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  • Acadia Parish man dies on I-10 East

    May 25, 2014 12:18 PM

    An Acadia Parish man died from a single vehicle crash on I-10 eastbound, west of Crowley. Around 6:22 p.m., Louisiana State Troopers were notified of a 1999 Ford Mustang that traveled off the right side of I-10 east and overturned. The driver, 26 year old Kori Sarver of Crowley,... more »
  • Crowley Murder: Wanted Suspect in Custody

    May 10, 2014 2:36 PM

    Chief K.P. Gibson advised that Crowley police have arrested a suspect that was wanted in the April 5 homicide of Perry Davis III. Denzel McIntyre, 20, was arrested at a residence in the 700 block of a South Ave N early Saturday, May 10, morning. McIntyre has been booked... more »
  • One Dead Two Injured in Series of Crowley Shootings

    April 6, 2014 2:53 PM

    Within the past 24 hours, Crowley police have been working on a very active crime scene on the west side of the city. The first incident took place Saturday, April 5, evening around 6:45 p.m. On North Avenue B. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a male... more »
  • Greetings from Levy Park Play Video

    March 19, 2014 7:43 AM

    On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Levy Park in Crowley will begin the "Greetings from Levy Park" series. This artistic display is a four-part music and art series that will be available in Crowley this spring. Each part of the "Greetings from Levy Park" series will display four... more »
  • Update: Detour Route from Crowley due to Well Blowout

    February 26, 2014 8:34 AM

    This is the current detour route from the Louisiana State Troopers. They are diverting traffic along with the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office due to the natural gas/oil well blowout located at LA 13 south of Eunice in Acadia Parish. Troopers say for those traveling from Crowley north to Eunice take:... more »
  • Fabulous February at The Grand Opera House

    February 6, 2014 7:58 AM

    The Grand Opera House of the South presents its "Fabulous February" shows. The first show will feature Jordan Bennett on Monday, January 10 at 7 p.m. The second show is the Valentine Soiree with Louisiana Red on Friday, February 14. The concert runs from 7 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. ... more »
  • 10th Annual Crowley Gumbo Cook-Off

    October 25, 2013 6:43 AM

    Crowley Chamber of Commerce presents the 10th Annual Gumbo Cook-Off sponsored by Shop Rite. The cook-off will be held at the Enterprise Bldg Grounds, Saturday, October 26. There will be food, fun and music provided by Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie For more info call: 337-788-0177 Or... more »
  • Freddie Pate's Jamboree

    October 21, 2013 7:07 AM

    The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program is hosting Freddie Pate's Jamboree. On Saturday, October 26th the Rice Theater in Crowley will be celebrating 14 years of family entertainment. This family fun show will bring classic country music to the Rice Theater with a special tribute to the late George Jones.... more »
  • Twilight Bayou by A. Bertrand

    July 9, 2013 6:48 AM

    Twilight Bayou, locally written play by teen A. Bertrand will run with the Acadia Players at the Rice Theater in Crowley. The play runs from Thursday, July 11 until Sunday, July 14, 2013. "Nothing is as it seems on Twilight Bayou for 16 year old Jolie. Jolie's Grandmere, who... more »
  • Crowley Could End Fire Protection Services Outside City-Limits

    April 12, 2013 6:45 PM

    The City-of-Crowley could cut off fire protection services for areas outside of city limits. Tuesday, the Crowley City Council said it's frustrated the Acadia Parish Police Jury hasn't finalized a contract. If a deal isn't reached, Crowley will stop providing fire protection by June first. For more than... more »
  • Notre Dame High Students Stranded at Sea

    February 13, 2013 9:27 PM

    A group of Notre Dame parents in Crowley are set to leave in a few hours to pick up their children in Mobile, Alabama Thursday. Despite the chaos, the students' parents know their kids are strong. "Can you hear me momma, can you hear me? I want to... more »
  • Black History and Talent Competition

