A KATC investigation has found that just days before a young woman was murdered in Rayne, an arrest warrant was issued for her step-father, who's now considered a person of interest in her death.
That man, Kerry Bertrand has not been charged with murder, but he is behind bars... more »
Cacie Barras McGrew's mother, Cindy Barras, is speaking out to KATC about the YouTube video Wade Lohse posted explaining why he ran out of a Lafayette courtroom two weeks ago before his trial.
"First of all, he didn't show true remorse and the justice system cannot be wrong on... more »
A former Crowley Animal Shelter employee is trying to clear his name after being arrested last year.
Mike Edwards is maintaining his innocence. He was arrested last August after a number of dead, decapitated dogs were found behind the shelter. In December, a grand jury in the 15th Judicial... more »
An FBI investigation into the Lafayette District Attorney's Office could be taking shape, as several indicators point to the handling of DWI and OWI cases.
KATC first reported about the FBI executing a search warrant earlier this month. District Attorney Mike Harson confirmed that search took place on February... more »
Three Lafayette Housing Authority Commissioners alleged to have violated open meeting laws were not found to be in any violation.
Retired Judge Arthur Planchard was appointed to the case, hearing testimonies from the commissioners and witnesses on Monday. The meeting in question dates back to October 26th where an... more »
Three Lafayette Housing commissioners accused of violating open meeting laws answer to a district judge. How did it all play out in court? "If in fact the commissioners went into a closed setting and created policy involving the housing authority, it would be a violation of the open meeting law,"... more »