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  • Iberia Parish Shooting on South Hopkins Street

    April 12, 2014 10:49 PM

    Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies responded to a shooting in the 500 block of Hopkins Street around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Deputies report a 15 year old male and an adult identified as Dequasis Jean Batiste were wounded during an exchange of gunfire. Witnesses tell the Sheriff's Department, an unknown... more »
  • Opelousas puts more deputies on the street

    March 10, 2014 6:15 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Deputy marshals are stepping up patrols in Opelousas with an eye toward cutting down on robberies of local businesses. City Marshal Paul Mouton tells The Daily World that he's added 8 reserve marshals and they are patrolling the city from 6-10 p.m. each night. The main... more »
  • Shooting on Paradise Street

    June 5, 2013 6:24 AM

    Lafayette, LA - On June 5, 2013, at approximately 2:50 am, Lafayette Police responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Paradise Street. According to investigators, two masked suspects armed with handguns forcefully entered the residence. Once inside the home, the suspects exchanged gunfire with the resident. One of... more »
  • House Fire on Helen Street

    March 26, 2013 5:45 AM

    Lafayette fire and emergency officials were called to a house fire at 11:22 p.m. Monday night. Upon arrival to the house, at 223 Helen Street, heavy flames were coming from the rear of the structure. The Lafayette firefighters put the fire out within fifteen minutes of arriving. The house sustained... more »
  • Abbeville Police Investigating Homicide

    December 21, 2012 1:37 AM

    An Abbeville man was found murdered in his South Lamar Street home Thursday. Family members identify the victim as 25 year old Darrell Broussard (pictured). Broussard's own mother made the grim discovery. "She saw a footprint on the door and the door was kicked in," said Abbeville City Councilman... more »
  • Street work set to begin in N.O.

    July 9, 2012 5:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The state is set to begin reconstruction work on Monday on several New Orleans streets in areas damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. All are in the city's 9th Ward. Barrier Construction Co. is the contractor for the $2.4 million project, which involves segments of Forstall,... more »
  • Shreveport cracks down on weekend street cruisers

    April 18, 2012 6:00 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Weekend cruising along the streets of Shreveport this time of the year has been a tradition for teens and young adults for decades, but police are cracking down. Starting recently, a task force of two dozen additional officers began saturating area parks and targeted areas between... more »
  • LSU & Alabama Fans Outraged at Apparent Assault

    January 17, 2012 1:05 AM

    Fans from both LSU & Alabama are disgusted at a video that's surfaced online, showing the apparent sexual assault of an LSU fan by an Alabama fan. The video was shot in a Bourbon Street fast-food restaurant, reportedly after the BCS Championship game. It shows an Alabama fan exposing his... more »
  • 2 booked in street sign thefts

    January 5, 2012 10:39 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - Two people accused of stealing as many as 60 street signs in West Feliciana Parish over the New Year weekend have been arrested. West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel tells says 19-year-old James D. Morrison and a 17-year-old, both of St. Francisville, were booked... more »
  • Late Night Fire in Scott

    December 20, 2011 5:58 AM

    A home sustains major damage in Scott after a fire. The flames broke out around ten o'clock Monday night in the 100 block of Tressie Street. Flames consumed the porch and outdoor kitchen area of the structure, which sustained substantial damage. Fire units from Duson and Judice assisted... more »
  • Car vs House

    December 15, 2011 8:49 AM

    A homeowner received a rude awakening after a car slammed into his home early Thursday morning. This all happening in the 300 block of Goldman Street just off of the Evangeline Thruway around 2:30 Thursday morning. The driver lost control, hitting a lamp pole before hitting the home. ... more »
  • Police Shooting Leaves One Dead

    October 22, 2011 10:07 AM

    A Lafayette Police Officer is on paid administrative leave after a shooting early Saturday morning. Just after 11:00 PM Friday night, officers responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of Peggy Street. Once on scene, officers discovered the 74 year old male victim stabbed multiple times. The victim... more »
  • Sheriff Answers Concerns About "Near Riot" Incident

