is planning a trip to Rome to witness the canonization of Pope John Paul II.

LCG Pays Massive $1.4 Million Settlement

A settle agreement was recently made public in which LCG, or the Lafayette City Parish Government, paid $1.4 million to settle a lawsuit brought on by former city attorney and Lafayette resident Steve Dupuis.

Lake Peigneur Trial Begins in New Iberia

At the Iberia Parish Courthouse Save Lake Peigneur Inc.'s trial against the Division of Coastal Mgmt. within the Department of Natural Resources started today. The lawsuit was filed because Save Lake Peigneur Inc.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office warn that unsecured-vehicle burglaries on the rise

In the past few weeks, there have been several burglaries of unsecured vehicles throughout St. Martin Parish.

Obama says government should stop collecting, holding bulk phone data

The federal government must get out of the business of collecting bulk data about Americans' telephone calls, President Barack Obama said Thursday, saying the information should instead be held by phone carriers who would then provide the m

Lollapalooza 2014 announces lineup

It might feel like a throwback to the 1990s at this year's Lollapalooza.