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Homeowners have received only $18M worth of grants out of $1.3B from Restore La. program

(Photo Credit: WAFB) BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Governor John Bel Edwards' Office of Community Development has announced adjustments are being made to help the Restore Louisiana program absorb the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The task force met in Abbeville Friday, September 22. At the meet

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-22 21:07:09

Former Omega Protein manger pleads guilty to polluting Vermilion River

A New Orleans man pleaded guilty in Lafayette Tuesday to directing employees to discharge a pollutant into a canal that feeds the Vermilion River. Aldes K. "Al" Vidrine III, 52, of New Orleans, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Carol Whitehurst on one count of unlawful discharge of a po

KADN.COM - 2017-09-21 20:00:40

Honoring former Erath police chief

A special ceremony was held a year later to the date of the death of Erath Chief Police Gerald Hebert. Hebert died on Sept. 20, 2016 after a battle with cancer. He was 59 years old. Hebert was chief for nine years. Erath Police Chief Anna LaPointe arranged the ceremony at the newly renovated Erath

ABBEVILLE MERIDIONAL - 2017-09-21 14:39:51

State Police Detectives Arrest a Breaux Bridge Police Officer

BREAUX BRIDGE - Shortly before 5:00 pm on September 21, 2017, Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Lafayette Field Office (LSP LFO) arrested 29-year-old Craig David, a police officer with the Breaux Bridge Police Department. David was charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile, computer

KAPLANTODAY.COM - 2017-09-22 15:59:00

Congressman Clay Higgins visits Acadiana; speaks about current events

BROUSSARD La. (KLFY) - Congressman Clay Higgins was in Broussard to address the Acadiana Chapter of the military officers association. He didn't shy away from the hot topics up in D.C., including border security. "They need advanced technology, they need additional secondary fencing, they need addit

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-22 00:09:38

3 rescued, 1 dead on boat missing in Hurricane Maria

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a woman and two children were rescued from a boat that went missing off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, but a man died aboard the vessel. The Coast Guard in Miami said in a statement that a British Royal Navy helicopter hoisted three people Wednesday night

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 18:22:35

St.Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report

This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for September 22, 2017: Ian Paul Langley, age 26, 201 Shelton Manuel Rd., Eunice, LA, unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, unauthorized use of a moveable, simple criminal damage to property. Arrested by St. Landry Parish Sheriff's

KADN.COM - 2017-09-22 14:10:06

One suspect in Opelousas shooting arrested, another at large

Treshanitra Landheart, 18. (Photo Courtesy: Opelousas Police Dept.) OPELOUSAS, LA. (KLFY) - Two suspects have been identified in the ongoing investigation of the shooting death of 38-year old Lester Bowman in Opelousas. Bowman was killed on August 27, 2017 at approximately 11:20 a.m. at the inters

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 18:36:23

OPD asking for help in locating second suspect in shooting death of Opelousas man

Opelousas Police are asking for the public's help in locating a second suspect for his involvement in the shooting death of Mr. Lester Bowman of Opelousas. Investigators are currently searching for 26yr old Liquincy Revish of Baton Rouge, La (pictured above). Patrol officers responded to a shots fir

KADN.COM - 2017-09-21 18:13:02

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Photo Credit: MGN The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 00:50:48

Bottega Veneta embraces the now at Milan Fashion Week

A model wears a creation as part of the Bottega Veneta women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) MILAN (AP) - It's a season of celebration and commemoration at Milan Fashion Week, in its fourth day Saturday. Angela Mis

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 12:32:29

A look at what could be in store for the rest of hurricane season in Acadiana

The peak of the season has come and gone and a slow and steady drop in activity is expected through October and November. However, this does not mean that we should let our guard down just yet. To stress this point, we looked at some tropical history. We have had several storms affect Louisiana in O

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-22 21:38:35

Third round of NAFTA talks opens in Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - A third round of NAFTA renegotiations has begun with chief negotiators from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico meeting in the Canadian capital. Canada's chief negotiator, Steve Verhuel, said Saturday that he doesn't expect this round to see any new U.S. proposal to increase American

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 16:12:21

First and 10 2017 week 4, Part 2

Continuing week 4 coverage of Acadiana Prep Football, there were a few big winners out there on the gridiron. Featured games: Catholic High of New Iberia vs. Notre Dame East Asce. vs. Cecilia Ouachita vs. Carencro SMSM vs. Northside Crowley vs. Eunice Westgate vs. Captain Shreve Continuing week 4 co

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 03:39:44

The Latest: South Sudan official expresses optimism at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 11:15 a.m. South Sudan's first vice president says the government is confident that peace will soon return to the world's newest nation after nearly four years of civil war. Tabo Deng Gai told the U.N. General

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 15:32:19

7-year sentence for woman in 10-year, $4 million theft case

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A former bookkeeper for a Louisiana company has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for stealing more than $4 million in 10 years. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Lake Charles says 52-year-old Elizabeth Istre was sentenced Friday to 87 months on three counts of w

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 15:22:18

City employee accused of stealing money from traffic tickets

NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - A city employee in south Louisiana has been arrested on charges he stole more than $8,000 in public funds. Attorney General Jeff Landry's office said in a news release that 28-year-old Willie Woods, of New Roads, was arrested Friday on charges of felony theft, malfeasance in of

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 15:22:16

The Latest: Maria causing dangerous surf along US East Coast

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The Latest on Maria (all times local): 11 a.m. Forecasters say Hurricane Maria is causing dangerous surf and rip currents along the East Coast of the U.S. after the storm devastated Puerto Rico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturday that the storm's winds had

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 15:12:43

Trump pardon pains those who feel like Joe Arpaio's victims

PHOENIX (AP) - People who feel wronged by former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration crackdowns, jail policies and botched investigations say they are disturbed by President Donald Trump pardoning his conviction. They say the pardon for a misdemeanor contempt-of-court conviction undid the only real mea

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 15:02:38

Louisiana congressman opposes changes to Barksdale air show

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana congressman is urging leaders at the Barksdale Air Force Base to reconsider a decision to hold the base's air show in alternating years, rather than annually. U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham says the air show, held at the Bossier Parish base since 1932, has helped boost p

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-23 14:32:13