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  • Living With Alzheimer's: Part 2

    May 9, 2013 11:46 PM

    Hundreds of families are learning to cope with Alzheimer's dementia. The disease is debilitating. Alzheimers' affects memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and worsen over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. One out of three seniors die with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia.... more »
  • Motorcyclist Recalls Crash That Nearly Killed Him; Urges Drivers To Share The Road

    April 17, 2012 12:38 AM

    Nearly two weeks after a crash that nearly killed him, a Lafayette motorcyclist is hoping his story will serve as a reminder for drivers to share the road. Chris Olsted suffered two fractured legs, including a compound fracture in the April 6th crash with an SUV on West Congress... more »
  • Policing Downtown on the Weekends; From Roll-Call, to Last Call

    November 2, 2010 2:20 AM

    Tuesday night, the Lafayette City-Parish Council will once again consider final adoption of the so-called "go cup" ordinance. The proposal would ban the possession of open alcohol containers and public consumption of alcohol in the downtown district, the Simcoe-Surrey Street corridor and the McKinley Street Strip. Lafayette Police Chief... more »
  • Deputy Complaint

    October 6, 2010 7:37 PM

    KATC has learned more about the deputy involved in the deadly tasing of a Lafayette man. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says they have never received any complaints about Deputy Chris Guidry. But, one mother says she tried to complain about him three months ago, but couldn't get a hold... more »
  • LPSO Releases Patrol Dash Cam Video of Taser Incident

    October 6, 2010 4:45 PM

    The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office releases dash cam video from a deputy patrol vehicle taken the night Javon Rakestrau was tased. The 28 year old Lafayette Parish man died moments later on October 4, 2010. The video shows Javon with his right hand holding his cell phone, saying he's... more »
  • Deputy on Leave Following Taser Incident

    October 5, 2010 6:04 PM

    The deputy who tazed Javon Rakestrau has been put on paid administrative leave. Chris Guidry has been a deputy for two years and before that worked for the UL Police Department. The department is now doing a review of the use of force in this situation.
  • Chris Williams Status of Employment with University

    August 20, 2010 4:14 PM

    An update to a story involving former councilman Chris Williams and an investigation by the state legislative auditor's office. Williams' non-profit agency has had a contract for full time work with the federal disaster Housing Assistance Program since early 2008. Since December of 2009 that agency has also... more »
  • "Double Dipping" Accusations Against Fmr. Lafayette Councilman Chris Williams

    August 19, 2010 12:21 AM

    Accusations have surfaced that former Lafayette Parish councilman Dr. Christopher Williams has ripped off the community by "double dipping" with multiple government-funded jobs. At issue, alleged time conflicts between his full-time job at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and contracts that his non-profit agency, The Lafayette Training Career Development... more »
  • Chris Henry's fiancee will not be charged in death

    January 6, 2010 3:33 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Police will not charge the fiancee of Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry in connection with his death. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police announced Wednesday that there was no evidence that Loleini Tonga drove recklessly or with excessive speed last month when Henry came out of the back of... more »
  • Together For Tipper

    December 10, 2009 12:13 PM

    Christopher "Tipper" Esponge, son of Marcelle Alexander and Chris Esponge, graduated from Delcambre High School in 2009. Tipper, an avid hunter, fisherman, and sportsman, decided to dedicate his life to serving our country. Tipper's life changed on August 25th, 2009. During basic training, he was injured in a routine drill... more »
  • Coastal Erosion Pt. 2

    November 25, 2009 11:25 AM

    Since 2000 the LSU Coastal Roots program has educated over 3500 students on why and how our coastal ecosystems need to be protected. Students from Lafayette Middle Environmental Science academy took the first of two trips to collect a special seed. The Mangrove, or Propugoles, seeds are brought back to... more »
  • Coastal Erosion

    November 24, 2009 9:05 AM

    Families first moved to the coast from France in 1770 drawn by the abundant resources and that life today continues to fish the coast. Louisiana is the nation's largest producer of shrimp, oysters and blue crab and fills a large part of the US fresh fish demand and 40 thousand... more »
  • Show your support for the 256th

    November 10, 2009 9:06 AM

    The 256th Infantry Division will be deployed in January of 2010. If you would like to show your support by tying a yellow ribbon or placing a sign in your front yard use one of the contacts below. Chris: 873-3219 / rlatch98@cox.net Phobe: 257-6120 / phobeboutte@yahoo.com ... more »
  • Ville Platte deputy arrested on drug charges

    October 30, 2009 9:20 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - A St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested on drug charges. Deputy Chris LeJeune of Ville Platte was arrested this week as part of a joint operation between the St. Landry and Evangeline Parish sheriff's offices. Jimmy Darbonne with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Chris Paulsen

    October 26, 2009 10:45 AM

    Meteorologist Chris Paulsen serves as the Weekend Meteorologist for KATC-TV3, Acadiana's News-Channel. In addition, you can watch his weather and environmental reports during the week in 5:00, 6:00, & 10:00 newscasts. Chris brings home 10 years of forecasting Gulf and Atlantic Coast weather conditions. Originally from Baton Rouge, and family... more »

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