    February 13, 2013 8:13 AM

    There will be a dance concert and talent competition focused on Black History at the Historic Crowley Rice Theatre. This event is presented by the Cultural and Creative Arts and Crowley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. It takes place on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at 3:00pm. Featured performances... more »
  • Man Accused of Killing Dogs Trying to Clear His Name

    January 25, 2013 7:11 PM

    A former Crowley Animal Shelter employee is trying to clear his name after being arrested last year. Mike Edwards is maintaining his innocence. He was arrested last August after a number of dead, decapitated dogs were found behind the shelter. In December, a grand jury in the 15th Judicial... more »
  • Flooding Continues, Dozens Rescued

    January 12, 2013 10:55 PM

    From St. Landry to Vermilion Parishes, high water has covered much of South Louisiana. One major problem, backwater flooding. Crowley is one of the hardest hit areas. Water covers Parkerson Avenue as well as exit 80 westbound on I-10. One of the hardest hit neighborhoods, North Cherokee Drive... more »
  • Crowley House Fire Stakes Rd

    November 13, 2012 9:15 AM

    There was a major house fire in the 3200 block of Stakes road in Crowley. The owner of the home was just waking up when they smelled the smoke. Although the owners were home, no one was hurt. Acadia parish officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.
  • Acadiana Woman Helps Bring Voters to Polls

    November 6, 2012 7:04 PM

    An Acadiana woman is making sure everyone in her community exercises their right to vote. Delores Handy, better known as Mrs. Dee is armed with her candy red pick-up truck and her megaphone. "Let's clear the road, we've got some voters coming in," said Mrs. Dee through her... more »
  • 76th International Rice Festival

    October 16, 2012 6:38 AM

    76th International Rice Festival is hosted by the International Rice Festival Association! It takes place during the 3rd week of October from the 18th until 21, 2012. The fest happens in Downtown Crowley on Oct. 18th 7pm - Midnight, Oct. 19th & 20th 8am to Midnight, Oct. 21st Noon to... more »
  • Exit 82 on I-10 Eastbound Closed

    October 11, 2012 7:14 AM

    State Troopers are en route to an accident on I-10 Eastbound near mile marker 85. That's between Crowley and Rayne (LA 1111, East Crowley). Expect delays, the exit is closed, there is a detour to highway 90.
  • Funeral Arrangments for Former Crowley Funeral Director Noah Stoute

    September 10, 2012 5:11 PM

    Funeral services will be held in Crowley on Tuesday, September 11, for Noah Stoute. Stoute, a Crowley native and long time funeral director and assistant coroner, was found stabbed to death in his Harvey Apartment in the New Orleans area. The funeral will take place at The Pentecostals of... more »
  • Crowley Native Found Stabbed, Acadia Parish Mourns the Loss

    September 6, 2012 11:17 PM

    A Crowley native was found stabbed to death in his New Orleans apartment, now the community he served in Acadia Parish for more than 20 years is mourning the loss. Police found the body of 51-year-old Noah Stoute in his apartment Tuesday. However, police believe he was murdered a week... more »
  • Officials: Crowley Employee Killed and Possibly Mutilated Dogs After Being Fired

    August 24, 2012 7:14 PM

    A former Crowley city employee is facing animal cruelty charges Friday. City officials said he killed and possibly mutilated several dogs after being fired from the City of Crowley Animal Shelter earlier this week. Police arrested 50-year-old Michael Edwards Thursday night. He's charged with three counts of aggravated cruelty... more »
  • Animal Cruelty Investigation at City of Crowley Animal Shelter

    August 23, 2012 11:26 PM

    Crowley Police confirm an investigation at the City of Crowley Animal Shelter dealing with possible animal cruelty. The shelter is separate from the Acadia Parish Animal Shelter and is located at 220 Jack Mitchell in Crowley. As of Thursday night, Police Chief KP Gibson said they are investigating possible... more »
  • Spirit of Acadiana: Notre Dame in Crowley

