April 25, 2013 3:53 AM
Opelousas Police are investigating a fatal shooting. The incident happened at Park avenue and Frilot street just before midnight last night. Norris Truit, 24 years old, was shot once in the chest by an unknown suspect. Truit was taken to Opelousas General shortly after being shot. He was pronounced dead... more »
April 18, 2013 4:46 AM
WEST, Texas (AP) - A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday injured dozens of people and killed an unknown number of others, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and leveling buildings for blocks in every direction. The explosion at West Fertilizer in downtown West, a community... more »
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 »
December 6, 2012 10:07 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 32-year-old Baton Rouge man has been indicted in the Sept. 5 drive-by shooting death of a 27-year-old man. The Advocate reports an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on Wednesday charged Jermaine Remond Williams with second-degree murder in the death of David Atkins. Police... more »
October 10, 2012 7:27 AM
A Lafayette resident died just after 2:30 Wednesday morning, after a fire broke out in the victim's home.
Around 2:36 a.m. the owner, Mr.Erving McZeal, reported a fire at 99 Ambroise street. When firefighters arrived on scene there was light smoke coming from the dwelling. Fire officials found the... more »
October 2, 2012 7:25 AM
Just after midnight Tuesday morning, emergency officials were called to the scene of a major house fire on E Willis Street in Jennings. Officials say 3 people were in the house at the time that the fire broke out. Two of the people escaped, one handicapped man died in the... more »
September 26, 2012 9:56 AM
ST. BENEDICT, La. (AP) - The state fire marshal say a fire broke out early Wednesday morning in the dormitory of the St. Joseph Abbey in St. Tammany Parish where 65 people were sleeping. Fire Marshal Butch Browning said one person suffered smoke inhalation. Otherwise, he said everyone safely evacuated... more »
September 6, 2012 6:23 PM
The community of Vidrine in Evangeline Parish is mourning the after 60-year-old Reserve Deputy John Granger of Reddell was struck by a car this morning.
This all happening near Vidrine Elementary at the intersection of LA-10 and Tiger Lane. Troopers say a vehicle turning onto LA-10 was broadsided and... more »
July 16, 2012 11:13 AM
MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) - Calcasieu Parish bicycle riders gathered for a memorial ride after a weekend accident killed a Moss Bluff physician. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's officials say Dr. Mario Beltran, was riding his bicycle early Saturday when a pickup truck struck him from behind. Charges against the driver were... more »
June 9, 2012 3:03 PM
Iberia Parish Deputies responded to a vehicle crash on Jefferson Island Road near Norris Road shortly after 11:00 last night. The driver of a pick up truck was pronounced dead on the scene, there was no one else in the vehicle. The identity of the victim is being withheld until... more »
June 4, 2012 8:12 AM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Alexandria police have booked a 16-year-old with second-degree murder. Police tell The Town Talk officers were called around 9:50 p.m. Saturday in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered that during a disturbance between several people, a 19-year-old Alexandria man had suffered a gunshot wound.... more »
May 26, 2012 1:34 PM
State Police are investigation a hit-and-run crash on LA Highway 675 near Leon Landry Road which claimed the life of a New Iberia man. According to troopers, last night shortly before 9:00 p.m., 39-year-old Renee Green of New Iberia was walking south on LA 675. An unknown vehicle was traveling... more »
May 16, 2012 10:28 AM
VACHERIE, La. (AP) - St. James Parish deputies have arrested a Convent man in connection with a shooting at the Magnolia Housing Complex in Vacherie that left one man dead and a woman wounded. Sheriff Willy Martin tells The Advocate 26-year-old Joseph Monroe Johnson was booked Monday with first-degree murder... more »
May 15, 2012 6:30 AM
Evangeline emergency and fire officials are on the scene of a fatal house fire in Ville Platte. The flames engulfed the residence on Hickory street just after 1am Tuesday morning. Officials are reporting that there were two residents in the home when the fire started, but only one... more »
April 23, 2012 12:11 AM
In Rayne an overnight fire killed four children, all under the age of 8 and their mother is under arrest. Shaqueta McDade is looking at four counts of negligent homicide and police say her children were home alone when the fire started.
