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Abbeville Home Raided, Drugs Confiscated

After a home on Cypress Street in Abbeville was raided with a search warrant, narcotics agents arrested 32-year-old Dawn Arabie and 38-year-old Gabriel Hawthorne. Members of the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force were able to recover a variety of drugs at the address at 2927 Cypr


VERMILION PARISH: multiple narcotics arrests made

VERMILION PARISH (Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force)- According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.


Louisiana man gets jail time for threatening President Trump

BATON ROUGE, La. – A Louisiana man has been sentenced to three years and 10 months in federal prison for making threats against President Donald Trump. The U.S. attorney's office in Baton Rouge says 63-year-old Henry Rayborn, of Baton Rouge, was sentenced Wednesday.


Vermilion Parish launches 55 by 25 Initiative Wednesday

Vermilion Parish schools will be partnering with One Acadiana and the Vermilion Economic Development Alliance to launch their own 55 by 25 initiative this Wednesday. Back in January, One Acadiana launched its regionwide efforts to get 55 percent of the population to have some form of secondary educa


ARRESTED: 3 accused of creating and placing fake bombs at Louisiana schools, business

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Two men and a woman were arrested and accused of creating and planting fake bombs at two north Louisiana schools and at a business, according to a Friday release from the Louisiana Office of the State Fire Marshall.


Louisiana man facing Manslaughter charge after allegedly shooting and killing a 13-year-old

NATALBANY, La. - (4/19/19) A Louisiana man is facing Manslaughter charges after allegedly shooting a teenager. According to reports, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 54-year-old Rickey Nelson after he allegedly shot and killed 13-year-old Robert Stevenson Thursday night in Natalbany.


Family Of Abbeville Police Officer Shot In Line Of Duty Speaks About Her Recovery

The family of the Abbeville Police Officer, who was shot in the line of duty April 3rd, is speaking on her behalf about her recovery. Officer Kaitlyn Rudesill suffered from a collapsed lung after being shot during a traffic stop.


Two men injured in shooting in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Lafayette police officers are investigating a shooting tonight in the 1600 block of N. University. Two men have been shot, Lafayette Police Department spokesperson Cpl. Bridgette Dugas told News 10.


Lafayette Police Investigating An Overnight Shooting

LAFAYETTE- According to Cpl. Bridgette Dugas, Lafayette police officers are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1600 block of N. University that left two men injured.


Large Patch Disease on the rise in Louisiana lawns

Large patch, formerly called brown patch, is the most common disease of lawns in Louisiana. And it's on the rise. LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh said the disease can occur on all warm-season turfgrasses. It is particularly prevalent on St. Augustine grass.


Thousands of pounds of crawfish boiled on Good Friday in southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — Good Friday is considered the busiest day for seafood sales in the metro area. One seafood distributor in Bucktown tells WDSU that they boiled 750 pounds of crawfish on Good Friday.


Gas tax increases under discussion in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Louisiana state lawmakers are expected to consider soon, a bill that could raise the tax on a gallon of gas to $.38 over the course of 12 years. Proponents of the measure say the money will be placed in a so-called lockbox to guarantee road repairs. But many drivers say the


Planned power outage required as Entergy Louisiana continues upgrade

WELSH, La. – A temporary power outage is planned for the town of Welsh the night of April 22 as Entergy Louisiana continues work on a $106 million upgrade to its transmission system in Jefferson Davis Parish.


Louisiana National Guard’s newest colonel is trailblazing black woman

Trailblazing is nothing new for Alexandria native Katrina Lloyd. She just made history when she became the second African-American woman to be promoted to the rank of colonel by the Louisiana National Guard, on April 12, the Guard reports on its website.


The Advertiser: Cajun Cannabis, a store and cafe for all things hemp, to open in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, La. (The Advertiser)- Travis Deyoung wants to erase the negative stigma behind marijuana. For him, 420 no longer belongs to the stoner. Instead, the numbers mark the day — Saturday — he's opening his Cajun Cannabis, a cafe that sells coffee and a retail store offering CBD.


Louisiana seafood is big for the Easter weekend

Seafood is IN this Easter weekend. Besides the Easter candy it'll be the hottest thing on the table. And when it comes to seafood, renowned Chef John Folse, who formerly served as chairman on the Louisiana Seafood and Marketing Board says all eyes are looking at Louisiana to see what we eat and how


Good Friday: Biggest time of year for crawfish season

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - Today is the biggest Friday out of the Lenten season. That means plenty of crawfish will be eaten. At Louisiana Crawfish Time, this is one of the busiest days out of the year for them.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


One of the newest male members of the Saintsations is a self-taught dancer from Erath

After failing to earn a spot on the New Orleans Pelicans dance team last summer, Dylon Hoffpauir made a commitment to himself to do whatever it took to cheer for a professional sports team one day.


Good Morning! Here's your Good Friday morning headlines!

LAFAYETTE, LA (KLFY) - Lafayette police are investigating a shooting that left two men injured overnight. It happened at the Church's Chicken restaurant on North University. Catholics and Christians around the world are observing Good Friday today. St. Rita's Walking Way of the Cross begins this mor