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  • Resident Petitioning for Traffic Light Play Video

    September 4, 2013 6:27 PM

    If you've traveled Verot School Road during peak drive times, morning or afternoon, you know it's a traffic nightmare. The Department of Transportation and Development is hoping to relieve congestion, widening Verot from two lanes to four lanes. Residents say even with four lanes, traffic will still be... more »
  • State Police Increasing Presence Play Video

    July 2, 2013 7:38 PM

    State Troopers are preparing for a "boom" of drivers on the roads for the Fourth of July weekend. For many Americans, the Fourth of July holiday means a long weekend, that could involve some travel. According to AAA, nearly 41-million people are expected to hit the road this week.... more »
  • LCG: Public Vote on Traffic Cameras Shot Down, UL Horse Farm Sale Gets Green Light

    June 19, 2012 11:54 PM

    At Lafayette Consolidated Government's meeting Tuesday night, a public vote on Lafayette's traffic cameras hits a brick wall, while the purchase of UL's horse farm got the green light. Even though both outcomes were no surprise, the votes were still historic ones. You could call it a last effort... more »
  • Lawmaker Proposes Regulating Traffic Camera Programs

    April 10, 2012 7:18 PM

    The traffic camera debate is taking center stage among State lawmakers Tuesday, with one legislator hoping to place regulations on red light and speed cameras. If Representative Jeff Arnold's bill passes, drivers wouldn't receive a ticket if driving less than ten miles over the speed limit. The second bill proposes... more »
  • AF may disband La Guard traffic control squadron

    April 10, 2012 9:24 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The Air Force has proposed disbanding a Louisiana National Guard air traffic control squadron based at England Airpark in Rapides Parish. The Town Talk reports that the news surprised Louisiana's congressional delegation and local officials. The 259th Air Traffic Control Squadron's 110 members control the movement... more »
  • Passenger traffic up at NO airport

    March 29, 2012 9:40 AM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - Louisiana's major airport has started off 2012 with an increase in passenger traffic over the year. CityBusiness of New Orleans says the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport had 661,584 passengers in January compared with 643,021 in January 2011. The number of passengers leaving the airport... more »
  • UPDATE: I-10 Opens Following Morning Crash

    March 8, 2012 11:54 PM

    LA State Police Troop I report that all westbound lanes of I-10 are open at milepost 68. Police opened up both lanes on the interstate around 10:15 pm Thursday night, following an early morning crash.
  • Welsh Council Turns Down Police's Request for More Patrols on I-10

    March 7, 2012 7:26 PM

    A controversial interstate patrol program is under review in Welsh. It's called the Traffic Enforcement Detail (TED), and has the potential to generate hundreds of thousand of dollars for the small town. But Welsh officials are hesitant to move full speed ahead with the program. A few years ago... more »
  • Alexandria Man Killed in Traffic Crash

    March 3, 2012 7:39 PM

    An Alexandria man is dead following a traffic crash in Rapides Parish. State police say a pickup truck crossed the centerline of Louisiana Highway 3170 and struck a car about 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Troopers say the driver of the truck was taken to Rapides Parish Medical Center with serious injuries.... more »
  • Many Drivers Stuck In Parade Traffic Get Out and Join In

    February 17, 2012 11:22 PM

    Many people in Lafayette were out catching beads at the Friday Night Parade. But there were also those who had different plans for the night, who got to see the parade whether they wanted to or not. That's because for as many beads thrown, there's just as many roads closed.... more »
  • DOTD to install traffic signal in Addis

    February 9, 2012 10:45 AM

    ADDIS, La. (AP) - The state Department of Transportation and Development will install a traffic signal at the intersection of La. Highway 1 and Sugar Plantation Parkway in Addis, a crossing where three people died last year. The Advocate reports DOTD originally rejected installing a traffic signal at that location,... more »
  • Army Corps work to interrupt Highway 90 traffic

    February 3, 2012 9:04 AM

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) - Westbound traffic on U.S. Highway 90 going through Avondale will be rerouted next week as the Army Corps of Engineers builds a bridge to cross over a floodwall. The Army Corps says the bridge and floodwall are part of an improved system to protect the West... more »
  • Metro Airport traffic hits three-year high

