For the second time this week, a Lafayette neighborhood is hit by thieves.
It's the same "m-o" as the case from earlier this week, when 15 cars were burglarized.
The cars were all unlocked. The thieves going car-to-car, checking the doors, finding the open ones and taking items... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's detectives are looking for two men who allegedly stole pecans from a store last weekend. Authorities say the men entered the Fresh Pickins on March 3 at about 1:30 p.m., loaded $500 worth of shelled pecans into shopping carts and... more »
WATSON, La. (AP) - Officials say the fall opening of the new Live Oak High School in Watson could be delayed after thieves stole more than $100,000 worth of copper and tools from the construction site. Bruce Bacon, the job superintendent for Woodrow Wilson Construction Co. tells The Advocate the... more »
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Thieves are stealing metal drainage gates from Hammond streets and sidewalks and officials believe they are being sold to recyclers. The Daily Star reported public works director Buddy Ridgel said the problem seems to be accelerating. About two dozen have been taken recently, leaving 24-inch-by-24-inch holes... more »
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 »
Getting wrapped up in holiday shopping becomes a problem when you forget to keep safe in parking lots and garages.
Many do not realize how important this is until it is too late. One local shopper learned the hard way: a few years back Elaine Darby was robbed at... more »