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    A 63-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed in South Jersey has been identified, authorities said. Eva Wolfe, of the Marlton section of Evesham, was struck at 4:14 p.m Sunday, May 15, at Lafayette and Decatur streets in Cape May, Cape May police said.  A 51-year-old driver from Lafayette Hill, PA, and a child passenger were treated at an area hospital, the outlet said.  No charges had been filed. An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this tragic accident is encouraged to contact the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at (609) 465-1135, the Cape May Police Department at (609) 884-9500, or the information can be reported anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriffs Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-889-3597.
    A bear charged at and attacked a woman in Sussex County, sending her to a local hospital, state police said. The 34-year-old Lafayette woman was walking on Gorney Road in Lafayette when she saw the bear just after 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, NJSP Trooper Brandi Slota told DailyVoice.com. The bear then charged and attacked her, causing injuries to her right arm and the right side of her body, Slota said. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. New Jersey Fish and Game was notified of the incident, authorities said.
    LAFAYETTE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A woman is in the hospital after being mauled by a bear in Lafayette, New Jersey Wednesday afternoon.The 33-year-old woman was walking along Gorney Road around 4:36 p.m. when she saw a bear nearby.That's when the bear charged and attacked her leaving wounds on her right arm and along the right side of her body, according to police.EMS transported the woman to a nearby hospital for treatment.New Jersey Department Of Environmental Protection was notified of the incident.The DEP reminds the public that while bear attacks on people are extremely rare, these are large, powerful wild animals, and interactions with them must be avoided for public safety and the well-being of the animals.The DEP reminds the public of the following steps they can take to reduce the risk of encounters with black bears:--Never feed or approach a bear.--Remain calm if you encounter a bear. Do not run from it.--Make the bear aware of your presence by speaking in an assertive voice, singing, clapping your hands, or making other noises.--Make sure the bear has an escape route.--If...
    One person was killed in an overnight motorcycle accident in Stafford County, authorities said.  Police responded to the crash in the 1300 block of Lafayette Boulevard around 1 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, according to Fredericksburg Police.  Officers determined a motorcyclist crashed into another vehicle while they were speeding northbound on Lafayette Boulevard. The motorcyclist then drove around the car and fell down a nearby hill "at a high rate of speed," according to police.  He afterwards lost control and went off the road before hitting the National Park Service sign. The motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and killed on impact, police said.  His name has yet to be released pending positive identification from his family. The incident shit down Lafayette Boulevard for about five hours in both directions as a result. 
    You won’t believe the opportunity that awaits you in Lafayette’s coveted Upper Happy Valley. An ideal .62-acre sanctuary for multigenerational living, a family compound or anyone who desires an exclusive retreat tucked along a private lane rarely comes on the market and includes two homes built side by side, each with charming single-story floor plans and enchanting gardens that burst with seasonal color. Longtime educator Jane Pettit has called 3963 Franke Lane her home for six decades. Inspiring her passion for teaching in almost all the Orinda schools, Pettit tended to the gardens as she tended to her beloved students and spoke lovingly about the custom grafted roses, picking pears along the lane, and helping to decorate the quiet enclave of eight homes for many holidays. She said she designed the gardens to reflect a casual elegance filled with seasonal flowers, soft textures, boxwood hedges and the scent of fragrant lilacs. About 1,815 square feet of living space is featured at 3963 Franke with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a two-car garage. The adjacent home at 3959 Franke features...
    LAFAYETTE, Colo. (CBS4)– It’s welcome news for families of newborns in the north Denver metro area. A new neonatal intensive care unit opened at Good Samaritan in Lafayette. (credit: CBS) The opening was marked by 4-yeara-old Alexander, who cut the ribbon to the unit. He was also a NICU baby. The nurses and other health providers moved those babies who need extra care into the NICU. (credit: CBS) The new unit expands the number of beds and private rooms so parents can stay with their new babies 24 hours a day. (credit: CBS) “It’s so important for the development of the baby and also just to ease the anxiety for parents and make them feel like they’re part of their baby’s life in a different way,” said Baby Place Director Tonya Chapin.
    (CNN)At least two people were killed and four others wounded in a shooting at a block party early Sunday in Indiana, the Lafayette Police Department said in a press release.More than 100 people attended the party at a Lafayette apartment complex, the release says.Officers responded to a report of multiple shots fired just before 4:30 a.m., the release says. A fight had occurred in one of the apartments."Police located numerous shell casings inside and outside of the apartment, and multiple apartments and vehicles were struck by gunfire," the release said.Tippecanoe County Coroner Carrie Costello told CNN in an email that officials are trying to identify the dead men and notify their families.Read More"It remains a fluid situation that continues to evolve with additional evidence being discovered and other people and victims being identified," police said.