    January 25, 2012 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - More passengers flew in and out of the Baton Rouge Metro Airport in 2011 than in any of the past three years, with over 809,000 total passengers using the airport. The airport said it had 404,735 passengers boarding aircraft in 2011 and 405,116 disembarking aircraft.... 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 »
  • Traffic Camera Revenue: For Safety or Cash Generating

    August 12, 2011 10:17 PM

    Tickets from red light and speed cameras generate millions of dollars in Lafayette, but are they really for safety purposes only? When a fine shows up in your mail box for getting caught by one of those cameras, drivers will shell out any where from $25 to over a... more »
  • Washington Mayor Says State Law, Audit Target Him

    May 31, 2011 11:04 PM

    The Mayor of Washington speaks out to KATC after an audit of his town was released stating he was illegally keeping revenue from traffic ticket fines. But Mayor Joe Pitre said he believes the law is unconstitutional and that he's being singled out. In 2009 Louisiana passed the "speed... more »
  • Bills Targeting Traffic Cameras in La. Stalled

    May 20, 2011 7:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Legislation to resolve New Orleans area lawmakers' complaints about automated traffic cameras in Louisiana have stalled, even as a city proposal moves forward. A Senate committee Thursday rejected a bill by Sen. Danny Martiny, R-Kenner, to bar traffic cameras from generating speeding tickets at all.... more »
  • Speed Limit Increases on Portions of I-49

    April 18, 2011 7:19 PM

    Starting today, drivers along rural sections of I-49 will be able to press the gas a little harder. For twelve years, Tom Rutherford has been traveling the roads in his big rig. Many of those trips along I-49 near Ville-Platte northward to Shreveport. "If the speed limit is 75,... more »
  • Traffic Up at NO Airport

    April 9, 2011 10:52 AM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - For the first two months of 2011, passenger traffic at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is up 5.5 percent. The airport says most of the increase is due to an 11 percent jump in January, as compared with January 2010. February passenger traffic was up... more »
  • Traffic heads up in New Iberia

    February 24, 2011 6:04 AM

    A traffic heads up in New Iberia. Dumas Judice Road, near the intersection of Daspit Road will be closed today from 9am until 2pm this afternoon. Road crossing changes will be underway at this time.
  • Construction at Johnston and Camellia Almost Finished

    February 11, 2011 11:46 PM

    Construction on a major intersection in Lafayette is about to clear up, but does that mean the end of traffic headaches for drivers and business owners? Lafayette officials will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at the intersection of Johnston and Guilbeau and Camellia Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. to signify... more »
  • Troopers Recover Assault Rifles During Traffic Stop

    January 24, 2011 12:05 AM

    Clinton - Louisiana State Troopers assigned to Troop A in Baton Rouge seized a pistol, four high-powered rifles, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition today following a traffic stop in East Feliciana Parish. Troopers were on patrol this morning at 10:30 a.m. when they stopped a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche for... more »
  • New Advisory for Driving on Guilbeau Road in Lafayette

    January 4, 2011 5:54 PM

    Tony Tramel, Director of Traffic & Transportation for Lafayette Consolidated Government has announced another change for those traveling on Guilbeau Road. Drivers on Guilbeau Road in the right lane toward Johnston Street must now turn right. This change also provides for two right turn lanes for traffic movement toward... more »
  • More Safe Light Cameras in Lafayette?

    December 29, 2010 7:24 PM

    If your driving in Lafayette, you are bound to cross paths with a safe light camera. Twelve intersections in the city have them, but the Lafayette Consolidated Government is hoping to add almost twenty more. Director of Transportation, Tony Tramel, said "In our data analysis we have seen a significant... more »
  • Woman flagging traffic at wreck is killed by truck

    December 27, 2010 9:31 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A woman hit the side of the I-220 bridge in her car, then was hit and killed Monday by a tractor-trailer as she tried to flag traffic around the wreck in the dark, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office said. The tractor-trailer overturned, scattering plywood across the... more »
  • Louisiana agencies to focus on roads over holidays