    July 13, 2012 11:17 AM

    Today's Spirit of Acadiana is at Notre Dame in Crowley. Their excellent sports track record is the result of their dedicated coaches and players. Scott Brazda gives us a sneak peek into their winning formula.
  • Ordinance Seeks To Curb Underage Drinking At International Rice Festival

    June 11, 2012 10:55 PM

    Changes could be in store for this year's International Rice Festival in Crowley. Tuesday night, an ordinance will be introduced at the Crowley City Council, which would require that "drink bracelets" be purchased by anyone over 21 who wishes to drink at the festival. "The goal is two-fold," said... more »
  • Crowley hunter booked as felon carrying a gun

    April 27, 2012 10:06 AM

    CROWLEY, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says a tip that someone was hunting ducks out of season brought an arrest on a number of charges, including possession of a firearm by a felon. Enforcement Division spokesman Adam Einck says Crowley police detained 30-year-old Larry J.... more »
  • Crowley Chamber's Annual Golf Classic

    April 13, 2012 10:48 AM

    Crowley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Annual Crowley Chamber's Golf Classic! Tee off will be on April 27, 2012, at Bayou Bend Golf Course in Crowley. The event will start at 12pm. For more info call: 337-788-0177 or visit:
  • Update: Crowley Public Schools NOT Closed

    March 9, 2012 9:42 AM

    Crowley's Public Schools are OPEN today. Acadia Parish Superintendent Johnny Bourque says if you kept your child home this morning but would like to sign them in, you may do so. If you choose not to, their absence WILL BE excused. As of 7:54AM, electricity had been fully restored in... more »
  • Crowley Woman Dies Eight Months After Being Shot by an Ex Boyfriend

    February 28, 2012 7:23 PM

    A Crowley woman dies eight months after it looked like she beat the odds. Eighteen year old Chyna Young died last week. She was paralyzed after her ex-boyfriend shot her several times in June 2011. Chyna gave birth to a baby girl, Jada Young, six months ago. Chyna's friend, Brittany... more »
  • Gator captured in Crowley

    December 15, 2011 4:10 PM

    Acadia Animal Control confirms that an alligator was caught in Crowley this afternoon. Larry and Rosemary Schuh found the gator in their back yard. We understand that the alligator will be released in a safe environment so it can enjoy the holidays.
  • Police Fight 'Legal Weed'

    September 15, 2011 5:18 AM

    Known as legal herb, spice or herbal incense, "synthetic marijuana" has been around for a few years now, but getting it off the streets hasn't been easy for law enforcement. "They're called synthetic cannabinoids, they're not actually cannabinoids," says Acadiana Crime Lab director Kevin Ardoin who sees these packets all... more »
  • Doctors Call Crowley Woman's Recovery a 'Miracle'

    September 7, 2011 11:38 PM

    You often hear of medical mysteries and miracles. But even a team of doctors at Lafayette General Medical Center can't explain how a Crowley woman came back to life from the brink of death. 27-year-old Linda Mouton shouldn't be sitting in her sister's living room, holding her newborn baby... more »
  • Funeral Held for Crowley Teen Hit by Drunk Driver

    August 18, 2011 6:35 PM

    A Crowley teen was laid to rest Thursday after being hit by a drunk driver less than a week ago. Northside Christian School let out early Thursday morning, so that faculty and students could say goodbye to one of their own, 18-year-old Mitchell Romero. "She was a good... more »
  • Attempted Abduction in Crowley

    August 2, 2011 7:28 PM

    A Crowley women is safe after getting away from a suspect who police say had every intention of abducting her. The suspect is still on the run tonight. Concerned resident, Kaitlin Dooley, said "it kind of scares me. You think people would be more cautious and more considerate.... more »
  • Three Acadiana schools on "Failing List"

    July 27, 2011 11:20 PM

    Three Acadiana schools fail to meet state expectations. In two of these schools, students have the option to transfer. The Department of Education says Crowley Middle, Rayne High and Carencro High are all failing at either reading or math. One of those schools has been on this list for... more »
  • Rash of Car Thefts in Crowley

