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SWAT unit arrests man in Lafayette on attempted murder charge

SWAT operators arrested Taylor on an active felony warrant for attempted first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated second-degree battery, aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated assault.

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2018-10-16 22:36:00

'You keep going,' says mother of Lafayette woman who died in vehicle stuck in canal for 36 hours

"She didn't notice the curb and she just went airborne off the road, and they were in a canal and it was raining," said Guillory.

KLFY.COM - 2018-10-17 04:05:35

Abbeville Police urging drivers to be cautious with water on roads

Due to the heavy rain volume, parts of the City of Abbeville have standing water.These areas should be viewed as a potential hazard.The Abbeville Police Department is asking all motorist to use caution while out on the city streets and refrain from traveling through standing water.The Abbeville Poli

GUEYDANTODAY.COM - 2018-10-16 14:23:24

Nursing home nearly floods due to heavy rain in Vermilion Parish

Dominic Campisi, Vice President of Gulf Coast AquaDams, "This morning about 6:15 I'd say we got a phone call from one of our clients. He was worried that he was going to have water getting in, so we have an emergency response division that we call out certain guys. We show up on scene with the prope

KLFY.COM - 2018-10-16 23:19:55

Port Barre Substitute Teacher Charged with Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile

On October, 5th, during a school wide pep rally at Port Barre High School, substitute teacher Constance Robertson snuck away with a 16 year old tenth grader.

KADN.COM - 2018-10-16 02:11:48

School Closures in Iberia Parish

Officials with Iberia Parish School Board says they are closing Delcambre Elementary School and Delcambre High School due to flooding and sewage issues. All other schools remain open at this time.

KADN.COM - 2018-10-16 13:08:40

Breaking: Councilman to pull free election day bus ride resolution

(Photo: SCOTT CLAUSE/USA TODAY Network)Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Bruce Conque is withdrawing a resolution from tonight's agenda that would have provided free bus rides in the city of Lafayette on election days.Conque said he spoke with Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry Tuesday morning wh

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2018-10-16 17:27:00

Substitute accused of sex with student bonds out of jail

A Port Barre High substitute teacher, who was arrested on Monday and charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, has bonded out of the St. Landry Parish Jail, according to officials with the Sheriff’s Department.

OPELOUSAS DAILY WORLD - 2018-10-16 22:56:00

Vermilion Parish road closures due to high water

Effective immediately, the following road closures are in place due to heavy rains. The roads will be reopened as soon as conditions improve.LA 338 (N. John Hardy Drive) from LA 14 Bypass to LA 14 (Charity Street)LA 338 (N. Lafitte Road) from LA 14 Bypass to Richard Street (approx. 1 block)LA 14 (Ch

KADN.COM - 2018-10-16 15:05:22

Suspect charged with hate crimes, terrorizing after allegedly threatening Crowley PD

On October 15, 2018, Jeremy Boddye Sr. was arrested on a warrant for the threats that reportedly stemmed from a "an encounter that he had with officers over the weekend, which lead to Boddye being taken into custody."

KLFY.COM - 2018-10-16 17:12:56

Authorities search for escaped inmate in Evangeline Parish

VILLE PLATTE, La. (KLFY)- On October 15, 2018 at approximately 11 p.m. an Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office inmate being housed at the Ville Platte Police Department as a trustee, exited the Police Department through the lobby and failed to return.

KLFY.COM - 2018-10-16 21:21:18

Lafayette man fatally shot Saturday night on Grossie Lane, Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputies say

Deputies were called out at 11:05 p.m. to the 300 block of Grossie Lane in Lafayette, where they discovered a man suffering from gunshot wounds, Mowell said.


LPSO investigating a fatal shooting on Grossie Lane

On Saturday October 13, 2018 at approximately 11:05 PM, deputies responded to a 911 call about a shooting at the 300 block of Grossie Lane in Lafayette. Upon arrival at the scene deputies discovered an individual suffering from injuries as a result of the shooting. The victim was transported to a


Lafayette police investigate shooting; 2 injured

LAFAYETTE, La (KLFY) - Lafayette police investigate an early morning shooting at a local hotel.According to Corporal Bridgette Dugas, Lafayette Police received a call of shots fired a local hotel located in the 100 block of E. Kaliste Saloom Rd..Upon arrival officers were notified that several males


Check your tickets! Lafayette convenience store sells $30,000 winning scratch off lottery ticket

If you see someone in Lafayette or the Acadiana area with a big smile or perhaps they let someone into their lane while driving, or maybe expressed gratitude for what is too often taken for granted, there's a good reason.


Lafayette couple receives special wedding surprise

Hayward Duresseau and his fiance Kerry Kennedy were just minding their business at a farmers market today when a childhood friend of Hayward’s popped up and surprised them with an extra special wedding gift.


Overnight shooting on East Kaliste Saloom Road

Buy Photo(Photo: Copyright 1997 The Times Shreveport)LAFAYETTE — Two men sustained non-life threatening injuries after occupants of at least three vehicles fired at each other on East Kaliste Saloom Road early Saturday morning.Lafayette Police were dispatched to a hotel in the 100 block of East Kali


LIVE FROM NEW YORK! Saturday Night Live parody gives shout out to Lafayette's AOC Community Media

Lafayette's AOC Community, which helps members of the community create and produce their own noncommercial media, has struck a chord with the nation and was featured on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend.


Counterfeit money: What to look for, how to protect yourself and your business

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - Businesses across the United States can fall victim to the use of counterfeit money, but small businesses are most at risk. Research by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners states companies that employ fewer than 100 employees lose an average of $155,000 due to fraud


Man jumps 40 feet from Louisiana end of I-20 bridge - The Vicksburg Post

A 21-year-old man from Delhi, Louisiana, was severely injured Saturday after jumping about 40 feet off the Louisiana side of the Interstate 20 Mississippi River bridge and landed feet first on solid ground.Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said firefighters received the call about the jumper about