Two of three men wanted in the March 23 accident that left a 3-year-old dead are now in custody, according to Evangeline Parish Jail records.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
One of two men shot by a Breaux Bridge resident they were trying to rob has been released from the hospital and booked, according to a spokesman for the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
An 18-wheeler drove through the railing of Interstate 10 westbound and crashed to the ground near the Butte La Rose rest stop, state police said.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Sunday, March 26, 2017
GRAND MARAIS — A firefighter with the Grand Marais Volunteer Fire Department crashed his unit early Sunday morning allegedly while intoxicated, according to Iberia Parish law enforcement.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Two men were arrested Friday after a drive-by shooting on Thursday at a grocery store on West Hutchinson Ave., according to a report from KATC.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
BREAUX BRIDGE —Two men wanted in an armed robbery and shooting in Baton Rouge were themselves shot during an attempt to rob a Breaux Bridge homeowner early Tuesday, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
Monday, March 20, 2017
MARKSVILLE — Jurors sat glued to a big-screen TV in a cramped upstairs courtroom, listening intently over the din of the air conditioner as gunshots cracked on the body camera footage and a local policeman checked the faint pulse of a mortally wou…
The Latest on a trial for a Louisiana law enforcement officer charged with murder in a 6-year-old boy's fatal shooting (all times local):
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is working to identify the two suspects who broke into Lydia Pharmacy on Darnall Road and stole medication early Friday.
A burglary suspect also wanted for a parole violation was arrested in Duson Thursday after a seven-hour search, according to a news release from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
LAFAYETTE — A 21-year-old Erath woman was killed after slamming into the rear of a tractor-trailer rig stopped in traffic on Interstate 10 shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Monday, March 13, 2017
MARKSVILLE (AP) — The head of the Louisiana State Police called it the most disturbing thing he's seen: a 6-year-old autistic boy's lifeless body, strapped into the front seat of a car riddled with bullets fired by two law enforcement officers.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Hundreds of Avoyelles Parish residents, jury summonses in hand, will begin gathering Monday morning in the parish courthouse in Marksville for the second-degree murder trial of Derrick Stafford, the first of the two former deputy city marshals cha…
Friday, March 10, 2017
OAKDALE — A 25-year-old man died Thursday of injuries suffered in a fire at his home in the early morning hours of March 4, the State Fire Marshal reported.
The ink is barely dry on a draft slate of recommendations to overhaul Louisiana's criminal justice system and already battle lines appear to be forming for a fight in the Legislature over the proposals.
Scott Police have identified the man found in a pond near the Interstate 10 exit in Scott Wednesday. Police say the body of Larry Carmouche Jr., 36, of Breaux Bridge was found by two men fishing in the pond, near La. 93.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
A former Lafayette resident was shot and injured Thursday in Allen Parish after he fired a weapon at a deputy who then returned fire, Allen Parish Sheriff Doug Hebert said.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Lafayette police issued a warrant Tuesday for a man suspected of exposing himself multiple times to females in outdoor areas.
Monday, March 06, 2017
LAFAYETTE — A former Lafayette Parish teacher accused of having sex with a 14-year-old student has pleaded guilty and received a suspended prison sentence.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Lafayette man in the Jan. 21 drive-by shooting that damaged a Joel Blanchard Road home in St. Martinville.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
OPELOUSAS — An Opelousas Police officer was arrested Mardi Gras night after his son was cited for fighting with his child's mother, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.
The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded the Scott Fire Department $10,852 to obtain a thermal imaging camera, Fire Chief Chad Sonnier announced Wednesday in a news release.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
PORT BARRE — A Baton Rouge couple was arrested Tuesday in Port Barre after police pulled over their speeding vehicle and discovered drugs along with three small children inside the vehicle, a Police Department spokesman said.
Monday, February 27, 2017
HENDERSON (AP) — Authorities say a man who tried to hold a store up at gunpoint abandoned the effort, made a purchase and left — but was still arrested later.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
OPELOUSAS — A Baton Rouge man was arrested after getting into a fight and injuring an Opelousas police officer during an event Saturday at the Yambilee Building in Opelousas, authorities said.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017
A Tennessee woman drowned after she apparently accidentally drove her car into the Atchafalaya River near the Butte La Rose Welcome Center early Saturday morning, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Investigators with the Opelousas Police Department are asking for help in identifying a person accused of robbing the same pharmacy twice.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Crime in the mainly unincorporated areas of the parish patrolled by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office dipped by 1.4 percent when comparing 2016 to 2015, the Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Lafayette's overall crime rate has fallen for the second year in a row, dropping 5 percent in 2016 compared with 2015, according to annual crime statistics released Monday by the Lafayette Police Department.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Two New Iberia men face sentencing May 5 for their roles in defrauding a trucking company out of more than $300,000, according to the Associate Press.
Deputies are looking for two men who robbed a St. Martinville Dollar General at gunpoint late Friday night, according to a St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office report.