Quantcast

Home - KATC.com | Continuous News Coverage | Acadiana-Lafayette

Scattered afternoon storms much of week...watching tropical moisture into the weekend

Updated:

Acadiana will see more of the same recent weather pattern with hot and humid days, punctuated with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms, but very deep tropical moisture will be advancing northward from the Caribbean later this week, with potential heavy rain impacts may develop across portions of the Gulf Coast states for the holiday weekend. 

More>>

Lafayette firefighter races 5K in full gear to aid family friend

Updated:

Even when he's not on the job, Lafayette firefighter Jules Bruchez is still dedicated to helping those in need. 

More>>

Pope institutes new celebration of Mary, Mother or the Church

Image Courtesy: MGN Online Image Courtesy: MGN Online
Updated:

The Pope has instituted a new celebration into the Roman Calendar focusing on the Blessed Virgin Mary.  

More>>

A Mirror Ball and American Idol title given out during season finales

ABC shot ABC shot
Updated:

ABC had two finales Monday night thanks to Dancing with the Stars and American Idol. 

More>>

LSU Opens SEC Tournament Play With MSST Tuesday

Updated:

PRESS RELEASE Mississippi State Bulldogs (31-24, 15-15 SEC) vs. LSU Fighting Tigers (33-23, 15-15 SEC) SEC Tournament – Hoover, Ala. DATE/TIME Tuesday, May 22 – 4:30 p.m. CT STADIUM Hoover Metropolitan Stadium RADIO LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, including WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge Live audio at www.LSUsports.net/live  Live stats at www.LSUstats.com  ONLINE SEC Network + - accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app TV SEC Network LSU IN TH... More>>

Three Tigers Earn Recognition From SEC Baseball Coaches

Updated:

PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – Three LSU baseball players earned postseason awards from the Southeastern Conference Monday in a vote of the league’s head coaches. Pitcher Ma’Khail Hilliard and outfielder Daniel Cabrera were named to the Freshmen All-SEC squad, and sophomore centerfielder Zach Watson was voted to the SEC All-Defensive Team. Hilliard, a right-hander from Central, La., has a 9-4 record this season and is second in the SEC in pitching victories. He ... More>>

Family of Turkey Creek shooting victim searching for answers

Updated:

The family of a shooting victim wants to know why his alleged killer is not in jail.

More>>

Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Focused on Winning SBC Tourney Title

Updated:

LAFAYETTE, La. – The bracket for the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament hosted at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park from May 22-27 has been announced.   The tournament begins on Tuesday and ends with the championship game on Sunday. The tournament format combines single and double-elimination play. Two single-elimination first round games on Tuesday precede the start of double-elimination play between the remaining eight teams on Wednesday.... More>>

Lafayette jockey in intensive care after falling from horse at an Iowa racetrack

Marlon St. Julien / Prairie Meadows Racetrack Marlon St. Julien / Prairie Meadows Racetrack
Updated:

a Lafayette jockey is in intensive care after falling from his horse during a race in Iowa, Saturday night. 

More>>

Three injured in New Iberia shooting, two arrested

Courtesy MGN Online Courtesy MGN Online
Updated:

Iberia Deputies say that three people have been injured after a shooting in the city. 

More>>

Port Barre without water; boil advisory once water's back on

Updated:

A main line burst in Port Barre, leaving the entire town without water. A spokeswoman said crews are working to repair the line now. Once the water is back on, the entire town will be under a boil advisory until further notice. More>>

Family identifies victim in Ville Platte weekend shooting, seeks justice

Holden Ardoin / Ardoin family Holden Ardoin / Ardoin family
Updated:

Police in Ville Platte are still investigating a homicide in the city but family members are hoping to  

More>>

St. Mary Boulevard to close Tuesday on campus

Courtesy MGN Online Courtesy MGN Online
Updated:

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ address Tuesday at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will affect traffic on campus.

More>>

Cajuns' Schmidt named Pitcher of the Year

Updated:

PRESS RELEASE LAFAYETTE, La. – Troy senior outfielder, Joey Denison, has been voted the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Community Coffee Player of the Year by the league's 12 head coaches, while Louisiana's Colten Schmidt was tabbed as the league's Community Coffee Pitcher of the Year. The announcement was made Monday. Arkansas State junior Kyle MacDonald was voted as the Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year and Troy’s Rigsby Mosley was picked as the league's Freshman of the Year....

