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  • Multiple vehicle crash in Vernon Parish

    January 31, 2012 7:27 AM

    Troop E is currently investigating a multiple vehicle crash in Vernon Parish at the intersection of LA 28 and LA 8, east of Leesville. One of the vehicles involved is a tanker truck carrying molten sulfur and one of the other vehicles is a log truck. Both the eastbound... more »
  • Search to Continue Sunday for Missing Boater

    November 27, 2011 12:06 AM

    In Saint Mary Parish, two people are dead after a boating accident. It happened overnight in Amelia, just east of Morgan City in Bayou Boeuf. Authorities have called off the search for one of the victims whose body was never recovered. With the stormy conditions, authorities searched for... more »
  • Midland Accident Leave One in Critical Condition

    October 16, 2011 10:10 AM

    A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a car Saturday evening. It happened around 9:30pm on Highway 90 in Midland when the vehicle tried to avoid the pedestrian. State Troopers say the pedestrian sustained critical injuries and was transported by Air-Med to Our Lady of Lourdes.... more »
  • Man Charged with Pointing Gun at People in Club

    June 19, 2011 12:03 PM

    TANGIPAHOA, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Tangipahoa man has been arrested on charges he pointed an assault rifle at people inside a night club because he was upset about getting bad service. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies saw 23-year-old Perdo Varnado enter the club with the gun... more »
  • Three Mile Lake Residents Evacuate

    May 16, 2011 12:14 AM

    It seems so calm in the Three Mile Lake Community while looking at the water, but there was a sense of urgency in the air Sunday. "They were knocking on our doors at 8 this morning saying get out, get out." said Connie Baudoin. Residents and campers at... more »
  • Armed Robbery Turned Murder in Ville Platte

    May 7, 2011 11:29 PM

    A murder investigation underway in Ville Platte. According to Evangeline it all started with an armed robbery at a nail salon on West Main Street Friday night. The paper reports a man broke into the business and fired several shots, hitting the store owner who later died.... more »
  • Safety Checkpoint Within Iberia Parish

    October 11, 2010 12:02 PM

    On October 12, 2010, Louisiana State Police Troop I will conduct a safety checkpoint within Iberia Parish. The checkpoint will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Troopers will be actively looking for vehicles that are not insured. Vehicles without insurance could be towed and the driver issued a... more »
  • Double Fatal Crash in Iberia Parish

    October 10, 2010 11:24 PM

    Two people are killed in a crash in Iberia Parish. The wreck happened at the intersection of Highway 679 and 345 between New Iberia and Saint Martinville. No other information is available, but keep it tuned to KATC and for the very latest on this developing story.
  • Massive Fish Kill in Plaquemines Parish

    September 13, 2010 6:10 PM

    POINTE-A-LA-HACHE, La. (AP) - A weekend fish kill in Plaquemines Parish has prompted officials to ask state wildlife experts to investigate. Dead fish were found floating atop the water at Bayou Chaland on the west side of the Mississippi River late Friday. The dead fish included pogies, redfish, drum, crabs,... more »
  • Fatal Accident in Iberia Parish

    September 4, 2010 11:32 AM

    A motorcycle accident leaves a woman dead in Iberia Parish. It happened around noon Friday on Jefferson Island Road near Lake Peigneur Road. A witness says the driver of a pickup truck didn't stop at a stop sign and hit and killed 53-year old Cynthia Romero. No charges have been... more »
  • Standoff in Iberia Parish

    August 25, 2010 9:14 PM

    UPDATE: The suspect in the New Iberia standoff has been shot and killed by police. Deputies tell us they were called out to the 2300 block of Divine Street in New Iberia after a fight erupted. A man then barricaded himself inside a mobile home and threatened to shoot police... more »
  • FEMA to Forgive $18 million Community Disaster Loan to St. Bernard Parish

    August 13, 2010 5:23 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - St. Bernard Parish President Craig Taffaro has signed the paperwork needed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the agency to forgive an $18 million Community Disaster Loan granted after Hurricane Katrina. According to a Friday news release, Craig Fenton, a loan analyst working with FEMA,... more »
  • DEQ Arrests Opelousas Man For Alleged Violations of Environmental Permits in St. Landry Parish

    July 23, 2010 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Criminal Investigation Division arrested an Opelousas man on 12 felony charges involving criminal violations of Plaisance Development Corporation's water discharge permits in St. Landry Parish. The president of Plaisance Development Corporation, Joseph L. Jones, 58, operates six wastewater... more »
  • 130 Birds Killed, 15 Rescued in St. Bernard Parish

