Posted 10:53 PM 11/21/2013 by Daniel Phillips
As the sugar cane harvest continues here in Acadiana the plumes of smoke drifting over the fields are easy to find, and a sign that doctors will soon start seeing patients coming in complaining about the burning.
Dr. Bradley Chasant, a local ear, nose, and throat doctor says it is a time (More)...
Posted 5:54 PM 11/20/2013 by Akeam Ashford
KATC was there for an emotional reunion between a heart attack victim and the woman responsible for saving his life.
Today, Harlan Kebodeaux got the chance to say thank you to volunteer fire fighter Lois Billiot.
"Without these volunteers, I wouldn't be here today," Kebodeaux (More)...
Posted 10:47 PM 11/19/2013 by KATC
The Lafayette Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing elderly man. Deputies say, Warren Winn was last seen around 1:00 this afternoon. Winn was getting into a cab from a home in the 300 block of Grossie Drive. Deputies say he was dropped off by the cab at the Chase Bank in Downtown Lafayette. The Sheriff's Office says, the 87 year old does have dementia. If you see Warren Winn, call the Sheriff's Office.
Posted 10:47 PM 11/18/2013 by Allison Bourne-Vanneck
A new jail in Lafayette Parish is just about complete and months away from opening. The $24 million facility will help the current jail in Lafayette which is running out of space, and housing more than nine hundred inmates.
The new jail won't replace the downtown jail, but instead it will (More)...
Posted 6:44 PM 11/15/2013 by Akeam Ashford
Hundreds are still evacuated from their homes after an explosion yesterday in Milford, Texas, 50 miles south of Dallas.
A construction crew punctured a pipeline, triggering an explosion and a fire that's still burning. It's a disaster that could happen in Louisiana, where there are 932 (More)...
Posted 11:37 AM 11/15/2013 by Erin Steuber
You would think it's common sense, don't drink and drive. But so many in Acadiana haven't learned their lesson and continue getting behind the wheel. We're constantly asked, why they're given the opportunity to do it again. We found out through public records requests, in a three year (More)...