BATON ROUGE, La. (KPEL News) - The October 14th Election is approaching with early voting happening from Saturday, September 30, through Saturday, October 7, (with Sunday as the exemption) across Louisiana.
While there are statewide races on the ballot such as Governor, Secretary of State, and others - as well as local races in your area - there are also four Constitutional Amendment proposals up
You've got at least two opportunities to hear their plans for Lafayette and Lafayette Parish before you head to the polls to cast your ballot early or on election day, October 14: One Acadiana's in-person forum or each morning at 8 am Wednesday through Friday when the candidates join the Acadiana's Morning News to answer questions.
Scalpers have officially gotten the IRS's attention. In the past ticket sellers had to report earnings if they made over $20,000 in 200 transactions per year. Now with this new tax regulation, anyone who profits over just $600 via Venmo, CashApp, Ticketmaster, or StubHub is legally required to report those earnings to the IRS. It's no surprise that we are seeing this change in the wake of two massive record-breaking tours from the music industry's biggest stars, Taylor Swift and Beyonce of course.
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - Methamphetamine on the backseat and marijuana in a backpack landed a man from Ethel, Louisiana, (located in East Feliciana Parish) behind bars last year. Now, a judge has decided that 36-year-old Eric Martin should spend over two decades in jail...
This mom is hugging her kids a little tighter after a scary situation unfolded in the drive-thru line at Chick-fil-A on the way to the grocery store. Little did she know that this stop would save her child's life. Liliana Leahy recalls that her daughter Theia started making "a weird choking sound" in the back seat. It was then that she quickly sprung out of her vehicle in the drive-thru line and began to panic. Liliana admits that "she froze and panic set in" so she screamed for help.