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  • Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer

    November 23, 2014 4:03 PM

    CLEVELAND (AP) - A 12-year-old boy shot by police after apparently grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about a someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground. Deputy Chief Ed Tomba said... more »
  • Authorities: Police officer shot in Ferguson

    September 28, 2014 12:16 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities said a police officer was shot Saturday night in Ferguson, Missouri, the scene of racial unrest in the wake of the August shooting death of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. Tim Zoll of the Ferguson Police Department told KSDK-TV that the officer... more »
  • Vikings player shot in calf in Minneapolis

    August 9, 2014 5:25 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police were investigating a shooting inside a downtown nightclub that injured 9 people early Saturday, including a Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle. Linval Joseph went to the 400 SoundBar nightclub sometime after Minnesota's 10-6 win over the Oakland Raiders in the preseason opener Friday night at TCF... more »
  • Family Mourns After Fiance & Father is Murdered

    October 13, 2013 9:15 PM

    The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder near Mamou. It happened before 5:00 Saturday afternoon on Reeton School Road off LA 13. Detectives say one person was shot and later died at the hospital. Saturday afternoon, Crystal Reed's life changed forever. Deputies knocking on her front... more »
  • 4 shot at New Orleans house party

    June 24, 2013 9:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say four people were shot with one critically wounded at a house party. Police spokesman Hilal Williams says the shooting occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Williams said an 18-year-old woman was hit in the thigh and is in critical condition, and a... more »
  • Man found fatally shot in car on I-10

    May 23, 2013 8:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting on Interstate 10. Police say a man's body with multiple gunshot wounds was found inside a car Thursday morning near the I-10-U.S. Highway 90 split. Police have not identified the victim or released a motive for the slaying.
  • Grambling State says student shot in leg on campus

    April 16, 2013 8:18 AM

    GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Three Grambling State University students were shot Monday night during a fight outside one of the campus dormitories but none of the people has life-threatening injuries, a school spokesman said. Bystander Tracy Lamar Greene Jr., 19, of Marrero, La., was rushed to Ruston General Hospital with... more »
  • SE Louisiana student shot, killed

    January 28, 2013 7:22 AM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Hammond police are investigated the death of a Southeastern Louisiana University graduate student who was shot inside his apartment. Police tells The Advocate 23-year-old Raphael Garrison was killed about 2:15 p.m. Friday. Lt. Vincent Giannobile said police found Garrison lying on the floor of his apartment.... more »
  • Doctors Call Flu Strain "Aggressive," Kids Hit Hard

    January 9, 2013 7:49 PM

    Louisiana is one of 29 states reporting widespread cases of the flu. State health experts say the most commonly identified strain of flu is one of the three covered by this year's vaccine. This flu season is being called the worst outbreak in a decade, starting in October instead... more »
  • Family of Teen Killed by Breaux Bridge Police Demanding Justice

    December 10, 2012 11:21 PM

    A vigil and rally was held at Carl Williams Memorial Park in Breaux Bridge Monday night in support of teenager Daraneisha Harris, who was shot and killed by a Breaux Bridge Police officer a week ago. Police said last Sunday Harris ran her vehicle into a Breaux Bridge police... more »
  • Father Calls for End to Violence After Son was Shot and Killed

    November 12, 2012 11:48 PM

    A father is calling for an end to violence in his community after his son was shot and killed Sunday in Abbeville. Police said the accused shooter, Dedrick Maze, turned himself in after he allegedly shot 23-year-old Jacolby Walker in Walker's backyard at his house on Lyman Street. Now... more »
  • Man dies after being shot in the legs

    July 25, 2012 8:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 39-year-old man died after he was shot in both legs. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs tells The Advocate Louis Spears was shot Tuesday morning while standing on the front porch of a home. Stubbs said Spears was taken to a hospital where... more »
  • 2 teens shot, another arrested in Shreveport

    May 14, 2012 10:52 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Two teenagers, ages 15 and 16, were hospitalized after gunfire broke out during an argument at a party in Shreveport early Sunday morning. After interviewing several witnesses, Shreveport police arrested a 17-year-old in the shooting and booked him with attempted first-degree murder Police say the suspect... more »
  • Police: Crash victim shot

    May 3, 2012 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 25-year-old man crashed his car into a house after he was shot several times. Capt. Joan Cage tells The Advocate officers responded to a report Wednesday of shots fired and a vehicle hitting a home in Scotlandville. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs... more »
  • Slain man's family alleges he was shot in back

