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  • Update: Franklin Voting Issues

    March 22, 2014 4:15 PM

    Early voting in Franklin took place Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the court house. Some Franklin residents say they weren't allowed to vote. Multiple residents called to say Franklin Police were denying people access into the courthouse to participate in early voting. Some residents say officers were threatening arrests if... more »
  • Vermilion courthouse security funding at issue

    April 29, 2013 8:37 AM

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Vermilion Parish Police Jury will try to hash out how it will pay for court-ordered security at the parish courthouse this week. Earlier this month, state District Judge Edward D. Rubin ordered parish officials - including Sheriff Michael Couvillon, police jurors and District Attorney Mike... more »
  • Wade Lohse Calls KATC & Post Video While on the Run Play Video

    April 8, 2013 9:30 PM

    The most wanted man in Acadiana, Wade Lohse, is speaking out while on the run. The US Marshal's Office and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office are still searching for Wade Lohse. Authorities say he's armed and dangerous. Two weeks ago, he walked out of the Lafayette Parish Courthouse just... more »
  • Search is on for Man Accused of Skipping Trial

    March 26, 2013 6:43 PM

    A nationwide alert is on for a man who walked out of the Lafayette Parish Courthouse, just before his trial Monday for vehicular homicide. Wade Lohse is accused of killing 29-year-old Cacie Barras. Toxicology test results show he was impaired when he crashed into her vehicle. Deputies issued a... more »
  • Evangeline police jury leaves courthouse

    May 15, 2012 9:04 AM

    VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - The Evangeline Parish Police Jury has agreed to move its offices from the courthouse to the parish-owned Medicaid building in order to free up space in the courthouse for the district attorney. The Advocate reports Parish Engineer Ronnie Landreneau estimated the moving expenses would amount... more »
  • Long legal mess over courthouse near end

    December 26, 2011 9:21 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The litigation and liens that have held up the expansion and renovation of the parish Courthouse Annex in Gonzales have just about been wrapped up. Attorneys say that, likely sometime this month, dismissal motions will be filed to formalize agreements settling the last outstanding claims that... more »
  • Lafayette Courthouse, Tax Collectors office holiday schedule

    December 20, 2011 2:38 PM

    The Lafayette Parish Courthouse and Tax Collectors Office will be closed for a few day, as the Governor has proclaimed that these days are state holidays. The following days these offices will be closed: · Friday, December 23rd · Monday, December 26th · Friday, December 30th · Monday,... more »
  • Ex-Penn State Coach Sandusky Arrives at Courthouse

    December 13, 2011 8:10 AM

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - Ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has arrived at a courthouse in Pennsylvania where he'll face his accusers in the child sex-abuse case against him. Sandusky is charged with more than 50 counts of child sex-abuse involving 10 boys over a span of 15 years.... more »
  • Catahoula courthouse damaged by broken water pipe

    June 21, 2011 10:52 AM

    HARRISONBURG, La. (AP) - The Catahoula Parish Courthouse has been undergoing a face-lift. After a water pipe burst on the courthouse's third floor during an air-conditioning renovation Saturday, that face-lift is going to be much more extensive than originally planned. Libby Ford, president of the Catahoula Parish Police Jury, said... more »
  • Catahoula courthouse damaged by broken water pipe

    June 21, 2011 8:51 AM

    HARRISONBURG, La. (AP) - The Catahoula Parish Courthouse has been undergoing a face-lift. After a water pipe burst on the courthouse's third floor during an air-conditioning renovation over the weekend, that face-lift is going to be much more extensive than originally planned. Libby Ford, president of the Catahoula Parish Police... more »
  • Louisiana Courthouse Escapee gets Life in Prison

    November 3, 2010 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 34-year-old man who was on his way to a habitual offender hearing last month when he escaped from deputies outside the Baton Rouge state courthouse has been sentenced to life in prison. Demond Cook of Baton Rouge, shackled and dressed in a prison jumpsuit,... more »
  • BR Escaped Inmate Caught Hiding in Vacant House

    October 20, 2010 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Deputies and members of the U.S. Marshal's Task Force on Tuesday found a 34-year-old man who escaped from the East Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse inside a vacant house. Demond Fitzgerald Cook, 34, was being transported around 7:45 a.m. to the court by deputies from the... more »
  • Inmate escapes from Baton Rouge courthouse

    October 19, 2010 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Deputies are searching for a 34-year-old man who escaped from the East Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse. Casey Rayborn Hicks, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office,said Demond Cook was being transported to the court Tuesday by deputies from the Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office for sentencing when... more »
  • Old Jail Turned Office

    April 6, 2010 5:51 PM

    The old jail next to the Acadia Parish Courthouse will soon be home to new offices for Acadia Parish officials. A $650,000 dollar grant is paying for the project that will provide much needed office space on the bottom floor and storage space on the second floor. Officials... more »
  • Vermillion Courthouse Beefs Up Security

    March 11, 2010 6:57 PM

    A break-in prompts an Acadiana courthouse to beef up security. An intoxicated man broke into the Vermillion Parish Courthouse early Saturday morning, but no one noticed until a janitor saw the broken window the next day. Although no one was hurt, the incident was a wake up call... more »
  • Acadia Parish Police Jury Meeting Rescheduled

    November 30, 2009 3:45 PM

    Public Notice is hereby given that the Committee Meeting of the Acadia Parish Police Jury scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 2009, has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at 6:30 P.M., in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Courthouse Building, Crowley, Louisiana.... more »

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