Kappa Sigma was suspended Thursday after a pledge group's private statements were brought to the administration's attention.
A West Monroe man entered a responsive verdict of guilty to one count of manslaughter for the 2014 stabbing death of his grandmother.
Members of the Midwest Travel Journalists Association Inc. describe their experiences in Louisiana. The group is in Lafayette for a conference Oct. 11-15 and taking in sights and experiences across Cajun country. Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission President and CEO Ben Berthelot said hosting such groups can yield millions of dollars' worth of future earned media about Southwest Louisiana.
The mayor of Richwood said resident complaints about the sewage in their ditches were in error and a water leak is the culprit.
A 21-year-old Eros woman died in a head-on collision Thursday morning. A six-month-old child in her car was not injured.
Local musicians Fred Kalil and Josh Thornhill, of the band Porcelain People, recently won a jingle contest hosted by the Downtown Monroe Alliance. They won with their 30-second jingle "Downtown," which pays homage to the community's arts, architecture, downtown area and the late Thomas Bradley Duncan, a local musician known as Tito.