Administrators at Opelousas Catholic School tell KATC 15 year old Meghan Briley (pictured), a sophomore at the school has passed away. Meghan was being treated for a brain tumor.
This is the fourth death of an Opelousas Catholic student this year. Back in April, juniors Morgan Adams and Sarah... more »
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran released an American woman on a bail of $500,000 Tuesday more than a year after she was detained, but authorities said they were not considering the immediate release of two companions arrested with her. The announcement came days after conflicting statements by Iranian authorities on... more »
Opelousas Police Press Release
On the 22nd of December, 2009 the Opelousas Police Department was notified of a elderly male subject being treated at a local Hospital for what appeared to be several cuts to his body. Upon investigators arriving it was found that the male subject had sustained... more »
He's called the "Tiger Man" or the "Tiger Whisperer" whatever you call him, he's now a You Tube sensation. In fact people come to see him as much as they do the tiger.
All we know about this man is his name, Darrel. "He drives a white car and... more »
The Vermilion Parish Police Jury will have to take big swings with an axe to fix their 2010 budget. As of right now they are over a little more than one million dollars, which is a huge improvement from the 2.8 million overage they started with.
The good news... more »
Local doctors are speaking out against new recommendations for breast cancer screenings. Dr. Lewis Hill and Dr. Gary Mathews say the U.S. Preventative service task force is wrong. The new guidelines say women can wait to take breast examinations starting at the age of 50; before it was 40. Dr.... more »
A St. Landry congregation will never be the same after a train accident that happened just outside of church.
Crying, Catherin Kinnerson said, "They came into our life to pull us together and God knows they left here today still to keep us together." 59 year olds Fanley and... more »
Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Randy Schexnayder is taking his mission to Washington DC. Today, he met with Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter to try to get FEMA funds to build a flood wall for E. Broussard Elementary in Forked Island. After four years of no recess equipment for students,... more »
Coming soon to Lafayette is a new development called "Cafferytown." Its south of Dulles Drive and North of Gilbeau Rd. The 54 acres of land is called a traditional neighborhood new urbanist development. Zoning Coordinator Jim Parker said, "It has smaller lots, the urban part of the name refers more... more »