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  • Brown parents unmoved by Ferguson chief's apology

    September 27, 2014 3:51 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Michael Brown's parents say they are unmoved by the Ferguson, Missouri, police chief's apology in their son's shooting death by a police officer. Instead, Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. said in an interview with The Associated Press on Saturday they would rather see an arrest, and... more »
  • 15-month-old locked in car while parents grocery shop

    July 6, 2014 8:39 PM

    CORDOVA, TN - (WMC) - Shelby County deputies and firefighters rescued a toddler from inside a locked Nissan Altima Saturday afternoon. With temperatures at 86 degrees and hardly any clouds in the sky, the toddler's parents left her inside a locked car with all the windows rolled up and... more »
  • Man accused of holding elderly parents captive

    March 3, 2014 10:43 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Deputies say an elderly Gonzales couple's son is accused of holding them captive in their own home for five days until their granddaughter came to their rescue. Maj. Ward Webb of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office tells The Advocate 44-year-old Richard Miley was arrested last week... more »
  • Parents Facing Charges for Children's Crimes

    June 18, 2013 6:35 PM

    Parents in Grand Coteau are facing charges for the crimes their kids are accused of. It's the police department's way of cutting down on a spike in juvenile crime since school has let out. Assistant Police Chief Mike Buck says only a handful of kids are causing problems here... more »
  • UK judge jails parents for deaths of 6 children

    April 4, 2013 6:34 AM

    LONDON (AP) - A judge has sentenced the father of six British children who died in a house fire to life, with a minimum of 15 years in prison, describing him as the "driving force" behind setting the blaze. Judge Kathryn Thirlwall leveled most of the responsibility for the fire... more »
  • Downsville parents seek charter school

    May 21, 2012 9:35 AM

    DOWNSVILLE, La. (AP) - Parents in Downsville say they want to preserve their community school and they are willing to charter the school to ensure they do. The News-Star reports the Union Parish School Board recently accepted an application for Downsville Charter School which would create a kindergarten through 12th... more »
  • Website Tracks Deadbeat Parents

    August 30, 2011 11:11 PM

    Being a single parent can be tough, especially when one parent fails to pay child support. But a new website is cracking down on deadbeat moms and dads, by providing a searchable data base that currently has over 53,000 people listed as failing to pay up. "We do what... more »
  • HS Football Parents: LSU Players Let Them Down

    August 26, 2011 11:29 PM

    Following the arrest and suspension of LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson and linebacker Joshua Johns, many parents and fans are disappointed in these college athletes who were once seen as role models. And with high school football officially in full swing, KATC wanted to know what the arrests mean for... more »
  • Parents: Jennings HS Not Doing Enough in Assault Incident

    August 23, 2011 11:10 PM

    A 13-year-old boy was assaulted at a Jennings football game, and now his parents say school leaders aren't doing enough about it. So they have now involved police. Thursday night at Jerry Simmons Stadium, there was an altercation between a 15-year-old student and Annette Ewing's son. "When my... more »
  • Tornado Strikes While Lafayette Students on Field Trip

    May 1, 2011 2:02 PM

    As storms travelled through Alabama last week, also travelling in the state a group of middle school students from Lafayette. It was a field trip these student won't soon forget and a KATC exclusive as parents and students spoke only with us when they returned home. "It was... more »
  • Judge keeps 911 calls secret in student shooting

    November 12, 2010 9:52 PM

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A judge has refused to release 911 calls and other evidence to the parents of a college football player who was shot and killed by police, saying they failed to include any firsthand account of what happened. Danroy and Angella Henry of Easton, Mass., had... more »
  • Internet Safety Tips for Parents and Children

    November 3, 2010 8:03 AM

    LAFAYETTE, LA- Among the many online threats to children including: exposure to pornography, harassment and cyber stalking, the most dangerous threat is cyber grooming. Cyber grooming is the process of gaining trust and building false relationships to entice victims. What can parents do: · Recognize techniques used by online... more »
  • Teen accused of Killing His Parents Pleads Guilty by Reason of Insanity

