Broussard police identified the man found dead Friday morning partially underneath a home on Regal Drive as 23- year-old Skylar Barry from Lake Arthur, KATC reported.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
A chimney fire caused minor smoke and fire damage to a Carencro home Saturday morning but no injuries, according to Scott Fire Department spokesman Chad Sonnier.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Lafayette and Broussard police are joining forces to work together on two separate homicide investigations after detectives learned that the cases may be related.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
BREAUX BRIDGE — A 34-year-old Henderson woman died after she was struck by a car while crossing a road here Wednesday night, State Police reported.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The Abbeville City Marshal officer who sparked national outrage for arresting a Vermilion Parish school teacher Monday night after publicly criticizing the superintendent at a meeting was previously accused of using excessive force against a 62-ye…
Sunday, January 07, 2018
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Lafayette police arrested a man on Saturday who is accused of shooting another man earlier in the day on Beranda Street, according to a news release.
Thursday, January 04, 2018
The girlfriend of a man slain last year by an Evangeline Parish sheriff’s deputy pleaded not guilty Thursday to three charges related to her alleged intervention in a struggle between the dead man and the deputy.
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
A 20-year-old Duson man was booked Tuesday on first-degree murder in the death of his 5-month-old son. No bond has been set for the release of Ted Arceneaux.
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017
A 22-year-old Breaux Bridge man lost his life in a single car crash in St. Martin Parish early Saturday, according to State Police.
Thursday, December 28, 2017
The Lafayette Police Department plans to open an “entertainment precinct” to patrol the downtown and Simcoe areas, as well as McKinley Street. Staffing the precinct will be 10 new officers with training in dealing with nightclubs, open-air drug us…
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents arrested a Gonzales man accused of using a stolen shotgun to "hunt" deer from a truck traveling down Interstate 49.
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Mark Aune, former athletic director and girls basketball coach at Academy of the Sacred Heart, Grand Coteau, has been arrested on a number of sex counts involving child pornography and solicitation, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced…
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
A former St. Martinville police officer facing federal criminal charges is accused of physically assaulting two people and then working to cover his tracks by filing false police reports, destroying evidence and trying to convince his fellow offic…
A federal civil rights lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of DeJuan Guillory’s family claims an Evangeline Parish sheriff’s deputy fatally shot Guillory, 27, on July 6 as Guillory tried to crawl away, posing no threat to the deputy. It was the final …
Authorities arrested a Breaux Bridge man Tuesday after searching his home and finding child pornography, said Lafayette police spokesman Cpl. Karl Ratcliff.
Monday, December 18, 2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Now that an Evangeline Parish grand jury has declined to indict a sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a man in July, District Attorney Trent Brignac is for the first time publicly discussing State Police findings into what happened. But an attorney …
Thursday, December 14, 2017
An employee of a sporting goods store in Broussard accidentally shot a customer while attempting to clear a handgun Thursday, according to Broussard Police.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
A grand jury on Wednesday declined to indict an Evangeline Parish sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a man during a traffic stop near Mamou on July 5 — a shooting that has raised questions and drawn protests from his family and friends.
The St. Landry Parish Sheriffs Office says the man whose body was found Tuesday in a vehicle submerged in a lake is that of the suspect in the kidnapping of a woman found in that same lake. Autopsies on both bodies will be performed later this week.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
A second body, this one a white male, was found Tuesday inside a 2007 Ford Taurus submerged in Lake Dubuisson in St. Landry Parish.
Monday, December 11, 2017
The Evangeline Parish District Attorney decided not to meet Monday with the family of Dejuan Guillory, the man shot and killed in July by an Evangeline Parish Sheriff's deputy.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Under the spotlight on the state's corrections department cast since the spring passage of prison reform, 23 new probation and parole officers graduated Thursday in what state Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc touts as a new era of criminal justice.
Nearly six months after a sheriff’s deputy fatally shot an Evangeline Parish man at a traffic stop that turned into a physical fight, his family says they have yet to receive answers to the most basic questions about what happened.
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
One man was in the hospital and another in police custody after a shooting Tuesday morning outside a home on Garfield Street in Lafayette, police said.
Sunday, December 03, 2017
A 63-year-old Opelousas man died in a crash Sunday on US 190 west of LA 413 in Pointe Coupee Parish near the West Baton Rouge parish line, according to Louisiana State Police
Friday, December 01, 2017
EUNICE — Authorities have identified the man police shot on Thursday as Bryan Britnell, 33, of Eunice, State Police Master Trooper Brooks David said Friday.
A New Iberia wanted in the robbery of Community First Bank Monday in which an employee was shot has been arrested in Baton Rouge, the Broussard Police Department announced Friday.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
EUNICE — State Police are investigating a police-involved shooting injury that began with a domestic dispute and led to the lockdowns of two schools around noon Thursday.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
A Scott man accused of setting fire to a vehicle carrying his girlfriend and two children was arrested Wednesday night, according to the Scott Fire Department.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
BROUSSARD — Police have arrested a 27-year-old New Iberia man in the bank robbery and shooting Monday that injured an employee and identified a second suspect who is still being sought.
Monday, November 27, 2017
A shooting inside a bank Monday in Broussard left an employee injured and led to an ongoing manhunt that resulted in school lock downs. Residents looked on quizzically from their porches and yards as police officers from several agencies fanned ou…
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
New Iberia Mayor Freddie DeCourt is appointing St. Martinville native Todd D'Albor as chief of the city's new police department, according to KATC.
Monday, November 20, 2017
Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope, who is facing criminal charges related to the 2015 sheriff's election, is preventing the release of a highly anticipated Louisiana Attorney General's opinion concerning his practice of paying himself with court fees.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
When two Lafayette city-parish employees showed up at the Juvenile Assessment Center one day last January to tag a fingerprinting machine with a Lafayette Consolidated Government property sticker, the Sheriff’s Office staffers responsible for runn…