A man who barricaded himself inside a Lafayette apartment for several hours early Saturday during a domestic disturbance shot and killed himself, police said.
The demand for affordable housing is so great in areas surrounding the 192-unit Brook Pointe apartments on Lafayette's north side that it figures to make a tiny dent in the problem once it opens
Lafayette's first permanent parklet had its official ribbon cutting Friday evening outside Central Pizza & Bar, 423 Jefferson Street, which officials and business owners believe will help in efforts to rejuvenate downtown.
Just a week after the unveiling of its new downtown Lafayette headquarters and plans for new in-office jobs, Waitr is holding a job fair to hire an additional 250 delivery drivers in the city.
Mark Maciulski reached out to 21 hotels before finally finding one in Abbeville that had 15 rooms to accommodate his daughter’s soccer team for the state championship game Friday in Lafayette.
Craig Henry runs Holy Trinity Catering, a food catering service that serves events for church groups, civic organizations and feeding those less fortunate or in a time of need or disaster. He is also managing owner of Bradford Food Group, a U.S.-b…
Lafayette General Health unveiled its new orthopaedic hospital after many years and millions of dollars in renovations.
Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin said Friday he believes Lafayette Parish should hold another election to determine if the City-Parish Council should split into separate bodies, a move that voters approved in a charter amendment on Dec. 8.
It is unclear what charge, if any, an Acadiana High School mom might be facing after spending the night in jail for posting a video to Facebook of students fighting on the school's campus.
The nickname’s roots go all the way back to childhood, when his friends starting calling him Lucky. But the persona really took off when Shawn Bernard started posting Facebook videos as his alter ego, Uncle Luck.
Venture Global has won federal regulatory approval for a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas export facility on the Calcasieu Ship Channel in southwest Louisiana, and will begin construction "immediately" on the project.
Businesses can get better at managing its social media presence by planning postings and being more conversational, Meg Hawley with marketing agency Klout 9 said during the Broussard Chamber of Commerce's Business Over Breakfast.
The Carpenter Health Network has named James “Jimmie” Benoit as vice president of governmental affairs, responsible for the Louisiana-based post-acute health care network's government relations, legislative advocacy and monitoring interactions wit…
Lafayette Consolidated Government’s legal team is requesting federal and state opinions on whether a loan to an aide of Mayor-President Joel Robideaux was improper.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents are looking for information regarding an endangered whooping crane that was shot in Acadia Parish.
Casino winnings in the Baton Rouge market plunged by 15.1 percent in January from a year ago, continuing an extended losing streak for properties in the market.
H&E Equipment Services Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.1 million, or 70 cents per diluted share, compared to $85.9 million, or $2.40 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2017.
With water rising and forecasters predicting more rain, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday it expects to begin opening one of its emergency relief valves on the lower Mississippi River next week.
Sulphur Police arrested a man Wednesday after responding to reports of a suspicious person wearing an all-black costume going in and out of yards near East Lyon and Irwin streets in Sulphur.
A Broussard mom’s civil rights may have been violated Wednesday when police arrested her for posting a video to social media that shows a fight between two high school students.
The validity of the landmark Dec. 8 election splitting the Lafayette City-Parish Council into separate bodies has been thrown into question.
Entergy Louisiana has won approval to buy solar power from a 50-megawatt power plant slated for West Baton Rouge Parish, a previously-announced project that is expected to save the utility's customers $29 million over the 20-year contract.
Lafayette’s tradition of celebrating Mardi Gras is legendary.
The Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce will hold a State of the Parish Address at 11:30 a.m. March 8 that will include parish leaders discussing the area's progress.
Part of a federally funded business loan to Marcus Bruno, a senior aide to Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux, was intended to pay the salary of Bruno’s wife, Traci Bruno, according to information in attachments to the administration’s legal…
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Ville Platte man in connection with a violent attack on an elderly man at a gas station, according to KATC.
Four former NFL linebackers, including an LSU star and two former Saints players, are among the more than 100 people who have invested nearly $10 million collectively in the company hired by LSU to grow medical marijuana.
Lamar Advertising Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter adjusted funds from operations increased to $147.5 million, or $1.48 per share, compared to $135.8 million, or $1.38 for the same period in 2017.
Entergy Corp. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $66 million, or 36 cents per share, compared to a $479 million loss, or $2.66 per share, for the same period of 2017.
Associates with IberiaBank will celebrate its Random Acts of Kindness Week this week by paying for local shoppers' groceries at stores throughout its footprint.
Lafayette Consolidated Government lawyers have determined that a senior assistant to Mayor-President Joel Robideaux did not violate conflict-of-interest regulations when obtaining a personal business loan funded with federal grant money, Robideaux…
The Lafayette Parish School Board on Tuesday authorized the search for an interim superintendent, leaving it to the next board taking office in January to hire a permanent one.
Business leaders gathered Tuesday to discuss Acadiana's economy at The Acadiana Advocate Economic Outlook Summit.
BATON ROUGE — A Louisiana lawmaker with a competitive pistol shooting hobby can continue to receive free guns and ammunition and sponsorships from the firearms industry, with some conditions.
Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is shuttering all of its remaining stores in North America, which includes 19 around south Louisiana.
Twenty years ago, a group of business leaders in Lafayette launched Career Connections as a new way to connect with high school students. The idea was to give students the opportunity to explore careers and learn what it takes to make a living in …
Mardi Gras parades get under way in Lafayette this weekend and that means barricades are going up along roadways on the parade route.Workers with Lafayette Consolidated Government will begin placing barricades along the parade route starting at 8 …
There have been no measles cases reported in Louisiana this year, but an upswing in measles cases across the country has the Louisiana Department of Health urging doctors to be on the lookout for the disease.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi officials say they have voided an incentive deal with Louisiana shipbuilder Edison Chouest because planned investments in a shipyard and hiring by a subsidiary never occurred.