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  • Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department Daily Arrest Report

    July 5, 2014 8:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Jul 05, 2014 Name: Bellamy, Jassee Charge: Hold For Extradition Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 500 Blk E Lancaster BLV California, La Name: Boudreaux, Craig Charge: Flight From An Officer; Aggra Arresting Agency: Rayne Pd Address: 100 Blk Collins DRV... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report

    April 17, 2014 6:54 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Apr 17, 2014. Name: Allen, Johnny Charge: Hold For Extradition Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 200 Blk Connie STR Lafayette, La Name: Arceneaux, Linda Charge: Theft Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 200 Blk Chester STR Lafayette, La... more »
  • Mire Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Fundraiser Play Video

    March 13, 2014 7:17 AM

    The Mire Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its Annual Fundraiser at Outer Limits Night Club in Duson . On March 16, the community is invited to enjoy good food, great music, live music featuring Dustin Ray, Shane Vanicor & the Blues Intruders and Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin Cajuns! There... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department Daily Arrest Report

    February 27, 2014 9:56 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 71 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Kevin Coleman, 35, 328 E. Franklin Street, Opelousas 1)Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II Drugs 2)Possession of Schedule I Drugs 3)Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Isiah Senegal, 24, 801 Cameron Street, Lafayette 1)Possession... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department Daily Arrest Report

    February 13, 2014 9:52 AM

    This is the Opelousas daily arrest reprot for February 13, 2014. The Opelousas Police Department responded to 60 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Martaina Davis, 32 343 Country Ridge Road, Opelousas 1)Theft of Goods 2)Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile John Bryant, 19 619 E.... more »
  • Louisiana-Monroe athletic department gets big gift

    February 5, 2014 5:56 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - The athletic department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has received the largest donation in its history. University officials say Jason Bullock, president of JPS Aviation/JPS Equipment Rentals, donated $450,000 to the school Monday. The gift will pay for the new FieldTurf at Malone Stadium.... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department Daily Arrest Report

    January 28, 2014 6:56 AM

    This is the Opelousas Police Department Daily Arrest Report for January 28, 2014. The Opelousas Police Department responded to 63 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Kendra Guidry, 20, 921 W. South Street, Opelousas 1)Simple Battery Rachelle Guidry, 39, 920 W. South Street, Opelousas 1)2 counts of... more »
  • Fire rating improves for Houma department

    January 20, 2014 6:58 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - The Village East Fire District has attained an improved rating, meaning residents of the Houma community can expect a decrease in their fire insurance rates. The Property Insurance Association of Louisiana rates fire departments' safety and training every four years on a scale of 1 to... more »
  • Morgan City Police Department Arrest Report

    January 17, 2014 9:14 AM

    Errol Johnson, 54 years of age, Address-Belle Rose, Louisiana was arrested on 01/16/2014 @ 11:57am Charge: Simple Burglary of a Vehicle; Illegal Possession of Stolen Things(Vehicle-Value$8,000); Illegal Possession of Stolen Things under $500.00; Aggravated Flight from an Officer; Unauthorized Entry of a Place of Business; Possession of... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    January 14, 2014 7:00 AM

    This is the Opelousas police report for January 14, 2014. The Opelousas Police Department responded to 80 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Marcus Griffin, 30, 413 Raymond Street, Opelousas, La. 1)Possession of Schedule II Drugs. 2)Possession of Schedule V Drugs. The Opelousas Police Department responded to... more »
  • Morgan City Police Department Arrest Report

    October 24, 2013 10:09 AM

    The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department. 1. Male Juvenile, Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested @ 1:20pm Charge- Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Simple Burglary, Theft of a Firearm and Theft. On October 22nd, 2013 Morgan City Police began an investigation into a possible... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    October 4, 2013 7:34 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 84 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Stephanie Credeur, 45, 2053 Prairie Rhonde Road, Opelousas 1)D.W.I. 2)R eckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3)Disturbing the Peace by Loud & Abuse Language Anyone with additional information can contact the Opelousas Police Department... more »
  • Morgan City Police Department Arrest Report