    July 14, 2011 5:58 PM

    Crowley police are investigating a rash of car thefts over the past two weeks. During that time period, five passenger vans and one truck were stolen. "The person who is doing them really feels comfortable with being able to jump start the vehicle, hot-wire the vehicle and go," said... more »
  • Crowley Community Protests City Job Cuts

    July 7, 2011 11:57 PM

    A slew of positions are on the chopping block for the City of Crowley, but those budget cuts won't be made without a fight from the community. Dozens of community members showed up at Thursday Finance Committee meeting to show their support for city workers, especially at the fire and... more »
  • Thefts in Crowley

    July 2, 2011 2:37 PM

    Is picking up the daily paper part of your daily routine? Thursday night, someone in Crowley picked up more than a paper, they picked up the whole stand! The Crowley Post Signal says "They were trying to open the armored head where the money is and they had difficulty,... more »
  • Crowley Police Officers and Firefighters Jobs at Risk

    June 20, 2011 7:07 PM

    Budget cuts threaten the jobs of several city of Crowley employees. Officials must cut more than a million dollars from the cities budget. The suggested cuts will take about half-a-million dollars out of the police and fire department budgets. Crowley Police Chief, K.P. Gibson said, "we have to have... more »
  • Crowley Oil Spill Update

    June 18, 2011 11:11 PM

    An update on that oil spill in Crowley we told you about last month. According to the Department of Environmental Quality, some eight thousand gallons of oil have been picked up since a leak at an oil storage tank. The D.E.Q also reports that there are no longer... more »
  • Budget Cuts in Crowley

    June 17, 2011 7:36 PM

    Crowley's Mayor, Greg Jones says a budget cut will happen across the board in Crowley. Jones says budget cuts are necessary because the town has had 25 straight months of declining sales tax and the town's revenue is 92 percent below than what he projected last year. The fire and... more »
  • Thousands Without Power Due to Thunderstorms

    June 4, 2011 11:27 PM

    The strong line of thunderstorms that tore through Acadiana earlier knocked out power to nearly forty five hundred Slemco customers. Representatives say that power has been restored in some areas, but twenty two hundred are still without power in the Washington and Eunice area. Witnesses tell Slemco that... more »
  • Cleanup Begins on Crowley Oil Spill

    May 30, 2011 8:26 PM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are cleaning up an oil spill in Crowley. The oil started spilling Saturday from a storage tank near the intersection of West Mill Street and South Western Avenue. Oil has already made its way through drainage canals and into Bayou Blanc. Contractors were hired... more »
  • Oil Spill Seeping into Crowley Waterways 10PM

    May 30, 2011 12:02 AM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are working to clean up an oil spill in Crowley. The oil began spilling Saturday from an oil storage tank near the intersection of West Mill Street and South Western Avenue, and that oil has made it's way into nearby Bayou Blanc. "We are... more »
  • Oil Spill Seeping into Crowley Waterways

    May 29, 2011 7:03 PM

    In Acadia Parish, crews are working to cleanup an oil spill in Crowley. The oil began spilling yesterday from an oil storage tank near the intersection of Standard Mill Road and Highway 13. That oil has made it's way through drainage canals and into nearby Bayou Blanc. Area... more »
  • Motorcyclist Dead After Acadia Parish Crash

    April 24, 2011 12:15 AM

    A motorcyclist is dead after a two vehicle crash on LA 1111 near LA 1112 in Acadia Parish. Troopers say 35-year-old Robert Hollier of Crowley crossed the center line on Highway 1111, colliding head-on with an oncoming car. Hollier was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced... more »
  • School Bus Accident in Crowley

    March 28, 2011 8:44 AM

    Reports of a school bus accident in Crowley. It happened shortly after 7:00 this morning in the 600 block of South Avenue K. There are no other details available at this time, but we do have a crew in route. Stay with KATC for updates.
  • 2:00 Acadia Parish Weather Damage

