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Lafayette Police seek 'vehicle of interest' in murder investigation

Lafayette Police have released a picture of a vehicle of interest in the two murders that occurred in Lafayette and Broussard last week. The car being sought is a white Dodge Caliber. Police say investigators suspect the homicides are related. Lafayette Police is leading the simultaneous investigati

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 23:42:13

Louisiana State Police closing Interstate 10 east at Interstate 49; Basin Bridge closed

Louisiana State Police Troop I, Lafayette Police, and local agencies are in the process of closing Interstate 10 east at the I-49 interchange due to icing. According to a LSP spokesman, the I-10 bridge over the Atchafalaya Basin will be closed as well. Traffic will be rerouted on I-49 north to US 19

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 22:49:04

City of Groesbeck says almost 800 people will be without gas due to shut off

Snow and a wintry mix is falling in SWLA. Get a view of the weather around the area by clicking HERE. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved. Snow and a wintry mix is falling in SWLA. Get a view of the weather around the area by clicking HERE. Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved. Schools will

KPLC TV - 2018-01-16 20:10:34

(UPDATED 12:55 P.M.) Latest NWS statement on hazardous weather

National Weather Service Lake Charles LA 355 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018 LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262- 171200- Vernon-Rapides-Avoyelles-Beauregard-Allen-Evangeline-St. Landry- Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin- Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lowe

DAILY REVIEW - 2018-01-16 18:56:30

St.Mary Sheriff's Office arrest report

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the 3-day holiday weekend reporting period (Friday-Monday), the Sheriff's Office responded to 136 complaints and made the following arrests: WARRANTS SECTION Kirby Madison, 27, 114 Carmen Street, Lafayette, LA was arrested on January 12, 208 at

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 15:00:05

Staying safe on the roads - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

With an expected freeze to hit Southwest Louisiana later today many are taking precautions and experts say its best to stay off the roads. Icy weather conditions can lead to dangerous situations on the road so to make sure your commute is safe AAA recommends the following winter driving tips:Avoid

KPLC TV - 2018-01-16 10:45:56

Crowdfunding platform wades into Vermilion Parish School Board drama

School employees and their supporters hold rally to protest the silencing and forceful arrest of teacher Deyshia Hargrave at Vermilion Parish School Board meeting. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Scott Clause/The Advertiser A political crowdfunding platform will host a seminar in Abbeville on Jan. 30 for

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-16 21:25:34

Lafayette Police issue bridge icing warning

According to Lafayette Police, freezing has been reported on the bridges on Kaliste Saloom Road and E. Broussard Road over the Vermilion river. Officials are advising drivers to please exercise caution when traveling over any these or any other bridges at this time. Bridges will accumulate ice befor

KADN.COM - 2018-01-16 21:30:45

Hillcrest Elementary reopens as a preschool

Tuesday will be like the first day of school for students at Emmitt Smith Preschool. They will now call the former Hillcrest Elementary School their new home. The move was made to accommodate student growth in the program, said Superintendent of Carlsbad Municipal Schools Gregory Rodriguez. The pres

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-01-16 08:00:04

City officials review billboard concerns

Subscribed, but don't have a login? City officials are hoping a 60-day moratorium on permits for billboards approved the City Council last week amid public concern will allow time to review the city's sign ordinance. In the last year, about five billboard structures standing about 40 feet each, were

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-01-17 00:01:46

Former Artesia pastor talks Three L's of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Keith Wilks the pastor of First United Methodist Church in Portales gives the keynote speech during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. observance in Artesia. (Mike Smith Photo) ARTESIA - "Artesia, I love you and God bless you." Those were the closing words spoken by Dr. Keith Wilks. He was the keyn

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 22:53:48

Carlsbad comes together for annual MLK Freedom March

Carlsbad residents held American flags as moved along Canyon Street during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom March Monday morning. The march, organized by the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Committee, was one of several events this weekend to celebrate the man who worked alongside others

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-01-15 21:18:28

Chase offers support for families of Aztec shooting victims

(Courtesy Photo) On Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, Mack Chase, along with several other Artesia community members, traveled to Aztec to meet with the families of Francisco "Paco" Fernandez and Casey Jordan-Marquez. Fernandez and Jordan-Marquez, both 17, were both fatally wounded in the Dec. 7, 2017, shooti


Central Valley Electric offers rebates for members

Bean ARTESIA - Central Valley Electric Cooperative in Artesia offers energy efficient rebates and programs for their members in Eddy and Chaves Counties. Raelynn Bean member service representative said CVE offers home energy audits. "We have contracted with a company that comes in and they do a comp

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 21:33:11

Michael Joiner and Hermosa Church of Christ have long serviced the Artesia community

Michael Joiner ARTESIA - Michael Joiner has lived in Eddy County for more than three decades. His late wife grew Becky grew up in Carlsbad and they lived in the Cave City for nearly 20 years before moving to Artesia in 2001 to take the job as pastor at Hermosa Church of Christ. Joiner has three daug

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 21:35:15

Carlsbad police address traffic accident

According to the Carlsbad Police Department, 866 motor vehicle crashes occurred in Carlsbad in 2017. Twenty-two percent of reported crashes occurred on South Canal Street between Lea Street and U.S. Highway 285 leading to the Village of Loving. "The majority of these crashes were preventable as they


Virginia State Police investigating fatal pedestrian crash in Franklin County

FRANKLIN CO., Va. (WDBJ7) Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Franklin County. The crash happened Friday around 7 p.m. on Route 220, one mile south of Route 635. Police say a female pedestrian was walking in the center lane of the left southbound lane on Route 220, whe

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 18:08:00

Roanoke Police investigating shooting in Smokey Bones parking lot

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Roanoke City Police confirmed there was a shooting in the Smokey Bones parking lot in the Valley View area. The call came in at 11:17 p.m. Officials could not confirm if anyone was injured. The shooting is still being investigated. ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Roanoke City Police confir

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 13:41:00

Snow showers move in later this evening

ROANOKE, VA. - We will start off cool and dry on this Tuesday, but by evening commute time, a few flakes may be flying. Highs this afternoon ahead of a clipper system climb back to around 40 degrees before things turn wintry later tonight. The chance for light snow stays with us to start Wednesday

WSLS - 2018-01-16 09:48:54

Roanoke's Blue Ridge Parkway is destination spot for millions

ROANOKE, Va.- - Millions of people are visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway, one of southwest Virginia's most popular attractions. According to Virginia's Blue Ridge, 1.2 million visitors stopped by one of the five entry areas in Roanoke last year. The entry areas include Route 460, Route 220, Mill Mou

WSLS - 2018-01-16 23:13:46