    September 27, 2013 10:42 AM

    The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 09/25/2013: 1. Christine A. Hughes, 30 years of age, Address-Fourth St. Berwick, La. was arrested on 09/26/2013 @ 11:59pm Charge: Simple Battery; Appearing in Public Intoxicated; Possession of Schedule IV CDS Officer were... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    August 15, 2013 8:31 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 79 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Johnathon Garrett, 31, 616 Chachere Street, Opelousas 1)Felon in Possession of a Firearm Nathaniel McCoy, 32, 1212 Crouchet Street, Opelousas 1)Home Invasion 2)Aggravated Battery 3)Second Degree Battery 4)Possession of Schedule I Drugs 5)Introduction of... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department Arrest Report

    August 14, 2013 9:43 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 89 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Donald Bellard, 44, 3268 Rama Street, Slidell 1) 2 counts of First Degree Robbery Grant Bourgeois, 20, 414 Bon Mange, Lafayette 1)Felony Theft Herman Johnson, 27, 1205 Larry Street, Opelousas 1)Disturbing the Peace... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department Arrest Report

    July 19, 2013 8:36 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 93 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Mark Joubert, 24, 628 E. Bellevue Street, Opelousas 1)Attempted Burglary 2)Criminal Damage to Property Jacqueline Hebert, 25, 1320 Dulles Street, Lafayette 1)Felony Theft Jeremy Lawrence, 28, 207 Harrington Street, Lafayette 1)Felony Theft Glen Ford, 53,... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department Arrest Report

    July 3, 2013 9:51 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 80 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Mohamad Charri, 53, 410 W. Grolee Street, Opelousas 1)Disturbing the Peace by Loud & Abusive Language Steven Joseph, 26, 709 Mia Street, Opelousas 1)Simple Burglary 2)Introduction of Contraband in Penal Institution Breion... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    May 24, 2013 8:45 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 83 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Erin Kaiser, age 31, 257 Kaiser Road, Krotz Springs 1)Simple Criminal Damage to Property Anyone with additional information can contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500.
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    May 9, 2013 7:22 AM

    Christopher Broussard, age 20, 125 Jeremy Drive, Opelousas 1)2nd Degree Battery Breon Rideau, age 20, 1128 Overton Street, Opelousas 1)2nd Degree Battery 2)Disturbing the Peace by Fighting Luke Terracina, age 58, 1802 W. South Street, Opelousas 1)2nd Degree Battery Wayne Green, age 34, 117 Kimble Street, Opelousas... more »
  • Police Looking for Clues into Pressure Cooker Bomb Threat

    May 2, 2013 6:31 PM

    The search is on for whoever threatened to blow up Broussard Middle School using a pressure cooker bomb. The campus is on South Morgan Street off the Amabassador Caffery Extension. Around 9:30 Thursday morning, Broussard Police evacuated students to a nearby church. After a two hour search, nothing... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    February 22, 2013 6:48 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 168 complaints in the past 48 hour period. Travis Tezeno, age 30, 1505 Hale Street, Opelousas 1)Theft Jeovantay Daugherty, age 17, 820 Jefferson St., Opelousas 1)Disturbing the Peace - Loud & Abusive Language 2)Resisting an Officer Sidney Thomas, age 60, 817... more »
  • Sgt. Rick Riggenbach is Laid to Rest

    February 1, 2013 10:29 AM

    Every agency from across Acadiana and the state, even as far away as Hancock County in Mississippi, came to pay their respects to Sergeant Rick Riggenbach of the Chitimatcha police department. "We all care and actually love each other because we know what each one of us do everyday... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    January 31, 2013 6:16 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 83 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Kwame Stevens, age 21, 628 Pamella Street, Opelousas 1)Simple Criminal Damage to Property Andy Guidry, age 33, 185 Cimmaron Street, Opelousas 1)Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II Drugs 2)Possession of Schedule III Drugs... more »
  • Still Many Unanswered Questions Into Deadly Shooting

