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'A perfect storm': College students face incredible mental health stressors during COVID-19 pandemic

"It has surely been a difficult nine months," UL Lafayette Dean of Students Margarita Perez said. "We're seeing stress, anxiety, worry, loneliness, depression."         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
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Family of Quawan 'Bobby' Charles marches as Louisiana teen's death investigated as homicide

The family of Quawan "Bobby" Charles and other community members took to the streets to demand transparency into the teen's disappearance an         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Quawan Bobby Charles


'They took his life out of foolishness': Mom details shooting death of ex-Ragin' Cajuns receiver

The mother of former Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns receiver Al Riles details the account of how her son died in Forth Worth, Texas shooting Saturday night.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Forth Worth Texas, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Al Riles


Former Louisiana Rajin' Cajuns receiver Al Riles dies at 27

Former Louisiana receiver Al Riles was first-team All-Sun Belt Conference pick in 2016 and went on to sign as an undrafted free agent with the Colts.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Louisiana Rajin Cajuns, Al Riles, All Sun Belt Conference


Holden Matthews, who burned 3 Black churches in Louisiana in 2019, sentenced to 25 years in federal prison

Holden Matthews was sentenced to 300 months by a federal judge, but was given 18 months credit for the time he has already spent in jail.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Holden Matthews


Ed Orgeron volunteers for salary reduction as LSU grapples with monetary impact of COVID-19

The LSU athletic department laid off some employees and announced voluntary salary reductions and bonus cuts for coaches.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, LSU, Ed Orgeron, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Hurricane Zeta damage: See aftermath photos, video from across Louisiana, New Orleans

See damage caused by Hurricane Zeta across Louisiana and New Orleans after it made landfall on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, New Orleans, Louisiana, Louisiana New Orleans, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Saints owner Gayle Benson unharmed after attempted carjacking in New Orleans

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson was stopped in her vehicle on Saturday when a man got into her vehicle, according to police.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, New Orleans Saints, New Orleans, Saints, Gayle Benson, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Wil Lutz boots winning field goal in overtime as New Orleans Saints defeat star-crossed Los Angeles Chargers

The New Orleans Saints won a thriller in overtime Monday night, dealing the Los Angeles Chargers their fourth straight loss by a touchdown or less.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Chargers, Wil Lutz, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


'How lonely this place is going to be': Can a Louisiana town recover after yet another hurricane?

Hurricanes are a part of life on the Gulf in southwest Louisiana. Cameron survives them generation after generation, but fewer and fewer return.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Gulf, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Louisiana Cameron


LSU coach Ed Orgeron reveals most of players already 'have caught' COVID-19

LSU coach Ed Orgeron said most of the football team does not have a lot of players in quarantine because of most of them have already caught. COVID-19         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, LSU, Ed Orgeron, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Louisiana upsets No. 25 Iowa State to earn first win on road vs. ranked opponent

Fueled by two special teams touchdowns and an improved second-half defense, Louisiana upset No. 25 Iowa State 31-14, Saturday in Ames, Iowa.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Iowa State, Ames Iowa, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Louisiana police officer on leave after video shows punching juvenile during bowling alley arrest

Interim Lafayette Police chief has placed an officer on administrative leave after a video on social media showed a teen hit during an arrest.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Interim Lafayette Police


The mayor of a Louisiana city is suing the creator of fake Antifa events on Facebook

Lafayette Consolidated Government has filed a lawsuit against John Merrifield, who created a fake Antifa event on social media.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: Facebook, News, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Lafayette Consolidated Government, John Merrifield


After surviving Hurricane Laura, four Louisiana family members die of carbon monoxide poisoning

Four of the family members were found dead at home in Lake Charles, Louisiana, the morning after the storm, and a fifth was on life support.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Lake Charles Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Daisy the 150-pound tortoise reunites with owner after going missing twice during Hurricane Laura

Keith Greenlee says he was forced to evacuate his Louisiana home ahead of Hurricane Laura and leave his 150-pound tortoise Daisy behind.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Hurricane Laura, Keith Greenlee


Hurricane Laura's 'unsurvivable' storm surge: It looks like Louisiana was spared, but some rural areas likely hit hard

Gov. John Bel Edwards said Louisiana "caught a break" on storm surge. The National Hurricane Center says the surge was as bad as feared.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Laura, John Bel Edwards, National Hurricane Center, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Louisiana protesters call for Lafayette mayor-president to resign after police shooting

Protesters gathered for the second night after Trayford Pellerin's death, first in front of Lafayette City Hall and later with several demonstrations.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Lafayette, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Trayford Pellerin, Lafayette City Hall


'He had a big heart': Family mourns Trayford Pellerin after fatal Louisiana police shooting

The family of a 31-year-old Black man killed in a shooting by police is mourning and joining the Louisiana community's call for accountability.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Trayford Pellerin


LSU's Neil Farrell Jr. opts out after COVID-19 hits family hard as season prospects dim

LSU starting senior defensive end Neil Farrell Jr. has decided not to play the 2020 season after COVID-19 hit his family hard.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, LSU, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Neil Farrell Jr


Opinion: Will Louisiana wake up now that COVID-19 has hit LSU football?

At least 30 LSU football players have been quarantined because they have tested positive for COVID-19 or had contact with someone who did.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, LSU, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, COVID


Louisiana police officer faces rape charge after being accused of coercing sex during speeding stop

A Louisiana cop faces a third-degree rape charge after a woman he stopped for speeding said he coerced her into having sex in exchange for leniency.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Louisiana, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


96-year-old WWII veteran is running coast-to-coast again. This time to raise money to sail a restored ship

Ernie Andrus has a dream of sailing a restored WWII military landing ship back to Normandy. So he's running coast to coast to raise money.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, Normandy, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Ernie Andrus


Downtown Rising rescheduled due to coronavirus

Downtown Rising rescheduled for Nov. 19th due to coronavirus announced by Cold War Kids frontman Nathan Willett on virtual concert 'Homegrown Home Sessions.'          [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
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Lafayette's Downtown Rising rescheduled due to coronavirus

Downtown Rising rescheduled for Nov. 19th due to coronavirus announced by Cold War Kids frontman Nathan Willett on virtual concert 'Homegrown Home Sessions.'          [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: Religion, Lafayette, Nathan Willett, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Festival International: Check out the music lineup

Festival International: Check out entire music lineup          [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
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Downtown Alive! House Sessions: Corey Ledet performs virtually Friday

Downtown Alive! House Sessions: Zydeco musician Corey Ledet performs virtually Friday          [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: Religion, Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Corey Ledet


Tyler Perry pays for groceries during 'senior hour,' mourns crew member's coronavirus death

Tyler Perry paid the bill for all the groceries during "senior hours" at Kroger in Atlanta and Winn Dixie in New Orleans in a random act of kindness.          [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: Religion, Atlanta, New Orleans, Kroger, Tyler Perry, Winn Dixie, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


Tyler Perry pays for groceries during 'senior hours' in New Orleans, Atlanta

Tyler Perry paid the bill for all the groceries during "senior hours" at Kroger in Atlanta and Winn Dixie in New Orleans in a random act of kindness.          [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: Religion, Atlanta, New Orleans, Kroger, Tyler Perry, Winn Dixie, New Orleans Atlanta, Lafayette Daily Advertiser


LSU football coach Ed Orgeron files for divorce from his wife of 23 years, Kelly

LSU football coach Ed Orgeron and his wife, Kelly, who have been married since 1997, are divorcing. Ed Orgeron filed for divorce on Feb. 26.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
Tags: News, LSU, Kelly, Ed Orgeron, Lafayette Daily Advertiser