Two men have been arrested in the shooting death of a Jeanerette teenager, KATC reports.
An Iberia Parish man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Wednesday after a 14-month-old child in his care suffered facial injuries and brain damage in a 2015 incident.
The suspect in a Thursday shooting near Jefferson Boulevard is dead after shooting himself inside a residence during an hours-long police standoff.
The heart of downtown Lafayette was on lockdown for about two hours Wednesday morning as officials swept buildings with the help of snipers and a drone in search of a suspicious person with a gun.
MANY, La. (AP) — Authorities say the parents of a seriously ill baby girl were arrested in Alabama on Sunday morning, hours after leaving a Louisiana hospital with the newborn.
A Catahoula man was arrested Thursday after hitting another man in the face with a gun and attempting to shoot him, sheriff’s deputies say.
Four more suspects have been arrested in the August homicide of New Iberia 17-year-old Garon Lewis, bringing the total number of suspects accused in the case to seven, KATC reports.
A Port Barre man who coerced a teenage girl to leave the state with him for sex was sentenced to over 21 years in federal prison Friday.
The poor relationship between former Lafayette Police Chief Toby Aguillard and Sheriff Mark Garber in part led new Mayor-President Josh Guillory to ask for Aguillard's resignation or be fired.
The poor relationship between former Lafayette Police Chief Toby Aguillard and Sheriff Mark Garber in part cost the chief his job, Mayor-President Josh Guillory said Thursday.
A two-car crash in St. Landry Parish left one woman dead and another driver with serious injuries around 12:15 p.m. Sunday, according to State Police.
Ian Howard on Thursday notified a Lafayette Parish judge that he will plead insanity in his trial on three attempted murder charges, and in doing so waived his right to a jury trial.
The Grand Coteau police officer shot during a New Year’s Day traffic stop has been identified and a suspect has been arrested in the case.
Carencro firefighters extinguished a house fire Wednesday morning and a Dumpster fire Wednesday evening, according to news releases from the fire department.
The former superintendent of the Lafayette Parish School System was arrested Tuesday after exposing himself to a Lafayette police officer.
A Crowley man has been arrested in connection with a Sunday hit-and-run in Acadia Parish that left a 10-year-old child in critical condition.
A Kentucky woman has been arrested in Lafayette for possession with intent to distribute more than $2 million worth of methamphetamine, making it the largest amount seized in the city's history.
As the Acadiana community mourns the loss of five people killed in Saturday's plane crash, two victims critically injured continue to recover at Louisiana hospitals.
The victims in a Saturday morning plane crash in Lafayette that claimed five lives and injured four others have been identified.
Louisiana sports reporter Carley McCord is one of five victims killed in a small Lafayette plane crash on the way to Atlanta for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Saturday morning, the family announced.
Five people died and four were injured Saturday morning when a small airplane struggling to take off crashed less than 2 miles from the Lafayette Regional Airport. Aboard the twin-engine aircraft was a group of LSU fans headed to Atlanta to watch …
An arrest has been made in connection with multiple counterfeit bills being passed at truck stop casinos in Duson.
There were 13 fatal shooting in the City of Lafayette in 2019, including two that police classified as negligent homicides, according to an unofficial tally by the Acadiana Advocate. Suspects have been arrested in all the other cases, but the Dist…
Abbeville police charged a Duson man with the Christmas Eve armed robbery of Gamestop, a video game store at 3001 Veteran’s Memorial Drive.
A second passenger has died from injuries suffered in a Dec. 15 crash in St. Martin Parish, according to a statement from State Troopers.
A Facebook video of a man down the Interstate 210 Bridge in Calcasieu Parish near Lake Charles has led to two arrests, according to a statement from police.
Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard increased patrolling in the city's west side after vandalism struck four churches in a two-week period in October.
Duson Police are investigating two cases of counterfeit money being passed at local truck stop casinos, according to a release from Police Chief Kip Judice.
Detectives with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office are looking for information regarding an August murder that remains unsolved.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents are still looking for leads and a reward has been offered for information regarding an endangered whooping crane that was shot in Acadia Parish, according to a statement fr…