"It was so bad. It was like... more »
March 25, 2012 7:32 PM
A Westlake man died in a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. Troop D respoded to the call this morning on Highway 379 about 2 miles west of Westlake. Drivers were attempting to pass an 18-wheeler that had stopped at a railroad track, when one driver struck the motorcycle driven... more »
March 15, 2012 8:59 AM
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Two of the six friends who were with a 15-year-old who was shot dead in Raceland have pleaded no contest to reduced charges and will not have to serve jail time. The Daily Comet reports one of the teenagers, an 11th-grader at Thibodaux High, appeared in... more »
March 12, 2012 10:26 AM
BOGALUSA, La. (AP) - The bullet that killed a 14-year-old Covington boy apparently was fired when he slung a cocked and loaded .22-caliber rifle over his shoulder and it went off, hitting him in the back of the head, the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office says. Evidence fits witness accounts of... more »
March 12, 2012 5:57 AM
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 29-year-old has died three days after a police standoff followed a killing and other attacks in Lake Charles Police tell the American Press that Felton Watson of Lake Charles died Saturday in a hospital where he was taken after suffering seizures during questioning on... more »
March 7, 2012 7:47 AM
GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested three of four people wanted in the home invasion-robbery and slayings of three people the night of Feb. 18 in an apparent plan to steal rare gold and silver coins. Sheriff Jeff Wiley told The Advocate the suspects are Michael... more »
March 1, 2012 5:47 AM
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - State District Judge Clayton Davis has sentenced a Sulphur man to five years' probation after he pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in connection with a 2010 fatal traffic crash. The American Press reports Ethen Lester Kelley, 21, was scheduled to stand trial Wednesday. But prosecutor... more »
February 22, 2012 5:11 AM
At approximately 2:46 this morning on 6879 Johnston Street near Aqueduct Rd, a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle. According to witnesses the person was hit by someone driving a white pick up truck. No further details at this time, state police are investigating. More details to come on... more »
February 12, 2012 5:11 PM
An early morning accident claims the life of a Lake Charles man. It happened on I-10 near U.S. Highway 165 east of Iowa.
27 year old Joshua Payns, was raveling east on I-10 when he ran into the rear of an 18-wheeler driven by 23-year-old Ali M. Yasuf of... more »
February 5, 2012 8:30 PM
In Evangeline parish a single vehicle crash claims the life of an Opelousas man. Troopers say 74-year-old Paul Johnson of Opelousas was driving east on LA 104 and for unknown reasons lost control of his vehicle in a curve and struck a tree. Johnson was not wearing a seatbelt, and... more »
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 »
January 6, 2012 10:31 AM
Louisiana State Police Troop I are investigating a fatal motorcycle wreck that happened in St. Landry Parish last night.
On LA-104, near Minny Road, around 5:50 p.m., 32 year old Chadwick Soileau of Opelousas was driving a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle west. Soileau ran off the right side of the... more »
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 »
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 »
November 12, 2011 11:31 PM
Just days after a 12 year old Scott boy is killed in a bad car crash, he's remembered by friends, family and teammates.
The crash happened in Kaplan on Tuesday and claimed the life of 12 year old Dylan Gary. He was an avid sports fan and Saturday, KATC'S... more »
October 16, 2011 11:40 PM
We now know the name of the victim involved in the fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 90 Sunday evening.
Louisiana State Police say that 35 year old Jeremy Latiola of New Iberia was traveling on US 90 Eastbound when he hit the back of an 18-Wheeler. Troopers say the... more »
October 12, 2011 9:07 AM
In St. Landry Parish, a fatal crash happens on Interstate 49 frontage road. A bicycle was being riden close to the center line along side of another bicycle on the Interstate 49 frontage road. That is when a pick up truck was southbound on the frontage road approaching the bicycles... more »
September 10, 2011 12:16 AM
The Atchafalya Basin Bridge West Bound is closed at this time due to a fatal accident at mile marker 132.
Louisiana State Police is on scene and say at least two cars are involved in the crash and it is unknown if there are any other injuries.
