An inmate being held at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for nonpayment for child support was improperly released from the jail on Wednesday, according to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's…
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Lafayette police have identified the suspect in the fatal shooting Sunday on Philomine Street as 17-year-old Brian Harris, of Lafayette. A warrant has been issued for his arrest on second-degree murder of 37-year-old John Paul Batiste, 37, of Arna…
Sunday, October 23, 2016
BROUSSARD — A woman believed to be in her early 20s was seriously injured Saturday night when she was struck by a vehicle as she attempted to cross U.S. 90 East, Broussard police said.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Broussard Police have identified the man who died after being found unresponsive at gas station on U.S. 90 in Broussard as 35-year-old Louis C. Hazelwood, of New Iberia.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Two Port Barre police officers investigating a possible hit-and-run were attacked by residents with a fishing pole, a folding chair and a bicycle -- "anything they could get their hands on," police said in a statement.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
Saturday, October 15, 2016
A Saturday afternoon fire that damaged a Rice Circle home started after an object fell onto an unattended stove burner, the Scott Fire Department reported.
Friday, October 14, 2016
Two men are in custody and police are searching for a third in a homicide investigation that had lain cold since last year, Lafayette Police announced Friday.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
A woman walking on Johnston Street in Lafayette Tuesday evening was severely injured after she was struck by a vehicle, police said.
Scott Police arrested a 35-year-old man on a long list of counts after they say they found more than half a pound of marijuana, cocaine, pills and firearm in a traffic stop.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Saturday, October 08, 2016
An 11-year-old girl who wasn't wearing a seat belt died late Friday after the SUV she was riding in ran off the road and rolled over in Acadia Parish, State Police said.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Monday, October 03, 2016
PATTERSON — Two men are accused of killing a deer Saturday night in a St. Mary Parish park, then trying to elude sheriff's deputies by speeding away and later abandoning their truck in Patterson.
Saturday, October 01, 2016
Friday, September 30, 2016
A man and woman sought by police for questioning in the Tuesday death of a Butte La Rose man were booked Thursday on unauthorized use of a movable, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office said late Friday.
A 13-year-old boy arrested on Friday on a count of terrorizing is accused of sending an email threatening violence toward a Lafayette Parish school.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
A state district judge Thursday ordered psychiatric examinations for a 20-year-old who police say beat an elderly man to death in April, then called his mother to tell her he wanted to confess.
Update, Sept. 29, 5:20 p.m. Authorities on Thursday were searching for 28-year-old Gary Brackett Jr., of Carencro, for questioning in the death of a Butte La Rose man.
Update, 5 p.m. Police released video Thursday afternoon of a suspect recorded at the time and scene of the murder while carrying what appeared to be a rifle.
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.
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.