A bicyclist from New Iberia was killed Tuesday morning after he was hit by a car on La. 342 in Judice, said Louisiana State Police spokesman Master Trooper Brooks David.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Monday, August 21, 2017
A 16-year-old Breaux Bridge High student is accused of bringing a stolen handgun onto campus, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
A multi-parish, multi-agency high-speed chase ended Monday night in Lafayette, said State Police spokesman Senior Trooper Bryan Lee.
Sunday, August 20, 2017
A Port Barre man was arrested Sunday in Pointe Coupee Parish, accused in a crime spree that included a home invasion and kidnapping in the Three Mile Lake community, armed robbery, another home invasion in Livonia, and attempted murder of five peo…
Saturday, August 19, 2017
New filings in Lafayette kidnapping suspect Lawrence Michael Handley's divorce case allege he orchestrated the plot to abduct his estranged wife, who says she was handcuffed, stripped, tortured and threatened with rape and death while Handley sat …
A man died early Saturday morning after two trucks crashed at the intersection of Ambassador Caffery Parkway and Guilbeau Road in Lafayette, Lafayette police said.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
The University of Louisiana-Lafayette Police Department arrested six non-students for allegedly burglarizing the university's Student Union, KATC reported.
LAFAYETTE — A four-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 West near Louisiana Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday resulted in one woman's death and one man's arrest, Louisiana State Police say.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is searching in the Vermilion River around the Camellia Bridge on Thursday for the body of Jacquelyn "Daisy Lynn" Landry, KATC-TV3 reported.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Lafayette Police, in collaboration with the Lafayette City Marshal’s Office, located and arrested the suspect believed responsible in the shooting death of Damarcus Bernard.
Sunday, August 13, 2017
A 22-year-old woman was arrested after allegedly fleeing a crash that killed a Krotz Springs teenager, which officials initially believed to be a one-vehicle crash.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
A 42-year-old Baton Rouge man is wanted on first-degree rape after he impregnated a preteen girl, according to a Baton Rouge police arrest warrant.
A New Iberia man was arrested after he intentionally set a fire in the Iberia Medical Center's intensive care unit waiting room, according to a news release from the Louisiana state fire marshal.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
A 17-year-old from Krotz Springs died early Saturday morning after driving off a road and hitting a metal bridge rail in St. Landry Parish, according to a Louisiana State Police news release.
Friday, August 11, 2017
Three teens were arrested on armed robbery after they arranged to meet their victims to purchase items through buy and sell apps, according to a St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office news release.
The manhunt for a Lafayette businessman wanted in a bizarre kidnapping that has played out across multiple parishes this week ended Friday with the 49-year-old's man capture in Slidell.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
The two suspected kidnappers of a Lafayette woman and who drowned while fleeing police both had extensive criminal records in Mississippi, including arrests in a kidnapping case there a decade ago, records show.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Police continued to hunt Tuesday for a Lafayette businessman wanted in the kidnapping of a woman by two men whose drowned bodies were later fished from the Intracoastal Waterway.
Monday, August 07, 2017
The identity of the man whose body was found last week on Gautier Road has been identified as 32-year-old Byron Lewis Whittaker, of Roanoke, Virginia, Lafayette law enforcement officials said.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy Sunday evening and has been booked on second-degree murder, Lafayette police said, adding that the victim and suspect were acquaintances.
Sunday, August 06, 2017
The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office on Sunday night suspended without success the manhunt for two men wanted in a Lafayette kidnapping.
Friday, August 04, 2017
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017
LAFAYETTE — A 23-year-old Lafayette man died Friday after his sedan rammed into an oncoming pickup truck on La. 724 near Rue de Belier in Lafayette, State Police said.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
MERMENTAU — Police Chief Amos J. Crader Sr. was arrested Thursday, accused of stealing from the police officers association and malfeasance in office, a Louisiana State Police spokesman said.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
An 18-year-old Lafayette resident was shot multiple times about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex in the 800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, said Cpl. Karl Ratcliff, a Lafayette Police spokesman.
Friday, July 21, 2017
One woman was killed and two others were injured after two vehicles crashed on La. 724 at Landry Road around 2:30 p.m. Friday, according to a Louisiana State Police report.
A teenager from Carencro was killed Thursday night after the driver of the pickup truck she was riding in ran a stop sign and they were struck by an oncoming car on La. 356 in St. Landry Parish, according to a Louisiana State Police report.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office deputy who fatally shot an ATV driver during a traffic stop this month was involved in a previous in-custody death less than three years ago — an arrest he participated in before starting his police academy t…
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
A 19-year-old Buras man has died of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash on July 12 in St. Landry Parish, State Police reported Tuesday
Sunday, July 16, 2017
A 22-year-old man was killed early Sunday in Lafayette Parish after he was thrown from his vehicle when it ran off the road, hit a ditch and overturned, said Louisiana State Police spokesman Master Trooper Brooks David.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
A Lafayette man has been arrested in a shooting on South Sterling Street early Monday that left two men injured with gunshot wounds, police said.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
State Police on Tuesday released the name of an Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office deputy who fatally shot a man last week following a traffic stop.
A 10-foot-tall, 200-pound "yard giraffe" disappeared from in front of a Lafayette business and sheriff's deputies are trying to get it back.
Monday, July 10, 2017
The Louisiana State Police released new details Monday of a fatal officer-involved shooting last week that has sparked controversy in Evangeline Parish, saying the deputy who opened fire on an ATV driver had been attacked during a 4 a.m. traffic stop.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
New details were released Monday in the shooting death of Christopher "Stubby" Williamson, who died at a Lafayette home last week after an argument with his girlfriend.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Lafayette police identified the man who was killed Monday night on West Willow Street while riding his bike as a Lafayette resident.
Monday, July 03, 2017
A state road worker was killed while working Monday on a highway in Iberia Parish when a pickup truck slammed into him and a dump truck sitting in the road, State Police said.