A 55-year-old Delhi man and a 28-year-old Jennings woman died in separate crashes in Acadiana Monday night, according to Louisiana state police.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Monday, May 22, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017
A dog and a ferret perished in an early morning house fire Saturday on Delhomme Avenue and a residents suffered minor leg burns after he re-entered the blazing home to find a cell phone to call 911, according to the Scott Fire Department.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A 41-year-old Rayne man died after he drove his pickup truck off Interstate 10 in St. Martin Parish and hit a tree shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to Louisiana State Police.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
OPELOUSAS — A man sentenced to life in prison for the brutal murder of his parents and brother three decades ago when he was 17 will be released in three years in a deal reached Tuesday with the St. Landry Parish District Attorney's Office.
Monday, May 15, 2017
A Moss Bluff Elementary student was in critical but stable condition after receiving surgery at Lafayette General Hospital after a classmate picked up a gun and accidentally fired it, according to a report by KATC-TV in Lafayette.
Monday, May 15, 2017
More than 60,000 doses of an opioid overdose antidote will be available to first responders in Louisiana as part of a settlement in a state lawsuit against drug maker Pfizer, the state Attorney General's Office announced Monday.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
A woman's body was found Sunday in the woods behind some residences off Anderson Road in St. Helena Parish, and detectives suspect foul play, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Lafayette police said Saturday they've arrested a woman in the fatal shooting of a man during a drug deal that turned violent Friday night on Carmel Drive and are seeking her husband, who on the run.
A 47-year-old man from Youngsville died early Saturday after he ran off the road and hit a pole on La. 89 near Lake Simonette Road, Louisiana State Police say.
Friday, May 12, 2017
A man was killed Friday shortly before 8:30 p.m. in a shooting in the 100 block of Carmel Drive, Lafayette Police spokesman Cpl. Karl Ratcliff said in a news release.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Baton Rouge Police arrested a Mississippi man and Southern University Police are seeking a Breaux Bridge man in two unrelated sexual assaults committed while they were students at the university.
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for Michael J. Moore Jr. in the drive-by shootings Thursday that lead to the temporary lockdown of two nearby schools.
Authorities arrested at least five people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Thursday and noon Friday, booking records show.
The Lafayette Police Department seized more than $1 million worth of cocaine in a bust characterized as the largest in the department's history.
Brandon Arthur Carpenter, the man accused of shooting at and injuring three law enforcement officers Thursday in Avoyelles Parish, has been booked on three counts of attempted first-degree murder, according to Louisiana State Police.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
A Louisiana State Police trooper, a Marksville police officer and Simmesport officer were shot during a standoff Thursday in Avoyelles Parish, sustaining non-life threatening injuries, Sheriff Doug Anderson said.
The search for two men wanted in a felony investigation who fired shots and crashed a vehicle while fleeing police shifted back and forth between Acadia and Vermilion parishes.
A Eunice man in jail in connection with a December 2015 murder allegedly has confessed to the 2011 slaying of his uncle, St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says.
A Lafayette businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison for double billing the Calcasieu Parish school system for leased copiers.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
State Fire Marshal investigators on Wednesday arrested an Opelousas club owner accused of burning Miller's Zydeco Club and the Charcoal Lounge, two lounges that competed with his club.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Arthur Lee Phillips, a deputy city marshal in Ville Platte, was booked Monday night in Jefferson Davis Parish on promotion of prostitution, a felony. Phillips, 50, of Fenton, is accused of picking up a woman in Ville Platte on Friday, taking her t…
EUNICE — A 12-year-old Eunice boy is dead after he accidentally shot himself with a semi-automatic pistol around 5 p.m. Monday at his home, said Police Chief Randy Fontenot.
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Lafayette police say they found no signs of foul play in the dead body of a man found around 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Vermilion River near Shadow Bluff and Lajaunie Road.
Lafayette police have arrested a 31-year-old Lafayette man accused of stabbing another man Friday near a motel on Northeast Evangeline Thruway.
Friday, May 05, 2017
LSU and UL-Lafayette students were arrested more than any other university students during spring break in one Florida county.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The man who was shot and killed Saturday night in downtown Lafayette had fired first at the person who shot him, Lafayette Police said Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Louisiana State Police says James Derouen, 46, the New Iberia man shot and injured by sheriff's deputies Monday, was fired upon after after he aimed a firearm at deputies.
A 16-year-old girl was killed shortly around 9 p.m. Monday after her car struck a cow standing on La. 363 and landed in a ditch near the St. Landry/Evangeline parish line, State Police report.
Monday, May 01, 2017
Lafayette Police have identified the victim in Saturday night’s fatal shooting on Jefferson Street, and they made an arrest Sunday of a man who they say fired into a crowd but who has not been charged in the shooting death.
Sunday, April 30, 2017
An armed man wanted in a Breaux Bridge shooting is in custody after Lafayette City marshals located him Sunday near Lafayette General Medical Center.
One person died and two others were injured in a shooting Saturday night in downtown Lafayette, police said.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The $2,400 worth of items a group of 13 University of Louisiana at Lafayette football players are accused of stealing from a dorm room include a TV, an Xbox gaming system, seven pairs of shoes, a gold chain and a watch, according to a report obtai…
A 27-year-old man has been arrested on a count of second-degree murder in a fatal shooting Tuesday on East Pinhook Road, authorities said.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Thirteen UL football players have been suspended indefinitely after being arrested on criminal conspiracy to commit felony theft, according to a report.
BREAUX BRIDGE — Preliminary results of an autopsy Tuesday indicate that Richard Ducote died from smoke inhalation in a blaze that trapped him in a metal workshop Saturday, the State Fire Marshal's Office announced Tuesday night.
Monday, April 24, 2017
A Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested Monday, accused of conspiring to bring contraband into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.
Police have arrested a bank employee, her boyfriend and another man in a 2015 robbery of the Community First Bank in Broussard.