Troopers... more »
September 9, 2011 7:21 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 41-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the 2007 killing and robbery of a Folsom-area man at a Baton Rouge motel. Michael Gillam was charged with second-degree murder, but pleaded guilty to manslaughter in May to the Sept. 8, 2007,... more »
September 9, 2011 6:29 AM
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - Days of rainfall from what had been Tropical Storm Lee inundated a wide portion of Pennsylvania and other northeastern states Thursday, pouring into basements and low-lying homes and forcing tens of thousands of people to seek higher ground. At least seven were left dead. The damage... more »
August 20, 2011 3:01 PM
At 7:21 this morning, Lafayette and Carencro fire officials were called out to 224 Printemps Road on Carencro to investigate a fire at Thunder Ridge Farms. Upon arrival, Lafayette Sheriff deputies were on the scene. Sheriff officials were originally called out to a medical emergency situation. When deputies arrived, they... more »
July 24, 2011 12:07 PM
One person is dead and one is injured after a single vehicle crash in St. Martin Parish.
The crash happened around 11:30 Saturday night in the 1300 Block of Herman Dupuis Road. Investigators say twenty-year-old Jude Barras of Parks lost control of his car, leaving the roadway, struck a... more »
July 23, 2011 10:16 AM
On July 21, 2011, at approximately 10:30 p.m., troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single-vehicle crash on Foreman Road near Trahan Road in Beauregard Parish that claimed the life of a 19-year-old woman from Longville.
Investigating troopers report that a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer driven by... more »
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 »
July 10, 2011 12:20 PM
One person is dead after a single vehicle crash in Evangeline Parish.
It all happened around 4:00 Sunday morning. Troopers say, seventeen year old Jeannine Shafer of Ville Platte was traveling on LA 106 when she lost control of her car. For unknown reasons, Shafer crossed the center line... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
June 19, 2011 12:30 PM
One person is dead after a two vehicle crash on I-10 Saturday night.
The accident happened near the I-10, I-49 interchange at exit 103-A around 11:00. Investigators say a vehicle was traveling west bound on I-10 and lost control, crossed the median, and struck a jeep on I-10 Eastbound... more »
June 19, 2011 2:31 AM
One person is dead after a two vehicle accident on I-10 Eastbound in Lafayette.
The accident happened around 10:30 Saturday evening near exit 103-A. Lafayette Police are not releasing the name of those in the accident at this time.
Keep it tuned to KATC and katc.com for the... more »
June 18, 2011 2:01 PM
In Acadia Parish Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on US 90 between Midland and Esterwood. The crash claimed the life of a Morse man.
According to investigating troopers, on June 17, 2011, at 3:12 p.m., a 2005 Chevrolet truck driven by 52-year-old Burton... more »
June 18, 2011 1:55 PM
One is dead after a single vehicle crash in Acadia Parish. On June 17, 2011, at 1:49 p.m., Troop I was notified of a motorcycle in an irrigation canal.
The motorcycle was discovered by a local farmer who then called police. During the investigation troopers gathered evidence indicating that... more »
June 12, 2011 10:41 AM
Two people are now dead after a wreck last weekend.
Twenty-three year old Emily Landry passed away around one Sunday morning at a Lafayette hospital.
The crash first happened last Saturday on LA 82 South of Abbeville. Troopers say that the driver of the vehicle, 52 year old... more »
June 4, 2011 11:46 AM
An early morning crash claims the life of an Abbeville man.
The crash happened just after one am on LA 82 South of Abbeville. Troopers say that the driver of the vehicle, 52 year old Gregory Menard attempted to pass several cars in a no passing zone, and collided... more »
May 30, 2011 7:35 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a Navy chief petty officer stationed in Virginia has been arrested and faces charges in the fatal stabbing of his wife - possibly with a pen. Officer Williams of the New Orleans police says a first-degree murder warrant accuses 43-year-old David Hugh... more »
May 28, 2011 9:30 PM
Two people are dead after a single vehicle accident and police are still searching for the driver.
The accident happened at milepost 42 in northern St. Landry Parish just after 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Troopers say the vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, entered the grass median,... more »
May 14, 2011 9:00 AM
One person is dead after a single car crash in New Iberia.
