Lafayette Police responded to a report of a stabbing in the 300 block so Short Street this morning.
Just after midnight, a 52 year old male of Lafayette, told police the suspect, Thaddeus Lewis 29 of Lafayette, forced his way into the residence and began arguing over money. Police... more »
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from their sinking boat in Nueces Bay, Sunday.
At approximately 1 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a report that a pleasure craft, with two adults and a 10-year-old child, could not start, was taking on water... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating an overnight double homicide. The shooting happened late Tuesday night as Mardi Gras was winding down in a parking lot near the Port of New Orleans. Police say a 25-year-old man was found dead inside a car and a 28-year-old man... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police say two men called in a bomb threat to a private school in the hopes of creating a diversion that would make it easier for them to rob a bank. Cpl. Paul Mouton tells The Advocate the plan failed after police quickly traced the... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Two Mexican citizens have pleaded guilty in federal court to bulk cash smuggling for attempting to transport money concealed in a car door across the Mexican border. Court documents say Martin Luna and Urbano Santiago tried to smuggle more than $100,000 in cash into Mexico.... more »
LONDON (AP) - Two men have been arrested near Joss Stone's home on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder, after reportedly being found in a car with swords, rope, a body bag and plans of the soul singer's secluded house. Stone said in a statement that she was "absolutely... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Wildlife agents say two hunters were cited for baiting deer and shooting from illegal stands - both of which are violations of hunting rules. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says Jason Foster and Brad Kubelka were cited on Dec. 4 on the Salvador Wildlife... more »
On April 29, 2010, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office and the Opelousas Police concluded a joint investigation into several burglaries in the Indian Hills area of Opelousas, LA. Investigators were able to recover property from six separate burglaries. Property recovered included firearms, a laptop computer, a generator, GPS systems,... more »