Election time is right around the corner, and both the voters and candidates in one race are speaking out.
Voters in St. Landry Parish are concerned about the backgrounds of the men running for Opelousas chief of police.
A KATC investigation into the candidates found two of the... more »
Police are now looking for 17 year old Casey Rubin of Opelousas. They say he is considered a person of interest. The other man they took into custody last night has been released and is not facing any charges.
Meantime, the 8 year old victim is... more »
An 8 year old Opelousas girl is in stable condition, recovering from a gunshot wound sustained near her home. It happened near the intersection of Plantar Street and Railroad Avenue in Opelousas. Chief Perry Gallow says the girl was in the wrong place at the wrong time; hit by a... more »
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Part of Louisiana Highway 749 - known in Opelousas as Railroad Ave. - is closed while crews work to right a derailed freight train. Jim Herring of Union Pacific Railroad Co. says the 10 cars were carrying rocks for railroad track beds when they derailed Tuesday... more »
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow says he'll propose disciplinary action against an officer who was on duty when an inmate was beaten to death in a cell earlier this year.
Gallow also is expected to release his report next month on proposed safety measures at... more »