The Chitimacha Tribal Police Department will hold a Candlelight Memorial Vigil on January 26, 2014 to honor Sergeant Rick Riggenbach. Sergeant Riggenbach paid the ultimate sacrifice when he responded to a call involving a man armed with a shot gun walking on Flat Town Road in Charenton. 48-year-old Wilbert Thibodeaux... more »
With the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut still fresh on the minds of many, more than 100 people from around Acadiana attended Monday night's vigil. One of the speakers, a kindergarten teacher herself, offered a reflection and prayer for the teachers who were killed.
"I thought of my class. I... more »
A fatal stabbing is still a mystery Wednesday, as the victim's family and friends gathered together to pray for answers. Russell "Rusty" Lambert was killed in March, his body was found on Moss Street near the post office not far from his home. It's there that his relatives held a... more »
A candlelight vigil for missing Duson teen Keiosha Felix is set for Sunday. Friends, family and community members will gather at 6:00pm at the park in Duson, off of 4th Street. The 15-year-old girl hasn't been seen since April 30, 2012, and three people have been arrested in connection with... more »
Hundreds gathered in Lafayette's Parc Sans Souci Tuesday night as a candlelight vigil was held for Mickey Shunick.
The 22 year old Lafayette woman disappeared early Saturday morning while riding her bicycle home. Her family is worked sick.
"We're a mess," said Mickey's mom Nancy Rowe. "We try... more »
Some 200 people gathered Thursday night in Rayne in remembrance of four children killed in a house fire. Jamari McDade, Amos Mouton Jr., LaShay McDade and Brian Steiner were all in the hearts and prayers of an entire community.
"Tonight is about the community coming together as one to... more »
A second vigil was held in Port Barre Friday night, this one in remembrance of the little girl who died in the bus crash and to offer support to the children still recovering. KATC's Maddie Garrett shows us how this small community is coping. At 7:00 in the court yard... more »
PORT BARRE, La. (AP) - A vigil will be held in the Port Barre courtyard of the town square for the victims of last week's deadly school bus accident. Officials say the 7 p.m. vigil Friday is being held in remembrance of 5-year-old Karen Stoute, who died in the wreck,... more »
About 100 people gathered in Port Barre Friday night to pray for the victims of a crash involving a St. Landry Parish school bus. A rosary was said for two of the children who are still in critical condition; identified at the vigil as 5 year old Karen Stoute and... more »