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  • Multiple Shots Fired in Attempted Store Robbery

    April 6, 2014 4:08 PM

    Officers from the Lafayette Police Department responded to the report of a robbery Saturday, April 6, 2014 in the 700 block of North St. Antoine Street. According to police the suspect entered the store around 8 p.m. armed with a black revolver and demanded money. The Lafayette Police report... more »
  • Lingerie store accepts EBT card

    March 13, 2014 6:12 AM

    GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - A south Louisiana lingerie store has posted on its front door to indicate it accepts most credit cards, including the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Kiss My Lingerie, in Gonzales, sells adult specialty items. The store moved into the Magnolia Shopping Center on South Burnside... more »
  • Auto parts store worker arrested in theft of $42K

    July 23, 2013 10:29 AM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - Police say the manager of a Kenner auto parts has been arrested in the theft of almost $42,000 from the business. Sgt. Brian McGregor tells The Times-Picayune 43-year-old Gladys Fascitelli was booked with theft of more than $1,500. Investigators said Fascitelli allegedly took advantage of a... more »
  • Accused shoplifter flees, leaves kids in store

    January 24, 2013 9:26 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport police say an accused shoplifter tried to hit a store employee and deserted her two children. The Times reports 31-year-old Natasha Robinson, of Shreveport, was arrested Monday on charges of aggravated battery, theft of goods and child desertion following an incident at a department store.... more »
  • Aid to help Katrina-struck store re-open

    August 3, 2012 7:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A landmark New Orleans food store that hasn't re-opened since Hurricane Katrina hit nearly seven years ago is getting financial help as it works to make a comeback. New Orleans officials announced Thursday that the Circle Food Store will receive a $1 million loan from the... more »
  • Economic authority chief urges tax break for store

    May 15, 2012 9:11 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Economic Development Authority officials are asking the parish council to approve a tax break for a planned Kohl's department store. The Courier reports the authority wants Kohl's to benefit from breaks on sales and use taxes for the equipment it would use during construction. The... more »
  • Owner of gold store arrested in sale

    March 29, 2012 10:37 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Denham Springs police have arrested the owner of a gold-buying store, accused of violating "secondhand dealer laws." Detective Zach Albritton said in a press release to The Advocate that 61-year-old Ahmad Asmar of Baton Rouge owns We Buy Gold in Denham Springs. Albritton said secondhand... more »
  • Store covers up pregnant Simpson on magazine cover

    March 23, 2012 10:59 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A pregnant Jessica Simpson on the cover of Elle magazine was apparently too much for some customers of a Tucson Safeway who prompted management to cover it with cardboard. The April edition features the photo of the singer/actress/fashion designer on its cover with one hand covering... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to theft from naval base store

    March 23, 2012 6:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Covington man has pleaded guilty to a charge he embezzled roughly $50,000 from a store on the Naval Support Activity base in New Orleans. Forty-year-old Gary Massie faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine following his guilty plea Thursday... more »
  • Update: Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody

    March 21, 2011 11:51 PM

    A New Iberia man accused of going on a crime spree in Lafayette is now in police custody. 29-year-old Russell Giangrosso Jr. is accused of robbing the Jefferson Drug Store at gun point around 4:00 p.m. Monday. But that wasn't his only crime, and it was all caught on camera.... more »
  • CarMax to Open First Louisiana Store

    August 25, 2010 10:31 AM

    Used-car dealership chain CarMax has broken ground on its first new store in more than two years. The Richmond company said Tuesday it has begun construction on a store in Baton Rouge, its first in Louisiana. Chief executive Tom Folliard said CarMax is eager to restart its growth... more »
  • UPDATE: Dollar Store Robbed On Bertrand

    July 8, 2010 5:22 PM

    Dollar General at 415 Bertrand was robbed at 9:30 pm Wednesday. Two suspects approached victims. One suspect forced female victim into store and other suspect held male victim on the ground. Once inside the store, the female victim was instructed to open the safe. After the safe was opened the... more »
  • Adult Store Ordinance Proposed

    March 31, 2010 6:49 PM

    Adult oriented stores hoping to open in Lafayette may have some new rules to follow. A proposed law would limit where they can set up shop, specifically close to daycares, libraries, playgrounds, schools, and churches. It wouldn't affect any adult business currently open. The council will... more »
  • Robbery Suspect Flees After Robbing Check-Cashing Store

