News for Thursday, April 11, 2019

Posted at 5:52 AM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 06:52:46-04

KATC has all your top local, state, and national headlines for Thursday, April 11, 2019.

Here’s what’s happening today!

Top Stories

Multiple sources: One in custody in church fires

KATC’s Abby Breidenbach is LIVE at the St. Landry Parish Jail this morning where a suspect is in custody in connection with three fires at historically black churches. That suspect has been identified as 21-year-old Holden Matthews.

More details on the arrest and investigation will be announced at a press conference held at 10 am Thursday.

Lafayette Diocese to release clergy abuse list

Aguillard retiring; see a list of district accomplishments

UPDATE: Trial in LCG charter lawsuit set for May

Plus, in today’s Spirit of Acadiana, Scott Brazda takes us on a ride on one of our St. Jude Early Bird Prizes. You can purchase your tickets for any of the early bird prizes and the dream home at

Latest Weather

GMA’s Dave Baker is in the Weather Lab this morning with a look at your Thursday weather. He’ll also have an update on what you can expect for your weekend.

Becoming Breezy, Staying Warm


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