September 30, 2013 7:13 PM
The search for a missing Erath man is sparking the attention of law enforcement in and outside of the U.S.
20-year-old Damien Trahan was last seen leaving his job at Champagne's Supermarket in Erath a week ago. This is the first missing person's case in Erath since Police Chief... more »
January 11, 2013 6:03 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Police say a missing 13-year-old girl has been found unharmed, two days after disappearing in the Salt Lake City area without her shoes, coat or cellphone. Brooklyn Gittins was located late Thursday night after she called her grandmother from a Wal-Mart store in South Jordan.... more »
December 26, 2012 7:14 PM
A family is searching for their 81-year-old loved one after he took off on foot Christmas Eve. 81-year-old Ray Nino disappeared mid-morning on Christmas Eve. He left his step-son's home on Southfork Drive in Youngsville. His family had no idea where he was until Jennings Police told them they found... more »
November 18, 2012 11:55 PM
Search efforts are ramping up for the remaining missing worker of the oil platform fire Friday morning. Black Elk Energy released a statement Sunday night, saying it has now hired a total of three commercial dive boats and started a beach search with Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Department.
The company... more »
November 18, 2012 10:03 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The owner of an oil platform that caught fire after an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico last week said Sunday that it has expanded its search for a missing worker, and doctors said one of four men burned in the blaze is improving and is... more »
November 18, 2012 12:37 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Divers hired by the owner of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico that caught fire recovered a body in the waters near the site Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and the rig's owner. Coast Guard spokesman Carlos Vega said late Saturday... more »
November 17, 2012 10:40 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard on Saturday evening called off its search for two workers missing after an explosion and fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico a day earlier. Four others workers were badly burned in the blaze, which evoked memories of the deadly... more »
November 15, 2012 5:29 AM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M police say freshman wide receiver Thomas Johnson is missing. The department says that the 18-year-old was last seen leaving his residence in College Station on Monday at 5 p.m. Johnson went to high school in Dallas and police believe he might have traveled... more »
July 18, 2012 3:21 PM
A grand jury will meet today to decide if there's enough evidence to indict Brandon Scott Lavergne, the man charged with aggravated kidnapping and first-degree murder of Mickey Shunick.
Brandon Lavergne will not make the walk from the Lafayette Parish Jail to the courthouse today. District Attorney Mike Harson... more »
July 13, 2012 3:45 PM
St. Martinville Police are asking for the public's helping in finding a missing teen. 18-year-old Dylon Boudreaux was least seen Tuesday evening around five o'clock. Police say he was wearing a black suit and black fedora, and was seen walking along Main Street in front of St. Martinville High School.... more »
June 15, 2012 8:59 AM
COLFAX, La. (AP) - Grant Parish sheriff's deputies say the body of a 69-year-old Dry Prong man was recovered from the Red River near the Colfax Recreation Area. The Town Talk reports the man was identified as Jesse B. Mercer Jr. Deputies say rough water caused Mercer to be thrown... more »
May 31, 2012 11:39 PM
With volunteer searches for Mickey Shunick back up Thursday, after a day off, there seemed to be a renewed sense of hope at the volunteer headquarters at Blackham Coliseum. Even though no new evidence surfaced Thursday, Mickey's sister, Charlie Shunick, said she is confident her sister is out there and... more »
May 27, 2012 2:06 PM
For friends and family of Mickey it's a step forward in the investigation they waited an agonizing week for.
The family is doing as well as can be expected and over the past week they've relied on the community's support, but now, it's the prospect of the investigation moving... more »
May 24, 2012 11:42 PM
The whereabouts of missing UL student Mickey Shunick remains a mystery as the search carried over into the sixth day. As the search continues across Acadiana and beyond, police said they still have no clear lead in the case.
Both Lafayette Police and the private investigator, hired by an... more »
May 23, 2012 6:46 PM
The amount of donations to fuel the search for Mickey Shunick continues to grow. Volunteers said they are overwhelmed by the community support that keeps them going.
Volunteer Margaret Bearb heads up the food donations; she can barely keep up with all of the donations flowing in.
"Still... more »
May 23, 2012 1:31 AM
Hundreds gathered in Lafayette's Parc Sans Souci Tuesday night as a candlelight vigil was held for Mickey Shunick.
