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  • Angels of Mercy "Stop the Violence" Program

    February 1, 2013 10:21 AM

    Angels of Mercy is hosting it's annual Stop the Violence program at the Clifton Chenier Center. This event takes place Saturday, February 09, 2013 frpm 3pm until 7pm. Singers, praise dancers, gospel rappers and poets are welcome. Let's empower our community and take a stand!"When Darkness Arrives" Don't be Silent!... more »
  • Violence Shelters Bracing for Cuts

    January 7, 2013 6:21 PM

    Governor Bobby Jindal is coming under fire for cutting the budgets of battered women's shelters. Funding for family violence prevention and intervention programs was cut by nearly one-million-dollars--that's a 16-percent reduction. The goal is to try and close a 166-million dollar mid-year budget deficit. The Jindal administration says the... more »
  • Stop the Violence March Planned in Abbeville on Saturday

    December 28, 2012 7:35 PM

    Citizens in Abbeville say they want to take back their community after what they're calling "senseless violence." It has been a violent year in the City of Abbeville, 8 murders, still several unsolved. "It could be anyone at anytime that lose their life over nothing." Lawrence Levy is... more »
  • Father Calls for End to Violence After Son was Shot and Killed

    November 12, 2012 11:48 PM

    A father is calling for an end to violence in his community after his son was shot and killed Sunday in Abbeville. Police said the accused shooter, Dedrick Maze, turned himself in after he allegedly shot 23-year-old Jacolby Walker in Walker's backyard at his house on Lyman Street. Now... more »
  • Violence Stemming From Nightclub Prompts Council to Act

    October 9, 2012 7:38 PM

    The Opelousas City Council approved an introductory ordinance Tuesday night that would limit bar hours in the city. Concerns arose after a violent weekend where two people were shot, another man was hit and killed by a vehicle and a fight also broke out early Sunday morning. All three incidents... more »
  • Pregnant Teenager Shot and Killed; Fiancee Under Arrest

    January 18, 2012 11:46 PM

    A pregnant teenager and her unborn child are dead after a domestic shooting in St. Martinville. Deputies were called to a residence on Our Lady of the Lake Road at around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, and found 19 year old Hannah Parker with a fatal gunshot wound. Deputies arrested Parker's... more »
  • Supreme Court: childrens' gaming decisions left to parents

    June 27, 2011 11:35 PM

    The US Supreme Court ruled on Monday it's everyone's right to buy a video game- no matter the age or even the graphic content of the game. It continues a decade-old argument: should violent video games be available to children? "You can get anything from Hannah Montana to Mortal... more »
  • 2 weekend shootings, 1 stabbing kill 2 in Quarter

    November 1, 2010 1:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Marine who had survived duty in Iraq was stabbed to death in the French Quarter while two other men were shot - one fatally - in violence that ended the Halloween weekend. Police say a man was killed about 6:30 a.m. Monday and another was... more »
  • March against sexual violence set in New Orleans

    October 26, 2010 10:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans residents will join faculty, staff and students for an annual march designed to draw attention to the problem of sexual violence. According to a Loyola news release, Wednesday evening's event will begins on the Loyola main campus and conclude at a chapel on Tulane's... more »
  • Deadly Teen Violence Over The Weekend

    September 20, 2010 11:18 AM

    A 14 year old boy was stabbed Saturday night in Lafayette. It happened in the area of Cameron and Bienville. He was transported to an area hospital, but died as a result of his injury. Police are not releasing his name, but KATC has learned the young man was commonly... more »
  • Woman Choked by Husband Gets Away by Hitting Him with Cellphone

    August 11, 2010 12:59 PM

    On August 10, 2010 at approximately 8:45pm Iberia Parish Sheriff Office Deputies responded to the 2500 block of Snapper Road in reference to a complaint concerning a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival deputies spoke to the victim (age 44) who claimed her husband placed her hands around her neck and... more »
  • Videos Showing Violence Against Animals: Free Speech

    April 20, 2010 2:34 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law aimed at banning videos that show graphic violence against animals, saying it violates the right to free speech. The justices, voting 8-1, threw out the criminal conviction of Robert Stevens of Pittsville, Va., who was sentenced to three... more »
  • Big Three Stories for Thursday, September 24th

    September 24, 2009 8:09 AM

    State Police have released the identity of the victim killed in a hit and run incident. 38-year-old Benjamin Lewis from Houston, Texas was discovered in the 37-hundred block of Verot School Road between Fortune Road and Highway 92. State Police believe the vehicle came from the north bound lane of... more »

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