I'm just an average man with an average life. Oh, wait. That's already been used in a song. Anyway, I'm a Lafayette native, graduate of Beau Chêne High School and Princeton University, and a lifelong (mostly suffering) New Orleans Saints fan. Growing up, I wanted to be the world heavyweight champion. I've at least attained heavyweight status. I've been told that if I were a wrestler, I'd be called the "Hot Mess Express."
Law Firm: Former Broussard Chief Violated Harassment Policy
A former police officer is now suing the city over Brannon Decou's alleged harassment.
Breaux Bridge Lawmaker Seeks Expansion of Cell Phone Law
Drivers would be explicitly prohibited from taking photos and videos and posting to social media while behind the wheel.
UPDATE: Missing Basile Boy Found Safe
No word if his mother is facing charges.
Broussard Assistant Police Chief Fired
Chris Galvez was fired "for failure to pursue employee complaints and causing a lack of confidence within the police department."
New Orleans Hit By Possible Tornado
Photos and video show storm damage from around the Crescent City.
Lafayette Lawmaker Proposes Basin Bridge Commission, Police
The commission would be allowed to set the speed limit along the bridge.
Lightning Strike Hits Highway, Damages Truck
This story out of Florida makes off of those complaints about Louisiana roads seem like minor inconveniences.
Opelousas High, Biomed Dismissing Early after Power Outage
Classes will be dismissed at 11 a.m.
Year-Round School Bill Advances in Legislature
The bill would allow districts to test 11- or 12-month school years.
Disabled Man Killed in Scott Fire
Firefighters say the blaze started in his unit.
Lafayette Boater’s Body Found Near Butte La Rose
The boater went under water after a crash.
AUDIO: Terrance Simien Discusses “Southern Nights” Bill
The Grammy winner discusses how and why the song perfectly represents Louisiana's culture.