    January 28, 2013 7:36 PM

    "We are united as one. It doesn't matter about the shape of our badges, the colors of our uniforms. Everyday, we come out to do the exact same thing....protect and serve the people which we serve," said Trooper Stephen Hammons. Three police officers shot over the weekend in Saint... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    January 2, 2013 6:36 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 185 complaints in the past 48 hour period. Christopher Esprit, age 35, 608 Bombay Street, Opelousas 1)Improper Telephone Communications Derrick Boagni, age 34, 212 Paul Pickens Road, Palmetto 1)D.W.I. Driving while Intoxicated Gregory Haynes II, age 28, 823 E. South Street,... more »
  • Opelousas Police Department's Daily Arrest Report

    December 18, 2012 7:30 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 72 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Joseph Castille, age 67, 142 Normandie Drive, Opelousas 1)Soliciting for Prostitutes Anyone with additional information can contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500.
  • Opelousas Police Department Daily Arrest Report

    December 7, 2012 8:42 AM

    The Opelousas Police Department responded to 96 complaints in the past 24 hour period. Anthony Thomas, age 54, 811 Lastrapes Street, Opelousas 1)Aggravated Battery Joshua Joseph, age 28, 710 Landry Street, Opelousas 1)Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule III Drugs 2)Resisting an Officer by Flight 3)Reckless Operation of... more »
  • St. Martin, Vermilion Superintendents Fire Back Against Accusations from State

    October 18, 2012 10:49 PM

    St. Martin Parish Schools Superintendent Richard Lavergne is fighting back after the Louisiana Department of Education publicly called out his school system for not following the law. The law is part of the education reforms pushed through by Governor Bobby Jindal earlier this year and it takes away seniority... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report

    October 14, 2012 12:03 PM

    Name: Allen, Timothy Charge: Required Position And Method O Arresting Agency: La State Police Troop I Address: 200 Blk Ben B STR Lafayette, La Name: Bagwell, Carly Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Univ Of La Lafayette (Ull) Address: 200 Blk Worth AVE Lafayette, La Name: Bell, David Charge:... more »
  • Candlelight Vigil Scheduled for Moss Street Murder Victim

    September 5, 2012 9:43 AM

    "I basically lost my whole family besides my other two kids I have. I can't believe it sometimes and I hope I'll wake up." Russell Lambert Senior is mourning the loss of three of his sons who died this year. In a span of three months Lambert and his... more »
  • Security Beefed Up For Lavergne Hearing

    August 17, 2012 6:13 PM

    With such a high-profile case the Lafayette Sheriff's Department laid out a strict security detail for Brandon Lavergne's hearing. "We recognize the high risk and the community out pouring for justice," said Captain Kip Judice of the Lafayette Sheriff's Office. Deputies were not taking chances Friday as Brandon... more »
  • Scott: 2 Arrested in Vehicle Fire

    July 29, 2012 2:41 PM

    On July 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM, Scott Fire Department responded to a reported vehicle fire located at 1312 Roper Drive, lot 106. Upon arrival at 12:38 AM, units observed a Chevrolet pickup truck fully involved in fire, next to a mobile home. The fire was quickly extinguished; the truck... more »
  • Youngsville Police Department Lacking Officers

    June 28, 2012 11:26 PM

    Some people in Youngsville are raising the question, why is there a shortage of police officers in the small city? The issue of police staffing came up Monday at a special council meeting to discuss a one cent sales tax that is dedicated to police protection. At the meeting,... more »
  • Youngsville Debates Surplus and One Cent Sales Tax

    June 25, 2012 11:38 PM

    The city of Youngsville is trying to figure out what to do about a $1.3 million surplus for the police department. A one cent sales tax was put in place in 1981, specifically to bring in money for police protection. But now it's bringing in more than the police... more »
  • Youngsville Council Wants Public To Reconsider Sales Tax After Surplus