The 22 year old Lafayette woman disappeared early Saturday morning while riding her bicycle home. Her family is worked sick.
"We're a mess," said Mickey's mom Nancy Rowe. "We try... more »
May 22, 2012 7:48 PM
The search for Mickey Shunick has exploded on a national level and on social media. Before there were search parties on the ground, a Facebook campaign to find her was already in full swing.
An online team is working around the clock at the volunteer headquarters on Ryan Street.... more »
May 21, 2012 12:52 AM
Still no sign of 21-year-old Mickey Shunick.
She was last seen at around 2 o'clock Saturday morning when she left a friend's house in the Saint Streets area. She was on her bike headed home to the area of Ambassador Caffery and West Congress, but she never made it... more »
April 10, 2012 1:36 AM
The family of 85 year old William "Bill" Heath, is asking for the public's help in finding their loved one. Heath was last seen by a neighbor at his Halcott Drive home in Lafayette on Wednesday, April 4th. Family members who live around the corner became concerned when they noticed... more »
March 2, 2012 7:42 AM
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard officials say they've recovered the bodies of two crewmen who had been missing since a helicopter crashed in Mobile Bay in Alabama. Authorities say searchers recovered the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Dale Taylor of Snow Hill, N.C.; and Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron of... more »
February 26, 2012 3:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S military says it has identified the remains of the last American service member unaccounted for in Iraq. Staff Sgt. Ahmed Kousay al-Taie was an Army interpreter who was born in Iraq and lived in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was kidnapped at gunpoint in October 2006... more »
February 5, 2012 10:15 PM
The missing Autistic teen boy that was missing, has been found. St. Landry Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said the boy was found walking along side of the road about two miles from where he was last seen. He was last seen in a wooded area in Morrow by US 71 at... more »
January 28, 2012 2:45 PM
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents found the body of a missing man on the Bogue Chitto River in St. Tammany Parish this morning, Jan. 28.
Agents recovered the body of William Holloway, 63, at 8 a.m. from the river around a mile in a... more »
January 24, 2012 9:07 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A legislative audit says Grambling State University has failed to address hundreds of thousands of dollars in missing or stolen property for seven years in a row. The review, released Monday by Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office, says for the last budget year running through... more »
December 28, 2011 11:24 PM
It's been more than a week since Lynn Landry was last seen going to his hunting camp in the Atchafalaya Basin. Relentless search parties finally found his body in the lake not far from that area.
It was a search that hoped for the best, but prepared for the... more »
December 23, 2011 11:29 PM
Sheriff's deputies continue the search for a missing hunter in St Mary Parish. Relatives say 58-year-old Lynn Landry went hunting at his camp near Beehive Shoot in the Atchafalaya Basin Tuesday and didn't return when expected.
Now Landry's family are searching for him around the clock. By day search... more »
November 27, 2011 1:48 PM
The St. Mary Parish Coroner's Office confirms to KATC that the body of a female boater that went missing Saturday has been recovered.
Agents from several law enforcement agencies resumed their search around 7 o'clock Sunday morning on Bayou Boeuf in Amelia. The Coroner says around 7:45 Sunday morning... more »
September 26, 2011 11:27 PM
A Franklin man, missing for almost 24 hours in the Wax Lake area of the Atchafalaya Bay , is safe at home Monday night. The search took several hours and involved the St. Mary Sheriff's Office, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, U.S. Coast Guard, St Mary Parish Civil Air Patrol... more »
September 12, 2011 7:22 PM
Tonight, the search continues for a missing offshore worker in the Gulf of Mexico. Updated numbers tonight, six have survived, three killed and one is still missing after being forced to evacuate during Tropical Storm Nate.
Originally we told you seven were rescued, but one worker from Bangeldesh died... more »
July 21, 2011 6:24 PM
A missing man in Port Barre has yet to be seen.
It's been a week and day since Dale LaFleur left home. "I'm thinking it's not good and I don't believe Dale would commit suicide," said R.J. LaFleur, Dale's brother.
R.J. is searching for answers as to why... more »
July 10, 2011 12:24 PM
MOBILE, Ala. - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing diver at approximately 3 p.m., Saturday.
Coast Guard crews searched more than 37 hours, covering approximately 1,700 square miles, in an effort to locate a male diver. The Coast Guard launched the search Friday after... more »
June 26, 2011 8:40 PM
The identity of the missing boater found dead in Lake Dauterive has been confirmed as 48-year-old Mark Courville of New Iberia.