It happened around 10:30 Friday night on LA 86 near Crochet Road when according to State Police, twenty year old Ronald Noel attempted to pass another vehicle in a no passing curve. Noel then lost control of... more »
May 13, 2011 9:06 AM
RACINE, Wis. (AP) - A Louisiana man is charged with reckless homicide in a fatal altercation outside a bar in southeastern Wisconsin. Prosecutors in Racine County say 32-year-old Larry Dunn of Houma, La., struck Andrew Schuckman outside Peg & Lou's Bar & Grill in Racine early Tuesday, causing him to... more »
May 7, 2011 11:29 PM
A murder investigation underway in Ville Platte.
According to Evangeline Today.com http://evangelinetoday.com/view/full_story/13167848/article-Robbery-turned-shooting-claims-the-life-of-one?instance=home_news_lead it all started with an armed robbery at a nail salon on West Main Street Friday night. The paper reports a man broke into the business and fired several shots, hitting the store owner who later died.... more »
April 24, 2011 10:59 AM
Louisiana State Troopers are continuing their investigation into a bad crash in Vermilion Parish that left a man dead.
According to investigators, 76 year old Minos Baudoin was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Upon arrival, emergency personnel removed the seatbelt before State Police arrived.
... more »
April 24, 2011 12:15 AM
A motorcyclist is dead after a two vehicle crash on LA 1111 near LA 1112 in Acadia Parish.
Troopers say 35-year-old Robert Hollier of Crowley crossed the center line on Highway 1111, colliding head-on with an oncoming car. Hollier was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced... more »
April 24, 2011 12:04 AM
A bad crash in Vermilion Parish leaves a man dead.
It happened Friday night just after 8 at the intersection of LA 3267 and John Hardy Drive. According to troopers, 76-year-old Minos Baudoin of Abbeville ran the stop sign at the intersection and was broadsided by an oncoming vehicle.... more »
April 17, 2011 1:55 PM
An early morning accident claims the life of an Opelousas man.
Just after 5am Sunday morning, a vehicle traveling south on I-49, north of Sunset, lost control, flipping over several times. The front passenger was unrestrained and was ejected from the vehicle. The passenger came to a rest in... more »
April 17, 2011 1:39 PM
In Evangeline Parish, a woman dies after driving off the road and crashing into a tree.
The accident happened at nine am Friday on Highway 3042. State Troopers say 26-year-old Gheri Blood of Saint Landry was not wearing a seat belt, and was thrown from her vehicle. The accident... more »
March 13, 2011 10:21 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police say a gunman apparently opened fire on teenagers attending a party in a New Orleans bar and fled, leaving one 18-year-old man dead and four other teens wounded. Police said early Sunday a 16-year-old girl was in critical condition and two other girls ages 14... more »
March 6, 2011 12:04 AM
Among all the damage in Rayne Saturday, at least twelve injuries and one death.
A young mother, Jalisa Granger, was in her home when a tree came crashing down. The victim's uncle spoke with KATC's Tracy Wirtz.
Click on the video attached for more details.
February 4, 2011 11:10 AM
A Jennings man is dead this morning following a trailer fire last night in Acadia Parish.
Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon says that Thursday evening deputies responded to a report of a camper on fire on Hackberry Lane near Jennings.
According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, deputies... more »
February 3, 2011 11:48 PM
The Acadia Parish Fire District # 3 was dispatched tonight at 7:32pm, to 145 Hackberry Lane in Evangeline Louisiana. When the fire crews arrived minutes later, they discovered a mobile home fully involved in flames. They quickly controlled the blaze in approximately 15 minutes. Firefighters searched and discovered the body... more »
January 30, 2011 11:40 PM
One person was killed in car crash in Breaux Bridge.
It happened on East Bridge Street on the bridge at around six Sunday night. Police say the crash involved two vehicles, Chad Bourque, of Breaux Bridge was killed and two others were transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.... more »
January 23, 2011 1:48 PM
33 year old Kenneth Credeur, of Opelousas was killed Saturday night, when he lost control of his car while driving on Highway 103 near Boy Road, outside of Opelousas. Both he and his passenger---Dana Hudson of Arnaudville were not wearing seat belts and were ejected from the vehicle.
Hudson... more »
January 23, 2011 1:19 PM
A three month old is dead after a single vehicle accident on I-49 Saturday.
