A disappointing outcome for prosecutors, as a five-time DWI offender is found not guilty. 48-year-old Steve Roy of Abbeville is already in jail, awaiting sentencing for a fourth offense DWI conviction. He faces at least 10 years in prison for that conviction. Wednesday would have been his fifth DWI, but... more »
An Abbeville man goes on a crime spree in Kaplan on Valentine's Day. But the suspect chose the wrong town, as citizens took action and tried to stop him at every turn.
66-year-old Wilfred Guidry uses a cane to get around, but on valentine's day he found a new... more »
In his own words tonight, we hear why a man killed his four roommates in Lake Charles over Memorial Day weekend. KATC obtained a taped confession where 52-year old Lee Roy Williams Junior talks about what made him snap. Williams admitted to beating, stabbing and shooting Terry Banks, Jessica Eugene,... more »
A preliminary hearing was held in state district court Thursday for Lee Roy Williams Jr. He's charged with four counts of first degree murder. Today, we learned more about the killings. The four bodies were found on Labor Day September 6 at a home off Highway 14 in Calcasieu Parish.... more »
Lee Roy Williams Jr. was first named as a person of interest....he is now charged with four counts of first degree murder.
The victims were discovered brutally killed in separate rooms last Monday in a trailer on Tom Hebert Road.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said, "we have... more »
The suspect being held for a quadruple murder in Lake Charles has two court appearances Tuesday. Lee Roy Williams Junior, is currently being held in the Calcasieu Correctional Center on five million dollars bond. Williams was captured Thursday in Baton Rouge after a standoff with police. He's accused of trying... more »
With the Obama administration asking a judge to delay a court ruling that overturned the moratorium on new drilling in the Gulf, many in Acadiana were left with unanswered questions on how the moratorium and the appeal affect them. Eric Drummond moved to Lafayette a few weeks ago with a... more »
In Evangeline Parish, one community is dealing with a tragedy. A Lake Charles woman, Shannon Cox, and Shelia Serie of Ville Platte died in a car wreck this week.
Shelia's husband, Roy was driving the vehicle that allegedly caused that crash. He is a coach at Ville Platte High... more »
Life has been a roller coaster for sisters Page and Ashley. They have been in adoption since last year around Christmas time, but have been in care for almost two years. In 2007, they lost their mother to a car crash on HWY 90.
After their father chose not... more »