A 51-year-old man died Wednesday night in a hit-run-crash along LA 182 in St. Landry Parish.
An Iberia Parish has been sentenced to 20 years in jail in the attempted murder of a woman he was involved with. Bradley Boudreaux was also sentenced to five-year concurrent sentence for a second-degree battery charge stemming from the same incident.
The Superintendent of St. Landry Parish Schools says a Beau Chene High School student was arrested Friday after a weapon was found on campus.
The driver of a vehicle that struck and killed East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman Buddy Amoroso and injured his friend last June was sentenced Thursday to 90 days in jail for his conviction on reckless operation, a significantly less serious offens…
One of two men booked on capital murder in the drive-by shooting death of a 7-year-old girl in Houston was still on probation on a weapons conviction in Jeff Davis Parish, according to reports on KATC-TV in Lafayette and KPRC2 in Houston.
A 29-year-old Palmetto woman was killed Tuesday night in a hit-and-run crash in St. Landry Parish, State Police said.
A bicyclist was killed Tuesday night in Iberia Parish when he was struck by motorist attempting to illegally pass another vehicle on a two-lane road.
State Police arrested a Ville Platte man who went to Ville Platte Police Department to turn himself in, but instead stole a FedEx truck parked in front of the department, KATC-TV is reporting.
A son has been arrested and accused of killing his father, who was found dead Monday evening suffering from head trauma, according to police.
Opelousas Chief of Police Martin McClendon says his department is still actively investigating a shooting that left one person injured Friday evening.
Louisiana corrections officials hope to build on their success from the last decade when former inmates returned to prison at decreasing rates with a renewed federal grant focusing on recidivism of high-need prisoners and using state savings from …
Three people have been arrested for their alleged roles in the suspected robbing, beating and attempt to kill a man on Christmas Day. Another remains at large.
Five years after making a claim of gender discrimination against the Baton Rouge City Constable's office, Terrica Williams returns to the agency on Wednesday as the first woman in city history to lead the office.
State Police are still looking for the driver who crashed into a home on Highway 93 and Gloria Switch Road in Scott on New Year's Eve and then apparently ran away.
A former St. Landry deputy arrested in August for impersonating an officer has been arrested again on the same counts.
An Acadia Parish warehouse found to be storing hundreds of thousands of dollars in suspected illegal fireworks has been shut down amid a State Fire Marshal's Office investigation into illegal fireworks sales, the agency says.
Louisiana's use of the death penalty has reached record lows in recent years amid ongoing debate — both statewide and across the country — about the potential for grave and irreversible errors when allowing state executions.
St. Landry Parish detectives have arrested an Arnaudville woman accused of injuring two children, breaking the bones of five-month-old and a three-month in her care on separate occasions.
The 20-year-old Lafayette man wanted in the Christmas Eve shooting at Acadiana Mall that injured one person has surrendered to police, Lafayette Police said.
Multiple guns were stolen and recovered from Duhon’s Gun Shop in Abbeville on Thursday morning, according to a Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office news release.
The juvenile that Lafayette Police identified as a person of interest in the Christmas Eve shooting at Acadiana Mall has been questioned and released, police spokeswoman Bridgette Dugas said Wednesday.
Lafayette Police said Tuesday they have found the "person of interest" they were seeking in the Christmas Eve shooting injury at Acadiana Mall.
After a Christmas Eve shooting left one person injured at the Acadiana Mall, the Lafayette police were able to locate a juvenile they described as a 'person of interest.'
One person was injured in a shooting at Acadiana Mall in Lafayette shortly before 4:20 p.m. Christmas Eve. The victim's injuries are not life threatening, Lafayette Police said.
State Police have arrested three people during its investigation into an officer-involved shooting early Sunday in which both the officer and the subject were injured and both later placed in custody.
A former assistant warden who worked in security at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been charged with abusing his position by helping facilitate the underground market for contraband, said West Feliciana District Attorney Sam D'Aquilla.
An Opelousas man was killed in a crash shortly after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on La. 3043 near National Road in St. Landry Parish.
A volunteer counselor at a Lafayette Boys & Girls Club center is facing felony counts of carnal knowledge and indecent behavior with a juvenile.
The Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office has determined that the man whose body was found Tuesday in the Vermilion River died of drowning.
ST. MARTINVILLE — Mayor Melinda Mitchell’s husband has been let off with a warning after facing a possible misdemeanor simple assault charge following an incident Friday involving a city council member.
A 42-year-old Arnaudville man fatally shot himself on Monday night after shooting two relatives, who are in stable condition, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.
A Port Barre man is free on a $7,500 bond after a dead horse and three dead dogs were found dead on his property.