LAFAYETTE - A man wanted for second-degree murder in a shooting death in Lafayette earlier this month, was arrested Thursday in Auburn, Washington and is being extradited to Lafayette, local police said.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
A 36-year-old Mermentau woman was booked on Wednesday on one count of negligent homicide in connection with a house fire that killed the suspect’s mother.
Sunday, September 16, 2018
LAFAYETTE — A bicyclist was seriously injured Sunday night after he was hit by a motor vehicle in the 100 block of Guilbeau Road at Johnston Street, Lafayette Police said late Sunday.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope's legal problems mounted Thursday as a grand jury handed down another criminal indictment on seven felony counts of malfeasance in office. That’s on top of the seven felonies that Pope is scheduled to be tried on …
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
A West Baton Rouge Parish man accused of stealing and selling 15 horses in two Acadiana parishes has been arrested, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry reported Wednesday.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
A part-time supplemental band instructor for Lafayette Parish Public Schools has been booked on four counts of possessing child pornography, KATC reported.
Friday, September 07, 2018
A woman was robbed at gunpoint of her car early Friday outside an apartment complex near LSU that caters to students, Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said.
Friday, September 07, 2018
The suspect in an arson at the Baldwin police station surrendered to the St. Mary Parish jail on Wednesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Search crews found the body of a railroad worker Wednesday who fell from a bridge into the Baldwin Canal Tuesday night, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office press release.
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Saturday, September 01, 2018
A Lafayette man was killed in an early morning shooting that Lafayette police continue to investigate, according to a news release from the agency.
Friday, August 31, 2018
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Monday, August 27, 2018
Joey Sturm has stepped down from his position as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette police chief to focus on teaching, the university said in a statement Monday.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Saturday, August 25, 2018
One person was killed and four others were injured after a major crash on Johnson Street in Lafayette Saturday, leading to the DWI arrest of the driver of one of the vehicles, according to a Lafayette Police Department press release.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Three members of the white supremacist Aryan Circle group pleaded guilty in federal court in Alexandria in the death of an Evangeline Parish man.
Monday, August 20, 2018
Mark Knight, the former chief executive of a Lafayette oilfield services company, pleaded no contest Monday to corrupt influencing and public bribery as part of a scheme to set up his brother in a phony 2014 drug bust.
Sunday, August 19, 2018
CANKTON — A 22-year-old Crowley man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night on LA 93 near Chris Road in St. Landry Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
A Lafayette man has been cited by state wildlife agents for making fake distress calls while boating Monday in Pointe Coupee Parish, prompting emergency crews to search by boat and from the air.
A Church Point man on a motorcycle died Wednesday in a three-vehicle crash near the intersection of State Highway 95 and State Highway 365 in Acadia Parish.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested two men on suspicion of holding two others captive at gunpoint for a week, KATC reports.
Monday, August 13, 2018
The man found dead Saturday night in Iberia Parish waters has been identified as 58-year-old Leonard Norbert, Jr., of New Iberia. Norbert died in a “single fatal boating incident,” according to a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries news…
Sunday, August 12, 2018
One man died and two other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash shortly before 10:40 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Acadian Hills Lane, according to a news release from the Lafayette Police Department
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Lafayette Parish Sheriff Mark Garber has finalized his proposal for a new sales tax to fund his and other law enforcement agencies in the parish.
A Youngsville woman was sentenced Tuesday to two years and nine months in prison for stealing nearly $200,000 from a breast cancer center where she had worked as its business manager.
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
A Youngsville man has been arrested on two counts of vehicular homicide in the Tuesday night crash in Iberia Parish that claimed the lives of 22-year-old Franklin resident Abbie Sinitiere and her 1-year-old son, according to Louisiana State Police.
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
LAFAYETTE — Ian Howard's defense attorneys are investigating whether he'll plead not guilty by reason of insanity in his attempted murder case, a trio of charges that stem from the night he's also accused of shooting and killing a Lafayette police…
Sunday, August 05, 2018
As "Sugartown" opens, the camera pans across acres and acres of Iberia Parish cane fields, but this is no sweet story.
Saturday, August 04, 2018
A man was killed in a crash Saturday morning in St. Landry Parish after his pickup truck veered off the road overturned in a ditch, State Police said.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
A criminal justice expert says Avoyelles Parish law officers who wrestled a Marksville man off a tractor while serving an arrest warrant last year used too much force, needlessly escalating a confrontation that ended with the man's death. A second…
Monday, July 30, 2018
Manual strangulation was the primary cause of death of Armando Frank, the 44-year-old Marksville man who died during an October 2017 struggle with Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s deputies and a Marksville police officer, according to a forensic patholo…
Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking help from the public about the slaying Saturday evening in St. Martinville.
Sunday, July 29, 2018
ST. MARTINVILLE — A New Iberia man died and another was injured in a shooting sometime before 8:15 p.m. Saturday, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office.
Friday, July 27, 2018
A 60-year-old instructor with Pearl Driving School in Broussard was arrested Friday on suspicion of indecent behavior with a juvenile.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
A bicyclist was killed Thursday morning on State Route 100 in Acadia Parish as a driver attempted to pass other vehicles, according to State Police.