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Lafayette Police seek 'vehicle of interest' in murder investigation

Lafayette Police have released a picture of a vehicle of interest in the two murders that occurred in Lafayette and Broussard last week. The car being sought is a white Dodge Caliber. Police say investigators suspect the homicides are related. Lafayette Police is leading the simultaneous investigati

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 23:42:13

Louisiana State Police closing Interstate 10 east at Interstate 49; Basin Bridge closed

Louisiana State Police Troop I, Lafayette Police, and local agencies are in the process of closing Interstate 10 east at the I-49 interchange due to icing. According to a LSP spokesman, the I-10 bridge over the Atchafalaya Basin will be closed as well. Traffic will be rerouted on I-49 north to US 19

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 22:49:04

Lafayette Police issue bridge icing warning

According to Lafayette Police, freezing has been reported on the bridges on Kaliste Saloom Road and E. Broussard Road over the Vermilion river. Officials are advising drivers to please exercise caution when traveling over any these or any other bridges at this time. Bridges will accumulate ice befor

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 21:30:45

DOTD tries to prepare roads for freezing temperatures

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- As the temperatures drop, drivers need to be cautious about dangerous road conditions. "We're pretreating the bridges in preparation as the temperatures drop," says Bill Oliver district administrator for the DOTD in Lafayette. Even with the DOTD preparing the roads Oliver says

KLFY.COM - 2018-01-17 01:12:47

Ambassador Caffery overpass at Cameron Street closed

Ambassador Caffery Parkway is closed from Cameron Street to Saul Drive due to weather and roadway conditions. Please follow this link for an up to date list of road closures in Lafayette. Ambassador Caffery Parkway is closed from Cameron Street to Saul Drive due to weather and roadway conditions. Pl

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 22:39:07

Crowdfunding platform wades into Vermilion Parish School Board drama

School employees and their supporters hold rally to protest the silencing and forceful arrest of teacher Deyshia Hargrave at Vermilion Parish School Board meeting. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Scott Clause/The Advertiser A political crowdfunding platform will host a seminar in Abbeville on Jan. 30 for

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-16 21:25:34

Lafayette Police to conduct OWI checkpoint Friday

On Friday, January 19, 2018, between the hours of 9:00 pm and 3:00 am, the Lafayette Police Department will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous s

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 16:02:05

UPDATE: Eastbound lane of I-10 west of Crowley re-opened

UPDATE: The lane is open, according to State Police spokesman Brooks David. State Police Troop I is at the scene of a crash at mile marker 79.5 just west of Crowley. The lane is currently closed. We will update this story as new information. UPDATE: The lane is open, according to State Police spokes

KLFY.COM - 2018-01-16 22:09:36

Williamsville woman, 27, killed in head-on collision in Lockport

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Williamsville woman was killed in a head-on collision in Lockport Monday. New York State Police responded to the collision on Dysinger Road just west of Old Dysinger Road around 6 p.m. Investigation revealed that a 2008 Saturn Vue was traveling eastbound on Dysinger and cro

WIVB - 2018-01-16 17:40:20

Buffalo mother found dead in house fire identified

Elisabeth Bell. Photo courtesy of Bell's Go Fund Me Page BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Buffalo Police confirm the 27-year-old mother who was found dead in her east side apartment building is Elisabeth Bell. It's unclear how Bell died. She was found deceased in the second floor of a Manhattan Avenue apartm

WIVB - 2018-01-15 22:10:34

Buffalo man charged in East Side stabbing

A Buffalo man has been charged with stabbing another man in the Broadway-Bailey neighborhood on Monday night, according to a Buffalo police report. Bryan L. Suarez, 25, faces multiple charges, including second-degree assault, after a man was stabbed twice with a kitchen knife on Schutrum Street arou

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 15:53:10

Cheektowaga man pleads guilty to fatal shooting of Buffalo man

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - In Erie County Court this morning 43-year-old Jeffrey Brown of Cheektowaga admitted to shooting and killing 46 year old David Brown of Buffalo last summer. the two are not related. According to the Erie County District Attorney's Office the incident happened near 46 Marne road

WIVB - 2018-01-16 17:33:01

Guilty plea in deadly Cheektowaga shooting

A conviction in a deadly shooting would have never happened without a federal drug arrest, according to the district attorney. BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A man from Buffalo pleaded guilty Tuesday to a manslaughter charge related to a deadly shooting in Cheektowaga back in July 2016. 43-year-old Jeffrey Brow

WGRZ TV - 2018-01-17 01:38:00

Buffalo man convicted of for attempted murder in Fruit Belt shooting

A Buffalo man was convicted of attempted second-degree murder after a week-long trial in Erie County Court. The jury also found Warren Meredith, 35, guilty of first-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with a June shooting of a man in the Fruit Belt on Rose Street. The vi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:20:52

Buffalo man found guilty of June 2017 shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Buffalo man has been found guilty of shooting a man on Rose Street in the City of Buffalo. Warren Meredith, 35, of Buffalo, was found guilty of second degree attempted murder, first degree assault, and second degree criminal possession of a weapon. Meredith shot the victim m

WIVB - 2018-01-16 20:26:02

Plea deal closes 2016 fatal shooting case from Cheektowaga

Jeffrey T. Brown was never officially arrested, charged or indicted in the shooting death of David Brown in 2016. Even so, he stood before an Erie County judge Tuesday morning and pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter for killing Brown at a family party more than two years ago. The two men wer

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:21:16

Police release surveillance images of Grand Rapids bank robbery suspect

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Authorities are searching for the man who they say robbed a Grand Rapids bank Monday. The robbery happened around 12 p.m. at the Macatawa Bank, 2440 Burton St. SE. Police say the suspect entered the bank and gave a note to the teller. The suspect is described as a white man in

FOX17 - 2018-01-16 19:49:12

Flashing light, loud 'boom' sound reported in SE Michigan

DETROIT, Mich. - There were several reports of a flashing light in the sky and a loud boom noise Tuesday evening in southeast Michigan. FOX 2 Detroit reports that several residents reported the incident from Ann Arbor to Detroit, with some saying they felt their homes shake. Dispatch centers in West

FOX17 - 2018-01-17 01:58:26

Greenville's Biggby project on hold

Greenville City Planner Tim Johnson, left, listens as Engineer Kyle Wilson of Nederville Associates delivers a presentation on a site plan for a retail center that will contain two businesses. (Daily News | Cory Smith) GREENVILLE - Thirteen months after first attempting to bring a retail center with

DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

'Everything is gone' - Fire destroys Greenville business, owner hopes to rebuild in community

MONTCALM TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The owners of a Greenville-area building company say they won't let a fire stop them from doing business in the community. The Friday fire at American Classic Roofing and Building Supply on Peck Road was so intense that it is still not completely out three days later, desp

FOX17 - 2018-01-16 02:03:50