    March 5, 2011 2:57 PM

    The Sheriff's Office is evacuating the northwest section of Rayne due to a gas leak - that includes Main Street west to the railroad tracks. If you need information on evacuations or are checking on a family member, call 334-4443. ------------------------ All parades are running as scheduled. Those... more »
  • Free Mammograms in Crowley Today

    February 23, 2011 6:28 AM

    Free mammograms will be offered today in Crowley for women between the ages of 40 and 64 who have no insurance and meet certain income requirements. The screenings will take place at Louisiana Oncology associates on Wright Ave, Suite J from 5 PM - 8 PM. To find out more,... more »
  • Carnival dAcadie: Live Entertainment

    February 21, 2011 10:28 AM

    Carnival d'Acadie Live Entertainment Crowley Enterprise Grounds - North Parkerson Avenue Schedule of Events: Sunday, March 6, 2011 3:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M . Carnival, music by JYD Lundi Gras, Monday, March 7, 2011 3:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. Carnival 6:15 P.M. - Welcome Mayor Greg A.... more »
  • Free ACT Prep Course in Crowley

    February 6, 2011 12:06 PM

    More than 60 students from across Acadiana hit the books Saturday all to get tips on how to raise their A.C.T. scores. KATC'S Chris Welty was in Crowley for the practice test. Reading, math, and problem solving...a Saturday morning review compliments of the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office. "I... more »
  • Jennings Man Dead After Trailer Fire

    February 4, 2011 11:10 AM

    A Jennings man is dead this morning following a trailer fire last night in Acadia Parish. Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon says that Thursday evening deputies responded to a report of a camper on fire on Hackberry Lane near Jennings. According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, deputies... more »
  • Crowley Church Talks About Sex

    January 28, 2011 6:48 PM

    A flier circulating around Acadia Parish is offending some residents. The flier is coming from a Crowley church. The pastor said he's not apologizing for mailing out the 14, 000 copies. We want to warn you, the subject matter of this report may not be appropriate for all members of... more »
  • Early Morning Shooting in Crowley, Suspect Still on the Run

    January 23, 2011 1:05 PM

    Crowley Police are investigating an early morning shooting which has left one man in critical condition. Crowley Police were notified that a gun shot victim was transported to the American Legion Hospital at approximately 1:30 am early Sunday morning. Officers discovered that the victim was shot during a disturbance which... more »
  • Acadia Parish School on Lockdown

    January 20, 2011 11:31 AM

    Crowley Kindergarten was briefly on lockdown today as a precaution by Crowley Police. They initially got a call about an armed robbery in the area, but it turned out to be a purse snatching. Police say there was no threat to the school. The suspect has not been caught.
  • Jeantrell Pierson of Crowley Wanted for Attempted Second Degree Murder

    January 13, 2011 5:58 PM

    Press Release- Crowley Police are investigating a domestic dispute which led to shots being fired at one of the persons involved. Shortly before 1:30 pm, officers began their investigation into this incident and discovered that a male and female had been involved in a domestic dispute. The female was arriving... more »
  • Arrest Made in Fatal Fire in Acadia Parish

    January 11, 2011 4:16 PM

    A Crowley man has been arrested following two arson fires within city limits. The first happened shortly before 3:00 am on January 8, 2011 on James Street. This fire claimed the life of Brian Alcock. The second fire occurred on January 10, 2011 at 1816 May St., shortly after 2:00... more »
  • Crowley Fires

    January 10, 2011 7:25 PM

  • Fatal House Fire in Crowley

    January 9, 2011 4:40 PM

    State Fire Marshal H. "Butch" Browning announced today that a Crowley man died in his home as the result of a fire. The Crowley Fire Department was dispatched at 2:59am to 1815 James Street. Firefighters entered the burning building and found the body of Bryan Alcock (Dob. 3-29-1966). He... more »
  • Crowley Man Killed in Overnight Accident

    December 24, 2010 11:53 AM

    Press Release: Last night, at 8:02 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on the Interstate 10 North Frontage Road just east of Louisiana Highway 102 (North Cutting Avenue) near Jennings in Jefferson Davis Parish that claimed the life of a Crowley man. Preliminary... more »
  • Rice Mill on fire in Crowley

