August 1, 2013 3:55 AM
At 12:52 a.m., Eli Edwards was born. He is the son of Trina and Edwin Edwards. Eli is 6 pounds, 3 ounces and 19 inches long. The couple reports via Facebook he's very healthy.
July 13, 2012 10:53 AM
A Jeanerette mother was arrested for allegedly shaking her baby. Roxanne Rivers is charged with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputies say the infant was hospitalized in January 2011. Deputies added Rivers admitted to shaking her child. She has since been released on $10,000 bond.
May 11, 2012 10:07 AM
MER ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two women were killed and 10-month-old baby was critically injured when their van was hit by a train in Mer Rouge (mer ROOZH'). Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs tells The News-Star the baby had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to a... more »
April 10, 2012 7:00 AM
KENNER, La. (AP) - Kenner police say a woman whose baby was abandoned by a shoplifter lied about the identity of the suspect. Lt. Wayne McInnis says the woman will be booked with obstructing justice, making a false statement and filing a false police report. Police say the woman identified... more »
January 4, 2012 8:03 PM
The baby is finally here, and it's a boy!! Marcelle and her husband, Jay welcomed their big bundle of joy baby Langston at 9:31 Wednesday morning. Langston was ten pounds and six ounces when he was born.
December 23, 2011 6:47 PM
Walmart is still recalling formula after the death of a ten-day-old boy.
This after he died from a rare bacterial infection known as Cronobacter Sakazakii. The infant possibly got sick from Enfamil Powdered Infant Formula. Reports of this death in Missouri hits close to home for one Acadiana mom.... more »
September 6, 2011 1:14 AM
Labor Day will forever have a new meaning for Shannon Bourque of Breaux Bridge, who went into labor early Monday morning.
By 8:00 a.m., she had given birth to her second child, Laison, who weighed in at 8 lbs 5 oz.
"I'm just so glad that he's out... more »
January 2, 2011 12:48 AM
"It was a big surprise, we didn't think it would come that soon."
That surprise is baby Jaylen Bernard...he came as the first baby of 2011 in Lafayette Parish at 5:15am. Parents Jerome Bruno, and Dewayna Bernard were not expecting him till later in the week.
"My due... more »
December 30, 2010 6:52 AM
WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - Ouachita Parish deputies say a 20-year-old daycare worker is accused of biting a 5-month-old boy. Alexis Binford of West Monroe was booked Wednesday on one count of cruelty to a juvenile. An arrest affidavit says the baby's father told police his son was bitten on... more »
October 26, 2010 6:47 AM
A baby is recovering from a head injury in Sunset today. Her mother, Ashley Huval is charged with second degree cruelty to a juvenile. She's accused of negligence that caused bodily injury to her 8-month old daughter who struck her head against the wooden part of the sofa.
Huval... more »
October 20, 2010 11:57 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he and his wife Brittany have agreed on a name for their second son, and it's Bowen Christopher Brees. The reigning Super Bowl MVP announced the name on his Twitter account Wednesday, one day after the baby was born... more »
October 11, 2010 10:06 AM
CLEVELAND (AP) - Proud parents in Cleveland are thinking of their baby as a perfect 10 - partly because of the way he arrived over the weekend. Kolsyn Liam Healy was born at 10:10 a.m. on Sunday, which was October 10th. That made it 10/10/10 on the calendar. The father,... more »
October 8, 2010 10:48 AM
GRETNA, La. (AP) - The trial of a Kenner woman accused of drowning her newborn baby in Lake Pontchartrain has been postponed. Days before jury selection 23-year-old Ciara Craig was set to start, the judge pushed her second-degree murder trial back to Dec. 6. The move was because the prosecution... more »
September 22, 2010 6:58 PM
A New Iberia couple is accused of burning a one year-old child.
"It's a terrible thing that happened, something incomprehensible," explained Lieutenant Ryan Turner of the Iberia Sheriff's Office.
Turner said Officials from a local hospital called his office Tuesday, saying a baby with severe burns had been... more »
August 17, 2010 5:15 PM
KATC'S Hugh Keeton and his wife Danielle welcome Audrey Kaye Keeton into the world. 6 pounds, 3 ounces. And everyone's doing fine!
August 2, 2010 6:46 PM
A Breaux Bridge mother is enduring yet another loss, after a home invasion. Kelly Breaux says her family came back from a weekend of camping on Sunday to find their home had been ransacked. She said the thieves took off with 3 laptops, a camera, cell phone and other small... more »
July 30, 2010 6:26 PM
There are new developments in the death of a St. Landry Parish toddler. 25 year old Napoleon Prudhomme was indicted this week for the manslaughter of 2 year old Marla Keys.
The incident happened nearly three months ago, when Prudhomme was watching his girl friend's child. According to reports... more »
July 1, 2010 7:38 PM
A wrongful death case in St. Landry Parish is over. An Opelousas jury awarded a $7.5 million verdict to a Krotz Springs couple. The two week trail ended Saturday morning, but the case began 7 years ago.
It was January 3, 2003 when the parents of Brianna Hutto took... more »
June 24, 2010 3:15 PM
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies say they are looking for a 30-year-old Hammond woman accused of collecting expenses in an adoption arrangement, then refusing to turn over the baby. According to an arrest warrant, 30-year-old Jennifer Harrod allegedly signed a contract Jan. 15 with an adoption agency... more »
April 28, 2010 11:40 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Sandra Bullock has filed for divorce from her husband, Jesse James, and is adopting a baby boy as a single parent. "Yes, I have filed for divorce," the 45-year-old Oscar-winning actress said in an interview with People magazine, posted Wednesday on its website. "I'm sad and... more »
March 22, 2010 4:42 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas Republican Rep. Randy Neugebauer acknowledged Monday that he is the lawmaker who shouted out "baby killer" during a floor speech by Rep. Bart Stupak, an anti-abortion Democrat whose vote was crucial to passage of the Democratic health care bill Sunday evening. Neugebauer, in his third term... more »
January 1, 2010 12:58 PM
At 12:27AM on New Year's Eve many Acadianians were out partying, while one couple was bringing their bundle of joy into the world.
Exhausted, but ecstatic, Jentie Brooks gave birth to the first Acadiana baby of 2010. She and her husband, Naylor Brooks, are first-time parents from Breaux Bridge.... more »
November 30, 2009 2:56 PM
Crib - Complaint filed.pdf
Lawsuit Filed in Stork Craft Crib Recall
Louisiana Firms File Suit on Behalf of Family Whose Infant Died In Recalled Crib
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 7-month-old Louisiana boy who suffocated to death in a... more »
November 24, 2009 9:19 AM
Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of British Columbia, Canada, today announced the voluntary recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side... more »
October 27, 2009 8:22 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A mother who allegedly left her 8-month-old daughter in a running car with the heater on for five hours in 2008 is scheduled for a sanity hearing next month. Natalie Thornton is scheduled to appear in state court on Nov. 2 for a sanity hearing in... more »
September 24, 2009 8:41 AM
A decision is expected soon in the case involving zydeco musician Rosie Ledet. The Allen Parish district attorney is expected to decide whether charges will be filed within the week. Rosie Ledet could be charged with unlawful disposal of human remains. She's accused of giving birth to what is thought... more »