"The family said he was just going to out for a quick run on the lake. From what I understand he's used to going out on the lake... more »
May 25, 2011 5:02 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A National Park Service spokeswoman says missing Colombian university president Francisco (fran-SEE-scoh) Piedrahita (PYAD-ruh-EE-tuh) has been found alive in the 2,000-acres of forest and swampland near New Orleans where crews have spent five days searching for him. Linda Friar says the 65-year-old from Cali was spotted... more »
May 2, 2011 8:26 PM
Arkansas State Police have pulled a helicopter equipped with infrared from the air. They say no visual contact was made with any of the missing boy scouts. State Police say they've pulled the chopper due to excessive cloud cover and are not likely to return to the... more »
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 »
February 11, 2011 7:46 PM
Four agencies are searching for a missing commercial fisherman in Vermilion Parish. Officials say the man may have been missing since Wednesday afternoon. They began searching Thursday evening.
The search and rescue team was stationed at Hebert's Landing in Forked Island on Friday. The team is made up of... more »
February 9, 2011 9:21 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Police Superintendant Ronal Serpas tells WWL-TV that they've opened a criminal investigation of money missing from the department's property warehouse. Serpas says the evidence commander discovered that $606 was missing when she checked to see whether drugs had accidentally been put into a double-keyed... more »
January 20, 2011 4:57 PM
Iberia Parish deputies are searching for 15-year old Deshante Robinson. They say she left her New Iberia home on Christmas Day with her 11-month-old son. Her family advised they believe she may be in the Anderson Street area of New Iberia. Anyone who knows where Robinson is should contact the... more »
January 13, 2011 7:53 PM
The water is not unfamiliar territory for Josiah Hoffman. Two weeks ago he took off from Galveston, Texas in his new sail boat ‘Long Last' to head to Mississippi. Hoffman said, "I waited for about four days for a good window to sail." On day two of his trip, Hoffman... more »
January 12, 2011 5:30 PM
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office and Coast Guard rescued a man who had been missing since January 3rd in the Gulf of Mexico. The 34' sailboat and the passenger, 52-year old Josiah Hoffman of Mississippi, went missing in a severe storm. The vessel was located about six miles south of... more »
December 30, 2010 10:00 PM
TYLERTOWN, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have identified a body found Wednesday in rural Walthall County as Kelly Ann Erwin, a Louisiana woman who had been missing since Dec. 10. The Enterprise-Journal reports Erwin's body was found off a county road by passers-by on a four-wheeler. Walthall County Coroner Shannon Hartzog... more »
December 28, 2010 11:18 PM
It's been over a week, and still no sign of a missing 22-year-old Georgia man, who apparently fell off the Calumet River bridge in Saint Mary Parish. KATC's Maddie Garrett talked with the man's father, and now he's speaking out about the search for his son.
Mike Mills has... more »
December 21, 2010 5:48 PM
Search and rescue teams are scouring the Calumet River looking for a man who's been missing since Monday night. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office 22-year-old Lewis Mills of Georgia, LA, had fallen into the river just after 11:00 p.m. Monday.
"When officers responded, it was learned that he... more »
December 13, 2010 8:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Rebecca Glover said her family could not have been more horrified by what happened to her nephew: He was shot by police days after Hurricane Katrina hit, then left to die in a car that a police officer drove to a deserted levee and set ablaze.... more »
November 15, 2010 6:31 AM
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - Searchers have found the body of a missing boater from Mississippi and authorities are investigating the cause of his death. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office said the body of 63-year-old David McAdory of Madison, Miss., was found submerged in Chandeleur Sound on Sunday morning. The... more »
November 9, 2010 12:18 PM
Breaux Bridge Detectives are requesting any assistance in locating this missing female Connie Fay Merimon of Houston, Texas and who is now residing in Breaux Bridge. Connie Fay Merimon is 56 years of age. Ms. Merimon is described as a white female height 5-04 weight about 160 pounds, brown eyes... more »
November 3, 2010 5:18 PM
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents rescued a missing father and his two sons on Nov. 3 in Union Parish.
