A 25-year-old Lafayette man was arrested early Saturday in the killing of his father, according to Lafayette police.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Friday, September 22, 2017
Two people in a car that was being pursued by St. Landry law enforcement officers died in a fiery crash late Thursday, State Police said.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Opelousas Police have been able to identify two suspects and make one arrest in connection with an August shooting death in the city, KATC reports.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017
After a lengthy investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics from an apartment complex, agents of the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force were able to gather enough evidence to obtain a search warrant leading to one arrest, …
Sunday, September 17, 2017
DUSON — A fugitive wanted for kidnapping in Mississippi was arrested Saturday night in Acadia Parish after an off-duty officer reported suspicious activity involving two men inside a vehicle on Mire Highway.
Sunday, September 17, 2017
A Youngsville woman died Saturday after the motorcycle on which she was a passenger crashed into a sign in U.S. 90 median near the St. Martin/Iberia parish line, according to Louisiana State Police.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Three South Louisiana men — two of them Livingston Parish residents — have been arrested on counts of child pornography, according to Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday arrested a woman accused of killing her brother’s pregnant girlfriend Tuesday night in Arnaudville.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Kaplan Police Chief Boyd J. Adams was arrested Monday after detectives say he spent $7,000 of Kaplan Police Department funds for personal purposes, according to Louisiana State Police.
Saturday, September 09, 2017
Friday, September 08, 2017
A former Louisiana law enforcement officer charged with murder in a 6-year-old boy's shooting death will be jailed before trial for violating his bail conditions.
Friday, September 08, 2017
BATON ROUGE (AP) — The head of Louisiana's transportation department says the state has seen a "significant and alarming increase" in crashes in an area where Interstate 10 is under construction.
Sunday, September 03, 2017
One child died and another was injured after they were thrown into the lake near Hebert's Landing after a collision between a boat and a jet ski Sunday.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
A Sunset man has been arrested after leading Scott police officers on a high-speed chase through Lafayette Parish, authorities said.
A Jennings High School teacher has been arrested and accused of having an improper relationship with a student, according to a report by KATC-TV.
Monday, August 28, 2017
The two Mississippi men hired by Lafayette businessman Lawrence Michael Handley to kidnap his estranged wife posed as salesmen to gain entry into the couple's home and force her into the back of a van Handley had rented in Baton Rouge, according t…
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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.
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.
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.