On Sunday at 10:20 a.m. deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a helicopter crash near U.S. Hwy 90 and Hubertville Road around Jeanerette.
First responders located the Bell 47 helicopter, equipped with crop-dusting materials, crashed near a cane field north of US 90 and west... more »
Just before 6 p.m. Saturday evening, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a possible drowning at the Catahoula Boat Landing.
When deputies arrived on the scene, they were informed that 21-year-old Marques Bogan of New Iberia, was swimming with friends and failed to surface. Once he was... more »
Just after 11 a.m., the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a call regarding an explosion and possible fatality.
When deputies arrived to an area behind Southside Park in St. Martinville they discovered individuals burning scrap material, and located the deceased victim who was identified as Clayton Charles,... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating a single vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 62-year-old man. The accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday on the Broad Street ramp at Earhart Boulevard. Police say the unidentified driver of a Ford F-150 pickup was travelling southbound... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 51-year-old Lafayette woman died over the weekend in a fire at her home. The fire department received the call at 7:45 a.m. Sunday. Alton Trahan, a fire department spokesman, tells The Advertiser firefighters found Belinda Bass Schoeffler on the floor in the master bedroom, where... more »
Press Release-Louisiana State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning sadly announced, that an early morning fire claimed the life of a mother and her son. The Grosse Tete Volunteer Fire Department was summoned at 03:29 hrs to respond to a residential home on fire located at 77075 Gardner Lane in Grosse... more »
COTEAU - Yesterday afternoon, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Broussard man. The crash occurred on LA 88 at US 90 in Iberia Parish.
According to investigating troopers, on April 14, 2010, at about 1:39 p.m., a 2002 Chevrolet... more »