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  • Inmates Purchase Cigarettes & Lighter Before Arrest

    March 11, 2012 7:05 PM

    For more than five hours Saturday, two inmates led multiple agencies on a manhunt after escaping from the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center. Kevin Gildhouse and Tony Jackson escaped just after one thirty Saturday morning. Both men are facing aggravated escape charges and already have a serious criminal track record.... more »
  • Tornado Watch for Today 01/25/12

    January 25, 2012 9:34 AM

    Severe weather is heade our way, and we are currently under a Tornado Watch for the following Louisiana parishes: ACADIA, ALLEN, AVOYELLES, BEAUREGARD, BIENVILLE, CALCASIEU, CALDWELL, CAMERON, DE SOTO, EVANGELINE, GRANT, JACKSON, JEFFERSON DAVIS, LAFAYETTE, LA SALLE, NATCHITOCHES, OUACHITA, RAPIDES, RED RIVER, SABINE,... more »
  • Elem. Counselor Reinstated Pending Criminal Charges

    July 6, 2011 11:51 PM

    A Lafayette school counselor, on leave after suspicions of money laundering, was reinstated Wednesday night at the Lafayette Parish School Board meeting. But it didn't happen without opposition. Charles M. Burke Elementary counselor Chiffonia Jackson has been on unpaid leave since February after being arrested in January on suspicions... more »
  • Jackson man acquitted of murder

    June 9, 2011 10:18 AM

    CLINTON, La. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a Jackson, La., man of second-degree murder in the death of a man who was beaten, run over by a car and set on fire while he was still alive. The jury in Clinton returned the verdict Wednesday in favor of 54-year-old... more »
  • Jury Search Resumes in Jackson Doctor Case

    April 7, 2011 11:51 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - With lawyers raising a new theory involving money and its role in Michael Jackson's death, a judge is summoning a third panel of prospective jurors for the involuntary manslaughter case against Dr. Conrad Murray. Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor, who has already screened 340 prospects and... more »
  • Family Mourns Loss of Missing Man

    March 11, 2011 12:13 AM

    The bank of the Vermillion River in Lafayette was the last place the Jackson family expected to find their loved one. 39-year-old Mitch Jackson had gone missing last Friday, his body was discovered Thursday morning around 10:00 a.m. trapped in some branches in the water. How his body ended... more »
  • Casino workers may get oil spill funds

    March 4, 2011 8:08 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The group charged with administrating BP's $20 billion Gulf oil spill fund says it will start processing claims from casino workers next week. Kenneth Feinberg, the Washington lawyer who oversees the fund, said Friday through a spokeswoman that the Gulf Coast Claims Facility will begin processing... more »
  • Audit raises questions about Jefferson nonprofit

    November 15, 2010 9:49 PM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A publicly funded nonprofit program for underprivileged youth in Jefferson Parish could provide little or no documentation for many expenditures, including more than $100,000 paid to a firm owned by state Rep. Girod Jackson, according to a state legislative audit. The audit also said Jefferson Parish... more »
  • Update: Rickey Jackson Defends Himself After Missing Cattle Festival Parade

    October 19, 2010 7:14 PM

    An update on the controversy surrounding a special guest at last week's Cattle Festival. Some in abbeville say they were snubbed! That's when Saints Hall of Famer Rickey Jackson, who was heavily promoted to attend the event, was a no-show. His photo surfaced in a Mississippi newspaper, signing... more »
  • Former Saint Ricky Jackson Defends Himself For Missing Cattle Festival Parade

    October 19, 2010 5:12 PM

    KATC's Jim Hummel was the only television reporter in Abbeville when Saints Hall of Famer Ricky Jackson came to defend himself for missing the Cattle Festival Parade.
  • Wanted St. Martin Parish Burglar Caught in Lafayette

    October 14, 2010 5:58 PM

    A man wanted in connection with several St. Martin Parish burglaries is caught in Lafayette. At approximately 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Damien Terrell Jackson, 20, was apprehended with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal's Office, Lafayette Marshal's Office and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office. He was booked into the Lafayette Parish... more »
  • Did Rickey Jackson Snub Abbeville?

