Three people are dead, including two St. Martinville High School students, and four others were hospitalized following a Friday morning two-vehicle crash on La. 96 in St. Martin Parish, State Police said.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Law enforcement officers from across Acadiana gathered Thursday at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church to honor their fallen comrades and to remember, along with the public, the price that some pay in the pursuit of law, order and justice.
A 40-year-old Florida man was killed early Friday morning when his vehicle broke down on Interstate 10 in Acadia Parish and he was struck by a van, State Police reported.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The primary suspect in a May 9 homicide in St. Martinville has turned himself in, and a second man has been arrested on suspicion of accessory to the crime, KATC reports.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
After more than 40 years as one of the most restrictive housing units within Louisiana’s Angola prison, corrections officials have closed Camp J — which at its peak confined more than 400 prisoners being disciplined in solitary cells for more than…
Sunday, May 13, 2018
A woman died after a crash on Interstate 10 near Egan just after midnight Sunday when the car she was riding in ran off the road, according to State Police.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
More than two dozen inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola refused to go to work on the farm Tuesday morning after two inmates ignored orders and attacked two prison guards, according to a press release from Department of Correction…
A man died in the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle crash earlier in the day that involved a Baton Rouge police officer in an unmarked vehicle, officials said.
Monday, May 07, 2018
Monday, May 07, 2018
A Louisiana judge has awarded a woman and two of her children more than $41,000 after hearing testimony that sheriff's deputies used excessive force on her when she was pregnant, shouted racial slurs and erased a cellphone video of the confrontation.
A "flash mob" style disturbance designed to create panic at the final day of Festival International has led to the arrest of four juveniles, Lafayette police said Monday.
Friday, May 04, 2018
Thursday, May 03, 2018
JEANERETTE — A 1-year-old girl suffered first- and second-degree burns to her head, arms and legs in a house fire that investigators believe may have started with a malfunctioning cell phone left charging on a bed, according to the State Fire Mars…
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
A Breaux Bridge man was arrested Tuesday in the March 25 overdose of a 2-year-old left in his care, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
Sunday, April 29, 2018
One woman received minor injuries when she was grazed by a car driving through the crowd in downtown Lafayette near the Children's Museum, behind Parc International, police said.
Friday, April 27, 2018
A homeless man is accused of threatening Lafayette courthouse personnel and saying there might be explosives in the building in a Wednesday incident, which led to the evacuation of the building.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The owner of Greenwood Shoes has been booked on suspicion of arson in connection with a February fire at the Jefferson Street business, KATC reports.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Second-degree murder charges against a man who was held in Evangeline Parish jail for nearly a year are set for dismissal, after the indictment and surrender of his older brother in the homicide.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018
A 59-year-old Erath woman was killed shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday while crossing LA 14 near Marcus Road in Vermilion Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The body of a St. Martinville man was recovered from from an Iberia Parish waterway on Wednesday, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
A 24-year-old woman was shot around 10 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of W. Pershing in Iberia Parish, KATC reports. The victim was treated and released from a hospital.
Two Acadia Parish residents have been cited for violating the Endangered Species Act in connection with the shooting of two endangered whooping cranes in 2016, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced on Tuesday.
Friday, April 06, 2018
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
The owners of a dog that was shot and killed by a Louisiana sheriff's deputy will receive $75,000 in a settlement of their lawsuit against a sheriff who has had legal troubles.
Monday, April 02, 2018
A Texas man with a history of convictions for driving while intoxicated has received a 25-year prison sentence in Iberia Parish for causing a wreck last year that killed a retired teacher.
Friday, March 30, 2018
A settlement agreement has been reached in a lawsuit over the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old autistic boy during a traffic stop by law enforcement in Louisiana.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Settlement talks are underway in the federal lawsuit against Derrick Stafford and Norris Greenhouse, the former Marksville deputy marshals convicted in the shooting death of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis after a car chase with the boy's father.
A Jennings woman was arrested in the shooting injury of a 2-year-old boy by an older child on Saturday, the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office announced Thursday.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Zackery Deville, 24, is being held without bond in the Tuesday night stabbing of the Turkey Creek police chief.
A St. Landry Parish grand jury on Tuesday indicted 26-year-old Liquincy Revish, of Baton Rouge, for second-degree murder in the shooting death last year of 38-year-old Lester Bowman IV in Opelousas.
Monday, March 26, 2018
A New Iberia woman was injured by flying glass early Monday morning after someone shot at her car, according to the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office. A child who is about three years old was also in the car.
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Saturday, March 24, 2018
A man was killed and a teenager was wounded and then later arrested after the two opened fire on each other outside a Lafayette barbershop Saturday afternoon, authorities said.