NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A suspicious suitcase left at the Superdome that prompted a shutdown of Poydras Street was found to contain miscellaneous papers.
Officer Garry Flot, a department spokesman, says the unattended roller suitcase was found Wednesday just before 7 p.m. by a security guard patrolling Garage One.... more »
The suspicious package at a gas station a block away the corner of Johnston and Rena has been deemed safe. Officials are taking down barricades to reopen the section of Johnstotn that was closed off between Camellia and Brentwood.
According to the Vermilion Sheriff's Office, around 11:30 this morning they responded to a call from Gueydan High School about a possible bomb device. Deputies say a student had placed a small electronic device in one of the computer classrooms, and had informed friends of his intentions to place the... more »
There have been four emergency evacuations in Lafayette in less than a week, all due to calls about suspicious devices. The Mall of Acadiana was the most recent site of an emergency evacuation. And with so many shoppers packed into the mall for the busiest shopping week of the year,... more »
A suspicious device found in the Albertson's parking lot on Ambassador Caffrey in Lafayette has been been rendered safe Wednesday night. Lafayette Haz Mat crews say it was remains of a mobile meth lab.
Around 6:00 p.m. there was a report of a suspicious device in the parking lot.... more »
Lafayette police responded to a 5:45am call this morning from a man who said his son was dead outside a home on Richter Drive. "When officers arrived, the victim was found deceased in the car port area; he was found by his father. The father indicated he was deceased at... more »
UPDATE: As a result of the autopsy, investigators now indicate that foul play is not suspected in the death of Jesse Carvell. Investigators do not believe Carvell was involved in the disturbance on the night of his death. The disturbance is believed to have occurred on or near the intersection... more »