Lafayette Consolidated Government News

5th District DA dismisses parish funding lawsuit

By Dawn Geske | Jun 21, 2016

LAFAYETTE – The district attorney for Louisiana’s fifth district has dismissed his lawsuit over funding for his office.

5th District DA hopes parish suit to fully fund his office 'evokes a conversation'

By Mike Helenthal | Jun 1, 2016

LAFAYETTE – Keith Stutes, the district attorney for Louisiana’s fifth district since 2015, said he hopes his lawsuit against the Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) to fully fund his office will start a conversation that leads to a resolution.

Lafayette Parish woman accuses police of violating sons’ civil rights

By Robert Hadley | Jan 22, 2016

LAFAYETTE – The mother of two students allegedly involved in altercations with police at Northside High School is suing the Lafayette Police Department over claims of excessive use of force.

Insurers and providers battle over work comp discounts at Supreme Court

By Steve Korris | Nov 16, 2010

Barrasso NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Supreme Court must settle a fight between insurers and health care providers over tens of millions of dollars.

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