    October 4, 2011 11:16 PM

    Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal went before the city council Tuesday night to answer questions about a "near riot" situation that took place more than a week ago after the Sugar Cane Festival. It was the fourth annual Family Fun Fest held near Hopkins and Lombard Streets, where Shannon... more »
  • Greyhound Settlement Pending Council Approval

    September 22, 2011 12:28 AM

    Pending approval by the Lafayette City-Parish council, Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) has tentatively reached a settlement with Greyhound Lines. Greyhound filed suit against LCG back in June of 2008, after the newly-seated council rescinded a zoning change approved by the outgoing council the previous fall. The new council took... more »
  • Handicapped Murder Victim Shot 15 Times

    August 10, 2011 11:57 PM

    Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal tells KATC that Robert Butler, the handicapped man found dead in his Angie Street home Tuesday, was shot 15 times. Wednesday morning, deputies arrested 18 year old Joey J. Rogers on a second-degree murder charge in the case. Ackal says Rogers and Butler knew one... more »
  • Handicapped Man Shot and Killed in New Iberia

    August 10, 2011 12:29 AM

    Deputies in Iberia Parish are investigating the shooting-death of a man who was confined to a wheelchair. Family members identify the victim as 57 year old Robert Butler. He was found dead of several gunshot wounds in his home on Angie Street in New Iberia, just before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.... more »
  • Relatives Speak Out About Police Shooting Death in New Orleans

    July 13, 2011 10:36 PM

    Relatives of the New Iberia man shot and killed on Bourbon Street last Sunday are speaking out about the incident, saying they believe there's more to the story and asking for justice for his death. 25-year-old Justin Schaubert was fatally shot early Sunday morning by New Orleans Police after... more »
  • Eight Families Displaced After Apartments Go Up in Flames

    May 28, 2011 12:22 AM

    At least eight families are out of their homes as of Friday night. That's after a fire at an apartment complex in the five-thousand block of West Congress Street in Lafayette. Tenants that we spoke with are very shaken up, and they say they've never seen anything like this... more »
  • No Injuries in Lafayette House Fire

    April 17, 2011 6:49 PM

    No one is hurt in a Sunday afternoon house fire in Lafayette. The flames broke out around 12:30 in the 100-block of Orleans Street. It took firefighters about 15 minutes to contain the blaze. Investigators say a pot left unattended on the kitchen stove sparked the fire. The... more »
  • House Fire Shuts Down Part of Evangeline Thruway

    December 20, 2010 3:20 AM

    Around 1:00 Monday morning, officials with the Lafayette Fire Department responded to a call of a house fire in the 400 block of Greig Street. The fire forced the partial shut down of The Evangeline Thruway northbound from East Simcoe Street to Mud Avenue. Officials with the Lafayette Fire Department... more »
  • Lafayette Store Destroyed By Fire

    December 14, 2010 11:55 PM

    Firefighters are investigating a massive fire that destroyed a Lafayette business in the 900 block of Cameron Street Tuesday night. The clothing store "Logo Wear" was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived on scene at 7:00 p.m. The fire was put out within two hours. One firefighter was hospitalized... more »
  • McKinley Murder Victim Identified

    October 29, 2010 2:50 AM

    The young man murdered at his home on McKinley Street in Lafayette has been identified as Kenny Donnelly Jr. (left), of Alexandria. The 20 year old was a freshman at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and was a member of the National Guard. "Kenny was a great guy,... more »
  • Armed Robbery in Lafayette Parking Lot

    October 14, 2010 11:56 AM

    On October 13, 2010, at approximately 11:00 pm, Lafayette Police began investigating a robbery incident that occurred in the 1000 block of Johnston Street. The victim, a 21 year old male of Lafayette, had just parked his vehicle in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Johnston Street, when... more »
  • New Iberia Man Killed in Lafayette

    October 12, 2010 10:50 AM

    A New Iberia man is killed crossing the street in Lafayette. It happened on October 11, 2010, at approximately 7:00 pm. Lafayette Police responded to the intersection of Johnston Street and Stewart Street. According to traffic investigators, a gray Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling east on Johnston Street when for... more »
  • Road Closure in Scott today

