BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) ? A group of parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal because of his actions against the multi-state standards.
Lafayette police say a 30-year-old man is accused of making the bomb threat that shut down the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last Wednesday. They identified him at a news conference Tuesday as Devin Haywood of Lafayette.
Even with high-profile killings like the one on Bourbon Street that grabbed national headlines, six months into 2014, murders in New Orleans are slightly down from the previous year, a year that had a historic low in the number of murders.