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Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office searching for rape suspect
CROWLEY, La. (KLFY)- Detectives with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office need your help in locating Kirklin James Booth. Booth is described as a black male, 21 years of age, being 5’8” in height and weighing 180 pounds.
Woman, pet dog die in Lafayette apartment fire
Photo Credit: MGNLAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - A 70-year-old woman and a pet dog died from a fire at the Bayou Oaks Apartments.Lafayette firefighters say they responded to the apartments at 1:18 p.m and saw smoke billowing out of the downstairs apartment.Firefighters found Sandra Alsbrook unconscious in t
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office Daily Arrest Report
Colbert Franklin, III, age 47, 522 Hwy. 752, Church Point, LA 70525, Domestic Abuse Battery and Disturbing the Peace. Arrested by Opelousas Police Dept.
I-10 Westbound closed at Henderson
I-10 West is closed at mile marker 117 before Henderson due to a crash involving an overturned 18-wheeler. They have begun detouring westbound traffic on I-10 at LA 415 and@La_DOTDis implementing its manual traffic control along that route to pull traffic thru to US 190.
Basile police officer arrested for domestic abuse
BASILE, La. - Rasiem Fredericks was arrested on July 19th after police were called to a home in the Sunset area.The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office says the incident started after an argument regarding Facebook."Looked at some evidence on her body and we looked at it and found probable cause to a
Crews are working a major fire on Mills Highway in St. Martin Parish
(Rebeca Marroquin, KLFY)ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (KLFY)- Authorities are investigating a major fire in the 1600 block of Mills Highway.Officials have not provided information on what they are investigating at this time, however large clouds of smoke can be seen pouring from the area.Breaux Bridge Poli
Mother and daughter dealing with bullying 4 days into school year
In her post, which has now been shared over 320 times and drawn more than 500 comments, she says the fight happened on Monday, day four of the new school year when her daughter was ambushed.
Here's what's happening at the Delcambre Shrimp Fest
Each year, the festival brings live music, fair rides for all ages, and dozens of signature shrimp dishes to explore (as well as "festival food" favorites) to celebrate and honor the town's shrimp fleets, an "economic lifeblood" for Delcambre.
Gas leak prompts evacuation of Comeaux High School
LAFAYETTE, La. - Comeaux High School students are currently evacuated because of a gas leak at a nearby construction site.Officials say a valve on a propane tank broke off causing the leak. No students have been injured.There is no word when the students will be able to return to classes.
Classes to resume Friday at Eunice Elementary after classroom fire
EUNICE, La. (KLFY)- Classes will resume at Eunice Elementary School tomorrow, August 17, 2018.
LPSS working through bus driver shortage, parents upset about overcrowding
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - One week into the new school year, some parents say they're still having issues with the Lafayette Parish School System's Transportation Department.
Rival candidate pays Duson caterer in crawfish boil fundraiser dispute
Steven Boulet, owner of Cajun Caviar Catering in Duson, said he boiled hundreds of pounds of crawfish for candidate Verone Thomas’ event at Girard Park. After offering a discount,Boulet said he felt he was owed about $739.
Local singers admire Aretha Franklin's gospel roots
Aretha Franklin won 18 Grammys, received a Presidential Medal of Freedom and earned a Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame induction as the Queen of Soul. But for some Lafayette-area singers, Franklin's roots in the church made the Queen of Soul their musical hero.
Lafayette man sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for drug and firearm charges
Jacob Glen Collett, 35, of Lafayette, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dee D.Drell on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance and one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a prohibited person.
Hundreds of good paying oil field jobs available
According to the oilfield jobs website, oilfield job shop dot com, Halliburton needs over 500 jobs filled across the United States, posting over 50 new jobs in the last 48 hours.
1 killed in Evangeline Parish crash
Evangeline Parish– Yesterday evening, shortly after 10:30 pm, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on LA 104 at Beacon Road. The crash claimed the life of 18-year-old McKenzie Dupre of Washington, LA.
Lafayette deputies find victim chained in a house, suspect arrested on kidnapping charges
A victim, who said he had escaped the house, said he and his brother had been held captive at gunpoint for a week.
UPDATE: 19 year old arrested after police find gun at Opelousas elementary school
UPDATE: A 19-year-old man has been arrested for carrying a gun on the campus of Park Vista elementary school in Opelousas.Police say Travyone Adams has been charged with carrying a firearm or dangerous weapon by a student or non-student on school property at school-sponsored functions, or in a firea
Man shot at St. Jude Street residence on Sunday
A man suffered non-life threatening wounds after he exchanged gunfire with a man who broke into his home, according to the New Iberia Police Department.Capt. John Babin with the NIPD said the shooting was at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, when a home on St. Jude Street was broken into by forced entry.The suspect
Metal detectors installed at all schools in Evangeline Parish
VILLE PLATTE, La. - Last year, Evangeline Parish schools saw a number of lockdowns and some canceled days due to shooting threats.