    October 4, 2010 7:00 AM

    Saint Mary Street in Scott will be closed today from 6am - 6pm while repairs are being made to the railroad tracks
  • FREE Sesame Street Live Tickets Available

    September 29, 2010 12:04 PM

    Become a fan of KATC's facebook page today! We have several family four packs of Sesame Street tickets to give away to the November shows at the Cajundome. Visit our facebook page for details.
  • Johnston Street Closure Tonight

    September 27, 2010 11:26 AM

    Beginning tonight, US 167 (Johnston Street), 0.1 of a mile west of US 90 (Evangeline Thruway) will be closed in Lafayette for railroad repairs. Work goes from 8:00 p.m. on Monday until 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28.
  • Sesame Street Live! Coming to Lafayette

    September 22, 2010 1:39 PM

    Sesame Street Live "1-2-3 Imagine! With Elmo and Friends" is coming to the Cajundome in Lafayette. Tickets for the seven performances go on sale at 10:00am on Monday September 27. The shows are: Fri Nov.5 10:30am & 7:00pm Sat Nov 6 10:30am, 2:00pm & 5:30pm Sun Nov.7 1:00pm & 4:30pm... more »
  • Go Cup Opposition

    September 21, 2010 12:09 AM

    Take a Monday afternoon stroll on McKinley Street in Lafayette and it's apparent what goes on there over the weekend. Beer bottles, broken glass and those popular go cups are a common sight at the edge of the sidewalk and elsewhere. "Bottles, go cups, even wine bottles, pretty much anything... more »
  • 5 London Street Cleaners Arrested Over an Alleged Threat to Pope Benedict XVI

    September 17, 2010 12:18 PM

    LONDON (AP) - British police arrested five London street cleaners over an alleged threat to Pope Benedict XVI on Friday, the second day of a papal trip to Britain that has brought both a warm welcome from Catholics and renewed anger over the clerical sex abuse scandal. The Vatican said... more »
  • Surrey Street Bridge Now Open

    August 6, 2010 6:25 PM

    The Surrey Street Bridge is now open. It's been closed for almost a month now for repairs. Officials say they were determined to make the fix before school started.
  • New Iberia's Public Works Asphalt Street Repairs

    August 3, 2010 2:43 PM

    Asphalt street repairs and curbing repairs will begin on Dale Street from Center Street to St. Jude beginning on August 5th with completion expected by October 5th, weather permitting. One lane will be closed to traffic during this time. Drivers are asked to avoid this road, take alternate routes and... more »
  • Jefferson and Buchanan Street Closure

    July 30, 2010 11:54 AM

    Vermilion Street between Jefferson Street and Buchanan Street is scheduled to be closed on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM on the same day. The Acadiana Center for the Arts will be hosting an event at this time.
  • Street Repairs Extended in New Iberia

    July 28, 2010 12:41 PM

    Asphalt street repairs are ongoing on these streets: · Trotter from McIlhenny to Duperior will continue until August 21st; · Kirk from Texas to Parkview will continue until August 31st; · Gorham from Constance to the end will continue until August 31st. All these streets will... more »
  • House Fire on Silkwood Street

    July 26, 2010 1:54 PM

    At 2:49 this morning, Lafayette Fire Department responded to 104 Silkwood Street to a reported house fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming from a large window of the single family dwelling. Firefighters battled the blaze for approximately twenty minutes before getting it under control. The dwelling... more »
  • Street Repairs Will Begin on Admiral Doyle at Weeks St. on July 26th

    July 26, 2010 12:39 PM

    Concrete street repairs will begin on Admiral Doyle Drive at Weeks Street on Monday, July 26th with completion expected by August 13th, weather permitting. The southbound lane will be closed to traffic during this time and flagmen will be there to assist. Drivers are asked to avoid this road, take... more »
  • Foreman Drive Striping