Agents received a call from the Union Parish Sheriff's Office shortly after 9 p.m. on Nov. 2 about Timothy Thomas, 36, and his two sons,... more »
October 26, 2010 10:35 AM
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A tsunami that pounded several islands in western Indonesia killed at least 113 people and scores more are missing. A 7.7-magnitude earthquake triggered the 10-foot (three-meter) wave that washed hundreds of homes into the sea late Monday. Rescuers were having a hard time reaching the Mentawai... more »
October 22, 2010 4:27 PM
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing 16-year old. Dillon Reeves is 5'6", approximately 160 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. He was last seen on Weeks street in New Iberia with a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and carrying a black booksack. If you see... more »
September 25, 2010 6:16 PM
On September 25, 2010 the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office received a call of a missing person. Casey Floris (DOB 07/22/1974 and a resident of New Iberia) was last seen at her residence by her husband at approximately 01:30 a.m. Mrs. Floris gave no reason for leaving the residence and never... more »
September 10, 2010 10:24 PM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Search teams have recovered the bodies of two men missing in Texas floodwaters, bringing the death toll caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine to six. Authorities on Friday found the bodies of a 28-year-old Louisiana man swept away in the Guadalupe River in New... more »
September 9, 2010 9:59 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A con man carried out an "inartful fraud" when he fooled an art collector into thinking they were partners in the $1.1 million purchase of a missing painting but was actually ripping the investor off, a federal prosecutor said Thursday. Thomas Doyle, 54, was arrested on... more »
September 9, 2010 9:38 PM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities in Texas say it is unlikely they will find alive two missing swimmers swept away by floodwaters from the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine. Authorities ended foot patrols along the swollen riverbanks Thursday and pulled back helicopters making aerial sweeps. The men were swimming Wednesday... more »
September 8, 2010 6:23 PM
Hours after reporting him missing, Deputies discover the body of Breaux Bridge man along the banks of the Vermilion River. Deputies have identified him as 32-year-old Bobby Lindsey. He was found right on the parish line between St. Martin Parish and Lafayette Parish. Deputies in St. Martin were investigating the... more »
September 8, 2010 3:21 PM
A man reported missing after leaving a Breaux Bridge casino, has been found dead.
At approximately 11:40 a.m. Wednesday morning, a resident cutting grass on Seafood Lane in Lafayette, called in a report of a body that was located in the Vermilion River. He was found near the Lafayette-St.... more »
September 8, 2010 12:42 PM
(St. Martinville, La.)-On Monday evening, September 6th, 2010, at apprioximately 8:00 p.m., Bobby Lindsey, 32, Breaux Bridge, left on foot from a Breaux Bridge casino on La. 94 in St. Martin Parish, at the Lafayette-St. Martin Parish line. He was wearing a light color shirt with long pants. Mr. Lindsey... more »
September 1, 2010 10:13 PM
SEATTLE (AP) - Nearly two dozen mountaineers and park rangers are searching for the son of Hall of Fame boxing promoter Bob Arum, who's been missing since a weekend camping trip in the Cascade Mountains of Washington state. John Arum was expected to arrive home Sunday after climbing Storm King,... more »
September 1, 2010 10:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - First it was a curious tale of a $1.3 million painting a middleman said he drunkenly lost while trying to help a friend sell it in New York. Now a part owner of the painting is withdrawing her lawsuit against the middleman - after she identified... more »
August 28, 2010 3:20 PM
LAKE CATHERINE, La. (AP) - The night sky heaved like a living thing as Fire Chief Joe Perez took another slow cruise in the rescue truck down the two-lane road snaking across this town in the last patch of marsh standing between New Orleans and an angry Gulf of Mexico.... more »
August 10, 2010 6:29 PM
MORE INFORMATION: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's officials are still trying to piece together the events leading up to Glenn Lemoine's death. His car was found on the Highway 90 East on ramp from Highway 83. He was last seen about 2 miles away, trying to hitchhike on the bridge over... more »
August 9, 2010 7:03 PM
UPDATE: We have an update to a story we brought you earlier...Family members of Glenn Lemoine say his body has been found in a canal. He's the Patterson man who disappeared after wrecking his vehicle early Saturday morning. His daughter says witnesses say he was last seen trying to hitchhike... more »
August 5, 2010 5:50 PM
Update: Body that was found in Jennings was that of Jayce Dupuis. The cause of death has not yet been determined.
