May 15, 2012 7:02 PM
A Lafayette church is stepping up to the plate to help a Breaux Bridge family rebuild after they lost everything in a fire.
"I opened that door and the fire shot out after me you know."
Preston Tebow and his family have lived on Mim Callier road for... more »
December 15, 2011 3:03 PM
Gerald Breaux, Lafayette Conventions and Visitors Center executive director Gerald Breaux, announced at their board meeting yesterday that he is retiring at the end if June 2012. After 30 years, the board will form a committee to search for and hire a new director. KATC's Elizabeth Hill talked with Breaux... more »
May 8, 2011 12:06 AM
Crawfish-lovers from all over are pouring into Breaux Bridge this weekend for the annual Crawfish Festival. KATC'S Chris Welty was there and gives us a closer look at one of the festivals unique traditions.
Music, dancing, and of course good food. A similar scene at any festival, including the... more »
May 1, 2011 2:02 PM
As storms travelled through Alabama last week, also travelling in the state a group of middle school students from Lafayette.
It was a field trip these student won't soon forget and a KATC exclusive as parents and students spoke only with us when they returned home.
"It was... more »
April 3, 2011 8:11 PM
A Breaux Bridge woman was killed Sunday in a two vehicle crash on LA 352 (Henderson Levee Road) in Henderson. According to Louisiana State Police, 20 year old Ciera Lafleur was driving a motorcycle, negotiating a left curve, when she crossed the center line and struck a pickup truck head... more »
February 4, 2011 12:06 AM
Lafayette Hazmat, Sheriff's Department, and the Fire Department are on scene of a natural gas in the 1200 Block of Breaux Road.
Officials with the Lafayette Sheriff's Department say that the leak is coming from a pumping well. There are no evacuations at this time, but they are preparing... more »
January 30, 2011 11:40 PM
One person was killed in car crash in Breaux Bridge.
It happened on East Bridge Street on the bridge at around six Sunday night. Police say the crash involved two vehicles, Chad Bourque, of Breaux Bridge was killed and two others were transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.... more »
January 12, 2011 10:45 PM
A streak of light that illuminated the skies above Acadiana Tuesday night had many curious viewers calling the KATC newsroom.
"I just saw a white flash and then there was this big black circle of flame all the way around it with a tail," said Samantha Singletary who was... more »
October 10, 2010 12:26 AM
Flames broke out just after 2 Saturday morning in the 700 block of Cormier Street in Breaux Bridge.
According to reports, two separate residences were involved. Luckily no one was injured, but the cause is still under investigation.
October 5, 2010 6:24 PM
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a kidnapping and battery suspect. Brandon Anderson, 17, of Breaux Bridge is wanted for the kidnapping and beating of his girlfriend. Anderson is accused of kidnapping his girlfriend and beating her on a gravel road where police couldn't find them. He... more »
October 4, 2010 3:20 PM
A house fire in Breaux Bridge injures two. A man and his one year old son were burned and flown to the Baton Rouge Burn Unit after a kitchen fire. Family members say the fire started as the man was cooking with oil on the stove. The two are said... more »
September 2, 2010 7:28 PM
Two men from Geuydan were on the platform that caught on fire today--Joseph Breaux and Dewey Dupree.
"My daddy's my life. It's always been all three of us--my mom and him," Amanda Dupree explained.
She tells KATC that today she feared for her dad, Dewey Dupree's, life after... more »
August 27, 2010 7:11 PM
Update: The person of interest in this case is being questioned. So far, no charges have been filed.
On August 27, 2010 the Breaux Bridge Police Department was called in reference to a wallet. The suspect in the pink shirt allegedly took the wallet from off of... more »
August 16, 2010 1:21 PM
There is a Breaux Bridge police car flipped over on HWY 354 . Louisiana State Police are investigating the accident.
This is not a fatal crash.
KATC will have more information as soon as it is available.
August 4, 2010 5:56 PM
Crazy Bout Crawfish Restaurant in Breaux Bridge was buglarized around 4 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4.
Over 100 pounds of frozen crawfish, 30 pounds of alligator and 50 pounds of shrimp were stolen.
