January 23, 2011 10:50 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sir Elton John is "fed up" with being a treated like a "second-class citizen" in the U.S. That's why the 63-year-old gay singer said he took a stand last week during a performance at a private Beverly Hills fundraiser for the ongoing legal challenge to California's... more »
November 22, 2010 3:16 PM
Funeral Services will be held at a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist for John "J.J." Burdin, Jr., 68, who passed away on November 21, 2010 at 12:28 AM at Lafayette General Medical Center.
The family... more »
October 19, 2010 6:09 PM
Press Release: The second inmate that attempted to escape by jumping off the roof during this morning's escape attempt, has been identified at Wilbert John, 33. He is currently being treated at a local hospital for injuries sustained in the fall. Mr. John was being detained on a Court Order... more »
October 14, 2010 11:13 AM
Mark your calendars for a family-friendly festival on October 31st! Hosted by Pope John Paul II Academy at the De La Salle Christian Brothers' property, this event will feature old-fashioned, family fun, with terrific music and food from vendors in the area. Costume contests will be held for children, who... more »
September 29, 2010 12:55 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Veteran kicker John Carney is returning to the New Orleans Saints. Carney's agent, Jack Mills, confirmed in an e-mail Tuesday to The Associated Press that his client would be signing with his former team. Terms of the contract weren't released. Carney, who is 46, worked out... more »
September 22, 2010 7:53 PM
Early voting for the October 2nd election is underway, and scandal is following close behind in Mamou. Police arrested and charged Ricky John McGee with six counts of voter bribery. But, these allegations aren't coming as much of a shock to the community.
Mamou resident, Donald Lebleu says his... more »
September 9, 2010 2:41 PM
Detectives may have caught a serial rapist. A man arrested in Lafayette for attempted rape and aggravated burglary from an incident that occurred in Lafayette in December of 2009 is now wanted in the northeast for rapes there. John Paul Thomas, 26, faces new charges from the Newark Police Department.... more »
September 8, 2010 10:16 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - John Kluge, who built an investment in a radio station into the Metromedia broadcasting empire, has died. He was 95. The University of Virginia says Kluge died Tuesday at his home near Charlottesville. Forbes magazine's ranked Kluge as the richest man in America from 1989 to... more »
September 7, 2010 5:27 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A New York parole board has decided not to release Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed former Beatle John Lennon nearly 30 years ago. The board made the decision after interviewing him today by teleconference at the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New... more »
June 16, 2010 10:58 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A trove of letters and manuscripts from the New York City apartment of "Grapes of Wrath" author John Steinbeck is going on the auction block. Steinbeck lived in the Upper East Side apartment for 13 years year until he died in 1968. The material is being... more »
May 17, 2010 5:41 PM
KATC's Jim Hummel will be live on John Wayne Road in Lafayette where firefighters are working to extinguish a house fire. Tune in at 5 & 6. more »
April 16, 2010 12:43 PM
John Mooney & Bluesiana will be at Downtown Alive tonight at Parc International.
Throughout the years John Mooney has developed one of the most distinctive and easily identifiable guitar and vocal signatures of today. Influenced by his grandfather who was a musician, John left home at 15 and began... more »
February 26, 2010 12:50 PM
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Southeastern Louisiana University is aiming to raise admission standards for next fall semester. President John Crain said he will seek approval to raise the minimum high school grade point average from the current 2.0 GPA to 2.5, or an ACT composite score from the current 20... more »
January 21, 2010 7:11 PM
A man accused of kidnapping and killing his girlfriend stood before a Saint Landry parish judge today.
John Larry Synder has been in jail in Saint Landry Parish for the past four months.
Family members laid eyes on her accused killer again today.
Family members held signs... more »
January 21, 2010 11:22 AM
HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) - The lawyer for a videographer for former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards says it's "good for everyone" that Edwards has admitted he fathered a child with the woman. New Jersey-based lawyer Michael Critchley says Edwards' confession Thursday that he was the father of Rielle (ree-EHL') Hunter's... more »
December 10, 2009 2:43 PM
BATON ROUGE, LA - The holiday season is upon us, and Louisiana residents who need a little extra jingle in their pockets this Christmas may have an unexpected surprise waiting for them in the State Treasury, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.
"The holidays can be rough for Louisiana... more »
December 10, 2009 11:34 AM
Elementary students at St Leo Seten catholic school learned about the body in a unique way today. The gym was transformed into a human body and the students got the opportunity to walk through it.
It's called a body walk. All the parts of the body are divided into... more »
December 9, 2009 5:03 PM
In Pointe Coupee Parish, bond is reduced for a man accused of killing his girlfriend earlier this year.
Authorities say Larry Snyder kidnapped Davina Chapman from a bar near Krotz Springs, then killed her. Last month, Snyder was denied bond-reduction when prosecutors claimed he was a flight risk. However,... more »
December 7, 2009 5:48 PM
The Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force has identified the previously unidentified subject who is wanted in connection with the Lafayette Police Department Operation on Helen st. He has been identified as John Allen Trahan. Mr. Trahan is wanted on two counts of Distribution of crack cocaine.
Anyone with information... more »
November 25, 2009 3:45 PM
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2009, at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette, for Rubie Guidroz Kilchrist, 92, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 21, 2009 at her residence in Lafayette. Entombment will be... more »
November 23, 2009 2:01 PM
Lafayette Catholic Service Centers and Bodacious Productions are kicking off the holidays with the first annual Bodacious Christmas Bash, a fundraiser and goods drive benefiting St. Joseph Diner and Toys for Tots. St. Joseph Diner serves lunch to those in need 364 days a year, providing an average of 60,000... more »
November 19, 2009 8:28 AM
RUSTON, La. (AP) - Louisiana Tech University President Dan Reneau says he remains a firm supporter of the state's Taylor Opportunity Program for Students or TOPS that pays tuition at in-state schools for high-achieving high school students. The program has come under the spotlight recently after LSU President John Lombardi... more »
November 11, 2009 1:39 PM
IceGators' interim head coach and president/general manager Brent Sapergia is unable to maintain his composure after a referee's decision at the Pensacola Ice Flyers game on Friday (November 6). Sapergia received a game misconduct for the second straight night and was suspended from coaching, indefinitely, by the league. A new... more »
October 1, 2009 1:56 PM
The Lafayette City Marshal's Office has reported the arrest of Kurt John. Authorities say John was arrested without incident in the 3900 block of Ridge Road on October 1. Kurt John was accused of acquiring a book of stolen checks and issuing nine of those checks to businesses within Lafayette.... more »
September 28, 2009 7:53 AM
Time now for our big three stories for Monday, September 28th: The manhunt ended in death after a child was raped, an elderly man murdered and a teen slashed. Suspect John Lathan was fatally shot while authorities attempted to arrest him. Lathan was wanted by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office... more »