Tonight a missing man's family gathers, hearing the worst. Today the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's offfice teamed up with an Allen Parish correctional search team. Their... more »
August 4, 2010 6:39 PM
Release: The Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office continues to search diligently for missing 21 year old Jayce Ryan Dupuis of Jennings as law enforcement search teams searched by boat and 4-wheelers again on Wednesday. Jayce Ryan Dupuis is 5'11", 135 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. He has not... more »
August 3, 2010 4:59 PM
UPDATE-In an effort to locate missing 21 year old Jayce Ryan Dupuis of Jennings, search teams from eight different law enforcement agencies assisted the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office in an intense air, ground and water search of an approximate two square mile area in the vicinity of the Jaenke... more »
August 2, 2010 6:24 PM
The Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office is currently seeking information in reference to a missing person. Jayce Ryan Dupuis, age 21, a white male, of Jennings was last seen Sunday morning, August 1st, at approximately 1:30 a.m., leaving the area of Jaenke Bridge on LA 97 just north of Jennings.... more »
July 26, 2010 6:13 PM
Tonight a BP cleanup worker from Acadiana is missing.
Deputies in Grand Isle are looking for Brandon Mouton of Eunice.
He was last seen Thursday morning at eight on a barge.
The Coast Guard says they've stopped searching because it's being classified as a missing person because... more »
July 19, 2010 4:06 PM
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Police want your help in finding a missing 12 year old girl.
They say Amber White was last seen around 3 PM Saturday at the Blue Ridge Mobile Home Park on Buncome Road.
Her parents called Police when she didn't return from the... more »
July 15, 2010 12:00 PM
This week St. Landry Crime Stoppers needs your help in locating a missing person from Opelousas. On March 26, 2010, Earl John Kidder Jr, also known as "Bubba" left his residence at 614 Chickasaw Dr. in Opelousas. Mr. Kidder was supposed to be going camping at the Sherburne Wildlife Management... more »
June 28, 2010 10:20 PM
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Authorities were searching Monday for a single-engine airplane carrying four people, including two Montana newspaper reporters, that took off on a sightseeing tour the day before and did not return. The 1968 Piper airplane departed from Kalispell City Airport on Sunday afternoon with Sonny Kless, the... more »
June 21, 2010 7:50 AM
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard is searching for a man who fell into Lake Pontchartrain after a boat carrying four men collided with the Causeway Bridge. The accident occurred around 9:50 p.m. Sunday about one mile from the Metairie side of the span. The Coast Guard said two... more »
June 15, 2010 10:13 AM
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says a 19-year-old reported missing after he failed to return home in a borrowed car was found dead, in the car, in the marsh. Sgt. Lesley Hill Peters, spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, said that Michael Wells' body was found Sunday... more »
June 7, 2010 5:16 PM
Brooklyn Harmon, age15, was last seen at her residence in the 700 block of Irvin Breaux Road in Crowley on May 29, 2010. Reports are unsure as to what Harmon was wearing when last seen at the residence, but she is a black female, 5 foot 3 inches in height,... more »
May 30, 2010 6:40 PM
MAUREPAS, La. (AP) - The bodies of two victims of a weekend boating accident in Lake Maurepas have been found. The bodies of 20-year-old Ann Hite and 14-year-old Mikayla Thibodeaux, both of Gonzales, were found Sunday, said Adam Einck of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. A third person,... more »
May 27, 2010 10:34 AM
MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) -The Coast Guard is searching for a 33-year-old-man who went missing in Lake Pontchartrain approximately a quarter-of-a-mile south of Mandeville/ The Coast Guard received a report from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office at approximately 1 a.m. Thursday that a small recreational vessel carrying two adults and... more »
May 20, 2010 6:40 PM
On May 19, 2010, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a missing person. Gregory Gautreaux, 53, Arnaudville, 6'1" 185 pounds was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. He is possibly driving a 2008 Silver Toyota Camry.
Mr. Gautreaux had called his family... more »
May 18, 2010 2:59 PM
Update: According to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, Tyler Blaze Murphy returned home late last night, unharmed. Deputies are continuing their investigation.
