A political ad attacking Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for speaking French is not sitting well with some in the heart of Cajun Country.
"I personally, was offended," said Warren Perrin, who sits on the board for the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL).
The... more »
UPDATE-WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - A Ouachita (WASH-uh-tah) Parish sheriff's detective says two people were shot to death and their son is being questioned. Deputy Meghan Russell wouldn't give the victims' names, but said both were killed by shotgun. KNOE-TV reports that they were killed sometime Thursday night and the... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government safety officials have not found a connection between a new kind of Pampers diapers and the severe skin reactions reported by some parents' groups. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that it has reviewed 4,700 complaints, but found no specific cause linking Pampers diapers with... more »
On August 17, 2010, detectives with the Lafayette Police Department were investigating the theft of copper tubing in the 2000 block of West University Avenue. During the course of the investigation, detectives arrested Derrick Faulk (21) of Lafayette. Faulk was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and booked into the... more »
(St. Martinville, La.)-On August 13, 2010, Shawn Helaire, Black Male, DOB 09/22/1981, who resides at 105 Chester St, Lafayette, La. was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder in regards to the homicide investigation of Kalaan Ruffin, which occurred on June 18, 2010 off of Prairie Highway in St. Martin... more »
On April 29, 2010, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office and the Opelousas Police concluded a joint investigation into several burglaries in the Indian Hills area of Opelousas, LA. Investigators were able to recover property from six separate burglaries. Property recovered included firearms, a laptop computer, a generator, GPS systems,... more »
A St. Martinville man is jailed for two Acadiana robberies. They happened at Durand's Deli and Casino and Popee's in St. Martinville earlier this month. 31-year old William Batiste is also tied to robberies in New Iberia and Lafayette at a Circle-K.
Batiste is in the St. Martin Parish... more »