    June 20, 2012 10:03 PM

    Having too much money is an unusual problem for cities these days, but that's just what's happening in Youngsville. A one cent sales tax, dedicated to fund police protection, has generated a $1.3 million surplus. Voters just approved different sales tax to fund a sports complex, and the city... more »
  • Inmates Purchase Cigarettes & Lighter Before Arrest

    March 11, 2012 7:05 PM

    For more than five hours Saturday, two inmates led multiple agencies on a manhunt after escaping from the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center. Kevin Gildhouse and Tony Jackson escaped just after one thirty Saturday morning. Both men are facing aggravated escape charges and already have a serious criminal track record.... more »
  • Two Escaped Inmates Back Behind Bars

    March 10, 2012 11:04 PM

    It was quite a busy morning for law enforcement in Lafayette. Twenty-two year old Kevin Gildhouse and 30 year old, Tony Jackson escaped from the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center just after one-thirty Saturday morning after over powering a deputy. The men were on the run for more than... more »
  • Bank Scare in Lafayette

    February 26, 2012 1:28 PM

    Plenty of police activity along Johnston Street in Lafayette Saturday morning. Police were called to the Capital One Bank, the alarm sounding but this story, isn't what you might be thinking. Thankfully there was not a robbery at the Capital One Bank on Johnston and Doucet Road in... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrests Report

    February 25, 2012 9:41 AM

    Name: Alleman, Erin Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 900 Blk S Avenue E STR Crowley, La Name: Allen, Forrest Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 200 Blk Lasalle ST New Iberia, La Name: Arnaud, Joy Charge: Fugitive Arresting Agency: Lafayette... more »
  • Early Morning Fight Leaves One Dead

    February 4, 2012 8:07 AM

    A 19 year old male is dead after suffering several stab wounds in a fight early Saturday morning. Just after two o'clock, Lafayette Police Officers working in the parking lot of Café Habana City, located in the 900 block of Bertrand Drive, responded to a fight in front of... more »
  • Fire Destroys Historic Club

    January 15, 2012 12:05 AM

    A piece of history went up in flames Saturday morning. Flames engulfed what was once a popular nightclub on Pershing Street in New Iberia. Luckily, no injuries to report and the building hasn't been occupied in years. "Stevie Wonder, Al Green, Tina Turner, Ike and Tina. Oh there... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrests Report

    January 8, 2012 12:27 PM

    Name: Booksh, John Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 100 Blk Caldar STR Lafayette, La Name: Bossier, Wilton Charge: Fugitive Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 1500 Blk Louisiana AVE Lafayette, La Name: Bowie, Michael Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 100... more »
  • Deadly Start to 2012

    January 2, 2012 12:28 AM

    The new year holiday marked by tragedy this weekend with three deadly accidents all in the last three days. It definitely was a busy weekend for emergency officials across Acadiana. Friday and Saturday there was a fatal crash in Lafayette, and Sunday morning was the first fatal accident for... more »
  • Late Night Fire in Scott

    December 20, 2011 5:58 AM

    A home sustains major damage in Scott after a fire. The flames broke out around ten o'clock Monday night in the 100 block of Tressie Street. Flames consumed the porch and outdoor kitchen area of the structure, which sustained substantial damage. Fire units from Duson and Judice assisted... more »
  • Car vs House

    December 15, 2011 8:49 AM

    A homeowner received a rude awakening after a car slammed into his home early Thursday morning. This all happening in the 300 block of Goldman Street just off of the Evangeline Thruway around 2:30 Thursday morning. The driver lost control, hitting a lamp pole before hitting the home. ... more »
  • UPDATE: Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting at Campus Crossings Apartments

    December 10, 2011 10:00 AM

    A twenty one year old Carencro male is dead after an officer involved shooting in Lafayette. This all happening around 9:30 Friday night at Campus Crossings Apartments on Theatre Street, off of Congress Street, near the Cajun Dome. Officers were called to the complex for an alleged armed robbery.... more »
  • Firefighters Make Special Rescue

