Acadia Parish Sheriff office is presently investigating an accidental death of a toddler. The incident took place in the 3300 block of Riverside Road near Jennings around 5:00 p.m. Saturday. Officials say the 2 year old child's role in the accident is unknown at this time. The child was not... more »
A Vidrine Elementary janitor has been confirmed as the community's first fatality of the year. He was found in the restroom with debris on top of him. The fire began in the storage supply building around 5:45 A.M. It took firemen 30 minutes to get the fire under control. Officials... more »
MANGHAM, La. (AP) - A 47-year-old Mangham man died following a single vehicle crash in Richland Parish. State police say Timothy J. McBroom was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday Night on La. Highway 561 west of Mangham. Troopers say a truck driven by McBroom was northbound when it left... more »
In Opelousas, family and friends are spending the day remembering their loved one who was hit and killed last year. 17 year old Tyrell Jenkins was killed last March while riding his bike on Bullard street near Pujo. Family members gathered near the scene he was killed Tuesday morning to... more »
News Release from Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office:
The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office Crash Team was activated at approximately 4:00 a.m. to investigate a collision between a train and automobile.
According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon his office received the call from a... more »
One man has died after fire broke out at a Lafayette apartment complex around 8:30 this morning. It happened at 203 B Long Plantation Blvd across from River Ranch in Lafayette. Paramedics rushed to the scene after a report of multiple victims.
A female from apartment B was taken... more »
Lafayette police responded to a 5:45am call this morning from a man who said his son was dead outside a home on Richter Drive. "When officers arrived, the victim was found deceased in the car port area; he was found by his father. The father indicated he was deceased at... more »
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Lafayette man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing a mother and her daughters with his vehicle. Justin Paul Brouillete, 23, pleaded guilty Monday to three counts of vehicular homicide in the deaths of JoAnn Issac and her two daughters, Brittany Isaac... more »
Duson Chief of Police Frank Andrew announced that his office is investigating a 2 vehicle crash on I-10 that left 1 person dead and 2 others in critical condition.
2 of the 3 people in the car crash have died. Malsoo Atkinson of Houston, TX and Mrs Rebecca Labauve... more »