An Opelousas teacher has been arrested for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student, according to a statement from the Opelousas Police Department.
A judge has ordered five Lafayette media organizations to turn over copies of articles, broadcasts and internet posts related to Ian Howard, the man accused of shooting Lafayette police Officer Michael Middlebrook and wounding three others.
Lafayette police Monday responded to a report of a man’s body found in Pa Davis Park. Police said Monday afternoon the victim appeared to have died from a drug overdose.
Information is slowly trickling in concerning two tragic incidents that happened Saturday in St. Landry Parish — a missing person found dead and a hit-and-run that claimed two lives and injured another.
Vandalism was discovered yet again Sunday morning at a Crowley church — marking at least seven incidents at five churches in the city since July.
A hit-and-run that left two people dead and a third injured Saturday night in St. Landry Parish apparently involved a distraught woman who ran into the street after learning of her son's death.
The Lafayette Parish School System and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office are launching an initiative to combat terrorizing after a rash of threats at area schools have left students, parents and faculty shaken and frustrated.
An Erath man died Friday from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash that happened on Thanksgiving Day in Iberia Parish.
A Lawtell couple was arrested Tuesday on drug and weapons charges after St. Landry Parish sheriff’s deputies found nearly $30,000 in cash and $75,000 in drugs in their home.
The St. Martinville City Council has launched an investigation into a “defaming claim” against St. Martinville Police Chief Richard “Ricky” Martin after anonymous packages were mailed to officials claiming Martin’s graduate equivalency diploma was…
A Middlebrook Elementary student was arrested Wednesday for shooting another student in the foot with a BB gun, police say.
Malik Soloman, an 18-year-old from Lafayette, turned himself in Monday in connection to a Saturday shooting on Moss Street in Lafayette, according to a statement from the Lafayette Police Department.
ROANOKE – Lance P. Hoffpauir, 29, of Jennings, was struck by a vehicle and killed while walking on U.S. Highway 90 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The collision occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Monday, an issued statement from Louisiana State Police Troop…
A Houston man was killed in a hit an run crash Monday night on Interstate 49 south in Lafayette Parish, according to a statement from State Police Troop I.
Two items on Tuesday's Lafayette City-Parish Council meeting agenda would provide an additional $860,000 for the jail and Sheriff's Office at a time when Sheriff Mark Garber is cutting programs and laying off employees due to a lack of funding.
Claims that former Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputy Dennis Perkins sexually groomed a young girl years before he was arrested on numerous child sex counts likely could not have been legally addressed due to state and federal laws that largely li…
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is slashing its community support and diversionary programs and reducing its staff as the office’s budget woes continue.
State police are investigating an deputy-involved shooting that left one man injured in Jefferson Davis Parish on Wednesday morning.
Two teenagers are home from the hospital after they were injured in a shooting on Conrad Street Tuesday night, Lafayette police says.
A juvenile justice specialist was arrested in Bunkie after surveillance video showed she had inappropriate contact with a 17-year-old.
A Youngsville man was indicted in federal court on nine counts of wire fraud in a million-dollar Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors under the guise of investing in oil and gas equipment.
A Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group is calling for a federal investigation into a short-lived pilot program that involved treating Louisiana prisoners addicted to opioids using a surgical implant never approved by regulators.
The administrator of the Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Home said Wednesday he's concerned the center will fill up quickly with the closure Monday of the parish Juvenile Assessment Center.
About 18 people have been displaced from their homes in Lafayette Parish this week because of residential fires, one of which was at an apartment complex.
Four teens in connection to the burglary of an ATM machine inside an Arnaudville business in late October were arrested on multiple counts by St. Martin Sheriff's deputies Nov. 19.
A Lafayette Parish school system teacher was arrested Tuesday after accusations he battered a juvenile. This is the second teacher arrested over battery accusations involving students in less than a week.
Attorneys for Lafayette Consolidated Government, in their response to a lawsuit over parish jail expenses filed by Lafayette Parish Sheriff Mark Garber, claim the parish government doesn't have enough money to meet the mandated costs of jail opera…
Operations at the Lafayette Juvenile Assessment Center will be suspended starting Monday because of a lack of funding by Lafayette Consolidated Government, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.
A juvenile suspect has been arrested after a false bomb threat was made against Lafayette High School on Friday morning.
Vermilion Parish deputies are investigating a fatal shooting that took place Thursday off of Hwy 35 just south of La Hwy 335.
A dog was rescued from an apartment Tuesday after firefighters responded to a commercial fire at the Ile Des Cannes Apartment Complex, according to KATC.
A Crowley man died over the weekend from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash that happened Thursday on La. 13 south of La. 92 in Acadia Parish.