SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A Shreveport newspaper reports that African-Americans make up nearly all of those arrested or ticketed for breaking the city's ordinance against walking in the street if there's a sidewalk. The Times reports that a public records request shows that 276 people have been ticketed or arrested... more »
Early Saturday night Louisiana State Police responded to fatality in Tangipahoa Parish. When troopers arrived at the scene, they found 20 year old Lavarius Grisby, of Ponchatoula deceased by way of a vehicle crash.
Preliminary reports show around 8 p.m. a 1999 GMC pick-up truck was traveling southbound in... more »
A pedestrian was killed Monday night while walking along a frontage road near Centerville, while his children were with him.
It was just a little after 8 o'clock Monday night and very dark along the frontage road of Highway 90, and that's when 40-year-old Lester Redeaux was struck by... more »
The city of Church Point is also having second thoughts about its newly enacted walking curfew. Church Point just issued a proclamation a few weeks ago, imposed testing the walking curfew for two months.
It isn't a city ordinance just yet, and Mayor Roger Boudreaux said police officers are... more »
You Gotta Move Goes Red is well into its second week. I found out that Lafayette Consolidated Government offers some great options to help you move! Director of Parks and Recreation Gerald Boudreaux says the programs and parks are a commitment on the part of the government to help people... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - AMC network is rewarding its new zombie drama "The Walking Dead" with life for a second season after just two episodes have aired. The series premiered Halloween night as an instant hit, drawing 5.3 million viewers. The second episode, which aired Sunday, was seen by 4.7... more »
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 »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration more than doubled transportation spending on bicycling and walking last year as it seeks to coax Americans out of their cars, according to a Federal Highway Administration report released Wednesday. Spending on biking and walking projects rose from less than $600 million in 2008... more »