    December 21, 2010 9:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State officials say one of the largest holiday season enforcement waves ever in Louisiana involving 87 agencies will be conducted over the coming days. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission has contracted with the agencies, which will work additional hours dedicated to focusing on drunken drivers... more »
  • Heavy Smoke causing Traffic

    December 20, 2010 7:01 AM

    Traffic news to report this morning, we've been receiving calls throughout the morning of thick smoke along highway 90 near Coteau and New Iberia. The smoke has started to dissipate, and traffic is starting to clear, but please take caution this morning if you are heading that way.
  • Closure of Verot School Road Postponed

    December 10, 2010 10:56 AM

    The temporary closure of the Northbound lane of LA 339 (Verot School Rd.) between Ambassador Caffery and LA 92, Lafayette Parish, has been rescheduled until after the first of the year. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution.
  • Traffic heads up for St. Landry

    November 29, 2010 6:42 AM

    A traffic warning for St. Landry, LA 93 entrance ramp at I-49 Northbound will be closed for overlay beginning 6:00pm this evening until 6:00am tomorrow morning
  • Black Wednesday: Busiest Travel Day

    November 24, 2010 7:52 PM

    By air, train or by automobile, Americans love traveling on black Wednesday. "You can see it's busy out here," Chad Ducote said. "I had to put my vehicle in this way to get to the pumps." Like millions of travelers, Ducote is going to see family for the holidays. The... more »
  • Youngsville road reduced to one lane of traffic

    November 11, 2010 10:10 AM

    Louisiana State Highways 92 and 89 in Youngsville between the two three-way stop signs will be reduced to one lane of traffic today, November 11, from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. This closure is required to relocate utilities for the upcoming installation of a new round-about and the straightening of... more »
  • Mobile Speed Monitoring Trailer Coming to St. Landry Parish

    November 2, 2010 4:09 PM

    The Louisiana Local Road Safety Program awarded the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office $18,389.00 to purchase a mobile speed monitoring trailer. Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz said, "The trailer will be placed on parish roads to monitor and record all traffic passing during a specific time period. The trailer is powered... more »
  • Interstate 49 Traffic Advisory

    October 26, 2010 2:42 PM

    Judson Walsh and Harry Guilbeau entrance & exit ramp @ I-49 will be closed for overlay beginning 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 28, 2010 until 6:00 a.m. Friday, October 29, 2010. La 93 entrance ramp @ I-49 will be closed for overlay beginning 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 29, 2010 until... more »
  • Man killed in New Orleans traffic accident

    October 18, 2010 10:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - A 24-year-old man was killed and a 27-year-old man injured in a one car crash in eastern New Orleans. The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the driver, 28-year-old Percy Johnson, disregarded a stop sign, lost control of his car and drove into... more »
  • La. Traffic Stop led to TX Murder Arrest

    September 28, 2010 10:32 AM

    LIVONIA, La. - A Louisiana traffic stop led Texas authorities to the man accused of killing a 13-year-old girl in March 1996 and leaving her body under a bridge in Chambers County. Livonia Police Officer John Thibodaux stopped a car in January for swerving between lanes in Livonia. He... more »
  • La. 742 in St. Landry Parish Closed Wednesday

    September 27, 2010 9:30 AM

    La. 742 just east of La. 743 in St. Landry Parish will be closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p. m., weather permitting. The detour will consist of La 743, La 103 & US 190. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive... more »
  • Louisiana Traffic Deaths Drop

    September 21, 2010 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says traffic deaths last year dropped to the lowest levels since 1984. The commission said Tuesday that 824 people were killed and 73,856 were injured in crashes in 2009. Last year was the second consecutive year that deaths and injuries declined... more »
  • Traffic Deaths Plummeted Across US to Lowest Levels in More Than Half A Century

    September 9, 2010 12:29 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Traffic deaths have plummeted across the United States to levels not seen in more than a half century, spurred by technology, more safety-conscious drivers and tougher enforcement of drunken driving laws. The Transportation Department said Thursday that traffic deaths fell 9.7 percent in 2009 to 33,808, the... more »
  • Interstate 49 in St. Landry Parish Will Be Reduced to one lane