    April 19, 2012 7:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The attorney for the family of a 20-year-old unarmed man fatally shot by police says a funeral home report indicates Wendell Allen had a hole in his back, which they contend is evidence he was shot from behind. That would contradict findings of the Orleans Parish... more »
  • Man found shot to death in driveway

    April 16, 2012 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the shooting death of a 29-year-old man. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely says Brandon Harris died early Sunday morning of multiple gunshot wounds. The Advocate reports Harris was found dead in his driveway. Police have not identified a motive or a suspect.
  • Man shot by police in downtown Shreveport

    April 2, 2012 6:31 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say officers shot a 29-year-old man who drove his truck into at least two parked cars, then allegedly tried to run over two mounted patrol officers. Christopher Duggan of Bossier City was in critical condition Sunday and faced charges of drunk driving, reckless driving,... more »
  • Young Man Shot at Block Party

    March 26, 2012 10:29 AM

    On March 25, 2012, detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office learned that a male victim, age 19, was shot in the arm. According to detectives, the victim did not disclose many details in the incident. The information given was that the victim had attended a "Block Party" in the... more »
  • Woman gets 50 years in dress shot shooting

    March 22, 2012 10:55 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - State District Judge Clayton Davis has sentenced a 27-year-old Lake Charles woman to 50 years in prison for the shooting of two dress shop employees in July. The American Press reports Sharonda Obey pleaded guilty in January to two counts of attempted first-degree murder. Police... more »
  • No gun found on man shot to death by police

    March 9, 2012 8:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police chief Ronal Serpas says a 20-year-old man who was fatally shot by an officer as police executed a narcotics search warrant appears to have been unarmed. The shooting happened Wednesday night at a New Orleans residence. Serpas met with reporters Thursday. Serpas identified... more »
  • Man found shot in car dies

    March 5, 2012 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man found shot to death in a car. The victim was identified as Jeremy Steward, who was found in the car on Columbus Dunn Drive about 1 a.m. Monday, and later died at the hospital.... more »
  • Update: 2 New Orleans police officers shot, 1 suspect dead

    March 1, 2012 8:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two New Orleans police officers are undergoing surgery after being shot during a traffic stop near City Park. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas says two suspects were also shot Thursday morning by the officers. One suspect died at the scene and the other was wounded. Serpas says... more »
  • 2 New Orleans police officers shot, 1 suspect dead

    March 1, 2012 8:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two New Orleans police officers are undergoing surgery after being shot during a traffic stop near City Park. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas says two suspects were also shot Thursday morning by the officers. One suspect died at the scene and the other was wounded. Serpas says... more »
  • Man arrested after neighbor shot to death

    January 31, 2012 5:49 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police have arrested a 25-year-old man on charges of second-degree murder in the death of his neighbor. Police arrested 25-year-old Darryl Sterling on Monday. They say he shot 29-year-old Ricky Randolph on Friday after an argument between the neighboring families. Detectives say Sterling was... more »
  • Pregnant Teenager Shot and Killed; Fiancee Under Arrest

    January 18, 2012 11:46 PM

    A pregnant teenager and her unborn child are dead after a domestic shooting in St. Martinville. Deputies were called to a residence on Our Lady of the Lake Road at around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, and found 19 year old Hannah Parker with a fatal gunshot wound. Deputies arrested Parker's... more »
  • Police: Man shot daughter's boyfriend over pot

    January 17, 2012 9:18 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 60-year-old man shot his daughter's boyfriend with a shotgun during a fight over missing marijuana. The Courier reports that the boyfriend was hit with a .410 gauge shotgun. Several pellets lodged in his heart. They were removed. He is expected to make a... more »
  • 2 shot in Ga. parking lot after football argument

    January 16, 2012 10:28 AM

    DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say an argument over an NFL playoff game led to the shooting of two men in the parking lot of a restaurant in suburban Atlanta. Gwinnett County Police charged 31-year-old Donald Ray Ayro with assault charges for the shooting of 30-year-old Christopher Middleton and 30-year-old... more »
  • Woman shot to death in Jefferson

    January 10, 2012 10:52 AM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a Jefferson Parish woman. Col. John Fortunato, a department spokesman for the sheriff's office, says a man walked into Ochsner Medical Center about 2:25 a.m. Tuesday and reported that he had found a woman, who appeared to have been... more »
  • Carjacking suspect fatally shot by deputies

