A 20-year-old Lafayette man died in a shooting overnight on Ninth Street, police said.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — After a police body camera captured two deputy city marshals firing on a car and killing a 6-year-old boy, the head of the Louisiana State Police said the video was the most disturbing thing he's seen.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Maurice man involved in a high-speed chase in Lafayette to two years in prison for possessing an unregistered, sawed-off shotgun, U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley's office announced.
A former Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputy accused of conspiring with inmates to injure a witness to a criminal case has pleaded not guilty to three criminal charges stemming from the alleged conspiracy.
Monday, September 26, 2016
A Lafayette teen wanted in an August shooting was arrested Sunday on a count of terrorizing, accused of pointing a gun at a bus full of high school students.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
A man accused of burning one American flag and tearing up another was arrested in Lafayette Thursday, prompting the American Civil Liberties Union to call on authorities to drop the man's flag desecration charge.
Friday, September 23, 2016
BATON ROUGE (AP) — A deputy city marshal charged with murder after a police body camera captured a 6-year-old boy's fatal shooting is asking a Louisiana judge to throw out his indictment, saying he acted in self-defense by opening fire on a car dr…
A woman from Breaux Bridge has admitted guilt in the theft of more than $64,000 from the New Iberia company that employed her, according U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley's office.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Kervin Gallien Jr., wanted in the March 14 shooting on Marigold Loop, was arrested at noon Thursday in the 400 block of Daisy Street in Lafayette, according to the Lafayette Police Department.
A 71-year-old motorcyclist from Jennings died after he ran into the rear of a flatbed trailer Wednesday night and then was hit by a truck on La. 97 in Acadia Parish.
The body of 23-year-old Alannah L. Montalvo was dismembered before it was packed inside a tool box and left in north Lafayette last week, Lafayette police said Thursday.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Two Republicans vying for a seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court said Wednesday that they'd follow the law in their rulings and not the wishes of big-money contributors and interest groups.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
A naked trespasser who was shot and killed by a homeowner last week is a suspect in the death of woman whose body was found in the Wilderness Trail area Tuesday, police said.
A heavy-haul truck carrying furniture for south Louisiana flood victims arrived Tuesday in Lafayette, the first of at least eight deliveries from manufacturers across the country that are donating tables, beds and other items lost last month.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Earlier this year, an unusual interruption abruptly ended a routine court hearing for a high-profile Justice Department investigation of a troubled sheriff's department in south Louisiana.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Morgan City police said a pedestrian was likely killed in a hit and run after a body was found in the road on La. 182 early Sunday morning, KATC-TV reports.
State fire investigators are looking into the cause of a house fire in Ville Platte Sunday morning that left a 62-year-old man dead.
Friday, September 16, 2016
Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal personally encouraged the use of excessive force, interfered in internal affairs investigations and had all internal affairs documents burned, federal prosecutors allege in a new criminal court filing.
A Lafayette homeowner Friday morning shot and killed an armed and naked man he found trespassing in his back yard, according to the Lafayette Police Department.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
An Arnaudville man found in New Mexico driving a homicide victim's missing car has been booked into the St. Landry Parish jail, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Lafayette Police Department plans to finish installing 60 crime cameras around the city this fall and is moving forward with a related project to outfit every officer with body cameras.
Already accused of stealing suspected drug cash seized from accused criminals, the former Acadia Parish Sheriff's spokeswoman was arrested again Wednesday on new accusations she stole money from a disabled elderly woman.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
An Arnaudville man considered a person of interest in the death of a 63-year-old man last week has been detained in New Mexico, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.
A Port Barre clerk is accused of stealing about $20,000 in bail money that as part of her job she collected from the town's Police Department, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.
Monday, September 12, 2016
A 7-year-old girl died Sunday after suffering severe head trauma in a two-boat collision in Bayou Cheramie, according to the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
A St. Landry Parish man died Friday after he lost control of his pickup truck and struck a culvert in Avoyelles Parish, State Police said.
Friday, September 09, 2016
State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the St. Landry Parish town of Krotz Springs, in which one person was treated from a gunshot wound.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
An Opelousas man arrested on Wednesday is accused of beating his wife with a cord and punching her in the face, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
An 11-year-old boy discovered a bag of meth in the case of a video game he purchased last week from a Lake Charles store, according to a report by KPLC-TV in Lake Charles.
Sunday, September 04, 2016
Saturday, September 03, 2016
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a suspect late Friday in the murder of a North Dakota woman, whose death in Lafayette was at first reported as a suicide, the Sheriff's Office said Saturday.
Friday, September 02, 2016
Lafayette Parish detectives are investigating as a homicide what was originally reported to police Friday as a case of a woman shooting herself, according to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office.
A Lafayette teenager arrested on Friday is accused of making a fake bomb threat at a parish adult education facility, according to the Lafayette Police Department.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
UPDATE: Three men arrested on Thursday are accused of involvement in a high-school football jamboree after-party fight that sent two people to the hospital, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.