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  • Arrest in alleged attack on police officer

    April 18, 2013 8:38 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Police in Shreveport have made an arrest in connection with an alleged attack on a police officer. The arrest came a day after an officer was investigating an alleged attempt to sell stolen goods. A suspect allegedly tried to hit the officer while driving away in... more »
  • Yemen: Suicide attack on police cadets kills 6

    July 11, 2012 8:46 AM

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A Yemeni security official says a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives outside a police academy in the capital Sanaa, killing at least 6 people. The official said the attacker threw himself into a crowd of cadets leaving the academy on Wednesday after class. Ambulances could... more »
  • Violent Attack in Scott, Man Accused of Biting Off Chunk of Victim's Face

    June 5, 2012 7:14 PM

    A violent attack in Scott is eerily similar to a case out of Florida connected to the dangerous drug known as bath salts. The disturbing attack in Florida ended when police shot and killed the suspect after he would not stop biting and chewing at another man's face. ... more »
  • Grant Parish to attack infrastructure problems

    March 28, 2012 9:23 AM

    COLFAX, La. (AP) - Officials in Grant Parish are considering the best way to attack a growing infrastructure problem in the parish. The Town Talk reports the Grant Parish Police Jury recently released its 2011-12 Master Plan, which was put together by Pineville consultant Darrell Glascock. The 61-page report identifies... more »
  • Juvenile Claims St Martinville Police Brutally Attacked Him

    February 20, 2012 7:26 PM

    A 16 year old winds up in the hospital after he claims he was beaten by St Martinville Police Officers. The incident happened early last night right after a Mardi Gras parade. TJ Falier said, "he grabbed me by my head and picked me up." His sister, Latoya Grey,... more »
  • Coyote Runs Away with Yorkie in Opelousas Neighborhood

    May 3, 2011 6:55 PM

    Opelousas resident, Paige Chilo, said it was part of her nightly routine to take her10 month old Yorkie, Bentley, outside before bed. Paige said, "I was standing right here and I let my dog go right by the light pole. He was standing by the ditch." Her father,... more »
  • Inmate sentenced in attack on correctional officer

    April 20, 2011 9:59 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 23-year-old Lafayette man has pleaded guilty to the November 2009 aggravated battery of a Lafayette Parish correctional officer. Antonio Damon Shaw was charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery and battery of a correctional officer. Prosecutor J.N. Prather said Shaw was accused of holding a... more »
  • Obama to Call for Attack on Long-Term Deficits

    April 13, 2011 12:28 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama outlines his plan to reduce federal deficits later today, he's risking anger from liberals along with scorn from Republicans. He's been briefing congressional leaders today on his plan, which will include increased taxes while targeting some politically-sensitive health care programs. The White House... more »
  • Germany: Islamism behind attack on US airmen

    March 3, 2011 6:04 AM

    BERLIN (AP) - German federal prosecutors say the attack on a busload of U.S. airmen that killed two and wounded two others at Frankfurt airport appears to have been motivated by Islamic extremism. Prosecutors said in a statement Thursday that "because of the circumstances there is a suspicion that it... more »
  • Pakistani Governor Killed in Gun Attack

    January 4, 2011 7:55 AM

    ISLAMABAD (AP) - The governor of Pakistan's powerful Punjab province was shot dead Tuesday by one of his guards in the Pakistani capital, apparently because he had spoken out against the country's controversial blasphemy laws, officials said. The killing of Salman Taseer was the most high-profile assassination of a political... more »
  • Dardenne and Fayard Don't Expect Attack Campaigns

    October 5, 2010 9:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The lieutenant governor's race has been whittled from an eight-person field to a head-to-head matchup between Republican Jay Dardenne and Democrat Caroline Fayard, but both candidates said they don't expect to go on the attack. Dardenne, Louisiana's secretary of state from Baton Rouge, said he... more »
  • Dardenne and Fayard don't expect attack campaigns

    October 4, 2010 9:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The lieutenant governor's race has been whittled from an eight-person field to a head-to-head matchup between Republican Jay Dardenne and Democrat Caroline Fayard, but both candidates said they don't expect to go on the attack. Dardenne, Louisiana's secretary of state from Baton Rouge, said he... more »
  • Home Invaders Shoot Woman in Lafayette