    January 10, 2012 9:59 AM

    JEFFERSON, La. (AP) - A Jefferson Parish carjacking and police chase ended with the suspect fatally shot by deputies. Shortly before midnight Monday, Col. John Fortunato says a Metairie man told authorities that he was carjacked on Causeway Boulevard. Fortunato says the stolen Jeep Cherokee was spotted a short time... more »
  • Officer shot during motel drug bust

    January 5, 2012 9:32 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Three men are behind bars after a Shreveport police officer was shot during a multiagency drug bust. Just before 10 p.m. Wednesday, officers and deputies with the Shreveport, Caddo Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant on a motel room in west Shreveport. Sgt. Bill Goodin,... more »
  • Flu Clinic Schedule 2011

    September 7, 2011 6:46 AM

    Shots will be given from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. September 12, 2011 Youngsville City Hall 305 Iberia Street Youngsville, LA September 16, 2011 LaBelle Maison 203 E. Second Street Broussard, LA 837-6552 September 19, 2011 St. Martin Council on Aging 391 Cannery Rd. Breaux Bridge, LA... more »
  • Motorcycle rider shot, faces charges

    June 27, 2011 6:44 AM

    HEFLIN, La. (AP) - A police chase in northwestern Louisiana has ended with a motorcycle rider facing charges after sustaining a gunshot wound. Authorities say two motorcycles were traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 371 in Webster Parish Saturday night when a sheriff's deputy tried to pull... more »
  • One Shot After Dispute

    June 4, 2011 11:24 AM

    One person is in stable condition after a gunshot wound to the hip area. Around two am Saturday morning, at least one shot was fired in the 400 block of Stevenson Street in Lafayette. Investigators say that a disturbance took place amongst a group of male suspects at a... more »
  • One Shot in New Iberia

    April 24, 2011 11:52 PM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at West End Park. Officials say one person was shot and transported to a local hospital. Investigators say the shooting took place just after 7:30 Sunday evening and the extent of the victims injuries are unknown.
  • College student fatally shot at Ohio frat house

    February 7, 2011 10:23 AM

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - A day after a college student was shot dead at an Ohio fraternity house and 11 people were wounded, the governor, college officials and friends were hoping to find some explanation for the violence. Authorities say two men had left the gathering in Youngstown after a... more »
  • Louisiana drug suspect shot to death

    January 13, 2011 9:05 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - Police say a narcotics officer shot and killed a suspected drug dealer inside a Port Allen motel room during an undercover operation. Maj. Richie Johnson, of the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, told The Advocate that the unidentified suspect was expected to sell painkillers... more »
  • Arizona Rep. Giffords Shot, Several Wounded

    January 8, 2011 3:43 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says "some" have died in the shooting spree in Tucson, Ariz., where Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was "gravely wounded." U.S. Capitol Police say a shooter is in custody. Obama calls the shooting "an unspeakable tragedy" and that such "a senseless and terrible act of... more »
  • Bridge blockade claims thrown out

    December 28, 2010 9:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has thrown out the remaining claims in a lawsuit that said police violated people's constitutional rights by firing warning shots to stop them from crossing a bridge to escape flooding from Hurricane Katrina. Having dismissed about 90 percent of the claims in September,... more »
  • Baton Rouge Boy Found Fatally Shot

    November 30, 2010 8:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed inside a Baton Rouge park building. Casey Rayborn Hicks, a spokesman for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, says that deputies received an anonymous call from someone at 5:45 p.m. Monday saying they found a... more »
  • Witness: Cop said looters 'deserved to be shot'

    November 12, 2010 9:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police officer on trial for gunning down a man outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath said after the shooting that looters are "animals" who "deserved to be shot," a fellow officer testified Friday. The former officer, David Warren, is charged... more »
  • Officials: Suspect lived unnoticed after 'death'

    November 5, 2010 9:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After the skeletal remains of a slain Las Vegas girl were found in the woods of central Louisiana, the investigation led authorities to a startling conclusion: The man suspected of kidnapping her was supposed to have died 16 years earlier. As federal and state investigators mount... more »
  • Police Say Mom Shot Daughter's Boyfriend

    October 5, 2010 9:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An Algiers woman was arrested after police say she shot a teenage boy she caught in her daughter's bedroom. Letischa Collins, 35, was booked with aggravated battery after she shot the 16-year-old boy in the stomach on Monday. The injured boy was taken to a local... more »
  • 2-Year-Old Shot and Killed Near New Orleans Parade