    December 5, 2011 1:00 AM

    This time of year stories like a house fire might seem especially heart-breaking, but this story in Carencro has a happy ending. In all, crews from five different departments were called in to fight the fire. Flames taking just a matter of minutes to destroy a place, the Davis... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrests Report

    December 4, 2011 11:38 AM

    Name: Balbeisi, Ismail Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk Antigua DRV Lafayette, La Name: Bauer, Reginald Charge: Simple Burglary Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 600 Blk 1/2 Carmel Lafayette, La Name: Beard, Boyd Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrests Report

    December 3, 2011 12:14 PM

    Name: Arceneaux, Bradley Charge: Simple Burglary Of Inhabited D Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 400 Blk Heidi Cir Scott, La Name: Arnold, Cornelius Charge: Simple Burglary Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 100 Blk Guidry STR Lafayette, La Name: Bates, Jennifer Charge: Second Degree Cruelty... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report

    October 16, 2011 9:56 AM

    Name: Bell, Jacob Charge: 2nd Deg Battery Charge: Int'L Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 300 Blk Fortune RD Youngsville, La Name: Benoit, Jelani Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 1000 Blk Westend DR New Iberia, La Name: Brooks, Shenek Charge: Aggravated Assault Charge Arresting... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrest Report

    October 15, 2011 9:05 AM

    Name: Calais, Cordera Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 300 Blk Marme STR Lafayette, La Name: Francis, Nicholas Charge: Municipal Purposes (Free Text) Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 200 Blk Endwood RD Lafayette, La Name: White, Randolph Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency:... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrests Report

    August 28, 2011 12:17 PM

    Name: Anders, Allen Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 500 Blk Wallnut STR Melville, La Name: Anson, Shane Charge: Iberia Parish Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 700 Blk Mixon STR New Iberia, La Name: Arnold, Michael Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S... more »
  • The Grand 16 Re-Opens

    August 7, 2011 11:29 PM

    The Grand 16 Movie Theater is back open again, but it was a different story early Sunday afternoon. The theater was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a fire alarm malfunction. The Lafayette Fire Department as well as technicians came out to fix the problem.. Customers who were incovenienced were... more »
  • All Thibodaux Officers Asked to Take Lie Detector

    August 7, 2011 2:39 PM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverii says all officers in his department have been asked to take lie-detector tests, and he's asked outside agencies to help investigate two incidents in which a total of 54 police car tires were slashed outside police headquarters. Silverii tells The Courier... more »
  • UPDATE: I-10 is Re-Opened

    August 1, 2011 12:43 AM

    I-10 Eastbound is re-opened after an accident partially shut it down near mile marker 98 in Scott. The accident happened around 10:30 Sunday evening, and traffic was diverted off I-10 at exit 97 to the frontage road. It's unclear if there are any injuries at this time and... more »
  • Suspected Kidnapper & Rapist Captured

    July 24, 2011 4:06 PM

    A 26 year old Church Point man wanted by authorities in Acadia Parish was arrested by the Lake Charles Police Department Sunday. According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, Reginald Robins of N Wilson Street, Church Point was arrested after authorities in Lake Charles received information through Crime Stoppers... more »
  • Audit: Town Must Pay the State

    July 24, 2011 12:43 PM

    WASHINGTON, La. (AP) - An audit suggests the town of Washington owes state government $222,130 from speeding tickets issued by police officers on Interstate 49. State law requires fines collected by local law enforcement from motorists exceeding the speed limit by less than 10 miles per hour on an interstate... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrests Report

    July 24, 2011 12:12 PM

    Name: Alfred, Laura Charge: Theft Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 300 Blk Oak Dale Lafayette, La Name: Andrepont, Kandy Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk Coker ROA Eunice, La Name: Bevacqua, Karin Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address:... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrests Report

