Two teens were found dead of gunshot wounds in Glencoe in what the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office says it is investigating as a murder-suicide.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Monday, July 16, 2018
A strained workforce is the primary reason Lafayette Police Chief Toby Aguillard wants to withdraw from a joint task force with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office that dates back three decades. But manpower demands is not the only reason, Aguil…
State Police identified the Lafayette man killed Sunday night on Interstate 10 eastbound near Grosse Tete in Iberville Parish.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
CROWLEY — Crowley police officers responding to the sound of gunshots near where they were working a security detail were involved in an officer involved shooting Sunday morning, according to Louisiana State Police.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
A Lafayette woman is suing Uber and a former driver for the company who has been charged with raping her after picking her up from a downtown bar.
Friday, July 06, 2018
An Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office deputy, Maxine Trahan, who worked as the sheriff's spokeswoman for more than a decade, has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $200,000 in seized cash, KATC-TV reports.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
A 23-year-old was shot to death in at an apartment complex on the 1500 block of Louisiana Avenue, the Lafayette Police Department said.
Wednesday, July 04, 2018
An Arnaudville teenager was arrested on attempted first-degree murder after he intentionally crashed his vehicle into two deputy vehicles, St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office officials said.
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
A 16-year-old who broke out of the state juvenile prison in Monroe this week has escaped from the same lockup three times in the past month and promised to "run again" following his dramatic capture Monday, according to state records obtained by T…
Sunday, July 01, 2018
Two men identified as persons of interest in a homicide investigation Abbeville were chased by police Sunday afternoon in a high-speed pursuit that ended after two crashes and a foot chase in Lafayette, said Sgt. Vance Olivier, a public informatio…
Thursday, June 28, 2018
An Amber Alert issued for a 9-month-old boy Wednesday night was canceled early Thursday morning after the child was found safe, according to Louisiana State Police.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday released a reconstruction of a human head found in rural Cameron Parish in March, KATC reports.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
An upcoming Investigation Discovery two-hour documentary "Sugar Town" will examine the March 2014 death of 22-year-old Victor White III while in police custody in New Iberia, the network announced Tuesday.
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Port Barre Police say a two year old in his dad's truck found a loaded pistol with a round chambered and shot himself in the leg today, KATC reports.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
As a result of the continuing investigation into the slaying of Simone Robin, detectives arrested Brittni Courville, 24, Breaux Bridge, on a count of illegally supplying a felon with a firearm, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
For more than four decades in prison, Gerald Manning maintained his innocence — serving time for a brutal murder and rape for which he was convicted as a juvenile — until, only recently, DNA evidence bolstered his chance at long-awaited affirmation.
Sheriff Mark Garber formally presented his sales tax proposal for the first time Tuesday night before Lafayette City-Parish Council members, some of whom have voiced displeasure with a lack of information on the matter.
Monday, June 18, 2018
The criminal case against former prison warden Nate Cain and his ex-wife will move forward after a federal judge denied their request to suppress evidence key to their indictments for improper purchases on the Avoyelles prison's dime.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office officials on Friday provided details about a new school resource officer program and a proposed sales tax, both of which will affect police manpower throughout the parish.
A motorcyclist from Duson died in a hospital after he crashed into a truck on La. 92 in Lafayette Parish on Thursday afternoon, State Police spokesman Sgt. Jared Sandifer said Friday.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
An Arnaudville man accused of setting the home he was living in on fire has been arrested, the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal announced Thursday.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Lafayette City-Parish Council members fumed Wednesday about what they see as the council’s exclusion from critical discussions affecting the Lafayette Police Department, which falls under council oversight.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Monday, June 11, 2018
A 26-year-old Eunice man died Monday morning in a car wreck in Jefferson Davis Parish after fleeing from law enforcement, according to a Louisiana State Police news release.
Friday, June 08, 2018
A state grand jury on Friday indicted Iberia Parish Clerk of Court Michael Thibodeaux on 14 corruption-related counts, including racketeering, theft, malfeasance, falsifying public records and perjury.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal has arrested a man accused of setting fire to his ex-girlfriend’s house, her father’s truck and her parents’ house.
A teenager has been arrested as a suspect in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Levonne Johnson Monday night in a McDonald’s restaurant parking lot in New Iberia.
Monday, June 04, 2018
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it has reached agreements with two local governments in Louisiana to end "investigative holds" — a practice of unconstitutionally arresting and holding people wanted for questioning in …
Lafayette Police are investigating the shooting injury of a woman early Sunday while she was in a vehicle in the 1100 block of West Gilman Street.
State Police have arrested a Bunkie man in the single-vehicle crash Sunday evening in St. Landry Parish that claimed the life of an unrestrained passenger, Master Trooper Brooks David said in a news release.
A 34-year-old Bunkie man is suspected of vehicular homicide and other violations after a deadly crash Sunday evening in St. Landry Parish.
A woman was shot while inside a car early Sunday morning in the 1100 block of West Gilman Street, according to Lafayette police, who responded at about 4:43 a.m.