    March 5, 2010 2:54 PM

    On March 4, 2010, at approximately 5:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 200 block of Production Drive regarding an armed robbery. The suspect entered the business with a black handgun and demanded cash from the drawer. An undisclosed amount of cash was turned over to... more »
  • Lowes employee charged with attempted 2nd degree murder

    February 25, 2010 12:56 PM

    On February 24, 2010, at approximately 8:47 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 120 E. Gloria Switch regarding a disturbance inside of a business. Officers discovered that two employees were involved in a verbal altercation, when one of the employees armed himself with a box cutter. The... more »
  • Plastic bags in US - to pay or not to pay?

    February 22, 2010 7:58 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - For decades the standard question at U.S. grocery store check-out counters has been "Paper or Plastic?" But since January, consumers in the U.S. capital have faced a different question: "Will you pay 5 cents for a bag?" Europeans have long accepted the idea of providing their own... more »
  • Police identify body found on Congress Street

    February 17, 2010 12:32 PM

    Lafayette Police Department investigators have identified the male victim found behind a convenience store on Monday evening as Richard Ronald Fuller (51), originally from Echo, Louisiana. On February 15, 2010, at approximately 8:20 pm, patrons walking behind a convenience store at 2400 West Congress Street discovered the body of a... more »
  • Police Search For Convenience Store Robber In Lafayette

    January 11, 2010 4:23 PM

    Lafayette Police are on the lookout for an armed robber. Police were called to the 3000 block of Pinhook Road, where an armed robbery occurred at the Circle K convenience store. The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money, lottery tickets and a pack of cigarettes. ... more »
  • Police Investigate Convenience Store Robbery

    January 11, 2010 1:16 PM

    On January 8, 2010, at approximately 4:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the Circle k, located at 3400 West Pinhook Road, regarding an armed robbery. The suspect entered the business with what appeared to be a shotgun wrapped in blue jeans. Once inside the business he... more »
  • Acadia Crime Stoppers: Valero Burglary

    December 16, 2009 11:13 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. Crowley Police are investigationg a business burglary which occurred on December 4, 2009 at Valero Convenience Store located in the 1700 block of North Parkerson Ave. Suspects gained entry through the south side door to the business. Once... more »
  • Stolen Bras

    November 30, 2009 9:10 AM

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police in Nebraska report a couple of couples have a secret -- a Victoria's Secret. Officers are looking for two couples suspected of stealing 126 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Omaha's Westroads Mall. The missing underthings are worth nearly 6,000 bucks. The stolen bras... more »
  • Holiday Crime Prevention Tips

    November 23, 2009 12:36 PM

    Shoppers asked to be Vigilant The Lafayette Police Department would like to wish all of its citizens a "Happy and Safe Holiday Season". The Police Department offers the following safety tips while shopping and at home: Holiday Crime Prevention Tips While Shopping: • Stay alert to your surroundings and the... more »
  • JC Penny and Salvation Army: Angel Giving Tree

    November 17, 2009 11:46 AM

    JCPENNEY AND THE SALVATION ARMY LAUNCH LARGEST ONLINE ANGEL GIVING TREE PROGRAM (jcp.com/angel Launches Today to Help Children and Seniors in Need This Christmas) PLANO, Texas (Dec. 17, 2009) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and The Salvation Army are joining forces this Christmas season to... more »
  • St.Martinville Police looking for robbery suspect

    November 5, 2009 2:05 PM

    St. Martinville officials are looking for a male suspect accused of robbing a convenience store in the 300 block of North Main Street. Authorities say the suspect held a gun to the store clerk demanded the register be opened and fled the scene with an undetermined amount of money. The... more »
  • Woman held at gunpoint, police search for suspects

    October 22, 2009 12:17 PM

    On October 21, 2009, at approximately 8:00 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Moss Street regarding an attempted armed robbery. The victim stated she had just exited a convenience store when she was confronted by two young black males. One of the suspects... more »
  • Morgan City Police Investigate Dollar General Robbery

    September 30, 2009 7:49 AM

    The Morgan City Police Department is investigating an Armed Robbery which occurred at the Dollar General Store on Brashear Ave. at 7:11pm on September 28, 2009. The suspect robbed a store clerk at gunpoint and fled the area on foot. Description is black male, medium complexion, black long sleeve... more »

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