    December 17, 2010 6:42 AM

    Happening right now in Acadia Parish, Crowley law and fire officials are on the scene of a early morning blaze. According to sheriff's officials the LA Rice Mill on West Mill Street is on fire. Firefighters are battling the blaze and we'll have more on both incidents throughout the... more »
  • Hanging Christmas Tree

    November 27, 2010 11:42 PM

    Since 1960, one Acadiana family has given a whole new meaning to decking the halls...and the ceilings. For 50 years the Hotards' have hung their Christmas tree from the ceiling. The tradition started when Denis Hotard was just a little boy. Hotard says, "My sister and I kept bugging... more »
  • Crowley man physically assaulted estranged wife and son

    November 23, 2010 7:49 AM

    Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon stated that his office received a call shortly before 4:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon concerning a fight at the Pontoon Bridge on Hwy 91. Upon arrival at the scene and after a brief investigation, deputies learned that Monty Deville, age 30, of Finmar Drive, Crowley... more »
  • A Christmas Story

    November 22, 2010 12:51 AM

    The "Acadia Players" are rehearsing for "A Christmas Story"---directed by KATC's very own Tracy Wirtz. It's the christmas classic where Ralphie is on a quest for that "red ryder" b-b gun, always reminded "you'll shoot your eye out". "A Christmas Story" will be performed next Friday, Saturday and Sunday... more »
  • Murder in Crowley Overnight

    November 20, 2010 3:05 PM

    Press Release: Shortly before midnight, Crowley Police responded to a shooting call in the 1100 block of West 7th Street. Upon officers arrival, they located a black male who had been shot in the driveway of a residence. Officers and ambulance personnel rendered aid to the victim who later died... more »
  • Tickets on Sale Now for "A Place Called Christmas"

    November 19, 2010 12:05 PM

    Press Release- Tickets are now on sale for the theaterical production of "A Place Called Christmas" to be performed at the Crowley Rice Theater Friday, December 10 at 7 pm; Saturday, December 11 at 7 pm, and Sunday, December 12 at 3 pm at the Crowley Art Gallery located at... more »
  • UPDATE: Early Morning House Fire in Crowley

    November 19, 2010 9:28 AM

    A 2 alarm fire early this morning in the Rice City is now under control. The fire broke out around 4:00am this morning at a two apartment home located in the Historic District in Crowley. The residents, one middle aged man and one elderly woman, are both safe with... more »
  • Early Morning House Fire in Crowley

    November 19, 2010 7:24 AM

    Fire officials are on the scene of a major house fire in Crowley. Several fire trucks were called to the blaze at 406 East 2nd Street early this morning. It is unknown at this time what is the cause of the blaze or if anyone was in the home.... more »
  • Elderly Crowley Man Arrested on Drug Charges

    November 15, 2010 6:22 PM

    An investigation which has been under way for an extended period of time has come to a close today, as Crowley Police armed with arrest warrants and a search warrant, have arrested Dudley Broussard, 79, Crowley. Agents with the Crowley Police Department arrested Broussard early this morning on... more »
  • Homeless Shelter in Crowley Expands

    November 10, 2010 7:52 PM

    Construction is wrapping-up on one of the largest homeless shelters in the state. Until now, The Welcome House operated out of a much smaller facility off Highway 13, north of Crowley. Gilbert Padgett said, "I was an addict. I was caught up in a heavy addiction and that addiction brought... more »
  • Arrest Made in Crowley Burglary of Food Mart and Tanning Salon

    November 8, 2010 4:17 PM

    Crowley Police have arrested a Crowley man after he was identified through surveillance video footage from the burglaries which occurred on November 1, 2010. During the early morning hours, the businesses of LaGrange Food Mart and The Tanning Spot were broken into. The suspect was captured on video as... more »
  • Carnival d'Acadie Poster Contest Announced