    October 12, 2010 2:14 AM

    NFL Hall of Famer Rickey Jackson was supposed to be the guest of honor at this weekend's 62nd Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival in Abbeville, but Jackson was nowhere to be found among the thousands of people who packed the streets. Festival president Francis Plaisance found out early Saturday morning that... more »
  • Opelousas Man Sentenced for Cocaine

    September 29, 2010 4:51 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. - A major cocaine drug trafficker was sentenced yesterday to serve a minimum mandatory of 20 years in federal prison for distribution of cocaine, United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced. Don Paul Jackson, 41, of Opelousas, La., was also sentenced to 10 years of supervised release by... more »
  • Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Drug Trafficking

    September 28, 2010 6:03 PM

    The Opelousas Police Dept in conjunction with the Gulf Coast HIDTA DEA Task Force is announcing that Mr. Don Paul “DUKE” Jackson of Opelousas has been sentenced to twenty years in Federal prison on Federal Drug trafficking charges. The sentencing is the result of the joint efforts between the... more »
  • Home Invasion Murder Suspect Caught

    September 28, 2010 12:50 PM

    The search for a suspect in the home invasion killing of a mother and the shooting of her 9 year old daughter is over. Aramis Jackson, 20, was arrested today at a residence in Violet, LA. Law enforcement tracked him in the area, where he has relatives. He was wanted... more »
  • Man Faces False Imprisonment & Rape Charges

    September 22, 2010 12:41 PM

    Updating a previous arrest, on 9/11/2010 the Abbeville Police Department arrested and charged Cleophus Jackson Jr. with Forcible Rape. Cleophus Jackson Jr. was booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center where his bond was set at $75,000.00. After further investigation, the victim was interviewed at Hearts of Hope in Lafayette... more »
  • Jackson estate licenses virtual 'Planet Michael'

    September 20, 2010 10:21 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The man who made the moonwalk famous will soon be getting a planet of his own. The Michael Jackson estate has entered a licensing deal with a Los Angeles company that will create an online virtual world based on the King of Pop called "Planet Michael."... more »
  • Former New Orleans Saint Rickey Jackson Pays a Visit to a Fan

    September 16, 2010 11:32 AM

    BOGALUSA, La. (AP) - Health problems had kept Jimmy Rhymes in bed for days. But when his wife phoned to say former New Orleans Saint Rickey Jackson was dropping by, he had a daughter help him to the front porch - even though he thought his wife was kidding. Or,... more »
  • Rickey Jackson Featured at Cattle Festival Parade

    September 6, 2010 4:33 PM

    Rickey Jackson who played 13 years with the Saints and two with San Francisco will be featured on a float at the 62nd Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival Parade next month. This is the festival's first time to feature a NFL Hall of Famer. Jackson will ride in the Grand... more »
  • Judge dismisses promoters' lawsuit against Jackson

    August 19, 2010 9:58 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit by a concert promoter against the late Michael Jackson over a failed reunion concert. U.S. District Judge Harold Baer Jr. granted a motion by lawyers for Jackson's estate to dismiss the case, citing a lack of evidence... more »
  • Taylor Swift, Dave Matthews to Play in Jackson Square

    August 9, 2010 1:08 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Dave Matthews Band and Taylor Swift will perform in New Orleans at the NFL's annual kickoff concert. The league said Monday the Grammy-winning artists will hold the show in Jackson Square, before the Super Bowl champion Saints face the Minnesota Vikings at the Superdome to open... more »
  • Janet Jackson Will Perform Tonight At Essence Fest.

    July 2, 2010 1:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It's been two years since Janet Jackson performed on a concert stage and her fans say that's been two years too long. Jackson marks her stage return Friday with an opening night performance during the Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome. In an interview with... more »
  • 1 Year Since The Passing Of Michael Jackson

    June 25, 2010 11:27 AM

    A year after Michael Jackson's death caused a worldwide outpouring of shock, tears and tributes, the anniversary of his passing was being marked Friday on a quieter scale, as fans remembered their fallen King of Pop with vigils, prayer and, of course, music. Some radio stations woke up listeners to... more »
  • Jackson 5 Exhibit Opens at Detroit's Motown Museum

    June 22, 2010 9:26 PM

    DETROIT (AP) - A Jackson 5 exhibit has opened at the Motown Historical Museum in Detroit, marking the one-year anniversary this week of Michael Jackson's death. Starting Tuesday, the public is able to view photographs, awards and uniforms the group wore throughout its career. Museum chief curator Lina Stephens says... more »
  • Janet Jackson Added To Essence Music Festival.

    March 30, 2010 11:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Actor, singer and songwriter Janet Jackson will perform at this summer's Essence Music Festival. The festival announced Jackson's addition to the lineup that already includes Mary J. Blige and Alicia Keys on Tuesday. The appearance will be Jackson's first full performance since her 2008 concert at... more »
  • Landrieu to support Louisiana judicial nominees

    February 24, 2010 7:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says she'll be speaking in support of two judicial nominees for federal courts in Louisiana. Landrieu says she will introduce Brian Jackson and Elizabeth Erny Foote at their confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Landrieu recommended both nominees. Jackson... more »

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