A van carrying 10 people...four adults and six children flipped over after the driver lost control. Everyone inside was ejected from the van including a three month old child. Two people were listed in critical... more »
January 17, 2011 1:08 AM
A deadly scene in Carencro... It happened on LA 1252 near Melancon Road around 5 o'clock Sunday evening. Troopers say a single vehicle veered off the road and into a culvert. 40-year old Marcus Sonnier died in the crash. Officials believe alcohol was involved. more »
January 9, 2011 4:40 PM
State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning announced today that a Crowley man died in his home as the result of a fire.
The Crowley Fire Department was dispatched at 2:59am to 1815 James Street. Firefighters entered the burning building and found the body of Bryan Alcock (Dob. 3-29-1966). He... more »
January 9, 2011 4:37 PM
Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on LA 356 near Hypolite Road that claimed the life of a Church Point man. According to troopers, on January 8, 2011, shortly before 1:00 a.m., a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by 53-year-old Darrell Wilson... more »
January 2, 2011 3:17 PM
From State Police: This morning, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash on LA 13 north of Kaplan. The crash claimed the life of a Kaplan man.
According to investigating troopers, on January 2, 2011, about 4:15 a.m., 33-year-old Corey Mayeux of Kaplan, LA, was driving... more »
January 2, 2011 3:14 PM
Louisiana State Police have charged a New Iberia man with vehicular homicide and other charges after a crash that killed a 17-year-old Jeanerette woman. Troopers said the New Year's Day wreck happened about 9 p.m., when 34-year-old Terry Joseph was driving a 2007 Chevrolet truck west on Louisiana 96. Police... more »
January 1, 2011 1:04 PM
From State Police: Early this morning, Louisiana State Police Troop D investigated a single vehicle crash involving a horse on I-10 Westbound at milepost 53. A Pasadena, California man dies as a result of the crash. According to investigating troopers, on January 1, 2011, at 12:23 a.m., a 2001 Mazda... more »
December 24, 2010 12:21 PM
JENNINGS - Last night, at 8:02 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on the Interstate 10 North Frontage Road just east of Louisiana Highway 102 (North Cutting Avenue) near Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish that claimed the life of a Crowley man.
... more »
December 24, 2010 11:53 AM
Press Release: Last night, at 8:02 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on the Interstate 10 North Frontage Road just east of Louisiana Highway 102 (North Cutting Avenue) near Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish that claimed the life of a Crowley man. Preliminary... more »
December 24, 2010 11:46 AM
Baton Rouge LA: State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning announced this morning, that a Slidell man has died in his home as the result of a smoldering fire that is believed to be accidental in nature.
On December 23, 2010, St. Tammany Parish Fire District #1 was dispatched to... more »
December 5, 2010 7:29 PM
State Police are investigating five fatal crashes this weekend across Acadiana.
The latest happened around 6:00 Sunday night on I-49 North, near mile marker 21.5. Two vehicles were involved and troopers say one person has been killed. There are no road closures to report.
In Eunice, an Elton... more »
November 28, 2010 8:19 PM
A bad crash at the intersection of Verot School Road and Savoy Road in Youngsville has left an Abbeville woman dead. 65 year old Bobbie Tinker was a passenger in a car headed south on Verot, when State Police say the driver of a pickup truck disregarded a stop sign... more »
October 31, 2010 11:38 PM
One person is dead after a motorcycle accident in Stephensville.
Deputies say, a motorcycle traveling north on LA 997 crossed the center the line, when it was struck by a vehicle coming in the other direction. The motorcyclist, 19-year-old Blake Mayon, was pronounced dead at the scene.
October 26, 2010 12:27 PM
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - A 36-year-old Shreveport man has been arrested after the vehicle he was driving struck and killed a 66-year-old woman on I-20 in Bossier City. The Times reports Antonio Diaz was booked into the Bossier City Jail late Monday night on charges of vehicular homicide, DWI... more »
October 23, 2010 10:00 PM
An update on a fatal hit and run crash this week in Saint Mary Parish.