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Tyler Blaze Murphy Age: 13 DOB: 12/26/1996 Race:... more »
May 14, 2010 11:33 AM
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Missing from: Opelousas, LA Missing Since: 05/01/2010 Details: Tyler was last seen on May 1, 2010. He... more »
May 13, 2010 11:47 AM
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say the son of former Louisiana Gov. Huey P. Long is missing. Police say 88-year-old Palmer R. Long Sr. was last seen about 9 a.m. Wednesday leaving his residence in south Shreveport and heading to Minden. Long was driving a white Mercedes Benz E350.... more »
May 12, 2010 7:09 PM
A family's worst fears are confirmed. Their missing loved one was brutally killed and her body dumped. Wednesday, they waited for investigators to tell them who did this and why. A bus driver passing by farmland off Dairy Lane spotted a female's body on Tuesday afternoon. Elizabeth Fontenot, 18, had... more »
May 7, 2010 10:00 AM
Crowley Police are searching for a missing adult.
Jhuanterrol DePorres Morris was last seen at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, 5, 2010 in the 700 block of North Avenue A.
Morris is a Black Male, approximately 5'10" tall, 142 pounds, light complexion with short black... more »
April 23, 2010 6:20 PM
PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard is calling off its search for 11 workers missing since an explosion on an oil rig off the Louisiana coast. Rear Adm. Mary Landry calls it a very difficult decision. The Coast Guard said Friday crews had spent three days searching a... more »
April 22, 2010 4:06 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Eleven workers missing from an offshore oil platform may not have escaped after a massive explosion, officials said Thursday.
Crews continued to search by air and water for those missing from the Deepwater Horizon, which burned for nearly a day before sinking into the Gulf... more »
April 21, 2010 6:24 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard says at least 11 people are missing and seven hurt after an explosion and fire at an oildrilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana.
The rig -- which is still burning -- is owned by Transocean Ltd. of Houston. Spokesman... more »
April 6, 2010 7:19 PM
A missing man case is looking more like a case of foul play. Family members of 39 year old Earl "Bubba" Kidder, Jr. are worried the Opelousas man could be dead after the vehicle he was in, turned up burned. The father of two left Opelousas Friday March 26th for... more »
March 29, 2010 7:11 PM
Crowley Police are searching for a missing teenager. Brooklynn Harmon was last seen on Friday, March 26 at 5 p.m. when leaving to go to a friend's house. Harmon never returned to her home.
Harmon is a black female, 15 years of age, approximately 115 lbs, medium... more »
March 9, 2010 3:57 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Texas-based nonprofit group that has been searching for a missing oil executive in New Orleans has found a body in the Mississippi River, where police say he may have fallen in near a ferry boat dock. Tim Miller, president and founder of Texas Equusearch, said... more »
January 14, 2010 2:33 PM
The International Committee of the Red Cross has launched a Web site to help Haitians find loved ones missing in the devastating earthquake that hit the capital Port-au-Prince.
The Red Cross says it hopes the dedicated site will help restore contact between separated family members.
The site can... more »
November 30, 2009 9:10 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police in Nebraska report a couple of couples have a secret -- a Victoria's Secret. Officers are looking for two couples suspected of stealing 126 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Omaha's Westroads Mall. The missing underthings are worth nearly 6,000 bucks. The stolen bras... more »
November 16, 2009 11:15 AM
Officials report they have found Deandre Ware in Opelousas and are attempting to pick him up today.
KATC will continue to report on this story as more information becomes available.
Authorities in Acadia Parish are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 17 year old... more »
November 13, 2009 2:09 PM
(Opelousas, LA) City of Opelousas Special Project Manager Darryl Wagley says the City is issuing its first "missing person" alert. That's because the final winner in the 'Name the EventCenter' Contest has yet to be found. Last week, a drawing was held after eight people submitted the same winning name.... more »
November 9, 2009 8:57 AM
11:04AM; Monday, November 9, 2009:
According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, missing mother, Racheal Mechelle Peeks has been safely located in the New Orleans area. That is all the information that has been given at this time. KATC will update this story should any extended information be... more »
October 26, 2009 10:06 AM
25-year-old Jamie Lewis has been found after nearly 5 days of being missing.
The Jennings Police Department asked anyone with any information about Jamie Lewis to please contact the Jennings Police Department. The last contact any family member had with Lewis was on October 21st, when he spoke to... more »
October 22, 2009 1:58 PM
Body Found in Dump Matches Somer Thompson Birthmark, Clothing Sheriff Warns, 'There Is a Child Killer on the Loose." more »