    September 22, 2010 12:21 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A 15-year-old West Ouachita High School student indicted in the deaths of his parents has pleaded of not guilty by reason of insanity. The News-Star reports the teenager entered his plea Wednesday before state District Judge Daniel Ellender in Monroe. The teen is accused of killing... more »
  • UL Parents' Night Tonight

    September 22, 2010 11:47 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Prospective college students and their parents can learn more about the college-selection and admissions processes during Parents' Night on Sept. 22 at UL Lafayette. The event will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. The event, hosted by the Office of Enrollment Services, will provide prospective college... more »
  • Parents Get a Chance to Learn More About UL

    September 16, 2010 6:17 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Prospective college students and their parents can learn more about the college-selection and admissions processes during Parents' Night on Sept. 22 at UL Lafayette. The event will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. The event, hosted by the Office of Enrollment Services, will provide prospective college students... more »
  • Arraignment Set For Teenager in Deaths of Parents

    September 16, 2010 10:44 AM

    In Monroe, Louisiana, a 15-year-old West Ouachita High School student indicted in connection with the second-degree murder of his parents will be arraigned on Sept. 22. A spokeswoman with the Ouachita Parish District Attorney's Office said the arraignment date was set Wednesday afternoon. The teen is being held at the... more »
  • 15-Year-Old Will Be Tried As An Adult In The Deaths Of His Parents

    September 14, 2010 4:36 PM

    WEST MONROE, La. (AP) - A state grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old, who will be tried as an adult in the deaths of his parents. The News Star says the panel Monday handed up two counts of second-degree murder against Dalton Fletcher, who was arrested in class Friday at... more »
  • NC restaurant: Parents must remove screaming kids

    September 8, 2010 10:08 PM

    CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (AP) - The owner of a coastal North Carolina restaurant is fed up with screaming children who bother other diners. So Brenda Armes has posted signs at Olde Salty restaurant in Carolina Beach that read "screaming children will not be tolerated." She told WECT-TV in Wilmington that... more »
  • Parents Indicted in Death of Child

    July 15, 2010 10:43 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Sulphur man and his wife will each face a second-degree murder charge stemming from the death two years ago of a 5-year-old child. Calcasieu Parish grand jurors on Wednesday indicted William S. Vincent, 30, and his wife, Barbara V. Vincent, 29. Each was charged... more »
  • Parents Warned of Single Whooping Cough in Evangeline Parish

    May 19, 2010 12:25 PM

    Parents in Evangeline Parish are being warned of a case of whooping cough at Bayou Chicot Elementary. The state notified the school board yesterday. The contagious stage has passed, according to a letter sent home to parents. The department of health and hospitals says there is no... more »
  • Bill That Would Let Gay Parents Adopt Children Together Was Rejected

    April 27, 2010 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A proposal to let gay parents adopt children together in Louisiana was rejected Tuesday by a Senate judiciary committee, a move expected to kill the bill for the legislative session. Senators on the Judiciary A Committee voted 3-1 against the bill, siding with opponents from... more »
  • Jeff Davis School Board System Calls Parents By Mistake

    January 21, 2010 1:40 PM

    A glitch in a Jeff Davis Parish School Board system is calling all students' homes and saying they are absent. If you receive this message, it is in error. You are asked not to call the school. Officials are working on the problem and hope to have it... more »
  • Lawyer: Colorado balloon boy parents to plead guilty

    November 12, 2009 2:38 PM

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The attorney for a Colorado father who reported his son floated away in a helium balloon says his client and the boy's mother could spend time in jail. Lawyer David Lane says both parents will plead guilty to some charges in the case. He earlier... more »
  • LEF Teacher Awards/Nominations

    September 26, 2009 10:46 PM

    LEF Awards/Nominations Deadline to enter: October 30, 2009 234-3229 www.lefoundation.org If you know a teacher who has "gone above and beyond" their duties as an educator, consider nominating them for the upcoming LEF Awards. Students and parents are encouraged to nominate any active teacher in Lafayette... more »

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