    September 27, 2010 7:17 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a man shot at a moving car and hit and killed a 2-year-old boy in a parked car. Police say they're looking for whoever killed Jerremy Galmon, who died at a hospital Sunday. Officer Garry Flot, a police spokesman, says witnesses told... more »
  • Jennings Attempted Murder, Suicide

    September 24, 2010 7:36 PM

    A Jennings man is dead and a woman is in critical condition, after a domestic dispute leads to gunfire. Police are calling it an attempted murder, suicide. They say 44 year old Rocky Domingue was arguing with his girlfriend Thursday night when he shot her and then pulled the trigger... more »
  • Louisiana Officers Shot

    September 13, 2010 10:57 AM

    RAYVILLE, La. (AP) - A Rayville police officer was shot and killed when he confronted burglary suspects Saturday in a house just outside the town, and a Ruston office was in serious condition after a shooting early Monday at a car dealership. Richland Parish Sheriff Charles McDonald said deputies booked... more »
  • UPDATE: Opelousas Girl Hit by Stray Bullet

    September 10, 2010 6:38 PM

    New Information: Police are now looking for 17 year old Casey Rubin of Opelousas. They say he is considered a person of interest. The other man they took into custody last night has been released and is not facing any charges. Meantime, the 8 year old victim is... more »
  • Man Shot By Father-N-Law Second Time in Five years

    September 10, 2010 11:50 AM

    MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - DeSoto Parish sheriff's deputies say a man who refused to prosecute his father-in-law for a shooting five years ago has allegedly been shot by him again. Cpl. Dusty Herring said 74-year-old Alvis McKinney was booked Wednesday with third-offense DWI as well as aggravated battery against 39-year-old... more »
  • Philly police: 3 shot at Kraft Foods facility

    September 9, 2010 9:44 PM

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia police say three people have been shot inside a Kraft Foods Inc. facility in the city's northeast section. Police Lt. Frank Vanore tells The Associated Press officers are at the plant. He says somebody inside opened fire Thursday night. Police say no deaths are known. Television... more »
  • UPDATE-Man Who Took Discovery Channel Employees Hostage is Dead

    September 1, 2010 5:20 PM

    UPDATE-SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Law enforcement official: Discovery Channel gunman shot by police is dead. ----------------------------------------- SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Police say they have shot an armed man who took three people hostage in the Discovery Channel network's headquarters in suburban Washington. All of the hostages are... more »
  • Home Invaders Shoot Woman in Lafayette

    August 27, 2010 6:41 PM

    A Lafayette man, Isreal Ason, was attacked in his own home on Delorde St. Friday morning. He was bound with duct tape and his mother shot in the leg. Ason said he couldn't believe someone would try to take his mother's life over a vehicle. He and his mother... more »
  • Iberia Parish Standoff Suspect Fatally Shot

    August 25, 2010 11:55 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... more »
  • Hidden Gun Leads to Child Being Shot

    August 21, 2010 3:51 PM

    A Lake Charles man who hid a loaded gun under a sofa cushion - leading to the accidental shooting of a child - has been convicted on charges of negligent injuring and possession of a stolen firearm. Latheris D. Thomas, 26, on Friday was given a suspended jail term, probation... more »
  • 3 Brothers Shot to Death in S Caddo

    August 17, 2010 8:52 PM

    SPRING RIDGE, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says a 33-year-old Shreveport man is accused of gunning down three brothers - aged 13 to 20 - whom he accused of stealing a video game system. Sheriff's spokesman Cindy Chadwick says Marcus Donte Reed was booked Tuesday with first-degree... more »
  • 3 Alleged Home Invaders Shot, 1 Killed

    August 3, 2010 5:59 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Police say people defending their homes killed one person and wounded another in Alexandria, and injured a third in a nearby part of Rapides Parish. Both incidents occurred early Monday. Alexandria police say 24-year-old Darwin Johnson of Alexandria was killed when he and a second man... more »
  • Baton Rouge Teen Shot Outside Home

    July 19, 2010 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the shooting death of a teenager in front of his own home, a day before his 18th birthday. Police found 17-year-old Travis Yates lying on the side of the street about 3 p.m. Sunday. Lt. Todd Lee said Yates was... more »
  • Dog Shot After Biting Deputy

    July 9, 2010 9:03 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A narcotics agent with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office shot a pit bull dog in the head after the dog bit him in the leg. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lesley Hill Peters says it happened Thursday afternoon. The agent had gone to a residence in Larose to... more »
  • Hospital releases trooper shot during traffic stop

