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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

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

Shady Acres residents address VP council about drainage issues

By: NICK JAGNEAUX Staff reporter Discouraged that they haven't seen much progress, residents of the Shady Acres subdivision returned to the Ville Platte City Council to implore the mayor and council to fulfill promises to solve drainage problems affecting them. This is the third time in a year tha

EVANGELINETODAY.COM - 2017-09-21 19:38:00

Driver in LA 91 crash booked for Vehicular Homicide after one victim dies from injuries

Jake Hebert, 25. (Photo Credit: Louisiana State Police) ACADIA PARISH (KLFY) - State Police have made in arrest in connection to a two-vehicle crash on LA 91 that would later take the life of a 16-year old Egan male. The crash happened on September 2nd just before 11:30 p.m. on LA 91 west of LA 11

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 21:15:57

Vermilion Economic Development launches world-class online mapping system

In addition to assisting local businesses with their needs, the Vermilion Economic Development Alliance is tasked with helping potential businesses find a place to be successful in the parish. Since its inception, VEDA has worked with real estate agents and property owners to catalog land and build

GUEYDANTODAY.COM - 2017-09-20 14:35:44

Voices: Race relations: Truly a mish-mash of explanation

Marie Renaud was the first African-American teacher at Leonville High School in Leonville. She had no idea what she was going to experience. Freddie Herpin Ken Stickney's Aug. 20 story "Racism in America: 'Here we go all over again'" refreshes indelible memories for me and definitely provides "load

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 13:33:15

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

Meet the 'lawyer's lawyer' of Terrebonne Parish

Colleagues of Jerry Hermann, recently awarded the Elton Darsey Lifetime Achievement Award by the Terrebonne Bar Association, praise him for his quick wit, intellect and compassion for clients. "Jerry is a lawyer's lawyer," said Joe Kopfler, Hermann's law partner for more than 25 years. "Other lawye

HOUMA COURIER - 2017-09-20 16:05:15

Vandals attack swans, damage historic cemetery

Headstones have been broken, flowers have been stolen and even fish farmed from the ponds. (Source: WHO-DT/Viewer photos/CNN) OSKALOOSA, IA (WHO-DT/CNN) - Forest Cemetery in Iowa is usually a pretty peaceful place. It's quiet and very serene, but over the last few weeks it's been anything but that.

KPLC TV - 2017-09-22 07:59:20

Police: K-9 Lady sniffs out meth

Staff Report Men from Berwick and Morgan City are locked up after Morgan City's K-9 Lady used her skills to sniff out suspected narcotics during a traffic stop, Morgan City police said. According to Morgan City Police Chief James Blair, David Pearce, 41, of River Road in Berwick, and Roger Grow, 4

DAILY REVIEW - 2017-09-22 15:24:14

'If I can make a difference, we all can'

Rachid Ouedraogo is an American citizen making a difference in the lives of homeless people and the poor all over the world. Originally from Burkina Faso in West Africa, Ouedraogo moved to the United States in 2001. He became an American citizen in 2015. He has accomplished much in the 16 years he

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-21 21:04:09


Good Morning. John Bridges and Britney Glaser here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. The Rosepine Police Department is searching for two female suspects in connection with a theft at a local business. A group of retired New York City firefighters is staying in Southwest Louisiana thi

KPLC TV - 2017-09-21 08:58:55

Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans' last-resort "Obamacare" repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week. The legislation by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey Graham

KPLC TV - 2017-09-20 08:24:59

Educator Cosper dies at 83

Sammie W. Cosper, a former vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Southwestern Louisiana who later served as the state's higher education commissioner, died Tuesday. He was 83. Cosper was chief academic officer from 1973 to 1989, a period that "witnessed the university's growth fro

KADN.COM - 2017-09-21 19:49:42

Longtime educator Sammie Cosper dies

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church in Lafayette for Dr. Sammie Wayne Cosper, 83, who passed away on Sept. 19. Visitation will be observed from 4-8 p.m. on Friday and from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday. Cosper was

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-21 17:21:07

Library Window: We're reaching out to Hispanic residents

The Terrebonne Parish Library has started Conectando, Connect, a Spanish language outreach service to the Hispanic community. The library was awarded a grant from the American Library Association to expand services to the Hispanic population. Six services are provided through Conectando:Historias Pa

DAILY COMET - 2017-09-20 23:41:48

Multiple crews called to scene of fire at Le Blanc's Boudin in St. Amant

Multiple fire crews, including those from Gonzales and Sorrento, are on the scene of a fire at Le Blanc's Cajun Boudin & Food in St. Amant. The call of a "fully engulfed structure fire" went out just before 5 p.m. Friday evening. The store is located at 44437 Hwy. 429 in St. Amant. Crews have been b

KPLC TV - 2017-09-22 23:03:35

Investigators still seeking missing Eunice man

Investigators with the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office say they are still looking for clues to the whereabouts of David Hardy of Eunice. Although the 78-year-old Eunice man's vehicle was located in Allen Parish the day after he was reported missing, with spoiled groceries still in the back seat, Hardy

KADN.COM - 2017-09-20 21:03:31

Baylor student group raises money for rape kit testing

The Noze Brotherhood is selling hats to help raise money for old rape kit testing. WACO, TX (KXXV) - A student group at Baylor University is raising money to test backlogged Texas rape kits. The Noble NoZe Brotherhood, a group known for pranks and satirical articles, is switching gears to more seri

KPLC TV - 2017-09-22 21:23:43

Chevron donating 73 acres to Midland Co. for Loop 250 extension

Loop 250 (Source: KWES) Chevron is donating 73 acres to Midland County, making the southwest extension of Loop 250 possible. "We are pleased to be able to support Midland County's efforts to expand road infrastructure and create solutions that improve road safety for our communities," said Michelle

KPLC TV - 2017-09-22 16:23:55

Multiple vehicle accident reported on I-10 EB near Enterprise Boulevard

A multi-vehicle accident has been reported on I-10 eastbound near Enterprise Blvd. The Lake Charles Police department asks that you avoid the area for the next 30-45 minutes while they work to clear the wreck. Traffic is being diverted off the Enterprise exit. A multi-vehicle accident has been rep

KPLC TV - 2017-09-23 03:22:15