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  • Covington chief applicant pool includes 5 on force

    July 30, 2013 8:36 AM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - Five members of the Covington Police Department - including interim Chief Jack West - are in the pool of 16 applicants approved to take the police chief's exam Aug. 13. All but two of the applicants live in Louisiana. The names of those who pass the... more »
  • SLP School Board Plans for Reduction in Force

    April 16, 2012 7:55 PM

    A $3.9 million deficit still looms over the St. Landry Parish School Board. In order to fill that gap administrators are putting together a Reduction In Force (RIF) plan. Interim Superintendent Joseph Cassmere will present the RIF plan to the school board Tuesday afternoon. Increased tax revenue and $800,000... more »
  • Schedler says budget could force museum closures

    March 8, 2012 6:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Secretary of State Tom Schedler says he'll have to close museums if lawmakers pass the budget proposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal. Schedler outlined the situation Wednesday to the House Appropriations Committee, which is combing through Jindal's proposals for the 2012-13 fiscal year. The secretary of... more »
  • Ex-drug force leader faces drug charge

    January 23, 2012 10:33 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The former supervisor of the Rapides Parish drug task force has been arrested on drug and malfeasance charges after being indicted by a parish grand jury. Michael LaCour, who had been a sheriff's lieutenant before resigning following an initial arrest in August, is accused of distribution... more »
  • Wildfires on Blackfeet Res. force evacuations

    January 5, 2012 9:52 AM

    BROWNING, Mont. (AP) - Two wildfires raging overnight on Montana's Blackfeet Indian Reservation burned thousands of acres, forced scores to evacuate and destroyed several buildings, officials said early Thursday. Fueled by strong winds, the two blazes started around sundown Wednesday and together had grown to at least 45,000 acres by... more »
  • Capitol police out in force to show security

    May 2, 2011 10:55 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Capitol police cars flashed their lights and officers with automatic weapons patrolled in force Monday as a visual warning to anyone seeking to retaliate for Osama bin Laden's death. Senate Sgt. At Arms Terrance Gainer said Congress' police force is on the lookout for any threat on... more »
  • Officials: Computer outage at Wyo. nuke site

    October 26, 2010 9:38 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A computer failure caused a break in communication with 50 nuclear missiles at Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming over the weekend, military officials said Tuesday. The officials said the break occurred Saturday and lasted about 45 minutes. The White House was briefed about the failure Tuesday... more »
  • Deputy Complaint

    October 6, 2010 7:37 PM

    KATC has learned more about the deputy involved in the deadly tasing of a Lafayette man. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says they have never received any complaints about Deputy Chris Guidry. But, one mother says she tried to complain about him three months ago, but couldn't get a hold... more »
  • Fugitive Task Force Merging

    September 30, 2010 4:03 PM

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Effective Friday, the Mid South Fugitive Task Force will merge with the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force based in Birmingham, Ala. The Mid-South Fugitive Task Force name will change to the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force-West Tennessee Division. According to a news release from... more »
  • Lawsuit Settled-New Iberia Deputy Used Excessive Force

    September 17, 2010 11:03 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office has settled a federal lawsuit filed by an Iberia Parish man who claimed a deputy used excessive force during a July 2008 incident in New Iberia. Nelton Guillory filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit in April 2009 against Deputy Bryan Dugal... more »
  • Relief Task Force Finishes Mission in Haiti

    September 16, 2010 11:06 AM

    An earthquake relief task force led by the Louisiana National Guard has wound up its mission in Haiti. Sgt. Rebekah Malone says a closing ceremony was held Wednesday in Port au Prince, and the 72 guardsmen who have run the operation since May are expected back in Alexandria this weekend.... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrest

    September 3, 2010 4:12 PM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Chase J. Marks 25 yoa of 2315 River Road, Berwick was arrested on 9-2-2010 at... more »
  • Vermilion / Municipal Narcotics Task Force Arrest

    July 23, 2010 1:00 PM

    According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon the following arrests took place by the Vermilion / Municipal Narcotics Task Force. - On July 15th 2010 agents with the task for arrested Rudy Harington of Kaplan La DOB 9/2/1957 for Distribution of Lortab Prescription Pills. Harrington allegedly sold these schedule III narcotics to... more »
  • Oyster Task Force Worried about Dispersants

    May 26, 2010 7:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Leaders of Louisiana's oyster industry are expressing worries about the use of a chemical dispersant deep underwater at the site of the BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The Louisiana Oyster Task Force on Tuesday voted to draft a letter to the oil giant... more »
  • Oil Could Force Closure Of The LA Offshore Oil Port

    May 7, 2010 2:54 PM

    VENICE, La. (AP) - Oil gushing from a blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico could force closure of the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port next week, authorities said Friday. The port, known as LOOP, is a platform off the Louisiana coast about 80 miles southwest of New... more »
  • Air Force Sends Planes to Help with Gulf Oil Spill

    April 30, 2010 9:14 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Air Force planes have been sent to Mississippi and are awaiting orders to start dumping chemicals on the oil spill threatening the Gulf Coast. Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr. said Friday that two C-130s specially modified for aerial spraying were sent Thursday from the Youngstown Air... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrest Report: March 12, 2010