More>>

Days after councilman announces anti-violence initiative, 3 shot in Lafayette

Updated:

Two separate shootings over the weekend in Lafayette left three people injured. The shootings came just days after a Lafayette City-Parish councilman announced an initiative to end violence in the city. 

More>>

St. Martin Parish student winner of DARE essay

Updated:

The Saint Martin Parish DARE program awarded DARE essay winner to a Saint Martinville Primary fifth grade student. 

More>>

In teacher survey, support for mass protests, walkout

Image Courtesy MGN Online Image Courtesy MGN Online
Updated:

Mass demonstrations at the Capitol, petitions to lawmakers, and a statewide strike are among the actions a majority of teachers who answered a union's survey said they are willing to take in a quest for better pay, according to results released Monday.

More>>

Fund raiser held for Veterans Memorial

Updated:

Schilling Distributing hosted a Golf Tournament to raise money for the Veterans Memorial planned at Moncus Park today. 

More>>

American Idol finale TONIGHT on KATC

American Idol Logo / Courtesy of ABC Entertainment American Idol Logo / Courtesy of ABC Entertainment
Updated:

   The finale for the premiere season of American Idol on ABC airs tonight at 8p.  

More>>

Main Street Restoration Grant available in New Iberia

Updated:

Louisiana Main Street offers Main Street Restoration Grant opportunity New Iberia Main Street Program is soliciting Main Street Restoration Grant applications from downtown commercial building and/or business owners. 

More>>

Body found in Mamou, deputies investigating

MGN Online MGN Online
Updated:

Evangeline Parish Deputies investigating body found last week in Mamou. 

More>>

Church Point Housing Authority board member arrested

Church Point Police Department Church Point Police Department
Updated:

Church Point Police arrested a member of the Church Point Housing Authority board on Monday. 

More>>

Sunset police officer receives brotherly love in the form of a new kidney

Sunset police officer Chris Lastrapes is awaiting a kidney transplant, thanks to his brother David Lastrapes. Sunset police officer Chris Lastrapes is awaiting a kidney transplant, thanks to his brother David Lastrapes.
Updated:

A Sunset police officer suffering from kidney disease is getting more time with his family after his brother came forward to donate his kidney. 

More>>

St. Jude open house continues until June 17

St. Jude open house continues until June 17 St. Jude open house continues until June 17
Updated:

The St. Jude Dream Home is open to the public for viewing until June 17. 

More>>

Services set for long-time law enforcement officer

Lou Daniels Lou Daniels
Updated:

Funeral Services for Louis Salvador Daniels, 71, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Erath Police Department.

More>>

Missing Port Barre man found safe

Malcom Keith Lejeune / Port Barre Police Department Malcom Keith Lejeune / Port Barre Police Department
Updated:

UPDATE: Police say 53-year-old Malcom Keith Lejeune has been located in Iberville Parish and is safe. 

More>>

Police release details on fatal Coteau crash

Photo: U.S. MARINES Photo: U.S. MARINES
Updated:

Louisiana State Police have released details on a crash that killed a Coteau man. 

More>>

2018 Hurricane Season - A closer look at the numbers

Updated:

With the official start of hurricane season in the Atlantic now just 10 days away we take a closer look at the projected numbers for the upcoming season. 

More>>

Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

Courtesy of MGN Online Courtesy of MGN Online
Updated:

Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the television business with Monday's announcement that they had signed a multi-year deal with Netflix.

More>>

EPSO: Father shoots son following an altercation

Courtesy: MGN Online Courtesy: MGN Online
Updated:

Evangeline Parish deputies say a father shot his son following a series of "disturbances" throughout the day. 

More>>

Victim in Turkey Creek shooting identified

MGN Online MGN Online
Updated:

Evangeline Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in Turkey Creek Friday night.  Deputies and Turkey Creek Police officers were called to Snoddy Lane and found a man had been shot during an argument. Both men were armed, deputies say.  The man who was shot, Edwin Wesley Snoddy, died at the scene, deputies say.  The other man, John Isaac Foret, left the scene but waited nearby for law enforcement to arrive, deputies say. He was que... More>>

Eunice couple arrested on multiple charges following house fire

Updated:

A Eunice couple is accused of contributing to a house fire and trying to stop firefighter's suppression efforts.  

