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Police say victim in Brown Park homicide may have known killer

Jaleel Bonham Lafayette Police are continuing to seek leads in the death of a 22-year-old Lafayette man earlier this week. Jaleel Bonham was found dead in a vehicle in the parking lot of Brown Park Monday afternoon off E. Pont des Mouton Road. Police said Bonham died from a gunshot wound. According

KADN.COM - 2017-09-20 16:08:30

Acadia Parish Crime Stoppers search for wanted fugitive who's believed to be in Lafayette area

Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish is asking for the public's help in locating a wanted fugitive who is believed to be in the Lafayette area. The Crowley Police Department is searching for Johnny Rheams, Sr., black male, 44 years of age. He is described as being 5'7" in height and weighing 140 pounds.

KADN.COM - 2017-09-19 19:00:36

Court records: Gold, money disappears from Lafayette kidnapping suspect's home

After a life of highs and lows, Michael Handley is now charged with hiring two Mississippi men to kidnap his estranged wife in Lafayette on Aug. 6, 2017. Amanda McElfresh An unknown amount of gold and silver has apparently vanished from the Mississippi home of a Lafayette kidnapping suspect. Repres

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 19:54:00

State Police: Pickup's driver arrested after hit-and-run

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say the driver of a pickup involved in a hit-and-run crash with a school bus in northern New Mexico has been located and arrested. The New Mexico State Police says there were no injuries in the crash in which the pickup rear-ended the school bus in La Mesilla. The S

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-20 17:52:17

Brown Park homicide investigators believe victim knew suspect

LAFAYETTE, LA. (KLFY) - Lafayette Police have provided new information in the ongoing homicide investigation where a body was found in Graham Brown Memorial Park. Investigators believe that the victim knew the suspect, who has yet to be identified, and was at the location with the victim. Corporal K

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-20 16:38:54

In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2017 file photo, people take the oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In a Los Angeles ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, more than 9,000 new American citizens will hear a newly recorded message from President Donald Tru

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-20 07:13:09

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2005, file photo, Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie "Raging Bull" in New York. LaMotta, whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at a Miami-are

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 04:08:46

A look at the progress of the Reserve Apartments at Couret Farms

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - A new luxury apartment development brings more signs of growth in Upper Lafayette. Construction of the Reserve Apartments at Couret Farms started in the fall of 2016 and now it appears the project is nearly complete. Hugh Kerr with Vintage Realty tells us the project is about

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 03:50:41

FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments, other meds

FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Paul "Rip" Connell, CEO of Private Clinic North, a methadone clinic, shows a 35-mg liquid dose of methadone at the clinic in Rossville, Ga. The Food and Drug Administration issued new warnings Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, about the dangers of combining medica

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 03:46:33

Report: Hackers were snooping inside Equifax as of March

This Saturday, July 21, 2012, photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc. in Atlanta. A Wall Street Journal report says that hackers broke into Equifax's computer systems in March 2017, giving them time to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 mil

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 03:41:27

Educator concerns at Plaisance Elementary School

PLAISANCE, La. (KLFY) - Almost two months into the school year some St. Landry Parish teachers say their working environment is unpleasant and not conducive to teaching or learning at Plaisance Elementary School. News 10 received a tip that parents, teachers, and administrators would be meeting Wedn

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 03:22:28

School garden initiative gives students hands on experience, while teaching healthy eating habits

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - Wednesday at Charles Burke Elementary School in Lafayette, the LSU Ag Center hosted the annual kick-off training for their school garden initiative. The Ag Center is working with the Lafayette Parish School System to promote growing and learning in the community. From carrots

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 01:03:50

Local farmers work to preserve the history of the sugar cane industry

NEW IBERIA, LA. (KLFY) - The 217-year-old sugar cane industry still brings thousands of jobs and billions of dollars into the state of Louisiana. That's why generations of sugar cane farms have decided it's time to preserve the past to pave way for the future. "What we're trying to preserve is the s

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 00:53:15

Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Trump

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani listens during a news conference, during his visit for the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the Iranian people are waiting for an a

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-21 00:32:19

"The Best of 90 Plus" 91-year-old gives advice on love and life

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - A Lafayette woman at the age of 91-years-old gives advice on love and life. Edna Wren says she was born in St. Mary Parish. In the 19040's, Wren says she worked cleaning naval ships at a shipyard in the State of Washington. Wren says when WWII was over the work came to an en

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-20 23:42:18

McComb-Veazey neighborhood wins $200,000 grant

Tina Shelvin Bingham, a resident of McComb- Veazey, speaks during the Downtown Unfiltered event, where Lafayette residents and business owners spoke out on their vision for downtown, Nov. 16, 2016. (Photo Credit: Lee Celano/The Advertiser) LAFAYETTE, LA. (The Daily Advertiser) - McComb-Veazey neig

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-20 22:10:20

Survey indicates La. citizens think schools test too much

In the last year, 35 institutions of higher education have dropped the requirement for standardized tests. Universities have done this in an attempt to widen the applicant pool and increase campus diversity. Wochit A new survey shows hundreds of Louisiana citizens think there is too much of a focus

THE DAILY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 21:54:27

Sen. Graham implores colleague to vote for GOP health bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WA

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-20 21:33:19

Lake Charles man arrested after domestic disturbance call

Jason Scarborough, 42. (Photo Credit: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office) LAKE CHARLES, LA. (KLFY) - Deputies with the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 18000 block of TV Tower Road around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. Deputy Chief Chris Ivey sa

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-20 21:23:09

Town of Baldwin water to be temporarily turned off Thursday evening for maintenance

Photo: stockphotosforfree / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 License Link BALDWIN, LA. (KLFY) - Officials with the Town of Baldwin would like to inform residents that the town's water supply will be turned off for approximately 2 hours Thursday, September 21, beginning at 10:00 p.m. Crews will be working on a m

KLFY.COM - 2017-09-20 20:27:01