On Dec 11th three Opelousas teens have been charged by the OPD Involving separate crimes, dating back to April 13th of this year.
Jeremy Fontenot 17 yrs of age of Opelousas has been arrested by OPD patrol officers after a complaint was called in by his mother after questioning... more »
GONZALES, La. (AP) - Deputies have arrested students at two Ascension Parish schools in unrelated arson cases. Johnnie Balfantz, school system spokesman, tells The Advocate the fires were set in restrooms at St. Amant High and Lowery Middle schools. Balfantz says the damage was minimal, and no one was hurt.... more »
HARVEY, La. (AP) - Five teenage suspects who said they were "looking for someone to rob" are in custody following a police chase after a 39-year-old man was shot to death, the Jefferson Parish sheriff's office said. "These five thugs, who just decided to choose these people as victims, walked... more »
Opelousas Police have three teenage boys in custody, all suspects in a late night fire. A 16 year old boy and two 14 year old boys are now charged with aggravated arson and 2nd degree murder. This, after a deadly fire in Opelousas. It happened around 10:00pm Wednesday night in... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not be locked up for life without chance of parole if they haven't killed anyone. By a 5-4 vote Monday, the court says the Constitution requires that young people serving life sentences must at least be considered for release.... more »
Only one high school student in each state is chosen for a nationwide program that recognizes outstanding volunteerism.
This year Louisiana's representative is from Lafayette.
Thursday morning Teurlings Catholic High School surprised one of their own, Corey Zenon, who devotes his free time to helping those most in... more »
As the Haitians are struggling without life's bare essentials, a student and teacher at Crowley High School have decided to help.
Senior Jake Daigle teamed up with his teacher, Pat Johnson 2 weeks ago.
"Everybody's sending money but I wasn't sure it'd get where I wanted it... one... more »
Authorities are looking for two teenagers who bolted form an Office of Child Services vehicle in Eunice. The incident happened on Monday at about 5:30pm. Officials say the two hispanic boys, 16 and 14-years-old, jumped from the OCS vehicle while it was stopped at the traffic signal at Bobcat &... more »
HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish authorities say they will continue an investigation begun in Morgan City that led to the arrest of a man accused of stealing a car that was later driven in a deadly crash. The investigation could reveal how a 15-year-old ended up behind the wheel... more »