September 20, 2014 12:27 PM
Louisiana State Troop I began investigating a fatal crash on LA 358 near LA 357 in St. Landry Parish just before 2:20 a.m. Saturday.
When investigators arrived on the scene, they discovered a '97 Buick LeSabre was driving west on LA 358 when for unknown reasons the Buick struck... more »
May 25, 2014 8:36 PM
A young boy is listed under guarded condition after he was hit by a vehicle in Acadia Parish.
The incident was near the 300 block of South Main Street around 5 p.m. Saturday, May 24.
The Church Point Police Chief says the child may have been on a... more »
November 4, 2012 7:43 PM
Church Point Police are investigating two potentially related shootings that has left one person in the hospital. Not much information is being released as of Sunday evening, but police said the shootings happened overnight around the same time on North Main Street in Church Point. One person is in the... more »
August 30, 2012 5:25 AM
The Church Point Police Department, as of 4:00 Thursday morning, is without power or phones. Officials tell KATC about half the town is without power and much of the town is without land line service. Anyone needing emergency assistance should call 911. For any other needs, call the Acadia Parish... more »
March 13, 2012 12:09 AM
The fast-rising waters caught many by surprise. Firefighters say more than 100 homes were cut-off in Church Point and in Carencro, dozens of people evacuated.
More than 12-inches of water in some places after just a few hours of rain. Flooding followed in upper Acadia Parish, St. Landry Parish... more »
January 6, 2012 9:07 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 59-year-old woman and her adult children have pleaded guilty to cashing retirement and Social Security checks meant for a deceased uncle. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says Alberta Murphy, her 33-year-old son, Learrick Murphy, and her 31-year-old daughter, Thelma Murphy, entered the plea to theft... more »
January 4, 2012 7:18 PM
The former Executive Director of the Church Point Housing Authority is facing embezzlement charges. Sarah Robert resigned from her position a year ago. According to court documents, Robert embezzled almost 200 thousand dollars. The theft allegedly starting back in January of 2009.
Robert first stepped into her position as... more »
December 13, 2011 10:49 PM
"She hit me with the mace can and sprayed me with mace in the vehicle," Yolanda Bellard said.
Bellard recalled that on Sunday night, a Church Point Police officer harassed her and threw her in jail for what she says was, "no reason." While no charges are filed, Church... more »
October 11, 2011 11:12 PM
The city of Church Point is also having second thoughts about its newly enacted walking curfew. Church Point just issued a proclamation a few weeks ago, imposed testing the walking curfew for two months.
It isn't a city ordinance just yet, and Mayor Roger Boudreaux said police officers are... more »
August 16, 2011 7:27 PM
Lechia Arcenaux said as a proud veteran, her father Herman Guidry's last wish was to have military honors at his funeral. A request which was denied by the commander at the Churchpoint American Legion Post.
Arcenaux said, "the first thing we wanted to know was why we were denied."... more »
December 23, 2010 6:47 AM
A house fire yesterday around 7:30pm in Church Point. It happened between the 100 and 200 block of Emar Drive.
Crews say the home was engulfed in flames when they arrived and they are calling it a total loss. No one was home when the fire started.
June 10, 2010 7:27 AM
Branch, LA - AMIkids Acadiana will be partnering with the residents of Acadia-St. Landry Guest Home in Church Point, Louisiana. Kids will work to build relationships with the residents by playing games and serving meals/snacks June 21 - 25, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m as a part of... more »
March 30, 2010 9:25 AM
Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime.
The Church Point Police Department is investigating a March 12 th criminal damage to property complaint, which occurred at the City Park in Church Point. Unknown suspects entered the park with a vehicle and ran over... more »
March 16, 2010 6:14 PM
A member of a drug trafficking organization responsible for transporting and distributing over 350 kilograms of cocaine and marijuana from the Brownsville, Texas area to the Church Point, La. area, was sentenced today to life in federal prison, Acting United States Attorney William J. Flanagan announced.
Kenneth... more »
February 24, 2010 12:51 PM
Acadia Parish- Yesterday, February 23, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on I-10 near milepost 85 that claimed the life of a Church Point man.