More>>

Judge denies Marshal Pope's motion to exclude his emails as evidence, defers venue change

Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope is escorted to the parish jail on Feb. 28, 2018, after a judge finds he's done "nothing" to satisfy the terms of his probation. Lanie Lee Cook/KATC TV3 Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope is escorted to the parish jail on Feb. 28, 2018, after a judge finds he's done "nothing" to satisfy the terms of his probation. Lanie Lee Cook/KATC TV3
Updated:

No further court dates, including a trial date, have been set.

More>>

Man arrested for simple arson in building fire

Updated:

A man is facing a simple arson charge after fire investigators say he intentionally set a vacant building on fire twice in little over a week. 

More>>

Trump praises new CIA director

Courtesy of MGN Online Courtesy of MGN Online
Updated:

President Donald Trump praised new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing-in ceremony Monday, saying there was "no one in this country better qualified" for the job.

More>>

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

Photo Courtesy of MGN online Photo Courtesy of MGN online
Updated:

Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.

More>>

  • NationalMore>>

  • Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

    Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:18:03 GMT
    Miss Nebraska has been named Miss USA: Sarah Rose Summers beat out 50 other women from all the states and the District of Columbia.
    Miss Nebraska has been named Miss USA: Sarah Rose Summers beat out 50 other women from all the states and the District of Columbia.
  • New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

    New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:18:01 GMT
    The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange.
    The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange.
  • Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition

    Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:42:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:17:58 GMT
    The show has begun to see who will go home with the Miss USA title.
    The show has begun to see who will go home with the Miss USA title.
WEATHER
Power Doppler HD
  • SportsMore>>

  • LSU Opens SEC Tournament Play With MSST Tuesday

    LSU Opens SEC Tournament Play With MSST Tuesday

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:12:45 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE Mississippi State Bulldogs (31-24, 15-15 SEC) vs. LSU Fighting Tigers (33-23, 15-15 SEC) SEC Tournament – Hoover, Ala. DATE/TIME Tuesday, May 22 – 4:30 p.m. CT STADIUM Hoover Metropolitan Stadium RADIO LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, including WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge Live audio at www.LSUsports.net/live  Live stats at www.LSUstats.com  ONLINE SEC Network + - accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app TV SEC Network LSU IN TH...
    PRESS RELEASE Mississippi State Bulldogs (31-24, 15-15 SEC) vs. LSU Fighting Tigers (33-23, 15-15 SEC) SEC Tournament – Hoover, Ala. DATE/TIME Tuesday, May 22 – 4:30 p.m. CT STADIUM Hoover Metropolitan Stadium RADIO LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates, including WDGL 98.1 FM in Baton Rouge Live audio at www.LSUsports.net/live  Live stats at www.LSUstats.com  ONLINE SEC Network + - accessible at WatchESPN.com and the Watch ESPN app TV SEC Network LSU IN TH...
  • Three Tigers Earn Recognition From SEC Baseball Coaches

    Three Tigers Earn Recognition From SEC Baseball Coaches

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:10:19 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – Three LSU baseball players earned postseason awards from the Southeastern Conference Monday in a vote of the league’s head coaches. Pitcher Ma’Khail Hilliard and outfielder Daniel Cabrera were named to the Freshmen All-SEC squad, and sophomore centerfielder Zach Watson was voted to the SEC All-Defensive Team. Hilliard, a right-hander from Central, La., has a 9-4 record this season and is second in the SEC in pitching victories. He ...
    PRESS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – Three LSU baseball players earned postseason awards from the Southeastern Conference Monday in a vote of the league’s head coaches. Pitcher Ma’Khail Hilliard and outfielder Daniel Cabrera were named to the Freshmen All-SEC squad, and sophomore centerfielder Zach Watson was voted to the SEC All-Defensive Team. Hilliard, a right-hander from Central, La., has a 9-4 record this season and is second in the SEC in pitching victories. He ...
Powered by Frankly

© KATC.com 2018, KATC.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?