LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Home health company LHC Group is expanding its Lafayette headquarters.
Local media report that Gov. John Bel Edwards and LHC Group Chief Executive Keith Myers announced...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Painter keeps demonstrating how stylish traditional college basketball can be.
His best Purdue teams have won with balanced scoring, strong rebounding and...
Court: Indiana cities subject to $5 cap on rental fees
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that all Indiana municipalities are subject to the state's $5 cap on annual rental property registration fees.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An exhibit of astronaut Neil Armstrong's personal papers is opening at Purdue University ahead of the 50th anniversary of his famed walk on the moon.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An anti-abortion group's advertisement depicting a growing fetus is being allowed on public buses in a northwestern Indiana city following the settlement of a free speech...
2 suspects arrested in weekend Louisiana shooting death
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in a weekend shooting death in Louisiana.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office told news outlets that 23-year-old Maximilian Trautmann and...
Boilermakers’ season opener at Nevada moved up 1 day
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Purdue Boilermakers will play the 2019 season opener on a Friday night at Nevada.
Originally, the game was scheduled to be played Aug. 31. The schools said...
Louisiana-Lafayette beats Arkansas St. 90-87 in OT
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Jakeenan Gant had 25 points and blocked the potential tying 3-pointer with 5.5 seconds to go as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly defeated Arkansas State 90-87 in overtime on...
Arkansas St. looks to sweep La.-Lafeyette
Louisiana-Lafayette (18-12, 9-8) vs. Arkansas State (13-17, 7-10)
Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Arkansas State goes for the season sweep...
Russell carries Louisiana-Lafayette past UALR 77-72
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Cedric Russell had a career-high 34 points as Louisiana-Lafayette edged past Arkansas-Little Rock 77-72 on Thursday night.
Swiss company to assemble helicopters in Louisiana
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Swiss company says it will assemble helicopters in Louisiana, bringing 120 jobs.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and the CEO of Kopter Group AG made the announcement Tuesday in...
Troy looks to end streak vs App State
Troy (11-17, 4-12) vs. Appalachian State (10-19, 5-11)
Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Appalachian State looks to extend Troy's...
Little Rock looks to end streak vs La.-Lafeyette
Louisiana-Lafayette (17-12, 8-8) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (10-19, 5-11)
Jack Stephens Center, Little Rock, Arkansas; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A new ice cream flavor concocted by a group of Purdue University students is helping the school mark its 150th anniversary.
BATTLE GROUND, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says it's expanding Prophetstown State Park by 134 acres and will likely avoid having large power lines pass over the pasture...
2 Louisiana firefighters hurt in apartment fire
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Two firefighters have been hurt while battling a blaze at an apartment complex in Louisiana.
News outlets reported the fire was reported Monday morning at a complex in...
Appalachian State tops Louisiana-Lafayette 90-80
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Ronshad Shabazz had 20 points as Appalachian State got past Louisiana-Lafayette 90-80 on Sunday.
Hunter Seacat had 16 points and eight rebounds for Appalachian State...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue leading scorer Carsen Edwards has struggled from the field in the second half of the Big Ten season, including a recent two-game stretch when he was made 7 of 40...
Chickens attract more students to library_ really
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — One elementary school has found a unique way to get more students going to the library. It put live chickens inside.
Alice Boucher Elementary School's library is home...
La.-Lafeyette seeks revenge on App State
Appalachian State (9-19, 4-11) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (17-11, 8-7)
Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana; Sunday, 2:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Appalachian State goes for the season sweep...
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — The trial of an Indiana man accused of killing a Fort Dodge woman has been relocated again and rescheduled.
The Messenger reports that 26-year-old Phillip Williams,...
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jakeenan Gant had 29 points as Louisiana-Lafayette topped Coastal Carolina 83-70 on Thursday night.
Cedric Russell had 14 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (17-11, 8-7 Sun...
Ohio State faces tough test vs No. 14 Purdue
Ohio State (18-10, 8-9) vs. No. 14 Purdue (21-7, 14-3)
Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 14 Purdue presents a tough challenge for Ohio State....
Sheriff: Review finds jail staff response OK after 3 deaths
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A sheriff says a review of the deaths of two inmates who fell ill in their cells at the same northern Indiana jail and a man who died after fighting with jail officers found...
Edwards scores 23, No. 14 Purdue shakes off Illinois 73-56
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — As long as Purdue kept winning, Carsen Edwards was adamant that his poor shooting performances didn't matter.
Texas State, Troy meet in conference play
Texas State (22-6, 11-4) vs. Troy (11-15, 4-10)
Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Troy hosts Texas State in a Sun Belt matchup. Both teams last played on...
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La.-Lafeyette seeks revenge on CCU
Coastal Carolina (13-13, 7-7) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (16-11, 7-7)
Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Coastal Carolina goes for the season sweep over...
Purdue University to block streaming sites in classrooms
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University is moving to block Netflix and other popular streaming services in classrooms, an attempt to focus on academics while reducing the university's...
Illinois faces tough test vs No. 14 Purdue
Illinois (10-17, 6-10) vs. No. 14 Purdue (20-7, 13-3)
Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 14 Purdue presents a tough challenge for...
