A Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office inmate escaped while working on Willow Street, KATC-TV reported on Saturday.
Saturday, December 03, 2016
Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the 1000 block of Shot Street around 7 p.m. Friday in reference to a shooting, KATC-TV reported.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Saturday, November 26, 2016
A wreck between a car and an 18-wheeler hauling Pepto-Bismol at Whiskey Bay caused holiday heartburn for thousands of motorists traveling west on Interstate 10 Saturday.
Friday, November 25, 2016
The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit is investigating a Thursday night crash that claimed the life of a New Iberia resident and injured another man, KATC-TV reported.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
A 19-year-old man who was shot Tuesday morning at a South Bienville Street home in Lafayette is expected to survive his injuries, Lafayette police said.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
HENDERSON — A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 early Tuesday claimed the life of a 25-year-old Lafayette man who was trying to assist another motorist whose trailer had broken loose as it was being towed, State Police reported.
Monday, November 21, 2016
ABBEVILLE — An elderly man was abducted at gunpoint Monday as he pulled up to the Dollar General store at 1912 S. State Street, according to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Friday, November 18, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope began serving a seven-day sentence of house arrest Wednesday on a contempt of court charge he faced in a public records court battle with a Lafayette news organization.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
A 52-year-old Church Point man died in a crash on La. 10 near Greta Lane in Evangeline Parish shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to a Louisiana State Police report.
Lafayette police have arrested two juveniles and have released the identity of the man they arrested Monday in the shooting and wounding earlier that day of a 16-year-old boy on Moss Street.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Thaddeus Comeaux, accused in the July 2015 shooting death of high school basketball player Dravin Stevenson and attempted murder of a 19-year-old, has surrendered to police.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Lafayette police officers on Sunday were looking for two possible male assailants who shot and injured a man who was on a Sunday drive with his wife and two young children, police said.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Lafayette police spent several hours Saturday negotiating with and ultimately arresting a man they say barricaded himself in a residence on C.O. Circle following a home invasion.
Friday, November 11, 2016
A University of Louisiana at Lafayette student faces a criminal mischief charge for allegedly fabricating a story about being attacked near campus Wednesday by two men who yelled ethnic slurs and then stole her wallet and hijab head covering.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
A University of Louisiana at Lafayette student who told police she was beaten and subjected to ethnic slurs by two men who then robbed her wallet and took her hijab has admitted making up the story, Lafayette Police said Thursday.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Nicole Aymond, a basketball coach and physical education teacher at Port Barre High School, is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old male student. She is also accused of sexual conduct with another teen, said Police Chief Deo…
Monday, November 07, 2016
A foreign exchange student was killed Sunday in Lafayette when he was struck by a vehicle on Johnston Street, Lafayette Police reported.
A man and a woman suspected of luring a man to a Lafayette motel before robbing him at gunpoint were arrested Saturday, Lafayette Police reported Monday.
A 31-year-old man was found at a East Simcoe Street parking lot late Sunday night with a single gunshot wound, Lafayette Police reported.
Sunday, November 06, 2016
ABBEVILLE — The Abbeville Police Department is seeking three people for questioning in the slaying of Eric Stansbury, whose body was discovered Oct. 25 in his vehicle on Oak Street.
Saturday, November 05, 2016
NEW IBERIA — When Louis Ackal first ran for sheriff, in 2007, Patricia Hypolite canvassed the West End here with a bullhorn, trying to assure New Iberia's black community that Ackal had the bona fides to bring this city together.
Friday, November 04, 2016
A federal jury on Friday found Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal not guilty on all charges of allowing his deputies to purposefully mistreat black residents of New Iberia and beating jail inmates.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
A jury could begin deliberating by Friday afternoon in the federal trial of Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal, who has been portrayed by prosecutors as a leader who nurtured a culture of abuse and used his department as a brutal tool in what he sa…
After a long and sometimes contentious vetting process, Mayor-President Joel Robideaux announced Thursday his appointment of Toby Aguillard as Lafayette’s new police chief.
HOUMA (AP) — Louisiana authorities say sheriff's deputy killed a man who shot himself in the chest and then pointed a gun at the officer.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Arrest warrants have been issued for two men suspected of being involved in a shooting during the early morning hours of Oct. 27, Lafayette Police reported.
Former Iberia Parish Sheriff's narcotics agent Wade Bergeron recalled a drug suspect kneeling on the ground on an isolated rural road, ordered to hold a bullet in his mouth while Bergeron's screaming supervisor threatened the trembling man's life.
A man working for a business in Acadiana is accused of sending sexually explicit material via the internet to a juvenile, Louisiana State Police reported Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
A man armed with a handgun and his face covered with a white plastic mask robbed a convenience store on West Pinhook Road early Tuesday morning, Lafayette Police reported.
Two residents were taken to hospitals for injuries they suffered in a fire Monday night at a four-unit apartment complex, Chief Chad Sonnier said.
The janitor at a St. Landry Parish school is accused of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl at the school's haunted house Friday, KATC-TV reported.
Sunday, October 30, 2016
A 92-year-old Opelousas man was struck by a vehicle and killed Sunday night in St. Landry Parish, State Police said.
Baton Rouge lawyer Joel Porter's defamation lawsuit against People Magazine over a 2015 article concerning his wife's unsolved 1985 stabbing death will be heard in federal court, not state court.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
A woman and one of her children were seriously hurt after the car they were in struck an 18-wheeler in Iberia Parish Saturday, State Police said.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Two people were killed in an early Friday morning crash on U.S. 90 in New Iberia when one of the drivers crossed the center line and hit a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction, Louisiana State Police reported.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
A longtime Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office supervisor who was scheduled to go on trial next week with Sheriff Louis Ackal in a federal investigation of civil rights abuses has pleaded guilty, according to court filings unsealed Thursday.
For months, the Park Forest Middle School band, 100 members strong, has been planning to march in the annual Veterans Day celebration in Washington, D.C.
Relatives of a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed during a traffic stop filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the central Louisiana town where two deputy city marshals opened fire on his father's car.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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…