    July 20, 2010 8:02 PM

    DRY BREAD ISLAND, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says oil hit St. Bernard Parish and killed more than 100 birds. Department official Robert Love said Tuesday that it's the first significant effect on wildlife in the parish behind the Chandeleur Islands, which were hit in early... more »
  • Armed Robbery in Iberia Parish

    July 15, 2010 12:03 PM

    On July 14, 2010 deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to an armed robbery call at 924 E. Admiral Doyle. Upon arrival, deputies spoke to a male victim, age 43. The victim advised he and his 22 year old son were robbed by three black males in the... more »
  • Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish

    July 7, 2010 3:52 PM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a Burglary. The Acaida Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a burglary, which occurred at Riviana Foods Inc., located at 2034 West Mill St. just west of Crowley. The incident occurred between the dates of July 3 - July... more »
  • Annual Grant Cycle For Nonprofits In Iberia Parish

    July 7, 2010 1:33 PM

    New Iberia, LA- The Iberia Parish Enhancement Fund announces the 2nd annual grant cycle for nonprofits based in Iberia Parish and organizations that have programs in Iberia Parish. Applications will be accepted July 15th - August 31, 2010. The grantees will be selected in October 2010 and will be awarded... more »
  • Oil Washes Ashore in Lafourche Parish

    May 20, 2010 6:07 PM

    Photos provided by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries depict images of oil as it washes ashore Elmer's Island today in Lafouche Parish. LDWF biologists, stationed at the Fisheries Lab in Grand Isle, conduct daily field surveys of Elmer's Island, Grand Terre, Port Fourchon and Grand Isle beaches, documenting... 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 »
  • St. Landry Parish voting deadline is February 24th

    February 19, 2010 11:31 AM

    John Moreau, Registrar of Voters for St. Landry Parish has announced that the last day to vote for the March 27, 2010 election will be Wednesday February 24th at 4:30pm. Persons interested in participating in the upcoming election must register to vote by this deadline. Registration forms may be completed... more »
  • $66,000 in lunch money owed in St. Landry Parish

    December 4, 2009 12:05 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Students and adults owe about $66,000 since August for unpaid school meals in St. Landry Parish. Food Services Director Lucretia Chancler told the school board Thursday she is proposing that school principals discuss the issue with their employees in order to help create a policy... more »
  • Crowley Police Arrest Report: November 29, 2009

    December 1, 2009 11:48 AM

    The following information is a release for the media regarding information distributed by the Crowley Police Department. If you have questions regarding this information, please contact Chief K.P. Gibson. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Crowley Police Booking Log for November 23, 2009 to November 29, 2009: ... more »
  • Car burglars charged with Attempted Murder

    November 27, 2009 10:55 AM

    Car Burglary Suspects Attempt to Strike Officer with Car On November 26, 2009, at approximately 11:15 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department were patrolling the parking lot of the downtown library when they came upon a vehicle burglary in progress. The suspect jumped into a waiting vehicle and... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: November 24, 2009

    November 24, 2009 10:06 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for November 24, 2009. David Roy Bouley, age 27, Alex Lormand Rd., Kinder, La., arrested on an arrest warrant for second degree kidnapping, aggravated rape and armed robbery. Jimmy Wayne Gioele, age 28, Hwy. 105, Krotz Springs, La.,... more »
  • 18 year old arrested for possession of marijuana

    November 20, 2009 8:52 AM

    Press Release; Date: 11-20-09 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests: Scott Moreno age 18yoa of Second... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: November 5, 2009

    November 5, 2009 10:41 AM

  • Amelia man sentenced to 20 years hard labor

    October 23, 2009 2:18 PM

    Harold Anthony Holly (age 32, of Friendship Alley, Amelia) has been sentenced to 20 Years at Hard Labor and a $20,000 Fine for Distribution of Cocaine. On February 20, 2008, in Amelia, Harold Anthony Holly and another individual sold cocaine to an undercover agent of the St. Mary Parish Narcotics... more »
  • Bus Accident with Injuries

    October 8, 2009 9:24 AM

    8:34am: At this time State Police have confirmed that the two vehicle accident happened near US 90 and 318 in St. Mary Parish. The accident involves a school bus and a passenger vehicle. The 34 children on board the bus were not harmed, however, the driver in the passenger... more »

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