    The ACLU of D.C. on Wednesday pushed for a federal judge to authorize an appeal allowing the civil rights organization to revive claims against federal officials for the violent clearing of protesters from Lafayette Square on June 1, 2020. Those claims, which the ACLU says will hold federal officials financially accountable, were dismissed last summer. But because the court’s order did not dismiss the entire case, the plaintiffs need the court’s permission to appeal and filed a motion. More Government News More D.C. News Former Attorney General Bill Barr, who ordered the clearing under then-President Donald Trump, is among those named, as is Trump, Park Police Commander Mark Adamchik and individual officers the ACLU said it has identified. The plaintiffs include Black Lives Matter D.C. and individuals who attended the protests. “We are seeking the court’s permission to appeal the decision dismissing the constitutional claims for damages against the federal officers who violently and without provocation cleared civil rights protesters from Lafayette Square,” Scott Michelman, legal director for the ACLU of D.C., told WTOP. “Last week, we settled...
    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement in four cases sparked by police's forceful clearing of Black Lives Matter protesters from a public park steps away from the White House in 2020, days after George Floyd's murder. The unrest at Lafayette Square on June 1, 2020, saw US Park Police fire flash-bang shells, and gas and rubber bullets at a group of hundreds of demonstrators a half-hour before President Donald Trump walked through the cleared park for a scheduled photo op. The president sauntered over to visit the historic St. John’s Church, located across the park from the White House, where he posed holding a Bible.  As part of the settlement, Park Police and Secret Service agreed to 'update and clarify' policies regarding demonstrations, DOJ officials wrote in a news release announcing the agreement, detailing changes like requiring officers to wear badges and nameplates in public view, including on tactical gear and helmets.  The Department of Justice settlement further bars the agencies from revoking protest permits unless the gatherings present a 'clear and present danger to the public safety' or general unrest that could...
    The Justice Department said Wednesday that settlements have been reached in four civil cases after protesters were removed from D.C.’s Lafayette Square during civil rights demonstrations in June 2020. As part of the settlements, the United States Park Police and Secret Service will “update and clarify” policies on demonstrations “within 30 days of today’s settlement,” according to a Justice Department statement. More DC News More Government News Among the changes are more specific requirements for visible identification of officers, limits on the use of non-lethal force and procedures to facilitate safe crowd dispersal. The plaintiffs — Black Lives Matter D.C. and individuals who attended the protests — agreed to dismiss their claims, according to the statement. “The federal government is committed to the highest standards for protecting civil rights and civil liberties in any federal law enforcement response to public demonstrations,” Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta said in a statement. “These changes to agency policies for protest responses will strengthen our commitment to protecting and respecting constitutionally protected rights.” National Park Service Director Chuck Sams said he hopes...
    After a successful pop-up run in honor of National Lumpia Day, the Lumpia Company will join the Local Kitchens micro food halls in Cupertino and Lafayette. Five varieties of their Filipino spring rolls will be available for pickup and delivery seven days a week: Chicken Veggie Lumpia, made with ground chicken, cabbage, carrots, green beans and sprouts; Pork & Shrimp “Shanghai” Lumpia, made with ground pork, ground shrimp, water chestnuts, garlic and oyster sauce; the Bacon Cheeseburger Lumpia, filled with ground beef, smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, garlic and onions; and the classic Mama’s Veggie Lumpia, with cabbage, carrots, green beans and sprouts. East Bay entrepreneur Alex Retodo founded the Lumpia Company in 2015 as a food truck in San Francisco, with traditional and contemporary recipes, and later opened an Oakland brick-and-mortar on 24th Street, which is currently serving four days a week. In 2019, rapper E-40 became a co-owner. “Growing up in Vallejo, a lot of my best friends were a part of the Filipino Community. I ate lumpia with the kids I grew up around, and it became one...
    THE WHITE House has reportedly been placed on lockdown after Secret Service officials rushed to a suspicious package near the facility. Secret Service officials discovered a suspicious package in Lafayette Square Park, just north of The White House on Monday morning. 1The White House has been placed on lockdown on Monday monringCredit: Getty Images - Getty More to follow... For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. The-sun.com is your go-to destination for the best celebrity news, sports news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheUSSun. We pay for your stories!Do you have a story for The US Sun team? Email us at [email protected] or call 212 416 4552. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSunUS
    One person was pronounced dead following a Monday morning crash in Morris County, developing reports say. The crash occurred near Lafayette and Watchung avenues in Chatham Township around 11:20 a.m., police said. An advanced life support ambulance was called to the crash scene, which the initial report said was fatal. Shunpike Road and Watchung Avenue near Lafayette Avenue was closed for the investigation, police said. This is a developing story. Check back for more.