State Police are looking for a gold or pewter colored Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon, model years 1999-2002. Troopers believe the driver struck and killed a Florida man as he walked on the side... more »
October 15, 2010 8:39 AM
SULPHUR, LA - Last night, at 7:42 p.m., troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 10 west of Sulphur that claimed the life of a Sulphur woman.
According to investigating troopers, a 2003 Cadillac driven by 59-year-old Sandra H. Hudnall of... more »
October 12, 2010 9:48 PM
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a Louisiana man fatally shot by a Miller County, Ark., sheriff's deputy was active in trying to keep people off property he believed was his, and often appeared with a pistol on each hip. Miller County officials say the deputy sheriff, so far not... more »
October 11, 2010 11:12 AM
Last night, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on LA 679 at LA 345. The crash claimed the life of a New Iberia woman. According to investigating troopers, on October 11, 2010, shortly after 8:00 p.m., a 1999 Ford truck driven by 36-year-old Delmus Bonin of... more »
October 10, 2010 11:24 PM
Two people are killed in a crash in Iberia Parish. The wreck happened at the intersection of Highway 679 and 345 between New Iberia and Saint Martinville. No other information is available, but keep it tuned to KATC and katc.com for the very latest on this developing story. more »
October 10, 2010 1:06 PM
Last night, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a three vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on LA 182 at St. Ann Road that claimed the lives of two people.
According to investigating troopers, on October 9, 2010, shortly after 9:30 p.m., 32-year-old Anthony Taylor of Arnaudville, LA, was driving... more »
October 10, 2010 11:35 AM
Traffic investigators have issued the driver of the bus, Francisco G. Arellaneda (46) of Sugarland, Texas, a citation for Failure to Yield While Turning Left. The deceased driver of the car has been identified as Joshua P. Landry (21) of Lafayette. The passenger in the car remains in critical condition... more »
October 10, 2010 11:28 AM
A 45 year old man is dead after a shooting in Lafayette.
Shortly after 11:30, the Lafayette Police Department responded to shots being fired in the 200 block of Vieux Orleans Circle. Upon arrival, officers found the victim shot multiple times outside on the ground. The victim was transported... more »
October 9, 2010 11:46 PM
A 21-year-old man was killed after crashing into a tour bus in Lafayette.
The accident happened at 2:15 Saturday morning at the intersection of North University Avenue and I-10. Lafayette police say a tour bus was turning left onto I-10 when a car traveling north on University crashed into... more »
October 4, 2010 6:38 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 17-year-old has been shot to death on the Mississippi River levee. Darius Augustus was shot Saturday night near the flag poles across from the Baton Rouge dock around 10:50 p.m. A police report says Augustus was standing on the levee with a... more »
October 1, 2010 8:46 AM
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Rapides Parish grand jury indicted two Alexandria men in the Aug. 2 home invasion where the homeowner shot and killed one of the alleged would-be thieves. The Rapides Parish District Attorney's Office says that the grand jury on Thursday charged 29-year-old Marlon Terrell Chaney and... more »
September 29, 2010 10:28 AM
A crash involving two vehicles killed a man from Texas and injured two school children. It happened Tuesday in Vernon Parish. Troopers responded to the crash around 3:45 pm, which occurred on LA Hwy 28 east of LA Hwy 8. The crash involved a 2010 GMC pickup, driven by Jimmy... more »
September 25, 2010 6:20 PM
Press Release Today, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash on LA 3067 near Cinnamon Road that claimed the life of an Iota man.
According to investigating troopers, on September 25, 2010, at 7:26 a.m., a Kubota all-terrain vehicle driven by 79-year-old Rodney Lejeune of Iota,... more »
September 20, 2010 10:25 AM
A crash in St. Mary Parish involving three vehicles killed one person and injured two. Troopers responded to the crash around 4:40 pm Sunday. It wreck happened on US Hwy 90 near LA Hwy 318. The crash involved a 1999 Toyota pickup, driven by a juvenile (O/M 17 yrs) of... more »
September 10, 2010 9:05 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A judge has set a March 21 trial date for the alleged triggerman in the September 2006 slaying of an Olive Garden employee outside the Baton Rouge restaurant. State District Judge Don Johnson set the trial date on Thursday. 32-year-old Tracy Young of Baton Rouge... more »