    March 12, 2010 11:30 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Press Release Date: March 12, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept.,... more »
  • Vermilion Task Force Makes Drug Arrest In Abbeville

    March 9, 2010 1:41 PM

    DATE: March 8, 2010 Type of Investigation: Narcotics Name of Establishment: House Address of Establishment: Abbeville Status of Investigation: Complete NO Are more arrests expected: YES Type, Amount, & Value of Evidence Seized: 1. 56 grams of Cocaine 2. 115 grams of Marijuana 3. Xanax marked 6 3722 Schedule IV... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrest Report: March 3, 2010

    March 3, 2010 11:26 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Kentrell Davis 24 yoa and Kenneth Allridge 44 yoa both of 1336 Second... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrest Report: February 2, 2010

    February 2, 2010 11:24 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Shea M. Guillotte 21 yoa of 2040 St. Charles St., Jeanerette was arrested on 2-1-2010... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrest Report: February 1, 2010

    February 1, 2010 10:16 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Steven Patin 41 yoa of 108 Leona St ., Amelia was arrested on 1-29-2010... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrest Report: January 29, 2010

    January 29, 2010 10:56 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Chantelle Harris 30 yoa of 728 Teche Road, Bayou Vista was arrested on 1-28-2010 at... more »
  • Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force Drug Bust

    January 15, 2010 12:41 PM

    On 1/14/10 the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force received information that a local shipping company had received a package which possibly contained illegal narcotics. Metro Agents took possession of this package and it was discovered that it contained approximately 2 pounds of High grade marijuana. It was also discovered that... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrest

    January 15, 2010 9:34 AM

    Date: January 15, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Vertress Loston 31 yoa of 270 Lockett Road # 1, Jeanerette... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    January 13, 2010 9:56 AM

    01/13/10 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Elton Brown 44 yoa of 306 Levee Road, Morgan City was arrested on 1-12-2010 at... more »
  • 1 dead in pipeline explosion at Barksdale

    January 7, 2010 10:38 AM

    BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Air Force officials say a natural gas pipeline explosion at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana has killed a civilian. Maj. Carie Parker, a spokeswoman for the 2nd Bomb Wing, says the explosion happened about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday near an unpopulated area on... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force

    January 7, 2010 9:12 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Date: January 7, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    January 6, 2010 9:05 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Date: January 6, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept..,... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force

    December 30, 2009 8:53 AM

    Date: December 30, 2009 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Raymond J. Levine 49 yoa no Address given was arrested... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrests Two On Drug Offenses

    December 29, 2009 9:30 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Jared Fremin 18 yoa of 2001 Main St., Patterson was arrested on 12-28-2009 at 5:04... more »
  • St Mary Narcotics Task Force Reports Three Arrests

    December 18, 2009 9:06 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Tonya Renew 35 yoa of 349 Shell Beach Road, Pierre Part, La was arrested... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    December 16, 2009 8:51 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Date: December 16, 2009 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept..,... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Arrests One After Raid

    December 15, 2009 9:31 AM

    Shannon Carson of Franklin was arrested on December 14th by the St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force. Charges were for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of CDS, Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Keeping a Disorderly... more »
  • The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force

    December 10, 2009 8:41 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Date: December 10, 2009 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Brent Levitt 20... more »
  • David Vitter's amendment to prevent restricting mammograms

    December 2, 2009 1:31 PM

    (Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter today introduced an amendment to the Senate health care bill that would prevent the new United States Preventive Service Task Force recommendations from restricting mammograms for women. In November, the USPSTF released a series of recommendations that stand in stark contrast to common-held... more »
  • Acadia Crime Stoppers: Residential Burglary

    December 1, 2009 12:21 PM

    The Crowley Police Department is currently conducting an investigation into a residential burglary, which occurred in the 600 block of East 17th Street. The burglary during the week November 16th to November 23rd. The victims were out of town during the burglary and suspects gained entry by force. While inside,... more »
  • Two arrested for drug possession in Bayou Vista

    December 1, 2009 10:33 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Press Release Date: December 1, 2009: The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: ... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: November 30, 2009

    November 30, 2009 11:16 AM

    PRESS RELEASE The Franklin Police Department responded to 52 complaints over the past holiday weekend and made the following arrests: 11/25/2009 @ 1:32 PM, LASHONTA LAKEISHA LUMPKIN, 17, of Isabella Street - Franklin, LA was arrested and charged with Disturbing The Peace By Fighting, Simple Battery and Criminal... more »
  • Franklin man arrested for cultivation of Marijuana

    November 30, 2009 8:35 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Press Release Date: 11-30-09 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept.,... more »
  • Four arrested in home invasion burlary

    November 25, 2009 2:25 PM

    Four Arrested in November 16th Home Invasion On November 16, 2009, a home invasion occurred in the 1300 block of Jefferson Street. Suspects entered the residence by force and robbed the victim at gunpoint. Detectives investigating the incident were able to develop 4 suspects during the course of the... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    November 17, 2009 8:58 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests: Jesse Edmond age 22 of 618 J. A. Hernandez St. Franklin, La.... more »
  • Drug arrest by St. Mary multi-jurisdictional drug task force

    November 10, 2009 8:13 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Caleb Guerrero 21 yoa, Amy Morrison 19 yoa both of 112 Ernie's Lane Lot #... more »

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