    LAFAYETTE, Calif. (KGO) -- The Contra Costa Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Lafayette as 20-year-old Basel Jilani. The shooting took place on a roadway at the border of Lafayette and Pleasant Hill Wednesday afternoon.Around 1:06 p.m., Muir Station Deputy Sheriffs responded to a report of a shooting in the unincorporated area of Taylor Road and Gloria Terrace, officials said.When deputies arrived, bystanders were seen trying to help a person on the ground near a car.TAKE ACTION: Local resources for survivors and victims of gun violence"The victim, who appeared to have been shot, was pronounced deceased at the scene," deputies said. Still an active scene near the intersection of Withers Ave & Taylor Blvd at the border of Lafayette & Pleasant Hill. There is limited information at this time but there is a body lying under a tarp down the road @abc7newsbayarea pic.twitter.com/G4A9hGZi1b— Tim Johns (@tim_johns_) March 24, 2022Contra Costa County Fire Department, however, confirmed to ABC7 that they were out for an EMS response to the area for a gunshot victim before ultimately turning...
    LAFAYETTE, Calif. (KGO) -- A fatal shooting investigation has shut down a busy road in the border of Lafayette and Pleasant Hill Wednesday afternoon, according to police.Taylor Blvd between Withers Avenue and Grayson Road is shut down in both directions until further notice.Contra Costa County Fire Department confirmed to ABC7 that they were out for an EMS response to the area for a gunshot victim before ultimately turning things over to the coroner's office.There is no information on possible suspects at this time.Police say it is not an active scene, and there is no threat to the public. Still an active scene near the intersection of Withers Ave & Taylor Blvd at the border of Lafayette & Pleasant Hill. There is limited information at this time but there is a body lying under a tarp down the road @abc7newsbayarea pic.twitter.com/G4A9hGZi1b— Tim Johns (@tim_johns_) March 24, 2022
    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Greg Williams Jr. had 16 points as Louisiana-Lafayette topped Troy 66-57 in the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on Sunday. Theo Akwuba had 15 points and eight rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (16-14). Jordan Brown added seven rebounds. Khalyl Waters had 19 points for the Trojans (20-11). Duke Miles added 10 points. Duke Deen had seven rebounds. ___ For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25 ___ This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Brown had a career-high 31 points as Louisiana-Lafayette got past Texas State 79-72 in the Sun Belt Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Saturday. Greg Williams Jr. had 15 points and seven rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (15-14). Theo Akwuba added 8 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks. Mason Harrell had 16 points for the Bobcats (21-7). Caleb Asberry added 15 points. Isiah Small had 14 points and 11 rebounds. ___ For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25 ___ This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    LAFAYETTE — People have a chance to buy an affordable townhouse in this upscale community, but they need to hurry — the deadline to apply is Tuesday. Lennar is selling 10 townhouses to meet its affordable-housing commitment for its 2022 development, which will have a total of 66 townhouses when it opens this summer. Lennar is being aided in the sale of the affordable townhouses by Housekeys, an organization that helps cities administer their housing programs and assists developers who have rental projects with affordable housing commitments. “Lafayette doesn’t have a lot of affordable housing,” said Julius Nyanda, project manager for Housekeys. “There’s still relatively little compared to other jurisdictions.” In order to apply, hopefuls should make an online account with Housekeys, get the Lafayette application ID and then enter the drawing for the townhouses. The drawing will be random with no preference based on city of residence. Results of the drawing will be posted on the Housekeys website and the selected buyers will be notified by March 11. Lennar is building its 66-townhouse project, The Brant, at 3721 Mount...
    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Dalcourt had 16 points as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly beat Texas-Arlington 67-64 in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on Thursday. Dalcourt shot 5 for 6 from beyond the arc. Greg Williams Jr. had 12 points and seven rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (14-14). David Azore had 23 points for the Mavericks (11-18), hitting a 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds left but missing another after a Louisiana turnover. Patrick Mwamba added 19 points and seven rebounds. Kaodirichi Akobundu-Ehiogu had four blocks. ___ For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25 ___ This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Andrew Funk had 21 points as Bucknell edged past Lafayette 82-81 in overtime on Tuesday night in the first round of the Patriot League tournament. Funk capped the scoring on a layup with 16.9 seconds left. Andre Screen had 16 points for Bucknell (9-22). Malachi Rhodes and Alex Timmerman each had 12 points. Tyrone Perry had 22 points for the Leopards (10-20). Neal Quinn added 18 points, seven assists and three blocks. Kyle Jenkins had 17 points and nine rebounds. ___ For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25 ___ This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.