UL Geology Grad Students Win Prestigious Competition

Graduate students in UL's School of Geosciences recently won the American Association of Petroleum Geologists' International Barrel Award for the Gulf Coast Region.

Charter School Company Wants Road Upgrades in Broussard

National Heritage Academies, a charter school management company, is asking the city of Broussard to pay for road upgrades for future traffic increases on Albertson Parkway.

Cassidy Tours Business Talks Flood Insurance Premiums

Rep. Bill Cassidy was in Lafayette touring Begneaud Manufacturing, a welding company, to discuss what his campaign calls "the power of Louisiana's energy economy".

Washington landslide: Families remember loved ones as death toll grows

With each passing day, the toll grows from a mountain that moved, a massive landslide that swallowed houses and trailers in Washington's Cascade Mountains.

Lafayette's inaugural Zydeco Marathon made great first impression

The weather yesterday could not have been more perfect for Lafayette's first ever Zydeco Marathon, something that many residents in our area have wanted for a long time.

Worst U.S. cities for spring allergies

If you're cursing Mother Nature right now, we understand. The official start of spring was March 20, and yet signs of winter abound.

New GM recall affects 1.3 million cars

General Motors issued a new recall Monday affecting 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. for a sudden loss of power steering.

Suspects sought in weekend drive by shooting

On Saturday, March 29, 2014, at approximately 3:15 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of Chester Street regarding a shooting.

260,000 graduates in minimum wage jobs

If you thought paying tens of thousands of dollars for a college education guaranteed a high-paying job, think again.

Website issues on Obamacare enrollment deadline day

It was a brief but fleeting reminder of the messy roll-out of the Obamacare website.