    July 23, 2011 10:09 AM

    Name: Arevalo, Jose Charge: Careless Operation - No Accid Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk Fairfa STR Lafayette, La Name: Bailey, Charles Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 200 Blk S Andre ST Duson, La Name: Batiste, Jeremiah Charge: Prohibited Acts -... more »
  • Search is on for Missing Man

    July 21, 2011 6:24 PM

    A missing man in Port Barre has yet to be seen. It's been a week and day since Dale LaFleur left home. "I'm thinking it's not good and I don't believe Dale would commit suicide," said R.J. LaFleur, Dale's brother. R.J. is searching for answers as to why... more »
  • Update: Cypremort Point Drowning

    July 17, 2011 11:50 PM

    A sad story out of Saint Mary Parish where a weekend cooling off from the warm temperatures turned deadly. A man drowned while swimming in the waters off Cyrpremort Point State Park Saturday night. What was supposed to be a fun day out on the water with family and... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrests Report

    July 16, 2011 11:08 AM

    Name: Alexander, Paul Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 3300 Blk Main HWY Breaux Bridge, La Name: Amy, Bill Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 6800 Blk Clyde ROA Maurice, La Name: Andrus, Jeanne Charge: Probation (Free Text) Arresting Agency: La Doc... more »
  • Rash of Car Thefts in Crowley

    July 14, 2011 5:58 PM

    Crowley police are investigating a rash of car thefts over the past two weeks. During that time period, five passenger vans and one truck were stolen. "The person who is doing them really feels comfortable with being able to jump start the vehicle, hot-wire the vehicle and go," said... more »
  • One Dead, One Charged with Second Degree Murder

    July 3, 2011 1:18 PM

    On July 3, 2011, at approximately 1:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to 130 Northern Avenue regarding a shooting. When officers arrived, they discovered the victim, a 36 year old male of Lafayette, lying on the ground with 2 gunshot wounds to the chest. According to witnesses, the victim and the... more »
  • Name Released in Fatal Domestic Dispute

    July 3, 2011 1:14 PM

    The Lafayette Police Department has released the name of the man who died of a gunshot wound. Forty-nine year old Michael Davis died Saturday. Police say a domestic dispute started on Willow Street between a man and a woman. They both then got into separate cars fleeing the area.... more »
  • Domestic Dispute Turns Deadly

    July 2, 2011 11:35 PM

    A dispute on the roadways led to a shooting and a crash, leaving one man dead. This all happening in Lafayette at around four o'clock Saturday near the intersection of University and Simcoe. Two cars were involved, a man and a woman in two separate vehicles, and police... more »
  • Escaped Inmate Timeline

    June 25, 2011 12:12 AM

    An inmate who escaped in Lafayette Parish is back behind bars, but not before taking police on a high-speed chase. 25-year old Matthew Keyes had just been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for home invasion. For nearly 15 hours Matthew Keyes was a free man.... more »
  • OWI Checkpoint Results In

    June 19, 2011 3:15 PM

    The results are in from Saturday night's OWI checkpoint in Lafayette. The Lafayette Police and Sheriff's Departments conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the 2700 Block of Louisiana Avenue. 274 cars passed through the checkpoint, of those vehicles seven were pulled over for additional testing, and three citations were issued... more »
  • Crowley Oil Spill Update

    June 18, 2011 11:11 PM

    An update on that oil spill in Crowley we told you about last month. According to the Department of Environmental Quality, some eight thousand gallons of oil have been picked up since a leak at an oil storage tank. The D.E.Q also reports that there are no longer... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrests Report

    June 12, 2011 10:22 AM

    Name: Attwood, Paul Charge: Theft Under One Hundred Dolla Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 300 Blk St Christopher STR Lafayette, La Name: Avila, Will Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 300 Blk Malapart ROA Lafayette, La Name: Babineaux, Johnathan Charge: Schedule Ii Arresting Agency:... more »
  • Juvenile Arrested for Drugs & Resisting Arrest

