April 12, 2014 5:48 PM
LAHORE, Pakistan April 9, 2014 (AP)- A 9-month-old Pakistani boy has been swept up in an attempted murder investigation that highlights the country's dysfunctional criminal justice system where even children are not immune from questionable legal decisions.
The toddler was brought to court last Friday as part of an... more »
April 6, 2014 4:08 PM
Officers from the Lafayette Police Department responded to the report of a robbery Saturday, April 6, 2014 in the 700 block of North St. Antoine Street.
According to police the suspect entered the store around 8 p.m. armed with a black revolver and demanded money. The Lafayette Police report... more »
September 25, 2012 7:06 PM
Two men are charged with attempting to run over three Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies with a vehicle Sunday. Rocky Salazar is charged with attempted first degree murder, Captain Ryan Turner with the Sheriff's Office said he was the driver of the vehicle. Dale Delcambre is charged with principal to attempted... more »
May 11, 2012 7:18 PM
A Lafayette man is accused of attempting to kidnap a 12-year-old boy who was walking home from a bus stop.
Lafayette Parish Deputies arrested 41-year-old Jonathon Rogers Thursday. Rogers told deputies he was only trying to offer the boy a ride home, however deputies said Rogers did not know... more »
March 27, 2012 8:49 AM
JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A couple accused in the beating and stabbing of a Silverwood man has been sentenced on attempted manslaughter charges. The American Press reports 19-year-old Tiffany Saucier of Welsh was sentenced to 15 years for attempted second-degree manslaughter in state court Monday. Her co-defendant, 33-yar-old Christopher Marshall... more »
March 4, 2012 7:30 PM
The Duson man allegedly beaten by his partner has died. Randy Bordelon passed away at a Lafayette Hospital Sunday afternoon. According to Duson Police, Bordelon's partner, Clayton Matthews Jr., called paramedics saying Bordelon fell and hit his head. After an investigation, Matthews was initially charged with attempted 2nd degree murder,... more »
March 3, 2012 6:01 PM
An arrest was made today after Duson Police was notified this morning of a patient in ICU with blunt trauma to the head. Clayton Matthews, Jr. was arrested for 2nd Degree Murder after police investigated the incident and found the suspect attempted to murder his life partner. Matthews was booked... more »
November 4, 2011 10:07 PM
A 13-year-old girl was attacked at the Vermillion Parish Public Library in Kaplan. Her mother sits down with KATC to share her story and warn other parents.
Her mother thought it was safe to allow her daughter to do homework at the library after school. She doesn't want her... more »
October 19, 2011 11:12 PM
Opelousas Police arrested a suspect Wednesday night, wanted on several charges, including attempted murder and armed robbery. Officers arrested Darrell Young at a motel around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday. He was wanted in connection with a shooting last month that sent an Opelousas man to the hospital.
November 5, 2010 9:37 PM
An attempted child abduction in Lafayette is now being labeled a case of mistaken identity. Police say the so-called suspect, was an acquaintance of the family the child simply did not recognize. The 11 year old girl, and another child, were approached while walking to school along Driftwood Drive. Police... more »
October 22, 2010 10:51 AM
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - State District Judge Mike Canaday ordered Judge Wilford Carter removed from attempted murder cases pending against four men accused of shooting at a police lieutenant whom Carter has publicly criticized. Canaday's ruling came Wednesday during a hearing at which Lake Charles Police Lt. Arnold Bellow... more »
October 5, 2010 10:42 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The man who plotted to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison. A judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.... more »
October 4, 2010 6:26 AM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Rapides Parish man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after being accused of shooting a juvenile near his property. Authorities say Milton McGuire told sheriff's deputies he had been having a problem with prowlers. Assistant Chief Herman Walters says that McGuire saw two people... more »
September 24, 2010 7:36 PM
A Jennings man is dead and a woman is in critical condition, after a domestic dispute leads to gunfire. Police are calling it an attempted murder, suicide. They say 44 year old Rocky Domingue was arguing with his girlfriend Thursday night when he shot her and then pulled the trigger... more »
September 7, 2010 4:34 PM
On September 3, 2010, at approximately 7:00 am, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Lafayette in conjunction with the United States Coast Guard, arrested a John Paul Thomas (26) who was working off the Louisiana coast. Thomas was wanted by the Lafayette Police Department for alleged Attempted... more »
August 19, 2010 12:02 PM
Press Release: On August 18, 2010 Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Jawyne Keiwane Sweat for attempted armed robbery. Sweat was wanted for the attempted robbery that occurred on August 14, 2010. The details of the incident are as follows. The victim was standing in a front yard... more »
July 14, 2010 4:44 PM
On July 8, 2010 @ approximately 2317 hours officers with the Carencro Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Amesbury Dr. in Lafayette in reference to a domestic disturbance in progress.
Upon arrival officers spoke to the victim who advised that her 3 year old daughter's father... more »
May 20, 2010 10:28 AM
GONZALES, La. (AP) - A state district judge has sentenced an Ascension Parish man convicted of attempted aggravated rape to serve 45 years in prison. The Advocate reports 27-year-old John Ryan Stephens of Prairieville, who remained a fugitive more than five years, was featured on the "America's Most Wanted" TV... more »
May 18, 2010 3:37 PM
Press Release-The Opelousas Police Department's Special Operations Division has arrested Opelousas resident, Francis Thibodeaux 48, for Attempted Simple Kidnapping. The arrest stemmed from a complaint filed with the department in April. Officers were called to a Hazel Street residence where they were advised that a white male driving a maroon... more »
May 4, 2010 11:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the FBI and other authorities are investigating the suspect in the failed Times Square bombing for possible connection to terrorist groups. Obama says the attack failed because of actions by ordinary citizens who alerted police, and he says justice will be done. The... more »
January 9, 2010 11:21 PM
An attempted murder suspect is behind bars tonight, and it turns out he didn't get far.
Andre Menard is in jail tonight for a monday shooting on Martin Luther King Drive in Lafayette.
A tactical force found him at a Lafayette motel. He was arrested without incident.
December 31, 2009 2:33 PM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested the third suspect in an alleged attempted armed robbery on Christmas Day that cost one gunman his life and landed a second in the hospital with a gunshot wound.
Maj. Jerome Hopewell told The Alexandria Daily Town Talk that... more »
December 27, 2009 5:31 PM
Authorities say a fireworks stand operator who shot two alleged robbers on Christmas Day isn't expected to face any charges in the shooting. The shooting left one Alexandria man dead, another hospitalized and a third on the run.
Sheriff's Maj. Jerome Hopewell said 20-year-old Sheldon Fisher was killed and... more »
November 27, 2009 10:55 AM
Car Burglary Suspects Attempt to Strike Officer with Car
On November 26, 2009, at approximately 11:15 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department were patrolling the parking lot of the downtown library when they came upon a vehicle burglary in progress. The suspect jumped into a waiting vehicle and... more »
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 »
November 9, 2009 6:51 PM
In St. Mary Parish, 43-year-old Richard Labit is accused of murder in a drive-by shooting that happened over the weekend. The incident happened on Martin Road in the Verdunville area. He has been booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.
November 3, 2009 1:26 PM
A New Iberia teen has been arrested and charged with attempted simple burglary, criminal damage and criminal trespass after a DNA match was confirmed by the Acadiana Crime Lab. Joseph Touchet is accused of attempting to break in to a home in the 4500 block of Freetown Road back in... more »