WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Defense says a 33-year-old airman from Louisiana has died in Afghanistan. Defense Department officials said Tuesday that Tech. Sgt. Daniel L. Douville, of Harvey, died Sunday as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device on the border of the... more »
HARVEY, La. (AP) - Five teenage suspects who said they were "looking for someone to rob" are in custody following a police chase after a 39-year-old man was shot to death, the Jefferson Parish sheriff's office said. "These five thugs, who just decided to choose these people as victims, walked... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Three companies applying for the state's last available riverboat casino license are proposing projects in Jefferson Parish and Lake Charles. The applicants made their presentations to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board on Thursday. Penn National Gaming Inc. is proposing a second casino in the New... more »
HARVEY, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a 36-year-old man was found dead near his Harvey apartment. Col. John Fortunato, a sheriff's spokesman, says deputies responding to 911 calls Wednesday night found Ellis Lamont Simmons in the breezeway of the apartment building, suffering from multiple bullet wounds. Fortunato... more »
Voter turnout is expected to be higher than normal in Opelousas, for the October 2nd election. This, as interest in the Mayor's race grows. Three candidates are challenging incumbent Donald Cravins, Sr.: Harvey Darbonne, the Rev. Frank Ford and Lena Anderson.
All three challengers spoke with KATC on Thursday,... more »
UPDATE - Ariel Hines (B/F, age 12) of Harvey was pronounced deceased just after noon today by doctors at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. Ariel is the sixth person who has died as a result of injuries sustained in the I-10 crash in Ascension Parish on... more »