    July 22, 2010 6:44 PM

    New tar and stripes now cover Foreman Dr. in Lafayette. But businesses and residents along the new road are not exactly thrilled with the results. Those we spoke with say they feel that the yellow striping is a botched job. "Our tax dollars pay this to improve the road,... more »
  • Street Repairs Will Begin on Admiral Doyle Drive

    July 22, 2010 2:47 PM

    Concrete street repairs will begin on Admiral Doyle Drive at Weeks Street on Monday, July 26th with completion expected by August 13th, weather permitting. The southbound lane will be closed to traffic during this time and flagmen will be there to assist. Drivers are asked to avoid this road, take... more »
  • Luke Street Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    July 20, 2010 1:20 PM

    The Luke Street Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at the new roundabout on the new portion of Luke Street on Monday, July 26 at 320 Devalcourt, Lafayette. Parking will be available in the gravel lot close to new roundabout. This section of road will connect Dulles with Devalcourt and... more »
  • Iberia Street Closure

    July 16, 2010 11:00 AM

    Asphalt street repairs will begin on Trotter Street from Ashton to Dodson on Monday, July 19th with completion expected by August 9th, weather permitting. Both lanes will be closed to through traffic. However, allowances will be made for local traffic. Detour routes will be posted. Drivers are asked to avoid... more »
  • Intersection Of Indest Street And Front Street Will Be Closed

    July 15, 2010 3:08 PM

    The intersection of Indest Street and Front Street will be closed in preparation of CLECO's removal of the concrete poles at the base of the Jefferson Street Bridge. Work in this area has been extended until July 23rd. Drivers will not be able to enter Front Street from the bridge.... more »
  • Surrey Street Bridge Closed for Repairs

    July 12, 2010 11:37 PM

    Lafayette drivers who frequent Surrey Street may need to detour over the next month while repairs are made to the Surrey Street bridge. Motorists trying to travel south on Surrey to the airport will instead need to head west on Pinhook Road and turn left onto University Avenue, which connects... more »
  • Surrey Street Bridge Will Be Closed Starting July 12 For 30 Days

    July 9, 2010 3:53 PM

    Surrey Street Bridge will be closed beginning Monday, July 12, for approximately 30 days. Detour routes will be posted.
  • Attempted Burglary At Iberia Parish School

    June 17, 2010 2:57 PM

    Press Release: On June 16, 2010 at approximately 10:15 p.m. Deputies responded to a theft complaint at 500 Lee St. (Lee St. Elementary School). The school is abandoned at this time. The initial call came in as possible fire at the school due to witnesses observing smoke coming from... more »
  • Street Renamed for Saints player

    May 21, 2010 10:40 AM

    BRUSLY, La. (AP) - Brusly native and Saints cornerback Randall "Blue" Gay was on hand Thursday when West Baton Rouge Parish honored him by changing the name of Red Eye Lane to Randall "Blue" Gay Street. Parish President Riley Berthelot has said the renaming the street where school buses used... more »
  • Tracy Porter Has Street Named For Him

    April 20, 2010 11:52 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - The hometown of Saints cornerback Tracy Porter now has a street named for the football hero. With little fanfare, the city of Port Allen on Monday took down the sign with the street's old name - Village Street - and put up the bright blue... more »
  • Tony Tramel Announces Simcoe Street Closure For Repairs

    March 3, 2010 11:24 AM

    Tony Tramel, Director of the Traffic and Transportation Department, announced today that East Simcoe Street between Louisiana Avenue and Ninth Streeet is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at 8:30 AM and will remain closed tentatively until Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 5:00 PM. The contractor... more »
  • War of Words in Downtown Lafayette

    February 27, 2010 6:01 PM

    On his way out, Jefferson Street Market owner Rob Robinson took what some are calling a "cheap shot" at his now former place of business and the Downtown Development Authority. "It's sort of becoming frustrating dealing with some of the problems down here," says Robinson. He and many... more »
  • Franklin woman arrested for filing false report

