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Jennings Police looking for suspect in vehicle burglaries
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Jennings Police are requesting the public’s assistance in solving a rash of vehicle burglaries within city limits. Police have received a surveillance image of the suspect but are asking anyone with a surveillance system near any of the burglaries to check their footage. Th
LPD: Body found park along Evangeline Thruway
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - Officers are investigating a body found in Beaver Park this afternoon. We have a news crew at the scene. It appears that a vehicle drove off the roadway and crashed into the park restrooms.
Community garden to provide for elderly, needy
JENNINGS — Volunteers are hoping a new community garden will soon provide fresh produce for the elderly and needy, as part of a food ministry program at First Baptist Church of Jennings.
Convicted sex offender accused of another sex crime with minor
IOWA, LA (KPLC) - A man has been arrested for the second time for his alleged involvement with a minor, according to the Iowa Police Department. John Baker McKay, 35, faces aggravated crime against nature charges in connection with a 13-year-old girl, said Iowa Police. McKay is a convicted sex offen
Two arrested, one wanted in connection with vehicle pursuit
Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon says that earlier today Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies were involved in a vehicle pursuit after attempting to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle in Lafayette Parish. The pursuit ended at the intersection of Winfred Rd. and Gordon Rd. in Vermilion
Offensive signs spark controversy in Hayes
HAYES, LA (KPLC) - A property on La. 14 and 101 has been posting signs voicing profanity and distaste for community members. Cindy Demaskey is the mother of the man who has been making the signs and says he is greatly upsetting the community.
Opelousas High athletic trainer accused of having sex with student
Opelousas Police have arrested a woman working as an athletic trainer at Opelousas High and accused her of having sex with a student. Laura Lynn Huval, 28, of Crowley, was booked on felony prohibited sexual conduct between educator and student.
Crowley woman charged with sexual misconduct with Opelousas student
A Crowley woman working as an athletic trainer in St. Landry Parish has been arrested and charged with having sex ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news from Acadia Parish, LA. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!
Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office Is Asking For Donations
Normally a law enforcement facility doesn't solicit donations, but in this case, they are asking for people to make a donation that can improve someone's life. The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office is hoping that residents of the parish will join them tomorrow in donating blood.
Crowley man’s charges include attempted first-degree murder
A Crowley man has been arrested after he allegedly shot at his ex-girlfriend here early Saturday morning. Police Chief Jimmy Broussard ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news from Acadia Parish, LA. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe tod
Huval crowned Midland homecoming queen
SUBMITTED PHOTO Ella Huval is crowned 2018 Homecoming Queen during halftime ceremonies Friday night at the school gymnasium. Crowning the new ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news from Acadia Parish, LA. Not yet a subscriber? Subscr
Crowley Police make arrest in home invasion, attempted homicide case
Crowley Police were called out to the 1800 block of May Street at approximately 3:30 a.m. to a report of a Home Invasion and attempted Homicide. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who advised that earlier in the evening, her ex boyfriend, broke into her residence and ransacked the residenc
Deputy arrested for introducing contraband
Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office have been conducting a criminal investigation into contraband being brought into the Acadia ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news from Acadia Parish, LA. Not yet a subscriber? Subscri
Jeff Davis Parish election results
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - All of the fire protection propositions in Jeff Davis Parish passed in Saturday’s election. Results are complete but unofficial from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.
Town of Iowa under boil advisory
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The mayor's office for the Town of Iowa reports that the town is currently under a boil advisory. The mayor’s office says that this is due to repairs to the town’s water tower because of a recent loss in water pressure. The exact length of the advisory will not be known unt
Welsh falls short in 2A title game
NEW ORLEANS, LA (KPLC) - It just wasn’t the Greyhounds day as Welsh fell behind early and never could get back in the game as the Amite Warriors rolled to a 47-20 win and the Class 2A state title.
Suspect arrested in Welsh theft of firearms case
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that a suspect has been arrested in relation to a burglary and theft of firearms in Jennings. The Sheriff’s office states that they received a complaint regarding a theft on November 27, 2018 and responded to a camp on Hig
Welsh officials move into new building
After spending more than 40 years in a cramped, overcrowded City Hall, the town of Welsh has moved its offices. Welsh officials began moving into its new City Hall in the former Capital One Bank at 112 South Adams this week.
Cause of restaurant fire in Lake Arthur undetermined
LAKE ARTHUR — The cause of an early morning fire that damaged Notts Cajun Restaurant in Lake Arthur on Tuesday is undetermined. "Investigators are classifying the cause of the fire as undetermined with the inability to rule out electrical malfunction," Ashley Rodrigue, public affairs director for th
Eunice offensive explosion produces first state title in 36 years
From the first play of the game, the Sterlington Panthers tried their best to put the Eunice Bobcats in a rough spot. And each time, coach Paul Trosclair’s Bobcats somehow answered the challenge.