    July 5, 2010 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) The Louisiana state trooper who was shot during a traffic stop on Interstate 10 Saturday spent his Independence Day at home with family and friends after being released from the hospital. WAFB-TV reported on Monday that Sgt. Markus Smith with Louisiana State Police said the... more »
  • LA State Trooper Shot

    July 3, 2010 11:29 PM

    Take the exit, right off the basin bridge if you're heading in the direction of Baton Rouge on I 10 East. And on the 4th of July weekend, this was the scene of a shooting incident. State police say at around 1230 in the afternoon, a trooper attempted to pull... more »
  • LA Trooper Shot

    July 3, 2010 4:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana trooper is in stable condition after being shot while attempting a traffic stop on Interstate 10 west of Baton Rouge. State Police Lt. Doug Cain says the shooting happened around 12:15 p.m. Saturday. The trooper was attempting to pull over a white van... more »
  • Teen Shot by New Orleans Police

    June 21, 2010 10:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Three New Orleans police officers have been placed on administrative leave following the weekend shooting death of a teenager. Officers were responding to a call of shots fired Sunday night when they were directed to a person carrying an assault rifle. Officers confronted the person and... more »
  • Concealed Weapons In Church Bill Shot Down

    June 8, 2010 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Senate committee has shot down a bill that would have allowed concealed weapons to be carried inside churches. The bill, which had passed the House in a 74-18 vote, found no support in a Senate judiciary committee Tuesday. The measure by Rep. Henry Burns,... more »
  • Man Shot, Killed in Parking Lot

    June 1, 2010 7:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating the shooting death of a 44-year-old man. Keefe Anderson was shot about 2:45 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of a grocery store. Police spokesman Sgt. Don Kelly said in a news release that a man walked up to Anderson,... more »
  • Intruder Shot and Killed

    May 24, 2010 7:12 AM

    MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) - Police said a Moss Point couple was wounded in an exchange of gunfire that killed a man who tried to get inside their home. Detective J.D. Savage tells The Sun Herald that the investigation points to circumstances that could result in a case of justifiable... more »
  • BP May Try "Junk Shot"

    May 13, 2010 6:33 PM

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) - BP might wind up shooting junk of all shapes and sizes to plug the nooks and crannies in a giant piece of machinery that's allowing some of the oil to escape into the Gulf of Mexico. In the aptly named "junk... more »
  • Fatally Shot Man Had Filed Temporary Restraining Order

    May 12, 2010 11:40 AM

    KROTZ SPRING, La. (AP) - A Krotz Springs firefighter who was fatally shot had filed for a temporary restraining order in late March seeking to stop his ex-wife from moving his children out of state. The new husband of Michael Hall's ex-wife, Jason Rolls, is accused of manslaughter in Hall's... more »
  • Woman Killed in Car Jacking

    May 11, 2010 10:01 AM

    COVINGTON, La. - A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for his role in the killing of a Mandeville woman during an aborted carjacking. Jason Gainey pleaded guilty earlier to armed robbery. Authorities allege that he and Dominic Robinson followed Samantha Jaume and her four children... more »
  • Robot Shot Chemical Dispersant Into Oil Leak

    May 10, 2010 1:12 PM

    ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - A remote-controlled submarine shot a chemical dispersant into the maw of a massive undersea oil leak Monday, further evidence that authorities expect the gusher to keep erupting into the Gulf of Mexico for weeks or more. Crews using the deep-sea robot attempted to... more »
  • One man shot, another beaten within minutes in local neighborhood

    February 22, 2010 12:31 PM

    On February 20, 2010, at approximately 1:45 am, officers responded to the intersection of Helen and Madeline regarding an armed robbery. The victim, a 39 year old male of Lafayette, informed investigators that he was walking on Madeline Avenue when three suspects approached him. One of the suspects produced a... more »
  • Third suspect arrested in Fireworks Stand attemped robbery

    December 31, 2009 2:33 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested the third suspect in an alleged attempted armed robbery on Christmas Day that cost one gunman his life and landed a second in the hospital with a gunshot wound. Maj. Jerome Hopewell told The Alexandria Daily Town Talk that... more »
  • Crooks Fireworks Stand attemped robbery