    September 7, 2010 1:45 PM

    Interstate 49 will be reduced to one lane in the southbound direction near the US 190 interchange, in St. Landry Parish for sign construction beginning Tuesday night, September 7, 2010 through Thursday morning, September 9, 2010. One lane will be closed near mile marker 19 between the hours of 8:00... more »
  • Heroin Traffic Stop

    July 14, 2010 7:07 PM

    On the morning of July 14, 2010, troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D stopped a white 1999 Dodge pickup for a traffic violation on Interstate 10 eastbound near mile post 57 east of Welch in Jefferson Davis Parish. Troopers met with the driver of the vehicle, Mario Rodriguez Aguilero,... more »
  • Suit Filed Over Some LA Traffic Cameras

    July 2, 2010 6:40 AM

    GRENTA, La. (AP) - An Arizona company that installed a red-light camera traffic system in Jefferson Parish has filed a $5 million suit. Redflex Traffic Systems says the parish breached its contract by turning off the system in January. The system takes photos of motorists who run red lights, to... more »
  • Infracture Improvements in Lafayette Underway

    June 23, 2010 7:26 PM

    Congested roads can give any driver a headache. Lafayette driver, Morris Mouton, said road construction is "blocking my road here and I have to go around this way and there's a lot of traffic." Another driver, Renee Cert, said "Am I sick of it? Yes. I'm... more »
  • Carencro: Major Traffic Accident

    May 26, 2010 6:29 AM

    Yesterday at approximately 8:43 p.m. officers with the Carencro Police Department responded to the 3600 block of NE Evangeline Thruway in Carencro in reference to a major traffic crash. Officers investigated the scene and learned that a single vehicle with one occupant left the roadway Northbound on Interstate 49... more »
  • Ambassador Extension Opens

    March 26, 2010 6:07 PM

    Traffic is now flowing on a highly anticipated road in Lafayette. A portion of the Ambassador Caffery Extension opened at 2:00 this afternoon. The opening will alleviate traffic from highway 90 near the Zoo of Acadiana to LA-89. Both Lafayette and Broussard residents believe the new road will help traffic... more »
  • Holiday Traffic Advisories for Louisiana Travel

    March 26, 2010 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advises drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana for the Easter holiday (Friday, April 2 through Sunday, April 4). DOTD Interim Secretary Sherri H. LeBas urges drivers to use extra... more »
  • Traffic Changes Announced Ahead Of Komen Race

    March 19, 2010 1:38 PM

    The streets that will be affected during the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure are as follows: 100 block of Girard Park Lane 100-200 block of Girard Park Circle 100-200 block of Girard Park Drive 600-400 block of St. Mary Street 600-900 block of Taft Street Law... more »
  • Traffic Work On Hwy 104 Near Opelousas

    March 12, 2010 2:57 PM

    Beginning Tuesday, March 16, 2010, LA 104 will be closed 3.8 miles West of US 190 near Opelousas in St. Landry Parish, for drainage pipe replacement. Work is expected to last for two weeks, weather permitting. The detour will consist of La 3043. DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrest Report: February 28, 2010

    February 28, 2010 6:28 PM

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report February 28, 2010 Name: Allnet, Susan Charge: Acadia Parish Arresting Agency: Scott Pd Address: 200 Blk Mill STR Scott, La Name: Batiste, Herman Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 700 Blk Landry STR Breaux Bridge, La Name:... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 12:36 PM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 26, 2010. Warrick Dwayne Castille, age 40, Vito St., Lake Charles, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with aggravated second degree battery. Sandra Joyce Antoine, age 28, Joseph St., Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana... more »
  • Man found shot to death inside vehicle

    February 26, 2010 8:54 AM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A 31-year-old Jennings man has been found shot to death inside his vehicle parked on a vacant lot. Police reportedly found the body of Kenneth Pelican late Wednesday night in the driver's seat of a vehicle. Police Chief Johnny Lassiter said he had been shot once... 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 »
  • St. Mary Parish Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 8:42 AM