    June 11, 2011 11:38 AM

    A few less drugs are on the streets of Rayne thanks to the Rayne Police Department. Saturday morning, Rayne police officers arrested a juvenile for possession with intent to distribute a schedule two controlled dangerous substance. The juvenile was observed in a high drug area when police attempted... more »
  • One Shot After Dispute

    June 4, 2011 11:24 AM

    One person is in stable condition after a gunshot wound to the hip area. Around two am Saturday morning, at least one shot was fired in the 400 block of Stevenson Street in Lafayette. Investigators say that a disturbance took place amongst a group of male suspects at a... more »
  • Cleanup Begins on Crowley Oil Spill

    May 30, 2011 8:26 PM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are cleaning up an oil spill in Crowley. The oil started spilling Saturday from a storage tank near the intersection of West Mill Street and South Western Avenue. Oil has already made its way through drainage canals and into Bayou Blanc. Contractors were hired... more »
  • Oil Spill Seeping into Crowley Waterways 10PM

    May 30, 2011 12:02 AM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are working to clean up an oil spill in Crowley. The oil began spilling Saturday from an oil storage tank near the intersection of West Mill Street and South Western Avenue, and that oil has made it's way into nearby Bayou Blanc. "We are... more »
  • Oil Spill Seeping into Crowley Waterways

    May 29, 2011 7:03 PM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are working to cleanup an oil spill in Crowley. The oil began spilling yesterday from an oil storage tank near the intersection of Standard Mill Road and Highway 13. That oil has made it's way through drainage canals and into nearby Bayou Blanc. Area... more »
  • Operation Save a Life

    May 22, 2011 12:13 AM

    Acadiana homes are a bit more safe after Saturday's Operation Save a Life event. Dozens of fire fighters partnered up with the Louisiana State Fire Marshall's Office, Home Depot, and KATC. The event was all about the number one fire alert system, smoke detectors. "We could have still... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Daily Arrests

    May 15, 2011 8:55 AM

    ame: Angelle, Kendelle Charge: Flight From An Officer; Aggra Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk Rampart ST Carencro, La Name: Baudoin, Kyle Charge: Schedule Ii Arresting Agency: Penalties Address: 300 Blk Goldengrain ROA Duson, La Name: Benoit, Natia Charge: St. Martin Parish Arresting Agency: Lafayette City... more »
  • Major Fire Sends Two to Hospital Including a Fire Fighter

    March 27, 2011 11:52 PM

    A major fire in Abbeville sent two people to the hospital including a firefighter, but not before he was able to make a dramatic rescue. "There was so much smoke and flames" Justin Roy was on his way back home when he noticed smoke billowing over Robie Circle just... more »
  • Texas codefendant may change NOPD fraud plea

    February 4, 2011 9:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Court records indicate that the owner of a Brownsboro, Texas, security firm might plead guilty in a case accusing him of plotting with a New Orleans police commander to get kickbacks from a hurricane security contract. Both Joseph Branch of Gladius Inc. and police Capt. Michael... more »
  • UL Could Cut Another Program

    November 30, 2010 8:00 PM

    University of Louisiana students might have fewer choices when it comes to signing up for classes soon, as another program could be on the chopping block. KATC's Maddie Garrett talked with students and University officials Tuesday about the budget problems and what it could mean for students. University officials... more »
  • DHH: Database hacked, 56K identities compromised

    October 27, 2010 9:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A hacker broke into the state Department of Health and Hospitals' database for paramedics and other first responders last month. A letter from DHH dated Oct. 8, obtained Wednesday by WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, says the incident happened Sept. 17. It also says although access... more »
  • DHH Announces Budget Cuts

    October 22, 2010 4:16 PM

    From DHH: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today announced mid-year reductions in department spending of state general funds, and proposed utilization of other means of financing, in order to save $20.8 million in fiscal year 2010-2011. DHH's savings are part of an overall mid-year reduction... more »
  • LA Department of Agriculture and Forestry Continue Fighting Fires