Bottles of Crown Royal and beer were also missing.
The thief or thieves are believed... more »
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 »
June 30, 2010 12:03 AM
A Breaux Bridge man has died of injuries sustained in an assault last week. Family members tell KATC, 62 year old Larry Williams was beaten into a coma early Thursday morning on Babineaux Street in Breaux Bridge. He underwent surgery in Lafayette over the weekend but died Sunday night. "Everybody's... more »
May 28, 2010 3:17 PM
Sheriff Theriot announced that Lauren Ortego, Breaux Bridge High School, has been named the recipient of a $500.00 academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program for the 2009-2010 school year.
The Sheriffs' Scholarship is made possible by the Louisiana Sheriffs' Honorary Membership Program. Louisiana Sheriffs provide scholarships to... more »
May 24, 2010 4:15 PM
Press Release-Breaux Bridge woman wanted on outstanding warrant for issuing worthless checks.
Melody Lewis is wanted for five counts of issuing worthless checks totaling $1922.48. If anyone has any information in reference to the whereabouts of Ms. Lewis, they are asked to
contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's... more »
March 11, 2010 3:10 PM
The Breaux Bridge Police Department is requesting any assistance on identifying two suspects which images were captured on video at the Wal-Mart Super Center. The male subject in the video used a pair of bolt cutters to cut the chain from two computers from electronics. As the male subject in... more »
February 3, 2010 6:46 PM
New grade standards are causing Breaux Bridge High head football coach Michael Mowad to scratch his head.
"Depending on the school board or the school itself,what is a C," asked Coach Mowad. Many school boards still consider a 1.5 a C.
So what exactly did the Louisiana High... more »
January 28, 2010 7:12 PM
New details about a Lafayette man who says he was falsely arrested and imprisoned in Breaux Bridge.
Sam Brown III says he was accused of robbing the Dollar General in January of 2009.
He spent a year in jail before he was released Monday, cleared by the District... more »
January 27, 2010 8:18 PM
Sitting a jail cell for a year was "a nightmare" for Sam Brown III.
To make matters worse, it was for a Dollar General armed robbery he did not commit.
"Thats a pill you can't swallow, that's something you can't never take back or nothing cause you know... more »
January 18, 2010 3:57 PM
Breaux Bridge Investigators are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at Security Finance Loans in Breaux Bridge, La.
A black male subject had entered into the place of business dressed in dark colored clothing listed as being: black pants, black colored hooded sweater, dark sunglasses, and what appear to... more »
January 10, 2010 11:15 PM
Breaux Bridge Christian School will be closed Monday because they have no water. The closure is for Monday only.
January 9, 2010 5:45 PM
In Breaux Bridge fire destroys a family's home. It happened around 6 o'clock this morning at 1016 Sovil Davis Road.
The Acadiana Red Cross has stepped in to help the family of five providing them with clothes and shelter. Fire Officials have yet to determine the cause of the... more »
January 4, 2010 10:00 AM
Breaux Bridge Detectives have now made an arrest in connection to a hit in run incident which occurred on New Year's Day on Mills Ave. As a result of the hit and run 53 year old Robin Hinrichs of Breaux Bridge die. Breaux Bridge Detectives have arrested 49 year Sidney... more »
December 23, 2009 6:40 PM
Driving through Breaux Bridge is no easy task these days with continuous work underway on some of the city's main roads. The improvements are forcing many drivers to detour around Bridge St.
Business owners there say they are losing money during the important holiday season.
A street full... more »
December 1, 2009 8:59 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two men have pleaded guilty for their roles as accessories in the 2008 shooting death of a Burger King manager. Meanwhile, the trial of the accused shooter was reset Monday for March 29. Trent Isiah Mitchel and Davientray Lee Breaux pleaded guilty on Monday to accessory... more »
November 30, 2009 1:54 PM
OUTSTANDING WARRANT-WEEK 28
(St. Martinville, La) The outstanding warrant for this week is as follows: Lawanda Sam, 29, Breaux Bridge, wanted for Three Counts of Failure to Appear, and Issuing Worthless Checks. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Ms. Sam is asked to contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office... more »