    Date: February 26, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Michael E. Dupas Theresa St., Franklin was arrested on 2-25-2010 at 8:54 am on a warrant for Issuing Worthless Checks.... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 6:57 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 26, 2010: Name: Anderson, Brian Charge: Parole (Free Text) Arresting Agency: Probation & Parole Lf (Oas) Address: 300 Blk Grossie DRV Lafayette, La Name: Arceneaux, Tycoby Charge: Home Invasion Arresting Agency: Carencro Pd Address: 100 Blk Huron Carencro, La ... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 10:11 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 25th, 2010. William C. Herpin, age 41, Clarissa Plantation. Opelousas, La.,arrested by leonville PD, no license plate, flight from an officer, expired motor vehicle inspection, ran stop sign, failure to use turn signal, required equipment , driving... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 9:51 AM

    THE FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 21 COMPLAINTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS AND MADE THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 2-24-2010 @ 10:34 AM, 43, TERRANCE GIBSON - COULEE STREET - BALDWIN, LA WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THEFT BY SHOPLIFTING. MR. GIBSON WAS PROCESSED AND RELEASED ON A $1,000.00 BOND... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 8:49 AM

    Date: February 25, 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: Dwayne C. Francis 21 yoa of Egle St.,... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 8:09 AM

    Date: February 25, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Mary C. Charles 29 yoa of First St. in Patterson was arrested on 2-24-2010 at 2:00 pm for Theft. St.... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 6:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 25, 2010: Name: Baker, Brandie Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 6800 Blk Parc Brittny E207 BLVD New Orleans, La Name: Benoit, Autumne Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: La State Police Troop I Address: 100 Blk... more »
  • St. Landry Parish Announces New Traffic Accident Expert

    February 24, 2010 6:38 PM

    St. Landry Sheriff's Department now has a traffic accident expert. Captain Brian Hundley recently completed a 4 month traffic accident reconstruction course. The course is designed to teach officers the basic and advanced fundamentals of accident reconstruction and how to scientifically reconstruct the way crashes happen.
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 10:52 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 24, 2010. Ashley Elizabeth Fontenot, age 24, Shady Lane, Port Barre, La., charged with 2 counts of possession of schedule III drugs with intent to distribute, expired driver's license, turning move and required signal, and improper lane... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 10:46 AM

    On February 23, 2010, JUSTIN THOMAS, 25, of Iberia Street - Franklin, was arrested after the Franklin Police Department received a DNA match in reference to a burglary that occurred in 2008 at St. Mary Tire. Officers located Thomas on Iberia Street and he was placed under arrest. At the... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 8:36 AM

    Date: February 24, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Ricky J. Glynn 46 yoa of Martin Lane, Amelia was arrested on 2-23-2010 at 11:39 am on warrants for Simple... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 7:42 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 24, 2010: Name: Adams, Brett Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 1600 Blk Lampman ROA Abbeville, La Name: Antoine, Teesha Charge: Theft Of Goods Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 800 Blk Jolie STR Opelousas, La... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 10:47 AM

    This the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 23, 2010: Geovany Carranza, age 25, Hwy. 35, Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, charged with failure to yield right, unlicensed driver, and operating a vehicle without lawful presence. Goliath Adams, Jr., age 50, McNeese St.,... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 9:40 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 16 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 2/22/2010 @ 8:06 AM, HEITH F. VERRET, 31, of Hwy 182 - Franklin, LA While incarcerated at the Patterson Police Department was processed on warrants dated February 9, 2010, charging him... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Narcotics Task Force arrest: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 7:42 AM

    Date: February 23, 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: Rontreve Goodman 21 yoa of Lawrence St., Morgan... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 7:38 AM

    Date: February 23, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 39 complaints and reports the following arrests: Ana Gonzales 23 yoa of Live Oak St., Baldwin was arrested on 2-22-2010 at 10:01 am on a warrant for... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 6:43 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 23, 2010: Name: Aldridge, John Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 100 Blk Hummingbird LAN Lafayette, La Name: Batiste, Todd Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 1100 Blk St Charles ST Lafayette, La... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 10:11 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 42 complaints over the past weekend and made the following arrests: 2/19/2010 @ 4:14 PM, JORDAN ALLEN BRYANT, 25, of Elizabeth Street - Welsh, LA was arrested on warrants issued by Jefferson Davis Parish, charging him with Possession of Alprazolam, Possession of Hydrocodone... more »
  • Crowley Police Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 10:08 AM

