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State Rep. Stephen Ortego, D-Carencro, is responding to criticism over comments he made during a debate earlier this month in the house chamber.
"Why do we want to attract veterans to Louisiana?" Ortego asked state Rep. Nick Lorusso, R-New Orleans.
Lorusso was taking questions on a bill he... more »
Voters in District 39 will elect a new state representative Saturday. In the runoff are Stephen Ortego, D-Carencro, and Don Menard, R-Cankton.
Menard has 34 years experience in politics, most recently as St. Landry Parish President.
"I run on my record," said Menard. "In this day's economy, we... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man who produces two of New Orleans' largest music festivals was arrested Friday on a rape charge, but his lawyer says he has been falsely accused. Stephen Rehage, founder and producer of Voodoo Fest and producer of the Essence Music Festival, was freed on $10,000... more »
KATC has teamed up with The Family Tree and Acadian Open Channel (AOC) for a one of a kind campaign in Acadiana: "Bullying Stops With Me!"
"Bullying Stops With Me is a campaign aimed at stopping bullying in our community," said Dr. Dena Moore, CEO of The Family Tree.... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - The former flight attendant whose meltdown landed him in court in New York City has pleaded guilty to attempted criminal mischief and will undergo counseling. Steven Slater appeared in court Tuesday. He will undergo at least a year of counseling and substance-abuse treatment. He will get... more »
New Iberia is moving forward with its initiative to grow and prosper. Wednesday, city and state officials met with residents about the "Louisiana Development Ready Community" program.
"This is about the business community, the private citizenry and the government coming together, to grow," said Mike Tarantino with Iberia Industrial... more »
Stephen McKay Hurst, a teacher who allegedly allowed students to have sex in his Lafayette apartment while he filmed them has been indicted by a grand jury. Hurst has been charged with:
2 counts of Production Of Child Ponography
1 count of Attempted Production Of Child Ponography
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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Federal agents have arrested an Acadiana High School teacher who allegedly had allowed students to have sex in his Lafayette apartment while he filmed them.
According to court records unsealed Wednesday, 37-year-old Stephen McKay Hurst was arrested March 26 on federal counts of sexual exploitation... more »
When things in Haiti settle down, rebuilding efforts will come soon after.
An area of concern is the language barrier between American relief workers and the Haitian people.
But a part of Louisiana's past is meeting with the present to help bridge the gap.
Stephen Ortego runs... more »