Saturday morning at 1:28 a.m., officers with the Opelousas Police Department were patrolling the Nicole Lane area, and noticed four men standing between a set of housing units.
The officers approached them from different directions and detained them after 1 of the males walked away while attempting to hide... more »
Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is offering a "women's only" handgun safety/defense class.
Sheriff Louis Ackal is offering a handgun safety and defense class at the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office firing range. The class instructors will be official Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office who are certified firearm instructors.... more »
CHICAGO (AP) - Members of the Chicago City Council have approved what city officials say is the strictest handgun ordinance in the United States. Friday's 45-0 vote comes four days after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling made it almost certain that Chicago's handgun ban would be overturned. The high court... more »
Churches are places where people come together and worship, but some state legislators believe churches need to have better security.
Reverend Harold Trahan, pastor at St. Mary Catholic Church, said "I hope that if they do pass this law, that'll be up to the local pastor to say... more »
Eunice Police Department is current investigating an armed robbery at the Maple Ave Pharmacy located at 1200 W. Maple Ave. Eunice, La.
The call was received by the Eunice Police Department at 1:42 pm on 2/23/10.
The suspect is a white male between the height of 5'10" and... more »
Victims Robbed Walking to Vehicle
On November 19, 2009, at approximately 12:30 am, two victims were leaving the McKinley Street area and walking to their parked car on Taft Street when they were approached by a black male suspect. The suspect produced a handgun and demanded the victim's valuables.... more »
Victims Robbed at Gunpoint in Parking Lot
On November 19, 2009, at approximately 1:00 am, two victims were standing by a vehicle behind a business in the 400 block of Jefferson Street when they were approached by two black males. One of the suspects produced a handgun and demanded... more »
The Abbeville Police Department received a complaint of an armed robbery occurring at 05:57 AM today on N. Lyman Street. The suspect was in custody at 06:43 AM.
Officers responding to the call found that the victim was approached by a black male subject wearing a hood over his... more »