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Counterfeit money circulating throughout Acadia Parish
ACADIA PARISH, La. (KLFY)- - Counterfeit bills are circulating throughout Acadia Parish. Rayne Police Department posted a picture of what the counterfeit money looks like on their Facebook page.
Louisiana mom arrested for posting video of school fight, will test new law
The 32-year-old mother of a Louisiana high school student faces charges under a new law for posting a video on social media of two children fighting at school. Police officials said in a news release, "Parents who receive information concerning criminal activity on school campuses are urged to conta
RV fire reported on I-10 EB between Rayne and Crowley
I-10, LA (KPLC) - An RV has caught on fire on I-10 eastbound between Rayne and Crowley. The outside lane has been closed. First responders and the Rayne Fire Department are working the fire. State Police are assisting.
$7,500 reward offered for info in shooting of endangered whooping crane in Acadia Parish
Various groups and private donors are offering $7,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting an endangered whooping crane in Acadia Parish last November, according to a news release.
Acadia Parish Library kicks off Mardi Grad celebrations
Over in Crowley, Acadia Parish Library kicked off their Mardi Gras celebrations. They held a Mardi Gras shoe box decorating party! Families were able to bring a shoe box to the library, the supplies were provided and there was also a Mardi Gras photo booth for *masked* family pictures.
Police: Louisiana man in gorilla suit breaks in home, hides under bed
SULPHUR, La. (AP) — Police say a man wearing a gorilla suit broke into a Louisiana home and hid under a mattress before officers arrested him. News outlets quote Sulphur police spokesman Mel Estes in Thursday reports as saying that officers saw Jeremie Moran walking through yards in the costume. The
Hit-and-run fatality Crime Stoppers’ focus
The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a fatal hit-and-run crash which occurred on Feb. 11, at approximately 8:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Lovell Street near Crowley.
Funeral Scheduled for Vicious, Saturday, March 2, in Houma, Louisiana
According to the Facebook of X-Mob's Bundy G, home going services for Eric "VI" Johnson will be held in the late rappers hometown of Houma, Louisiana, on Saturday March 2. Visitation is from 8 am to 11 am, with services beginning at 11 am at the Dularge Community Baptist Church in Houma. It's open t
Two officers in Louisiana turned to a dispatcher to help them start a family
METAIRIE, La. (WDSU) - At 4 months old, Trek Fucci is learning early on what it means to be resilient. "He's, for a lack of a better term, a warrior," said Mark Fucci, Trek's father. "A fighter wins some and loses some, but a warrior never loses."
Louisiana Secretary of State sends out Election Day reminders
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVLA/WGMB) - Just a reminder, Saturday, February 23rd is Election Day. Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is sending out reminders to all the Louisiana voters out there.
150,000 children in Louisiana have a parent in jail
NEW ORLEANS — Reign LaCour's upcoming high school graduation will be bittersweet. She is excited for the celebration, but sad because she knows her father can not be there. "He's been incarcerated a very long time. Basically all their life," Reign's mother, Dawnesia Jones said.
Regulators approve Louisiana natural gas export terminal
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a natural gas export terminal after reaching a compromise on how to account for the operation’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Mardi Gras honorees named for Rayne Mardi Gras Parade
RAYNE - The City of Rayne and the Rayne Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture tourism Committee has again selected James “Jimmy” Prevost and Darien Ramon’ Harmon to serve as 2019 Rayne Mardi Gras parade Grand Marshal and Jr. Grand Marshal, respectfully.
Man shoots woman, carjacks 3 vehicles, crashes into pond in Louisiana
ST. MARTIN PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A woman is injured after a shooting that led police on a wild chase in Acadiana Wednesday, according to KLFY-TV in Lafayette. Police say Manuel King, 29, shot a 21-year-old woman on Friendship Street and fled on foot. Cpl. Bridgette Dugas with the Lafayette Police Depa
"He's no longer with our office"- Higgins aide out after pandering arrest
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- An aide for U.S. Congressman Clay Higgins is out, five days after he was arrested for pandering during an investigation into prostitution and sex trafficking in an around Lafayette.
Abraham bill provides relief to Louisiana soybean farmers impacted by Chinese tariffs
Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-La., reintroduced legislation to help soybean farmers better access a program designed to offset losses caused by Chinese tariffs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) last year that offers payments to farmers based on
Ride Acadiana, pilot commuter bus route connecting Acadia Parish to Lafayette, makes 6 months
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- - It's been six months since Ride Acadiana, the pilot commuter bus route connecting Acadia Parish to Lafayette began. Rachel Godeaux and Deidra Druilet with the Acadiana Planning Commission say even though it's a pilot program, they would like to see the ride service continue
Post 77 finalizes plans for Legion’s 100th anniversary
RAYNE - As announced during the February meeting of Arceneaux Post 77, American Legion, the bands have been booked, the menu set and plans finalized for the American Legion’s 100th anniversary celebration planned at the American Legion Home here.
Seafood samples and more will be featured at Flavor of Louisiana
NATCHITOCHES – Chefs, restaurants and several beverage companies have announced their participation in Flavor of Louisiana, Northwestern State University’s spring fund raiser for student scholarships and academic programs. The event will take place from 6-11 p.m. Friday, March 22 in Prather Coliseum
Suspect arrested for solicitation of a minor via Snapchat
IOTA, La. (KLFY)- A 21-year-old suspect has is accused of soliciting a 13-year-old victim. At about 6 p.m. Thursday evening, officers with the Iota Police Department arrested Logan Christopher Thibodeaux. On charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile, and computer-aided solicitation of a minor. Th