    October 8, 2010 5:19 PM

    Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) firefighting crews continue to battle an unusually large number of fires for this time of year, Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said. Thursday Oct. 7, LDAF crews suppressed 23 wildfires that burned 111.58 acres. Since Oct. 1, LDAF crews have suppressed 189 wildfires that... more »
  • Transportation Department Outlined Changes to 5-Star Safety Rating System

    October 5, 2010 12:19 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - No more grade inflation for new cars and trucks. The Transportation Department outlined changes Tuesday to the government's 5-Star Safety Rating System that will make it more difficult for new cars and trucks to earn top scores. Only two of the first 34 vehicles tested under the... more »
  • Lafayette's Don Trahan Leaving Department of Education

    September 23, 2010 9:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Officials say a former state legislative leader who joined the state Department of Education is leaving the agency. Don Trahan, former chairman of the Louisiana House Education Committee, was hired in 2008 at $110,000 per year to spread the department's message to business leaders and others.... more »
  • Housing Authority scandal: Where's HUD? Exec. gets $55,000 raise amid DHAP height

    August 27, 2010 7:36 PM

    Board positions with the Lafayette Housing Authority are still up in the air... following an audit highlighting questionable payroll practices. City-Parish President Joey Durel is still waiting on commitments from two candidates. He now expects the board to be ready by Tuesday... questions still surround HUD and who... more »
  • Developments in Arnaudville's Officer-involved shooting

    August 24, 2010 7:24 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz confirms... An officer-involved shooting happened on the corner of Hebert Road and Louisiana-31 in Arnaudville early Sunday morning... The officer, a Dallas Barron, has since been placed on administrative leave... Barron has been with the Arnaudville Police Department for about four months and now... more »
  • New Vehicle Registration Certificates

    August 13, 2010 4:35 PM

    The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles will begin phasing in a new vehicle registration certificate beginning August 16, 2010. All Office of Motor Vehicle locations will be utilizing the new registration certificate by September 1, 2010. In an effort to make the transition as easy as possible for everyone involved,... more »
  • Franklin Police Department Will Conduct Checkpoint

    August 12, 2010 11:39 AM

    Franklin Police Department will conduct an impaired driver checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the City of Franklin on both Thursday, August 12, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. and Friday, August 13, 2010, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. All drivers traveling... more »
  • LA Department of Revenue open Saturday for taxpayers who need help

    June 14, 2010 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Revenue says its regional offices will be open Saturday for taxpayers who need help. Revenue Secretary Cynthia Bridges says individuals and businesses can get help from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on a first-come, first-served basis. Taxpayers should bring all relevant... more »
  • Education Department to Lay Off 31

    June 11, 2010 2:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Education is laying off 31 employees because of budget cuts. The department announced the layoffs Friday. They will take effect July 1 and include positions in management and finance, the regional education centers, and the school and community support office. Superintendent... more »
  • LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES AMENDS FISHING CLOSURE

    June 8, 2010 2:22 PM

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham announced the following opening to recreational and commercial fishing in portions of inside waters near Cocodrie and south of Dulac, LA and in portions of the territorial seas in Terrebonne and Vermilion parishes effective immediately today, June 7. Inside Waters... more »
  • Department of Ed. Announces Some Growth in Test Scores

    May 26, 2010 12:34 PM

    Press Release: Following historic gains in 2009, today Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) officials announced a second straight year of growth in the percentage of students scoring Basic and above for all grades and subjects tested on the state's LEAP, GEE and iLEAP assessments. While this year's increase of one... more »
  • Fallout From Oil Spill Claims First Casualty at the Interior Department

    May 17, 2010 4:30 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The fallout from the Gulf oil spill has claimed its first casualty at the Interior Department. Chris Oynes, who oversees offshore drilling programs at the Minerals Management Service, will retire at the end of the month, according to an e-mail sent by an agency official to staff... more »

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