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Police responding to fatal crash on I-49

Police are responding to a crash that killed at least one person on Interstate 49. According to a press release from the Opelousas Police Department, I-49 at the Harry Guilbeau exit is currently closed, and all traffic is being diverted. This story will be updated when more information is available.

OPELOUSAS DAILY WORLD - 2018-03-21 18:31:17

Helicopter to drop 50,000 eggs at EggDrop Eggstravaganza in Jennings

All eyes will be on the sky in Jennings Saturday - then to the ground - for the fifth Our Savior's Church EggDrop Eggstravaganza! Organizer and Lead Pastor, Josh Belt, says it will be bigger and better than ever with a helicopter dropping over 50,000 plastic Easter eggs on the field for the Egg Hunt

KPLC TV - 2018-03-21 14:55:16

Lafayette Parish trailer park operator faces felony charges for altering DEQ fecal sample reports

Jordan Savoy (Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office) A Lafayette man was arrested for "knowingly" violating Department of Environmental Quality water quality laws and violating false public records. Jordan Savoy, 32, owner of Elite Environmental, operates the Vermilion Village Trailer Park located at La

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-21 16:57:07

Louisiana Police Officer Arrested on Multiple Child Pornography Charges

CROWLEY, La. - A Crowley man was arrested yesterday afternoon as the result of an investigation into child pornography. In November 2017, Louisiana State Police Detectives initiated an investigation into the possession of child pornography in Acadia Parish. The investigation led Troopers to obtain a

FILMINGCOPS.COM - 2018-03-21 14:57:14

Suspect arrested for Opelousas Walmart bomb threat

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) - Investigators with the Opelousas City Police Department has made an arrest in regards to yesterday's Bomb Threat Complaint that occurred at a local business in the 1600 block of Creswell Lane. Joseph Ryan Dugas Jr., 18, of Opelousas has been arrested and charged with the fo

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-20 20:35:04

Louisiana woman accused of burning, burying pregnant woman, unborn baby sentenced to life in prison

OBERLIN, La. - The Oakdale woman accused of murdering a pregnant woman and her unborn baby back in 2011, then burning and burying her body, will likely spend the rest of her life in prison. On Tuesday, 34 year old Pamela Fregia pleaded guilty in the Judicial District Court of Oberlin to second-degre

KLFY.COM - 2018-03-22 02:21:11

Rayne teen indicted in murder of Jordan Mathews

An Acadia Parish grand jury returned a true bill indicting a 15-year-old boy for the Feb. 2 murder of 17-year-old Jordan Mathews in Rayne. The juvenile was arrested immediately after the shooting. Police say they responded on Feb. 2 to a 911 call regarding a young man who had been shot in the head a

KADN.COM - 2018-03-21 21:38:39

CPSO arrests man for home invasion & violation of protection order

Lake Charles - On February 22 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Shellie Lane in Moss Bluff in reference to a violation of a protective order. Upon arrival, deputies were informed by the complainant that Lawrence Q. Malveaux, 32, 1009

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2018-03-20 16:35:00

Lafourche murder suspects enter insanity pleas

Two Lafourche Parish men accused of killing their neighbors last year have pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Kai Williams, 41, of Thibodaux, is charged with the second-degree murder of Grace Owens, 75. Police said he shot Owens on Nov. 24 outside her Midland Drive home and also tried to burn


Lafayette Police respond to shots fired call in Couret Farms Subdivision

(KLFY) Lafayette Police say officers have responded to reports of shots fired in the Couret Farms Subdivision in Upper Lafayette. Police say the call came in around 6: 45 p.m. Saturday. KLFY received a dozen phone calls from viewers saying that the shots fired was the result of a domestic situation


Lafayette man arrested for intentionally driving pickup truck into second vehicle causing injuries

Leo Prejean (LPSO) Lafayette police are investigating after the "impaired driver" of a pick up truck intentionally crashed his vehicle into another vehicle in the 100 block of West Second Street. Police say it happened around 1:45 Saturday morning. On arrival, police say 22 year old Leo Prejean wa


Man arrested after slamming vehicle in Lafayette

A man was arrested in Lafayette early Saturday morning, accused ramming his pickup truck into another vehicle occupied by three people, after an argument, Lafayette Police said. The incident happened at about 1:45 a.m. in the 100 block of West Second Street, police said. Two of the occupants suffere


Toys R Us closing LC store

Toys R Us will soon shutter its Lake Charles store after 22 years in business, leaving few options for local shopping in a market increasingly dominated by online sales. The decision came after corporate leaders pulled the plug this week on all remaining U.S. locations following a disappointing holi


Mother arrested in abuse of toddlers in Welsh

A second arrest in the abuse of two toddlers in Welsh. Earlier this week, Welsh police announced the arrest of 20-year-old Strody Richard of Jennings in connection with the abuse that left an eight-month-old with a broken arm. The child's two-year-old sibling also showed signs of abuse including a


DA: No charges will be filed against Welsh head coach

No charges will be filed against Welsh's head football and track coach. Jeff Davis District Attorney Michael Cassidy says that his office is declining charges against John Michael Richardson, who was arrested last month. Richardson was arrested after a family member claimed there was physical alterc


Evangeline residents concerned over oil spill near elementary school

EVANGELINE, La. (KLFY) - An Evangeline resident is speaking out after oil has contaminated a large part of land near Evangeline Elementary School. The community member, who wished to remain anonymous, tells News 10 she and her family noticed the oil this Saturday and they were alarmed for a number o


Family leaving Abbeville after continuous threats

ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY) - An Abbeville woman says she's terrified and fears for her family's life. She says she's been threatened by a group of individuals, after living in her home for just three days, and she's not exactly sure why. She says she's called Abbeville Police Department and after the th



Lake Charles - This morning at approximately 6:40 a.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a call on East Burton Street near Evans Road in Sulphur in reference to a pedestrian being hit by a car. It appears a 12 year old girl was crossing the street to board a school bus when a car t


DNA test leads to arrest in cold case

A Youngsville man already incarcerated in Lafayette has been charged with second-degree murder after a DNA test tied him to a nine-year-old homicide cold case. On Dec. 6, 2008 the body of Bonnie Ruphard was discovered in the 400 block of Lajaunie Road in Lafayette. Ruphard's death was ruled an appar


Lafayette Police crack 10-year-old homicide case

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - A ten-year-old Lafayette homicide has been closed, and the nearly 60-year-old suspect is behind bars. On December 6th, 2008, a runner spotted the body on Lajaunie Road, a part of town that doesn't see much traffic. The victim was identified as Bonnie Ruphard of Illinois, who