News for Friday, April 19, 2019

Posted at 6:02 AM, Apr 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-19 07:02:33-04

KATC has all your top local, state, and national headlines for Friday, April 19, 2019.

Here’s what’s happening today!

Top Stories

Lafayette police investigating shooting

The GoFundMe created to raise funds for the three St. Landry Parish churches destroyed by arson has reached beyond its goal of $1.8 million. KATC’s Justice Henderson speaks to church pastors who say they are grateful for those donations. To make a donation, click here.

Pastors and congregations grateful after GoFundMe reaches goal

Airport announces baggage machine; travelers should expect delays

Plus, Scott Brazda is LIVE with a look at the Louisiana Lao New Year Festival happening this weekend in Iberia Parish.

Latest Weather

Meteorologist Eric Zernich is in the Weather Lab this morning with a look at your weekend forecast.

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