    October 28, 2010 11:59 AM

    Today, the City of Crowley's Carnival d'Acadie announced it will hold the contest for the design of the official poster to commemorate the 2011 Carnival d'Acadie in the City of Crowley. A $200 prize will be awarded to the winner of the contest. All posters must be submitted on... more »
  • Crowley Arrest Log -- October 25, 2010

    October 25, 2010 10:13 AM

    Gregory Monceaux 400 Trumps/Crowley 44 Remaining after forbidden Richard Landry 100 Labelle/Crowley 39 Domestic Abuse Battery Jarvis Martin 900 w 7th/Crowley 25 Domestic Abuse Battery, Obstruction Mckenzie Olivier 300 leonie/Church Point 24 Theft/Criminal Trespass Hunter Benoit 3900 Crow/Rayne hwy 17 DP Fight/Resisting Daniel Dugar 700 e 8th/Crowley 27 Domestic Abuse... more »
  • Acadia Parish Crime Stoppers Seeking Information on Home Burglary

    October 19, 2010 4:36 PM

    Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish needs your help to solve a burglaries. Crowley Police are investigating a residential burglary which occurred in the Bobby Smith II Subdivision. The burglary occurred in the 700 block of Leslie Amos Drive. On October 11, 2010, unknown person made entry to the... more »
  • Man Beaten by Two Men at Bar

    October 15, 2010 3:39 PM

    Crowley Police responded shortly before 2:00 am to the Geaux Cup(bar) located at 19033 Crowley-Eunice Highway regarding a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers discovered an individual to have been beaten at the hands of 2 men. The investigation revealed that the suspects identified as Douglas Shuff, 26, Jennings and Zachary... more »
  • Suspect Caught in Acadia Parish Home Invasion

    October 12, 2010 7:24 PM

    The rural area in Acadia Parish off Highway 13-- near Ebenezer is usually a peaceful community, but resident Nujay Guidry says his safety was compromised when a burglar invaded his home. He said he didn't wake up during the home invasion, but his wife did. The thief broke in... more »
  • Crowley Man Arrested for Home Invasions & Burglaries

    October 12, 2010 6:37 PM

    Members of the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office and the Crowley Police Department make an arrest in numerous home invasions and burglaries that happened during the past several days. The first incident occurred early Thursday October 7, in the 1300 block of East Elm Street in Crowley. Police discovered that... more »
  • Crowley Police Looking for Fugitive

    October 11, 2010 5:04 PM

    Crowley Police are seeking the public's assistance to locate a wanted fugitive. Crowley Police have secured arrest warrants for Brandon Joseph Thomas, AKA "Chinaman", 30 of Crowley. Thomas is wanted for PWITD 12.2 grams of Crack Cocaine. Thomas is described as a black male, 5'6" in height, 170 pounds... more »
  • UPDATE: Train Vs. Car Double Fatality

    October 8, 2010 10:27 AM

    News Release from Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office: The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office Crash Team was activated at approximately 4:00 a.m. to investigate a collision between a train and automobile. According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon his office received the call from a... more »
  • Acadia Parish Fights Flames Despite Burn Ban

    October 6, 2010 2:57 PM

    The entire state is under a burn ban, and Acadia Parish is battling the blazes as people are not following the advisory. The state is not getting enough rain-- and dry grass means more fires. Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon says the situation is critical, as their 911... more »
  • UPDATE- Crowley Pipe Bomb

    September 27, 2010 5:39 PM

    Crowley Police have made three arrests into a matter which has been under investigation for the past several weeks. Police say there are possibly more arrest to come. The incident stems from a September 5th incident which occurred on Fairway Dr. in Crowley. Police received a complaint that an... more »
  • Crowley Daily Arrest Log

    September 20, 2010 11:39 AM

    Crowley Daily Arrest Log - September 20, 2010 Soloman,James, 47, Simp Poss Marijuana Meche,Randy, 19, Poss Sch ll, lV Bates,Ricardo, 39, Domestic Battery Durand,Charles, 32, Simp Battery Brown,Linda, 28, Crim Mischief Wentworth,Ricardo, 46, Domestic Absue Battery Bernard,Larry, 42, Warrants Duhon,Dwayne, 49, DP Intox Stakes,Bernard, 19, DP... more »
  • Crowley City Marshal Former Assistant Arrested