No. 8 Maryland rallies to beat Purdue 58-55
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Maryland fought through its share of adversity and foul issues on Monday night. In the end, Kaila Charles determined it was the defense that was the difference for the...
Diocese hasn’t released list of priests accused of sex abuse
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana diocese hasn't released its list of priests credibly accused of sexually abusing children in the past 50 years.
Nottingham, Pearson lift Texas St. over Louisiana-Lafayette
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Tre Nottingham scored 17 points and Nijal Pearson hit the winning 3-pointer with 1:21 to play and Texas State defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 64-62 after blowing an 18-point...
CCU looks to end streak vs Ga. State
Georgia State (19-8, 10-4) vs. Coastal Carolina (12-13, 6-7)
HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia State looks to extend Coastal Carolina's...
La.-Lafeyette looks to extend streak vs Texas State
Louisiana-Lafayette (16-10, 7-6) vs. Texas State (21-6, 10-4)
Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: La.-Lafeyette looks for its sixth straight win in...
Davis lifts Louisiana-Lafayette over Texas-Arlington 76-64
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jerekius Davis had 19 points off the bench to carry Louisiana-Lafayette to a 76-64 win over Texas-Arlington on Thursday night.
Louisiana congressman’s aide arrested in prostitution sting
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — An aide to Louisiana's U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins has been arrested on charges officials say are tied to an investigation into prostitution and human trafficking at massage parlors.
How bacteria, dental cleaning endangered and saved heart
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jonathan Hunter will be the first to tell you to go to the doctor, and not just because he is one.
The family medicine doctor and Rapides Parish coroner learned that lesson a different way — as a patient.
"It was very strange," he said. "I'm very comfortable on the other side of the stethoscope."
It began with a low-grade fever he couldn't shake one week in November. He was sweating and fatigued.
Hunter figured it was flu and waited for the virus to pass.
Louisiana-Lafayette tops Louisiana-Monroe 83-76
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Marcus Stroman scored 22 points as Louisiana-Lafayette topped Louisiana-Monroe 83-76 on Saturday night. Jakeenan Gant added 20 points for the Ragin' Cajuns. Gant also had eight rebounds and four blocks for the Ragin' Cajuns.
P.J. Hardy had 10 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (15-10, 6-6 Sun Belt Conference). Justin Miller added 12 rebounds.
Edwards, Haarms team up to lead No. 12 Purdue past Penn St.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Haarms gave No. 12 Purdue a boost of energy. Carsen Edwards added the scoring punch.
Together, they were a knockout combination.
Edwards scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half Saturday and Haarms celebrated his return to the starting lineup with a career-high 18 to lead the Boilermakers past pesky Penn State, 76-64.
Ex-Louisiana police officer gets 9 years for excessive force
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A former member of a Louisiana police department has been sentenced to nine years in prison for using excessive force on someone he arrested.
Hoosier State train route in jeopardy without state funding
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Supporters of an Amtrak line that runs between Indianapolis and Chicago are lobbying for sustained public funding of the rail service, while also recognizing the route's travel times and ridership levels need improvement.
Pilot who landed airliner on Hudson River to speak at Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The pilot famed for landing a crippled airliner on the Hudson River in New York City a decade ago will speak at Purdue University later this month.
Purdue alumnus Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will speak Feb. 24 at the West Lafayette campus' Elliott Hall of Music.
The retired captain's speech, titled "208 Seconds: A Lifetime of Lessons," will be free and open to the public.
Gant lifts Louisiana-Lafayette past Georgia St. 76-72
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jakeenan Gant had 23 points as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly beat Georgia State 76-72 on Friday night.
Cedric Russell had 14 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (14-10, 5-6 Sun Belt Conference). Trajan Wesley added 10 points. Marcus Stroman had seven assists and six rebounds for the hosts.
Devin Mitchell had 21 points for the Panthers (16-8, 7-4). D'Marcus Simonds added 19 points and six rebounds. Nelson Phillips had 14 points and six rebounds.
Former Starbucks CEO Schultz blasts Trump in Purdue speech
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is blasting President Donald Trump as he considers an independent bid to replace him, telling students Thursday at Purdue University that Trump "must not serve a second term."
Brown scores 32, Georgia Southern downs Ragin’ Cajuns 103-86
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Tookie Brown poured in a season-high 32 points and Quan Jackson scored 23 as Georgia Southern pummeled Louisiana-Lafayette 103-86 Wednesday night.
Georgia Southern (14-9, 6-4 Sun Belt Conference) shot 54 percent from the floor, 35 of 65, and drained 10 of 15 shots from behind the 3-point arc.
Ex-Starbucks CEO mulling presidential run to speak at Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is making a stop at Purdue University to deliver a speech as he weighs a presidential bid in 2020.
The 65-year-old Seattle billionaire is scheduled to speak Thursday afternoon at Fowler Hall in Purdue's Stewart Center.
Officers recognize, arrest woman who barked at police dog
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman who barked at a police dog attracted the attention of officers, who arrested her on outstanding warrants.
Lafayette police say officers were conducting a traffic stop Monday when 20-year-old Kiana Champagne Fletcher, who was standing in front of her home, began barking at a police dog sniffing the stopped car.