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Man arrested in Louisiana cold case murder of wife 7 years ago

Belgium-born Sylviane Fink, a French and Spanish teacher in Brusly, Louisiana, disappeared in 2011. East Baton Rouge deputies said she was slain by her husband, who fled to Venezuela with their 4-year-old daughter four days after her disappearance,Fox 44 Baton Rougereports


Abbeville comes back to beat Jeanerette

ABBEVILLE — For the second straight week, Jeanerette raced to an early lead but failed to maintain it. The Tigers, up 14-0 midway through the first quarter, appeared in control and led 20-14 early in the second quarter, but Abbeville stormed back to score 36 unanswered points in a 50-20 victory at h


Arnaudville man arrested for sexual assault of juvenile female

Phillip Landry (St. Martin Parish Sheriff'f Office)29 year old Philip Landry of Arnaudville has been arrested and charged with first degree felony rape.According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, detectives received a complaint involving the sexual abuse of a juvenile female.An investigatio


Shooting suspect barricaded inside home in Sunset; police on scene

State Police responded Saturday evening to a home in Sunset after a man who was allegedly under the influence was being disruptive on his property.The home is located in the 200 block of Boudreaux Street, police say.A call around 6:30 p.m. Saturday came from a family member who could not get the sub


Donaldsonville man thrown from vehicle, killed in Iberville Parish crash overnight

The crash occurred about 3 a.m. Saturday morning on LA 75 south of LA 66. Randy Edwards, 35, was pronounced dead on scene, according to a release from the Louisiana State Police.


City considers resolution critical of Drag Queen Story Hour

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Walmart shooting in Louisiana: What we know so far

Thomas Coutee Jr. was fatally shot in the chest in an Alexandria Walmart parking lot on September 8. The suspect, his estranged wife Kayla Jean Giles, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the deadly shooting.


Two pronounced dead after vehicle hits tree

The driver, Natasha Pego, 35, of Westlake, and her passenger, William Cranford, 41, of Sulphur, were pronounced dead at the scene.


Live updates: Mississippi State vs. Louisiana football

Mississippi State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop previews this weekend's game against Louisiana.Tyler Horka, Clarion Ledger


More defendants named in Lafayette Schools of Choice lawsuit

According to the new filing, Thibodeaux knew in December 2016 that Yazdi, then the district’s Schools of Choice marketing and recruitment coordinator, was being mistreated.


Ex-Cajun players make civil rights claims against University of Louisiana at Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - This week, nine former UL softball players filed complaints to the Office for Civil Rights against the university following the termination of former head softball coach Michael Lotief in November, 2017.


Reasons Why Louisiana Lafayette is the Worst

It’s in Lafayette, LA.I don’t know much about Lafayette.But a trip to Trip Advisor will show you all of the hot spots around town.The number one thing to do (according to Trip Advisor) is to visit Lake Martin Rookery. Neato! Rounding out the top 5 is a church, a historical walking area, a cultural c


Louisiana Favorites That Have Made Their Home in Baton Rouge

Every city in Louisiana has its own distinct personality; for example, New Orleans is exciting and free-spirited, Lafayette is artistic and communal, and Shreveport is quirky and growing. As for the capital, Baton Rouge’s charm is a mix of all the best traits of our great state.


Lafayette deputy charged with cruelty to a juvenile

Cassina Mertell was booked on a $2,500 bond after being arrested by the Lafayette Police Department,according to KLFY.


Lafayette only region in Louisiana to see job loss in July

The Lafayette area lost 500 jobs in July compared to the year before. It was the only one of Louisiana's seven regions to post a year-over-year loss, falling to 200,500 jobs, according to non-seasonally adjusted figures from the Louisiana Workforce Commission.


Tropical system in Gulf (Invest 95L) spaghetti models: storm tracking toward Mexico, Texas, Louisiana

A new tropical system is likely to develop in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, threatening Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana late this week, according to the latest forecast models.The National Hurricane Center gives invest 95L a 70 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression within 48 hours.


Report: Louisiana students are most bullied

Students in Louisiana experience the most bullying in the U.S. according a ranking of state bullying programs by the personal-finance website WalletHub. Its 2018’s "States with the Biggest Bullying Problems" notes that Louisiana ranks first in bullying prevalence, second worst for bullying impact an


Lafayette Police continue search for murder suspect

According to a Lafayette Police Department press release, authorities are still searching for 26-year-old Brent Johsnon, the suspect in connection with the shooting death of a 21 year old Ricky Wiltz on Lafayette Street, September 6.


UPDATE: Broussard police identify victim killed by train

BROUSSARD, La. (KLFY) -UPDATE:On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, the Broussard Police Department responded to a vehicle crash where a 2012 Grey Jeep Cherokee was on its side in the ditch. Upon officers’ arrival, no driver or occupants were located.


‘$1’ song gets Lafayette High senior closer to $20,000

Song inspiration can emerge from the most unexpected places. Brewster Durbin, a senior at Lafayette High School, came across a friend’s Instagram post about a GoFundMe campaign.