Five churches in Crowley have been the target of vandalism in less than four months, and local police plan to get federal authorities involved due to the nature of the crimes.
UPDATE 11 a.m.: One arrest has been made in the Sunday night shooting that left 22-year-old Trevon T. Adams dead. A 22-year-old woman, Bri’ani L. Doucet, of Lafayette has been placed under arrest for second-degree murder. She was transported to th…
A two-vehicle crash Saturday evening in St. Mary Parish claimed the life of a Jeanerette woman, according to a news release from Louisiana State Police.
PIERRE PART — A Morgan City man was arrested after admitting to deputies he was driving a car he found with keys in it at a repair shop after his own truck broke down, authorities said.
Louisiana sheriffs are backing a new mobile app that will alert parents if a registered sex offender contacts their child.
A 17-year-old St. Thomas More student is accused of trying to poison a fellow student using sodium hydroxide, a chemical compound commonly used in drain cleaners.
A Nigerian man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing more than $22,250 online from a victim in Acadiana, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said Tuesday.
A teenage suspect has been arrested in two Friday shootings in Rayne, including one near the Rayne High School campus following the Rayne vs. Eunice football game, police say.
Three State Police troopers were transferred out of the agency's training division this week after their superiors concluded that recent exercises went beyond "normal parameters" and caused significant injuries to some of the cadets involved.
The Rayne Police Department has confirmed to KATC the arrest of an individual on Saturday in connection with a shooting near Rayne High's stadium Friday night.
A cross that was previously reported missing from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Opelousas has been found, according to St. Landry Sheriff Bobby Guidroz.
A Lafayette man turned himself over to police Friday, 10 days after he's accused of killing 19-year-old Kirk Broussard in a hit-and-run.
A Port Barre man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to transporting a juvenile girl across state lines for the purpose of having sex with her.
A 37-year-old Youngsville man was killed Wednesday when a driver failed to yield and struck his motorcycle while crossing a highway in New Iberia.
A “known drug house” in Carencro burned Tuesday after a demolition crew accidentally caused an explosion, sending the building up in flames, fire officials said.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in locating a 36-year-old man named Oliver Martin after narcotics agents discovered drugs, guns and more than $250,000 in cash at his Carencro home over the weekend.
Cpl. Michael Middlebrook Elementary students, Lafayette police officers and family members gathered Friday to honor the life of Cpl. Michael Middlebrook and continue the slain officer’s legacy of compassion and action for others.
About 60% of people who are addicted to opioids in the United States started by using someone else's prescription medication, and Louisiana is one of eight states that has more opioid prescriptions than residents.
Two people and three animals were killed in a Sunday afternoon house fire, according to a Facebook post from the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal.
The day after a lockdown at Lafayette High School, parents and students are still seeking answers about the “threatening phone call” that forced students to wait in classrooms for hours, but officials are remaining mum about the threat made to the…
Former mayor of Opelousas, Reggie Tatum was found guilty in court Friday on nine criminal counts, including malfeasance in office, theft of over $1,000, four counts of forgery and four counts of filing false public records, according to KATC.
Classes and extracurricular activities at Lafayette High will resume Friday after an anonymous threat turned a planned drill turned into a real, hours long lockdown Thursday, creating confusion among parents and students at the parish’s largest hi…
A Breaux Bridge man was taken to the hospital and then arrested for driving while intoxicated after crashing into a residence on Zin Zin Road Tuesday night, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office says.
A New Iberia woman was arrested on a count of first-degree murder Wednesday, more than 25 years after the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office says she left her newborn daughter in a Jeanerette trash can, where it died from hypothermia.
A young child was struck and killed by a vehicle backing out of a residential driveway near Rayne Tuesday night, the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office says.