When he showed up at Cafe Vermilionville 36 years ago, Boubekeur Aliouche — better known simply as "Bru" — didn't expect to be there long.
Two Lafayette Parish Schools administrators are vying for the position of interim superintendent and will make their case for the role before the school board Wednesday.
A Cade man died Saturday from a gunshot wound suffered during an early morning home invasion in St. Martinville.
Cajun Cannabis opened its doors Saturday to dozens of customers interested in its products, defying what the owners say were pressures from state agencies to keep them from opening and doing business.
Lafayette Consolidated Government has paid more than $14 million to lawyers since 2014, nearly half of it to three law firms and one attorney that each received more than $1 million, an analysis by The Acadiana Advocate shows.
Madonna Broussard is owner of the restaurant Laura's II, 1904 W. University Ave. Her grandmother, Laura Williams Broussard, started a restaurant in her kitchen in 1968 that is considered Lafayette's first soul food eatery. Her mother, Dorothy Mae …
Shelita Martinez crumpled into her cousin's grasp as she tried to step between the ropes and out of the boxing ring at the University of New Orleans’ Lakefront Arena.
Two Youngsville drainage projects have been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a share of the $25 million in hazard mitigation funds available to Acadiana as a result of the August 2016 flood.
After failing to earn a spot on the New Orleans Pelicans dance team last summer, Dylon Hoffpauir made a commitment to himself to do whatever it took to cheer for a professional sports team one day.
Louisiana's nonfarm employment dropped by 1,700 jobs for the 12 months ending in March, as the state saw a significant drop in the number of construction jobs.
For any commodity, sales can fluctuate monthly or seasonally for a number of reasons. That is certainly true of housing sales.
In retired Saints tight end Ben Watson's push to help rebuild three historically black Louisiana churches recently burned to the ground by an arsonist, a big name from Baltimore has joined the cause.
Vermilion Parish schools will be partnering with One Acadiana and the Vermilion Economic Development Alliance to launch their own 55 by 25 initiative this Wednesday.
Gulf Coast Commercial Group, a Houston-based company that owns over seven million square feet of retail space in 12 states, has purchased the Ambassador Row and Ambassador Row Courtyards shopping centers.
Six residents who were inadvertently left out of city council voting district descriptions created by the Dec. 8 charter amendment want a judge to throw out a lawsuit challenging the charter amendment election.
The World Trade Organization handed the United States a win Thursday in a trade dispute with China, ruling that Beijing did not fairly administer quotas on U.S. rice, wheat and corn.
After the devastating 1927 Mississippi and Atchafalaya River floods that claimed lives, homes and businesses, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built levees along the Atchafalaya River, cutting off the fresh water supply to Bayou Teche and the Verm…
Donors raised more than $1.6 million in roughly 36 hours to support the three historically black Baptist churches destroyed by arson in St. Landry Parish, and the donation total continues to climb as it tops $2 million.
Most of Acadiana saw heavy rain and wind Thursday as severe weather rolled across the region. A flash flood warning was issued about 2 p.m., and Lafayette and most surrounding parishes were under a tornado watch until 7 p.m.
Tellurian said its Lake Charles natural gas project has been cleared by federal regulators, a major hurdle in the company's three-year quest to build the $30 billion export facility in an industry that has become a top energy priority for the Trum…
WASHINGTON — Republican members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation praised the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year probe into Russia’s election interference — some viewing it as vindication for President Donald Trump’s campai…
Robert Mueller's report reveals President Donald Trump's efforts to seize control of the Russia probe and force the special counsel's removal.
Donors raised more than $1.6 million in roughly 36 hours to support the three historically black Baptist churches destroyed by arson in St. Landry Parish.
Two "distinct phases of severe convection will take place" in south Louisiana will likely occur Thursday, leading to a heightened chance of high winds, hail and tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.
The threat of severe weather shuttered state offices across Louisiana on Thursday, and several school districts said they would close, too, rather than face risks from high winds, hail and possibly some strong tornadoes.
Teurlings Catholic assistant volleyball coach Danielle Rudesill was coaching a routine practice when her phone rang April 3. It was her friend’s father, a lieutenant with Abbeville Police, calling to say her younger sister had been shot.
Acadiana area schools have announced closures for Thursday as concerns increase about severe weather projected to roll through the area.
Just days after announcing he was considering running for Lafayette mayor-president, attorney Joshua Guillory announced on broadcast media outlets Wednesday he is in the race.
An $810 million alleged Ponzi scheme run through a California solar power company has ensnared Hancock Whitney Corp., resulting in a multimillion-dollar hit to the bank's first-quarter profits.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana officials are calling for prayers for former Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who has entered hospice care for incurable cancer.
A new $4.06 million facility is coming to the Lafayette Regional Airport that will make renting a vehicle easier for customers and more efficient for rental car agencies.
A smaller outlet-style shopping center is planned just off Interstate 49 in Carencro that will bring with it a med spa, hair salon, Marble Slab Creamery and a Great American Cookie Co.
The New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette areas are under an enhanced risk of severe weather Thursday, an increase from a slight risk forecast earlier Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Hancock Whitney Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $79.2 million, or 91 cents per share, compared to $72.5 million, or 83 cents per share, a year ago.
A 71-year-old Pineville man was arrested on 100 counts of first-degree rape after detectives discovered credible allegations he engaged in criminal sexual conduct with juveniles in the 1970s and 1980s.
Even after learning more about the person accused of setting fire to their churches, displaced pastors and congregations in St. Landry Parish have focused on love, forgiveness and celebration. Those themes were on full display again Sunday afterno…
A Breaux Bridge man was arrested Sunday on five counts of attempted second degree murder after allegedly shooting a 16-year-old girl at a Breaux Bridge apartment complex.