    December 27, 2009 5:31 PM

    Authorities say a fireworks stand operator who shot two alleged robbers on Christmas Day isn't expected to face any charges in the shooting. The shooting left one Alexandria man dead, another hospitalized and a third on the run. Sheriff's Maj. Jerome Hopewell said 20-year-old Sheldon Fisher was killed and... more »
  • Borden's Milk delivery shot suspect on the run

    December 18, 2009 6:55 PM

    A man considered armed and dangerous is running from police in Iberia Parish tonight. Isiah Lively of Jenerette is accused of shooting a Borden's Milk delivery man as he was dropping off products at a store on Church and Pellerin around 11:30 this morning. The victim was shot in... more »
  • DHH: H1N1 vaccine arriving daily

    November 30, 2009 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today updated the status of the state's Fight the Flu campaign, announcing that 146,061 doses of H1N1 vaccine have been administered across the state. As the 2009 H1N1 vaccination campaign moves forward, it is important for Louisiana families to be... more »
  • DHH: H1N1 vaccination times have changed for Lafayette

    November 24, 2009 2:43 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The state Department of Health and Hospitals HAS CHANGED THE TIME OF ITS CLINICS IN LAFAYETTE PARISH. The department will provide H1N1 2009 flu vaccines to Lafayette Parish students on December 5, 2009 FROM 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Lafayette Parish School System has partnered with... more »
  • Dauterive Offers H1N1 Vaccinations for Free

    November 20, 2009 11:05 AM

    Local hospital to administer vaccinations Saturday, Nov. 21 to targeted groups who meet specific requirements NEW IBERIA, La. - Dauterive Hospital will administer the H1N1 vaccination for free to targeted groups from 9 a.m. to noon -- while supplies last - Saturday, Nov. 21 in Meeting Room 2 on... more »
  • Blue Cross to Cover H1N1and Seasonal Flu Vaccines

    November 19, 2009 11:55 AM

    Blue Cross to Cover H1N1 (Swine) Flu and Seasonal Flu Vaccines For Individual Members and Fully Insured Group Members Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA) will cover the administration of H1N1 (swine) flu and seasonal flu vaccinations for its members. All individual members and fully insured group members... more »
  • St. Mary Parish schools to implement H1N1 vaccination in December

    November 17, 2009 2:09 PM

    November 12, 2009- The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has requested school districts to participate in providing H1N1 vaccinations to Louisiana's school children. The campaign offers vaccinations to school-aged children identified as the highest risk factor for contracting the infection during this year's flu season. As a result, St.... more »
  • DHH Updates Status of Fight the Flu Campaign

    November 16, 2009 2:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Department of Health and Hospitals today updated the status of the state's Fight the Flu campaign. As the H1N1 vaccination campaign moves forward, it is important for Louisiana families to be patient if their provider has not yet received the H1N1 vaccine, as more vaccine is... more »
  • H1N1 vaccine offered to Vermilion schools after holiday break

    November 13, 2009 10:10 AM

    Vermilion Parish School System Begins H1N1 Flu Vaccinations After Thanksgiving Break: (Abbeville, LA) Randy Schexnayder, Superintendent of Schools for Vermilion Parish announced that H1N1 vaccinations for students will begin when students return from Thanksgiving vacation. "Everyone needs annual flu protection because the influenza virus changes from year to year"... more »
  • 3 more La. deaths blamed on flu

    November 10, 2009 9:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state Department of Health and Hospitals says three more people in Louisiana have died from complications of swine flu bringing the total to 33 deaths in the state since August. Health officials say the latest deaths include a man and a woman from the... more »
  • Teen Wanted for death of Kaplan resident

    November 9, 2009 12:48 PM

    Kaplan Police are searching for a murder suspect. Jordan Huntsberry is wanted in connection with the murder of Kevin Robinson of Kaplan. Officials say the 18-year-old of Abbeville shot Robinson on Friday, November 6th. As a result of the injuries he received, Robinson died on Saturday. Police also say they... more »
  • POLL: Swine Flu Vaccine, Parents Doubt Safety

    October 22, 2009 2:03 PM

    POLL: Swine Flu Vaccine, Parents Doubt Safety ABC News-Washington Post Poll: 30 Percent Not Confident Vaccine Is Safe
  • Victim hospitalized after shot in the back

    October 22, 2009 12:08 PM

    On October 22, 2009, at approximately 3:00 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 400 block of St. Antoine Street regarding a shooting. According to the victim and witnesses, the victim was exiting a residence he was visiting and was confronted by two masked suspects outside. The... more »

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