    February 26, 2010 9:40 AM

    FEBRUARY 26, 2010 THE FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 11 COMPLAINTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS AND MADE THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 2-25-2010 @ 11:36 AM, 38 BELINDA PENTARD, OF WEBER ST - FRANKLIN, LA WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH FILING A FALSE REPORT. MS. PENTARD WAS PROCESSED AND... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrests: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 8:50 AM

    Date: February 26, 2010 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests: Donald Byrd Jr. 40 yoa of Terrebonne St.,... more »
  • UPDATE: Jennings Teen Caught In Crossfire Remains On Life Support

    February 23, 2010 12:59 PM

    UPDATE: Update on Shooting on Tuesday, the 14 year old victim remains on life support system in a LafayetteareaHospital. During the search of the apartment where the shooting happened several identification cards and driver's licenses were found that were traced back to several burglaries that had occurred in Lafayette. The... more »
  • Road Closed: Evangeline Thruway

    February 23, 2010 7:22 AM

    Beginning Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 9:00 a.m., the center and outside lanes of US 167 SB (Evangeline Thruway SB), will be closed from Willow Street to the railroad located just South of Donlon Street for railroad repairs. The closure will then alternate to the center and inside lanes. Work... more »
  • Identity Sought in Armed Robbery

    February 19, 2010 12:57 PM

    Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect for a recent robbery. On February 17, 2010, at approximately 4:00 am, the suspect approached an employee on the exterior of the business at 101 South College Road and forced the employee back inside at... more »
  • Road Closed: Indest to Duperier Street , New Iberia

    February 19, 2010 11:40 AM

    Mayor Hilda Curry has stated that Front Street from Indest Street to Duperier Street will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, February 15, 2010 at 8am to Monday, February 22, 2010 at 4pm as CLECO will be working in the area upgrading utility poles. Motorists are asked to... 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 »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 15, 2010

    February 15, 2010 6:40 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 15, 2010: Name: Alleman, Christopher Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: St Landry Parish So Address: 100 Blk Oak ROA Church Point, La Name: Authement, Joseph Charge: Domestic Abuse Battery Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 300 Blk Pecan Grove Lot... more »
  • Iberia student arrested for robbery

    February 12, 2010 11:52 AM

    On February 11, 2010 Deputies arrested Ricco Turner for simple robbery and battery of the infirmed. On January 31, 2010 Deputies with the Iberia parish Sheriff's office responded to a robbery at the 100 block of Rosier St. in the City of New Iberia. The male victim was walking on... more »
  • Road Closures: February 12, 2010

    February 12, 2010 9:35 AM

    State Police have reported that US 190 is opened. For more information visit www.511la.org or www.lsp.org . *************************** I-49 from exit 80 (McArthur Drive exit) in Alexandria to Exit 94 (the Rapides Station Exit) is closed. Two bridges in the KATC viewing area are closed due... more »
  • LCG: Robley Bridge is open

    February 11, 2010 1:42 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Lafayette Consolidated Government Public Works Department announced that the bridge on Robley Drive at the Broadmoor Coulee was opened to traffic today, as all but minor items of work are completed. The actual structure is a box culvert designed to be compatible with the future permanent... more »
  • UPDATE: Lafayette Police Murder Investigation

    January 7, 2010 6:42 PM

    *UPDATE* A local man is in custody this morning charged with 2nd Degree Murder, following a shooting at 216 Friendship Street. On Thursday, January 7, 2010, at 7:51pm, police responded to the above-mentioned address in reference a male subject being shot in the upper torso. Preliminary information indicated that... more »
  • Milton house fire

    January 6, 2010 10:47 AM

    At 4:18 this morning, Milton, Leblanc, Judice, and Youngsville Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a reported house fire at 211 Bourque Street in Milton for a reported house fire. Upon arrival firefighters found a single family dwelling engulfed in flames. The dwelling was completely destroyed. The occupants, Joshua Himel,... more »
  • Church Point: Community Investors food pantry

    December 24, 2009 1:11 PM

    Heavy winds blew a tree onto the Community Investors food pantry on Harmon Street in Church Point. 360 families in the Church Point, Mire and Branch areas are served by the Center. Only 20 bags of food remain and those will be distributed to needy families for the holiday.... more »
  • 'Operation Street Sweep' Leads To Four Arrests

