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  • Port pursues cruise passenger parking dollars

    August 2, 2014 1:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The thriving cruise business at the Port of New Orleans is boosting the city's economy, but there's one revenue stream port officials want to grow. Parking fees, which come primarily from cruise passengers, totaled $4.2 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, about $560,000 short... more »
  • Thibodaux takes a new look at parking options

    April 12, 2014 1:03 PM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - City officials are taking a fresh look at parking options in the downtown area. The Daily Comet reports that possible solutions for the 627-space parking area include angled parking, redirecting traffic and possibly a parking garage. In September 2013, the Baton Rouge-based firm Digital Engineering and... more »
  • Baton Rouge considers cashless parking meters

    January 30, 2012 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge may replace its 450 parking meters with cashless meters. Public Works Director William Daniel tells The Advocate that a lot of people don't carry change, and the city wants to provide other choices. Cashless parking meters have been popping up in cities across... more »
  • 2 shot in Ga. parking lot after football argument

    January 16, 2012 10:28 AM

    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say an argument over an NFL playoff game led to the shooting of two men in the parking lot of a restaurant in suburban Atlanta. Gwinnett County Police charged 31-year-old Donald Ray Ayro with assault charges for the shooting of 30-year-old Christopher Middleton and 30-year-old... more »
  • SU Police suggested parking

    December 14, 2011 3:59 PM

    Friday morning, Southern University will host their graduation ceremony Friday. The Southern University Police Department is issuing instructions for traffic arriving on the Baton Rouge campus. The department encourages everyone to arrive at least an hour early. Traffic entering the campus on Harding Boulevard will be directed into the... more »
  • UL Students: Shocked and Scared

    October 29, 2010 5:06 PM

    The deadly incident on McKinley St. Thursday, is leaving some students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on edge. Especially those who pass through the crime scene area everyday to get to campus. "It's crazy cause this is my daily walk," said Langhston Williams, a sophomore at UL.... more »
  • UL Game Towing

    September 13, 2010 11:57 PM

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is celebrating the win at their first home game of the season. But for some Cajun fans, the euphoria quickly ended as soon as they left the field. Some had to pay nearly $250, after they parked at Westwood Village Shopping Center across Bertrand... more »
  • Man Shot, Killed in Parking Lot

    June 1, 2010 7:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the shooting death of a 44-year-old man. Keefe Anderson was shot about 2:45 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of a grocery store. Police spokesman Sgt. Don Kelly said in a news release that a man walked up to Anderson,... more »
  • Free Parking Ending in Ike-Damaged Galveston

    May 17, 2010 9:14 AM

    GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Most free parking is disappearing from downtown Galveston as the city replaces Hurricane Ike-damaged meters with high-tech versions. Ike swamped much of Galveston in September 2008. The Galveston County Daily News reported Monday that the city has removed more than 700 Ike-damaged meters. Updated meters, operated... more »
  • Lee Avenue Parking Lot Robbery

    November 27, 2009 11:07 AM

    Suspect Arrested in Parking Lot Robbery On November 26, 2009, at approximately midnight, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Lee Avenue regarding a robbery that occurred in a parking lot. The victim advised officers he was getting out of his vehicle when he... more »
  • Car burglars charged with Attempted Murder

    November 27, 2009 10:55 AM

    Car Burglary Suspects Attempt to Strike Officer with Car On November 26, 2009, at approximately 11:15 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department were patrolling the parking lot of the downtown library when they came upon a vehicle burglary in progress. The suspect jumped into a waiting vehicle and... more »
  • 4 women robbed near downtown library

    November 25, 2009 2:51 PM

    Victims Held Up in Parking Lot of Downtown Library On November 25, 2009, at approximately 12:20 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 300 block of West Congress Street regarding an armed robbery. The victims, four females of Baton Rouge, were walking in the parking lot... more »
  • LPD Names Suspect For LGMC Parking Garage Robbery

    September 29, 2009 2:54 PM

    UPDATE: Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have issued an arrest warrant for one count of First Degree Robbery for the arrest of Paul Oren Portalis (27) of Lafayette. Portalis is alleged to have been responsible for the robbery which occurred at the Lafayette General Medical Center parking tower. Portalis... more »

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