    August 27, 2010 6:41 PM

    A Lafayette man, Isreal Ason, was attacked in his own home on Delorde St. Friday morning. He was bound with duct tape and his mother shot in the leg. Ason said he couldn't believe someone would try to take his mother's life over a vehicle. He and his mother... more »
  • Airplane Phone Attack

    August 19, 2010 4:05 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Federal officials said Thursday a jetliner was being held on the tarmac at San Francisco's airport because of an alleged phone threat. Officials stopped American Airlines Flight 24, bound for New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, before its scheduled takeoff at 7:30 a.m., the Transportation... more »
  • Vitter, Melancon launch attack ads in Senate race

    August 12, 2010 9:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter launched his TV re-election campaign Thursday casting likely Democratic nominee Charlie Melancon as a congressional spendthrift who favors millionaires and illegal immigrants at the expense of working people. Melancon, who aired an ad earlier this week, previewed on Thursday his latest,... more »
  • Third Dog Attack In Seven Days

    April 7, 2010 11:00 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The third dog attack in seven days on children in New Orleans required police to use an electroshock weapon to immobilize the animal. The Times-Picayune reports that police acted after a pit bull bit a 6-year-old boy in the thigh in eastern New Orleans Tuesday night.... more »
  • Louisiana City Pushes for Mandatory Neutering

    April 5, 2010 10:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After recent attacks on children by dogs, the Louisiana SPCA is urging the New Orleans City Council to require pet owners to neuter their pets if they do not get a breeders license. WWL-TV reports that two separate pit bull attacks... more »
  • Pitt Bull Killed by Police After Attack

    April 1, 2010 4:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 5-year-old girl was hospitalized after she was attacked by a pit bull while playing basketball. WWL-TV reported Thursday that paramedics had to rush the girl to the hospital after she was attacked Wednesday by the dog. According to a report released by... more »
  • Government urged to take more active role in securing internet

    February 24, 2010 8:28 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internet isn't a government entity, rather a network of interconnected computer systems. But industry experts say the U.S. government needs to take a more active role in making sure that the Internet remains secure. The analysts note as business and government rely more on the Internet,... more »
  • Jeffery Lee Guillory trial to begin March 2

    February 24, 2010 8:10 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Suspected serial killer Jeffery Lee Guillory is set to stand trial March 2 for an alleged attack on a Lafayette woman in 2007. The 43-year-old Guillory was arrested in December in the deaths of three women in Baton Rouge between 1999 and 2002. Guillory will first... more »
  • Woman arrested in grits attack

    December 10, 2009 2:17 PM

    BOUTTE, La. (AP) - A 44-year-old Boutte (boo-TEE') woman who allegedly poured a pot of boiling grits onto her sleeping boyfriend has been booked with second-degree battery. St. Charles Parish sheriff's deputies say Carolyn Brown caused second-degree burns on the man's face and arms. The man told deputies... more »
  • Woman attacks boyfriend with hammer

    November 20, 2009 10:59 AM

    Relationship Violence Ends in Arrest On November 19, 2009, at approximately 7:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 300 block of Lafayette Street regarding a disturbance. The victim, a 52 year old male of Lafayette, advised officers that the suspect, his current girlfriend, followed him... more »
  • High court won't review death penalty in Louisiana

    October 5, 2009 11:36 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has declined a challenge to the way the death penalty is imposed in Louisiana, rejecting an appeal by a woman convicted for her role in a brutal New Year's Day attack on a retired minister. The justices on Monday passed up an opportunity to... more »
  • Latham Dead After Shoot-Out

    September 26, 2009 3:03 AM

    According to State Police, the hunt for Jonathan Latham has ended in a shoot-out. The 34-year-old was shot at a home near Breaux Bridge late Friday, following attacks in Iberia and Vermilion parishes. State Police spokesman Sgt. David Anderson said St. Martin Parish deputies went to the home... more »
  • Iberia Parish Manhunt: Authorities Search for Jonathan Latham

    September 25, 2009 10:57 AM

    Iberia Parish Deputies responded to a 911 call at 6:52am on Fremin Road from an 11-year-old girl who told Deputies that her grandfather was dead. When Deputies arrived they found the brown honda in the driveway that had been stolen from the Thursday night case in Vermilion Parish and discovered... more »

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