AVONDALE, La. (AP) - The USS Somerset - the last of three Navy ships named for 9/11 attack sites - was christened Saturday in honor of the passengers and crew of the plane that crashed short of terrorists' intended target after passengers stormed the cockpit. Instead of hitting a target... more »
In St. Mary Parish, a 73-year-old woman was issued a court summons. Deputies said it's because she called 9-1-1 a total of nine times in two days.
The Sheriff's Office Chief of Staff, Steve Clarke told KATC, each call was a non-emergency, and since issuing the summons, she hasn't... more »
Everyone remembers where they were 10 years ago tomorrow, but how people have dealt with the pass 10 years has been very different. KATC'S Chris Welty shows us, for many its been about keeping the faith.
With the tenth anniversary of 9-11 just hours away, the world is reflecting... more »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A judge has refused to release 911 calls and other evidence to the parents of a college football player who was shot and killed by police, saying they failed to include any firsthand account of what happened. Danroy and Angella Henry of Easton, Mass., had... more »
The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office has been awarded a 2010 Polaris Ranger 500 4x4 and utility trailer through the parish homeland security grant program. The purpose of 4 x 4 all terrain vehicle will be to survey and secure a incident scene, transport first responder personnel to and from... more »
From the USDA: Community officials, police, fire, and emergency personnel were joined today by Congressman Charles Boustany and USDA Rural Development State Director Clarence W. Hawkins to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting of a E-911 Emergency Response Center.
This E-911 Emergency Response Center was constructed... more »
Update on Double Homicide from February 4, 2010:
A large amount of evidence has been processed and turned over to the Acadiana Crime Lab. The evidence officers from both the Franklin Police Department and the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office do have several other items to process and send... more »
Victim Spoils Armed Robbery Attempt
On November 24, 2009, at approximately 10:40 pm, a male and female victim was walking through Girard Park when they were approached by two black males wearing black hooded sweat shirts. One of the suspects pointed a handgun at the victims and demanded their... more »
ALOHA, Ore. (AP) - No, an incorrect order in a drive-through lane isn't a 911 emergency. A 20-year-old man who called 911 to complain about his missing McDonalds orange juice now has to pay a $300 fine. Deputies in Washington County, Ore., tried to explain to Raibin Raof Osman that... more »