Killed in the crash was eighteen year old Benjamin Guidry of Church Point. Guidry was killed when the vehicle... more »
February 15, 2010 1:05 PM
Deputies and Swat Team members swarmed a house Sunday night after a report of a hostage situation involving a two year old child. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's office was called out to 430 Roxie Highway at 4:30 after receiving a call that a man was shooting at his family. Law... more »
January 23, 2010 11:21 PM
A single vehicle accident has taken the life of one Church Point resident. The accident happened Saturday evening just after 8 p.m. near 8816 Church Point Hwy. State Police are currently investigating the scene. No further details are available at this time.
24-year old Petra Briscoe of... more »
January 21, 2010 10:48 AM
State Fire Marshal H. Butch Browning announced 24-year-old Adam Paul Carriere has been arrested again by his office for Simple Arson in connection to a fire that occurred in Church Point Louisiana, on October 20, 2009. He was arrested on January 15, 2010 for two fires set in vacant buildings... more »
December 31, 2009 12:52 PM
Two 15 year old girls who attended the church point learning center are under arrest for the burglary at the center last week. Also arrested is 21 year old Luis Pascual Ramires De Lira. Both girls attended the World Wide Learning Center in the past and both have been charged... more »
December 27, 2009 10:43 PM
Double devastation for a Church Point group that serves the community.
The Christmas Eve tornado caused a tree to topple over onto The Food Pantry destroying it. The "Community Investors" pantry provided free supplemental food for more than 300 families.
The group's "World Wide Learning Center" featured on... more »
December 24, 2009 1:11 PM
Heavy winds blew a tree onto the Community Investors food pantry on Harmon Street in Church Point. 360 families in the Church Point, Mire and Branch areas are served by the Center. Only 20 bags of food remain and those will be distributed to needy families for the holiday.... more »
December 17, 2009 6:44 PM
Louisiana First Lady Supriya Jindal spoke to students at Richard Elementary in Church Point. The school received the Award of Interactive Technology.
The award was awarded a Promethean interactive white board and an interactive response system. The tools will help students get more involved in the lessons day-to-day.
December 11, 2009 12:11 PM
Church point H1N1 vaccine to be given to residents free. From 3 to 6 pm on thursday december 17th. Church point community center at south city park.
November 18, 2009 11:58 AM
Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish is asking for the public's assistance to identify the 3 Suspects who committed a Commercial Burglary in the early morning hours of Monday November 9, 2009.
The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office needs your help to identify the suspects who broke into the Kwik Stop... more »
November 17, 2009 10:36 AM
This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 17th 2009.
John Jeff Basco,age 47, Saizon St., Port Barre, La., drug court.
Paul Comeaux, age 41, Gayle Dr., Church Point, La., sentenced 90 days in the parish jail.
Blake Cannon Reine, age 24, Ryne... more »
November 10, 2009 9:47 AM
Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime.
The Church Point Police Department is currently investigating a September 7th burglary, which occurred at Sunny's Fried Chicken located at 111 East Ebey Street. Suspect(s) gained entry to the business through the roof. Once inside the suspect(s)... more »
November 6, 2009 11:43 AM
This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 6, 2009:
Dwayne Anthony Domingue, age 24, Osage Trail, Church Point, La., charged with simple criminal damage to property and simple battery.
Malcolm James Dekerlegand, Jr., age 36, Old School Rd., Arnaudville, La., arrested and a... more »
November 5, 2009 7:33 AM
Congratulations to Michelle Olivier of Church Point! Michelle is the winner of our $300 Show Me the Money giveaway for Wednesday, November 4, 2009.
Watch our late edition tonight at 10 as we announce another winner and visit KATC.com if you would like to enter Show Me the Money.... more »
October 6, 2009 12:17 PM
Officers with the Opelousas Police Department's Crime Suppression Team caught a wanted fugitive on the run from the United Stares Marshall Service for over a year. Officers apprehended a Eddie Edmond 32 of 430 W Kelly Street Church Point La. Officers with the Opelousas Police Departments Crime Suppression Team as... more »