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  • US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    August 31, 2014 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law. District Judge John deGravelles says the law can still take effect Monday but officials cannot penalize doctors or clinics for breaking it while a challenge is heard. The law would... more »
  • Mansfield PD to step up speeding, DWI enforcement

    June 18, 2012 9:55 AM

    MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - Mansfield police are joining a DeSoto Parish program to put off-duty officers on the street at time-and-a-half for extra speeding and DWI patrols. The DeSoto Parish District Attorney's Office coordinates LACE, for Local Agency Compensated Enforcement. The increased patrols improve safety and improve revenue, from the... more »
  • Welsh Council Turns Down Police's Request for More Patrols on I-10

    March 7, 2012 7:26 PM

    A controversial interstate patrol program is under review in Welsh. It's called the Traffic Enforcement Detail (TED), and has the potential to generate hundreds of thousand of dollars for the small town. But Welsh officials are hesitant to move full speed ahead with the program. A few years ago... more »
  • Synthetic Marijuana Troubles Law Enforcement

    September 14, 2011 10:56 PM

    Known as "legal herb," "spice" or "herbal incense," synthetic marijuana has been around for a few years now. But getting it off the streets hasn't been easy for law enforcement. "They're called synthetic cannabinoids, they're not actually cannabinoids," said Acadiana Crime Lab Director Kevin Ardoin. Ardoin sees packets... more »
  • Group Says it Hacked US Law Enforcement Websites

    August 6, 2011 12:01 PM

    LONDON (AP) - The group known as Anonymous said Saturday it has hacked some 70 law enforcement websites across the southern and central United States in retaliation for the arrests of its sympathizers in the U.S. and Britain. The group also claimed to have stolen 10 gigabytes of data, including... more »
  • Child Enforcement Round-up

    February 16, 2011 10:34 AM

    Ride along with St. Martin Parish Sheriff Deputies, while they round up dead beat dads, with KATC's own Jenise Fernandez. We'll have more on that story at 5 and 6.
  • DWI Crackdown During Holidays

    December 27, 2010 11:21 PM

    The holidays are a time for celebration, but a drunk driving arrest or worse, an accident, can ruin your holiday season. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission has contracted with 87 agencies this year in a DWI crackdown during the Christmas and New Years holiday season. There were already several... more »
  • Lafayette Police Rank #1 In OWI Enforcement Statewide

    March 9, 2010 3:04 PM

    On March 9, 2010, the Lafayette Police Department was recognized by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission in Baton Rouge for its OWI enforcement program in 2009. The Lafayette Police Department ranked #1 for the most OWI arrests in 2009 by an agency within a city that has a population between... more »
  • Driver Trends Help State Police Enforcement

    January 19, 2010 6:33 PM

    Thanks to a large grant, Louisiana State Troopers can now focus their attention on the biggest problem areas. Drivers who frequent I-10 say they've noticed. This is not by mistake or pure happenstance. State police received a grant of just more than a million dollars from the... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received new equipment

    December 23, 2009 3:34 PM

    St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz announced today Department Investigators have new equipment to use in their fight against crime in St. Landry Parish. Under a grant from the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, the department has purchased over $12,000 dollars in specialized forensic... more »
  • Lafayette Consolidated Government has unveiled Code Enforcement Tracking System

    December 9, 2009 11:47 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Lafayette Consolidated Government has unveiled its new Code Enforcement Tracking System to manage code enforcement and compliance activities in the Planning, Zoning, and Codes department and within the Environmental Quality Division in the Public Works Department. Previously, information from related cases was not easily tied together in... more »
  • US Secretary of Labor on Wage and Hour Division's

    November 19, 2009 1:35 PM

    Statement by US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Wage and Hour Division's increased enforcement and outreach efforts: WASHINGTON - ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement regarding the increased enforcement and outreach efforts of the department's Wage and Hour Division: "There... more »
  • St. Martin Sheriff's Graduating Cadets

    October 30, 2009 7:39 PM

    ST. MARTIN PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE TRAINING ACADEMY GRADUATES 22 CADETS (St. Martinville, La.)-The 27th Session of the St Martin Sheriff's TrainingAcademy had graduation ceremonies at 9:00 a.m. this morning. Twenty-two Cadets representing Law Enforcement agencies from throughout South Louisiana completed eleven weeks of Basic Law Enforcement Training as well... more »

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