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New KFC in Jennings opens next week, will give away free chicken for a year to 50 customers

JENNINGS, LA (KPLC) - A new KFC located at 1498 Elton Road in Jennings is scheduled to open its doors on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.


Driver shot after gun accidentally discharged from inside vehicle in Eunice

An accidental shooting sent the driver of a vehicle to the hospital Sunday afternoon in Eunice.According to Police Randy Fontenot, a passenger inside a vehicle had some type of mishap occur where a gun discharged.'We got a call from the hospital that a person had been shot and was receiving medical

KLFY.COM - 2018-08-20 02:19:38

Unrestrained Crowley man killed in crash

Police say his vehicle ran off of the right side of the roadway, striking a utility pole, a fence, and a tree.

KLFY.COM - 2018-08-19 23:20:46

Four Abbeville businesses busted for selling alcohol to minors, 1 bartender arrested

During a sting operation on Friday, August 17, Abbeville police handed out citations to four people at four different businesses.

KLFY.COM - 2018-08-20 20:31:23

Separate gun mishaps in Eunice injure two, including 9-year-old

"We did find one vehicle that had been shot which was, we believe, the intended target of the shooting. However, there were four children walking on the sidewalk. Two of the rounds that were shot at the vehicle missed the vehicle and hit one nine year old boy," explains Fontenot.

OPELOUSAS DAILY WORLD - 2018-08-20 19:01:00

Internet station to usher in new era of Jennings football

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JENNINGS DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-19 05:00:00

Breaux Bridge teen arrested on charges of simple kidnapping/sexual battery

Police say he was also booked on several outstanding warrants including, 1 count of driving under suspension, 1 count resisting an officer and 2 counts illegal possession of a stolen firearm.

KLFY.COM - 2018-08-20 21:45:27

Ride Acadiana is Up and Running

“We’re really excited to see what this can do in terms of helping benefit the people in the Acadiana region, said Deidra Druilhet, Acadiana Planning Commission.

KADN.COM - 2018-08-20 22:09:02

Report: Man wanted on attempted murder charges following stabbing incident near Bog Boys on Moss St

Lafayette Police responded to an area along University Avenue and Edison Street following a report of a stabbing incident before dawn Sunday.According to an eyewitness, one person was stabbed in the leg multiple times by an unknown suspect.KLFY has video of a heavy police presence in the area just a

KLFY.COM - 2018-08-20 03:30:43

NIPD units make arrests in drug case to end operation

The New Iberia Police Department’s Narcotics, Detective and Juvenile Sections, along with the Patrol Division and members of the Lafayette Police Department’s SWAT team, made six arrests Wednesday in connection with drug distribution.According to the NIPD, Narcotics Section agents have been working

DAILY IBERIAN - 2018-08-19 11:00:00

Basile Police officer arrested on domestic abuse charges on administrative leave

BASILE, La. (KLFY) - Basile Police officer Raseim Fredericks, who was arrested on July 19 on domestic battery and child endangerment charges is on administrative leave.


Man receives minor burns when RV catches fire in Scott

When firefighters arrived, they saw heavy smoke coming from the engine compartment area of an RV, located in a commercial driveway at 415 LA Highway 93, Fire Chief Chad Sonnier said.

KLFY.COM - 2018-08-19 23:50:05

Abbeville man allegedly steals two buses, crashes one into utility police and second into building

When police arrived on scene they learned, that the bus had been stolen from the Vinton area, the suspect fled on foot.

KLFY.COM - 2018-08-19 01:09:05

Man steals two buses and crashes into building

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -Lake Charles Police say that shortly after midnight on August 18, 2018 a man stole a Vinton bus crashing it in the 2900 block of Broad St.Police arrived on scene after the man had fled on foot.Sgt. Jeffrey Keenum with the LCPD says that later that morning police received a r


Lafayette Parish Sheriff: Inmate escaped Friday night

LAFAYETTE PARISH - The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's assistance locating an inmate who escaped from custody while returning from a nearby medical facility.The inmate is 33 year old, Ronrika Ben. According to police Ben is 5'08 and 155 lbs.Ronrika Ben escaped at approxi


Area teams take first step with scrimmages

OHS head coach Doug Guillory:“We had a delay of about 40 minutes because of lightning, but that turned out to be something that helped us. As expected Rayne came out and really hit us in the mouth. We were able to get inside and make some adjustments just like in a game and when we came back out, we


LIFTED: Boil water advisory lifted at UL Lafayette

A boil water advisory for some buildings and halls at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has been lifted.The advisory was issued as a precautionary measure while water lines for a housing development at the corner of East Lewis and Johnston streets were being connected to the city’s domestic w


Local couple host barbecue event for neighbors in theTruman community

"Were inviting the community to come grab a plate, from anywhere really, streets over, all the neighbors."


Two vehicle crash on La. 104 claims life of 18-year-old

A two vehicle crash in Evangeline Parish claimed the life of an 18-year-old on Friday, August 10, 2018.


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.