    December 22, 2009 3:15 PM

    Chief Carroll Stelly announced that his office has conducted the first of numerous drug arrest in operation "Street Sweep" which is targeting street level dealers in local neighborhoods. Narcotics officers have completed a 6 month long investigation and the arrest of the suspects will take place in several waves. ... more »
  • Vermilion Street Scheduled Closure On Sunday

    December 18, 2009 11:29 AM

    Tony Tramel, Director of the Traffic and Transportation Department, announces the closure of the 200 block of Vermilion Street as well as the intersection of Vermilion and Jefferson Streets. The closure will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday December 20, 2009. Regular traffic flow with begin at 5 p.m. that evening.
  • Lafayette Authorities Search For Helen Street Suspect

    December 7, 2009 5:48 PM

    The Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force has identified the previously unidentified subject who is wanted in connection with the Lafayette Police Department Operation on Helen st. He has been identified as John Allen Trahan. Mr. Trahan is wanted on two counts of Distribution of crack cocaine. Anyone with information... more »
  • Victim in Motorcycle Crash on West Congress Identified

    December 4, 2009 10:51 AM

    3:30 pm update The victim in the crash is identified as Malorie Alyce Chiasson (20) of Scott. The crash remains under investigation. The family of Malorie Chaisson is asking the community for donations to help with funeral arrangements. Donations can be made at any Home Bank location. Please... more »
  • Road Opened: Jefferson Street Bridge in New Iberia

    December 1, 2009 10:40 AM

    DOTD has reported that La. 3156 (JeffersonStreetBridge) in New Iberia is now open to vehicular traffic. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ La. 3156 (Jefferson Street Bridge) in Iberia Parish is now closed for necessary unforeseen bridge repairs. The duration of the repairs is unknown at this time. DOTD appreciates your patience and... more »
  • New Iberia street repair to begin

    November 25, 2009 3:42 PM

    The Asphalt Street Repair Project will begin on Monday, November 30, 2009 in the following areas: Rita Street Danny Street Weldon Street Bergerie Street Calhoun Street Twenty Arpent Road E. First Street Carter Street Rex Street The duration... more »
  • Four arrested in home invasion burlary

    November 25, 2009 2:25 PM

    Four Arrested in November 16th Home Invasion On November 16, 2009, a home invasion occurred in the 1300 block of Jefferson Street. Suspects entered the residence by force and robbed the victim at gunpoint. Detectives investigating the incident were able to develop 4 suspects during the course of the... more »
  • State Police: I-10 Open

    November 24, 2009 7:08 PM

    Interstate 10 in Lake Charles is now open for motorist traveling on Interstate 10 east and westbound through Lake Charles. On November 24 at 11:00 am, a tractor trailer transporting butane overturned near the Interstate 10 exit in the city of Westlake. State Police Emergency Services were called to... more »
  • Lafayette Woman In Critical Condition After Crash

    November 24, 2009 11:55 AM

    Iberia Parish- Yesterday (November 23, 2009), troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a 3 vehicle crash on US 90 west of Darnell Rd. in Iberia Parish, that left one woman in critical condition. The eastbound lanes of US 90 were closed due to the crash, and did... more »
  • Woman attacks boyfriend with hammer

    November 20, 2009 10:59 AM

    Relationship Violence Ends in Arrest On November 19, 2009, at approximately 7:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 300 block of Lafayette Street regarding a disturbance. The victim, a 52 year old male of Lafayette, advised officers that the suspect, his current girlfriend, followed him... more »
  • Suspect wanted, two robbed near McKinley Street area

    November 19, 2009 12:38 PM

    Victims Robbed Walking to Vehicle On November 19, 2009, at approximately 12:30 am, two victims were leaving the McKinley Street area and walking to their parked car on Taft Street when they were approached by a black male suspect. The suspect produced a handgun and demanded the victim's valuables.... more »
  • Two men wanted for robbery on Jefferson Street