    The following information is a release for the media regarding information distributed by the Crowley Police Department. If you have questions regarding this information, please contact Chief K.P. Gibson. Crowley Police Department arrest log for February 15, 2010 to February 21, 2010: Name... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 8:41 AM

    According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 72 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 96 complaints and reports the following arrests: Shauda C. Williams 23 yoa of St. Joseph Lane, Franklin, Brittney D. Williams 21 yoa of Easy St., Franklin and Brittney N. Mitchell 21 yoa of... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 6:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 22, 2010 Name: Carter, Samuel Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 00000 Blk Homeless Lafayette, La Name: Comeaux, Kip Charge: Theft Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 1400 Blk South Henry Abbeville, La Name:... 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 »
  • Authorities Recover Over $70,000 During Routine Traffic Stop

    January 28, 2010 4:41 PM

    We have fought the illegal drug activity of this city for the past 7 plus years and we will continue to fight it under this administration," stated Chief of Police K.P. Gibson. These comments come after members of the narcotics unit recovered just over $71,000 in suspected drug money during... more »
  • Traffic Update: St. Landry Road Work Rescheduled

    January 27, 2010 11:00 AM

    Due to inclement weather, La 178 located between La. 357 and La. 182 in St. Landry Parish will be closed beginning Monday, February 1, 2010, for pipe replacement until Friday, February 12, 2010, weather permitting. The detour will consist of La. 182, La. 358 & La. 357. DOTD appreciates your... more »
  • Driver Trends Help State Police Enforcement

    January 19, 2010 6:33 PM

    Thanks to a large grant, Louisiana State Troopers can now focus their attention on the biggest problem areas. Drivers who frequent I-10 say they've noticed. This is not by mistake or pure happenstance. State police received a grant of just more than a million dollars from the... more »
  • Interstate work to aid motorists in real time

    December 31, 2009 2:11 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Technology that tracks real-time traffic information along interstates 10 and 49 will be expanded as part of an $8 million project to help manage traffic incidents along the routes. The project is being funded by federal and state highway money, said Bill Fontenot, Louisiana Department... more »
  • New Iberia Road Closure

    December 3, 2009 4:07 PM

    The intersection of Twenty Arpent Road and Ann Street will be closed from 8:00 AM on December 7th, through 5:00 PM on December 11th. The intersection will be closed entirely, 24 hours per day. Rerouting signs will be posted.
  • Road Construction: David Duboin Road

    November 25, 2009 3:14 PM

    David Duboin Road at the intersection of Avery Island to the intersection of Curtis Lane is closed beginning today (Wednesday, November 25, 2009). This closure is necessary for the Iberia parish Public Works Department to repair damage to the David Duboin Bridge. No thru traffic will be allowed until the... more »
  • St. Mary Parish teens arrested for drug possession

    November 19, 2009 9:21 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests: Zachary Dupre age 18 of Canal St. Jeanerette, La and Jaimie Minor... more »
  • La 343 Open to Traffic

    October 7, 2009 2:01 PM

    Please be advised, drivers who travel La 343 the roadway is now open to traffic.
  • I-10 Lane Reduction at Henderson

    October 6, 2009 7:54 AM

    Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both the eastbound and westbound directions of I-10 at the Henderson exit (MM 115) beginning October 6. Crews will be making repairs to the overpass everynight from 7pm until 7am. Work is expected to last for the next 10 days.
  • Rue De Belier is Open

    October 1, 2009 8:28 AM

    " A road like this right here is going to alleviate some traffic that would normally stack up at Ambassador Caffery and Johnston street. It gives people a way who are trying to get in that general area of town, but don't need to go to that intersection; a different... more »
  • Louisiana Traffic Deaths and Injuries Take Sharp Drop in 2008

    September 29, 2009 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE-Traffic deaths and injuries in Louisiana in 2008 took the sharpest decline in 15 years, Louisiana safety officials announced today. In 2008, 913 people were killed in Louisiana traffic crashes, an 8.2 percent decline from the previous year, according to the 2008 Louisiana Traffic Records Data Report. A total... more »

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