The 5-year-old killed in a vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Lafayette has been identified as Alajah Davis. According to a release from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department, evidence at the scene indicates that a crossover vehicle being driven by 19-year-old Jerica Cawthorne was heading north on Robley Drive. They believe... more »
Your identity not only defines who you are, but is necessary in every day life. But one man in St. Martinville was born without a legal name and the woman who took him in -- the woman he calls mom --- has tried for 19 years to give him an... more »
Abbeville Police said they're closer to confirming the identity of skeletal remains found in a chimney in the Bank of Abbeville, nearly two months after the shocking discovery.
Workers found the remains after starting renovations of the bank's second floor in May. The bones have since been sent to... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 74-year-old Shreveport woman has been arrested for stealing the identity of her 87-year-old friend. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says Dorothy Johnson was arrested Friday for identity theft and theft of assets of an aged person. Prator said Johnson opened credit cards using... more »
On June 25, 2010, the Lafayette Police Department took a report of a residential burglary in the 200 block of Richland Avenue. The suspect(s) entered the residence and stole a wallet, purse and phone. At approximately 4:00 am on the day the burglary was reported, the victim's credit card was... more »
Dozens of local children were the first to try a new biometric fingerprinting and DNA identification kit. They got printed at Sterling Hyundai of Lafayette. The FBI and Department of Justice hosted the DNA Lifeprint child safety event. The new identification program makes it easy for law enforcement officials nationwide... more »
State Police have released the identity of the victim killed in a hit and run incident. 38-year-old Benjamin Lewis from Houston, Texas was discovered in the 37-hundred block of Verot School Road between Fortune Road and Highway 92. State Police believe the vehicle came from the north bound lane of... more »