    November 19, 2009 12:12 PM

    Victims Robbed at Gunpoint in Parking Lot On November 19, 2009, at approximately 1:00 am, two victims were standing by a vehicle behind a business in the 400 block of Jefferson Street when they were approached by two black males. One of the suspects produced a handgun and demanded... more »
  • Lafayette authorities seek identity of Wilson Street suspect

    November 18, 2009 2:56 PM

    Detectives Seek Identity of Suspect Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect that entered an apartment in the 600 block of Wilson Street. On November 16, 2009, at approximately 8:30 pm, a black male suspect entered an apartment by way of... more »
  • Lane Closure: I-49 southbound road work

    November 16, 2009 12:52 PM

    Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, the right lane of I-49 SB, just North of the Judson Walsh overpass in St. Landry Parish, will be closed for road work. Work is expected to be completed by 12:00 p.m. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please... more »
  • Lafayette OWI Checkpoint Results

    November 13, 2009 11:38 AM

    Lafayette Police conducted an operation Thursday, November 12, 2009 between the hours of 9pm and 3am, targeting impaired drivers. The checkpoint location was the 3800 Block of West Congress Street. Officers observed 396-vehicles travel through the checkpoint and pulled over 12-drivers for further testing. As a result 2 were charged... more »
  • Twilight Blood Drive

    November 12, 2009 11:51 AM

    Lafayette, LA- Attention all Twilighters....A New Moon will rise Thursday, November 19th, at The Grand Theatre 16 on Johnston Street and United Blood Services will be joining in on the vampirisms by collecting life saving blood donations from 8:30pm until Midnight. The first 10 donors will receive a general admission... more »
  • Crime Stoppers: Church Point Restaurant Burglary

    November 10, 2009 9:47 AM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a crime. The Church Point Police Department is currently investigating a September 7th burglary, which occurred at Sunny's Fried Chicken located at 111 East Ebey Street. Suspect(s) gained entry to the business through the roof. Once inside the suspect(s)... more »
  • Road Closed: LA 105 St. Landry Parish

    November 9, 2009 12:52 PM

    La 105, approximately 0.7 of a mile south of US 190 in St Landry Parish will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for railroad repair. This closure should last only one day. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: November 9, 2009

    November 9, 2009 11:11 AM

    This Lafayette Sheriff's report contains the daily arrests for November 09, 2009: Name: Austin, William Charge: St. Martin Parish Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 400 Blk Laurie DR Scott, La Name: Daniels, Quentin Charge: Pwitd Sch.I Substance Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 500 Blk Pecan STR... more »
  • Lane Reduction in Lafayette Parish

    November 9, 2009 8:51 AM

    Starting this morning at 8, LA 1252, about five and a half miles east of the I-49 frontage road in Lafayette parish, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs. The closure will be in effect until five this afternoon and will also take place tomorrow (November 10) from... more »
  • Road Open: Airport Road

    November 6, 2009 12:20 PM

    Traffic should be able to move freely around the City of Abbeville, La 3267 (Airport Road) is now open.
  • St. Charles Street Shooting

    November 6, 2009 11:09 AM

    On November 5, 2009, at approximately 8:50 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred at a residence in the 300 block of St. Charles Street. The victim, a 29 year old male of Lafayette, was involved in a verbal argument with his 18 year... 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 »
  • Church Road in Leonville closed due to sinkhole

    November 4, 2009 10:50 AM

    In St. Landry Parish, a portion of Church Road in Leonville is once again shut down because of a sinkhole. Last week's wet weather washed out a portion of the road near Saint Leo the Great Catholic Church and Highway 103. Officials say the roadway will be shut down until... more »
  • Household Chemical Collection in Eunice and Opelousas

    November 3, 2009 1:32 PM

    St. Landry Parish will hold its second annual hazardous household waste disposal day Saturday in both Eunice and Opelousas. Hazardous waste such as motor oil, household cleaners and chemicals, pesticides and more will be accepted from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Opelousas Recycling Center at 2717 W. Landry... more »
  • Cafferytown Coming To Lafayette

    November 2, 2009 7:40 PM

    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 »

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