    September 13, 2010 5:51 PM

    At the request of the Crowley City Marshal, Crowley Police have conducted an investigation into missing funds from the office of the City Marshall. The investigation revealed that over a 6 month period, funds from a checking account through the City Marshal's Office were taken. Investigators began an... more »
  • Train and truck collide in Crowley

    September 10, 2010 7:01 PM

    More than a dozen people are recovering after an Amtrak train slammed into a big rig in Crowley. The crash happened just after 10AM Friday morning on American Legion Drive in Crowley. Two passengers, Louis Darby and Vicki Higgins recall the crash: "All of a sudden, we heard a big... more »
  • Vitter and Melancon go Head-to-Head in Acadiana

    September 9, 2010 1:18 AM

    Senator David Vitter and Representative Charlie Melancon faced off Wednesday night at Crowley's historic "Grand Opera House of the South." The event was sponsored by the Crowley Chamber of Commerce and was advertised as a "candidate forum," but what it was, was in itself debated by both Vitter and Melancon... more »
  • Candidates for U.S. Senate Political Forum Tonight in Crowley

    September 8, 2010 11:08 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Candidates for U.S. Senate have made their first appearance at a political forum, a sign that the state campaign season is heating up. Incumbent Sen. David Vitter, the Republican nominee on the Nov. 2 ballot, received the endorsement of the New Orleans area Alliance for Good... more »
  • Homemade Bombs In Crowley Subdivision

    September 5, 2010 8:06 PM

    A neighborhood in Crowley has been the scene of at least three small explosions during the past week. No one was hurt in the blasts, but the booms were loud enough to startle the residents of Fairway Dr. and now they want the authorities to figure out who is tinkering... more »
  • Man Arrested for Sex Crime and Holding Victim Against Her Will

    August 31, 2010 2:51 PM

    Crowley Police have arrested Patrick James Guillory, 21 of Crowley. Guillory has been charged with Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile, Simple Battery and False Imprisonment. He has been booked into the Acadia Parish Jail. The incident stems from a complaint which occurred on August 22nd. During the investigation,... more »
  • Firehouse Cafe Burglar Caught on Tape

    August 25, 2010 9:48 AM

    Crowley Police need your help to identify a burglar who stole two lock boxes from a restaurant. It happened at the Fire House Café on South Parkerson on August 15th. The burglar got inside the business from the rear door. The suspect is described as a white male, believed to... more »
  • Remembering 911 Run to Pass Through Acadiana

    August 24, 2010 11:24 AM

    The Tour of Duty run from California to New York to commemorate 9/11 will be coming thru Acadiana Wednesday evening. Several local fire departments are participating in this event. The Tour of Duty Run is a journey that will end in New York City, early on the morning of September... more »
  • Reward Offered for Serial Bank Robber

    August 20, 2010 2:15 PM

    David W. Welker, Special Agent in Charge of the New Orleans Division of the FBI announced a reward of up to $20,000 is being offered for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a serial bank robber dubbed the "Bayou Bandit". The FBI and local... more »
  • Crowley Man Wanted After Skipping Court

    August 18, 2010 5:25 PM

    The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for Stevey Bias, 29, of Crowley. According to officials, Bias failed to report for a trial Tuesday morning. He's wanted for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, two counts of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of codeine. Call (337)788-8700 if... more »
  • Possible Motive for Murder in Crowley

    August 10, 2010 5:59 PM

    New information tonight about the murder of a Crowley woman. Police say drugs appear to be the motive. 28-year old Phillip Credeur is accused of killing 67-year-old Barbara Savant. Crowley Police say they believe Savant was selling prescription drugs out of her home, including the painkiller Oxycontin. They believe Credeur... more »

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