April 15, 2012 8:37 PM
New information Sunday on the two men killed in a boating accident Saturday afternoon near the Port of Iberia. Family and friends have identified the victims as Leon Ortemond and son David Ortemond of Erath.
The two were members of Florida Powerboat Club, where a tribute has been posted... more »
December 7, 2011 7:27 PM
Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and veterans gathered in New Orleans at the National World War II Museum to honor the few remaining survivors of that attack. KATC followed one of those survivors who traveled from Acadiana for a special Pearl Harbor ceremony.
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September 24, 2011 8:03 PM
If you're heading out to watch the LSU game, head over to Pete's on Johnston Street where you can give a "10 dollar" donation and receive a full car wash from Todd's carwash. Donations are being accepted, to help raise money for the David Trosclair Memorial Scholarship Fund. David was... more »
May 24, 2011 11:53 PM
As an EF-5 tornado approached Joplin, MO Sunday, Dr. David Hargroder (left) was enjoying time off at home with his wife--when they heard the sirens. The Crowley-native and his wife took cover in their basement and waited for the storm to pass. Their home did not have much damage, but... more »
January 11, 2011 10:56 PM
One man in Abbeville started a new business, not only to make a little money, but to make a difference in his community. Up until now there was no taxi service in Abbeville, but David Trahan is taking on that responsibility and much more.
"You call me, I'm there,"... more »
January 10, 2011 11:49 PM
The attempted assassination of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords has raised security concerns among lawmakers across the country. The Arizona Democrat was shot in the head over the weekend while meeting with constituents outside of a supermarket in Tucson. The public event was very similar to events attended everyday by politicians... more »
December 7, 2010 7:35 PM
69 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, survivors joined together today to remember those who died. There are fewer and fewer people who experienced the horrors of the Pearl Harbor attacks. At its peak, the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association had 28,000 members. Now there are less than 3,000.... more »
December 1, 2010 9:56 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 20-year-old former Woodlawn High School student has been arrested for making a threat on Facebook. East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies arrested William David Moulder on Wednesday, acting on reports that Moulder made threats on Facebook on Nov. 23. According to a news release... more »
October 20, 2010 6:07 PM
Tonight at the Lafayette Parish School Board meeting, the board will hear an introductory item on the permanent location for David Thibodaux Career & Technical High School. The board members have been given financing options and a Powerpoint about the proposed sites. Thibodaux Career & Technical High School is currently... more »
October 18, 2010 10:20 AM
A Berwick woman discovers her dog dead in a ditch, with a bullet to the head.
A deputy went to scene and located shotgun shells at the location. The owner suspected her brother-in-law of shooting the dog. After an investigation, the suspect was placed under arrest and booked into... more »
October 12, 2010 5:34 PM
Iberia Parish Coroner Dr. James B. Falterman Sr. passed away just after 11 o'clock this morning. He died at New Iberia Hospital. Falterman served as coroner for the past 18 years. He was one of the few doctors who still made house calls. Dr. Falterman was 75-years old.
He... more »
October 12, 2010 10:50 AM
A New Iberia man is killed crossing the street in Lafayette. It happened on October 11, 2010, at approximately 7:00 pm. Lafayette Police responded to the intersection of Johnston Street and Stewart Street. According to traffic investigators, a gray Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling east on Johnston Street when for... more »
September 30, 2010 12:29 AM
More than a month to go before the election, the race for the Louisiana U.S. Senate seat is heating up and the so-called "ad-wars" have begun. First up, a commercial already out by Senator David Vitter, which criticizes his opponent's response to the oil disaster in the Gulf. "Charlie Melancon... more »
September 22, 2010 9:37 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Actor Joaquin Phoenix returned to David Letterman's "Late Show" on Wednesday to apologize for his wacky appearance last year that turned out to be an elaborate piece of performance art. "You've interviewed many, many people and I assumed that you would know the difference between a... more »
September 22, 2010 12:59 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A government watchdog group in Washington is seeking a Senate ethics committee investigation of Louisiana Sen. David Vitter. Complaints from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington center on Vitter's former aide, Brent Furer. Furer was arrested for an alleged knife attack on a girlfriend in... more »
September 7, 2010 5:27 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A New York parole board has decided not to release Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed former Beatle John Lennon nearly 30 years ago. The board made the decision after interviewing him today by teleconference at the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New... more »
September 6, 2010 9:50 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - ABC News President David Westin says he's stepping down at the end of the year after more than 13 years on the job. Westin said in a memo to his staff on Monday that he told his bosses a month ago that he was ready to... more »
August 28, 2010 10:37 PM
BULLETIN (AP) - David Melville, Dem, nominated U.S. House, District 4, Louisiana.
August 16, 2010 3:28 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter reports having nearly $5.4 million in his campaign coffers in advance of this month's primary election, twice as much as his main challenger Charlie Melancon. Melancon reported having $2.2 million on hand in the latest round of finance reports Monday that... more »
July 7, 2010 1:51 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his Democratic challenger, Charlie Melancon, have both signed up for the Senate race on the opening day of qualifying. Vitter is seeking a second term, his first time facing voters after a 2007 prostitution scandal. Melancon is leaving a... more »
June 23, 2010 1:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior administration official tells The Associated Press that President Barack Obama has accepted Gen. Stanley McChrystal's resignation as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and is replacing him with Gen. David Petraeus, head of U.S. Central Command. McChrystal was pushed out over his blistering remarks about... more »
May 13, 2010 7:01 PM
Lafayette Parish High School freshmen can expect a new option this Fall. The School Board is opening a new school to add to their School of Choice Program. Applications are now being accepted for 8th graders wanting to attend Thibodaux Career and Technical High School .
The school is... more »
April 2, 2010 6:43 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A convicted felon was charged Thursday with
lying to the FBI about deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge in
Hurricane Katrina's aftermath that led to a police cover-up.
David Ryder, 45, of Opelousas, falsely claimed that he was
chasing a group... more »
March 16, 2010 4:46 PM
A Centerville man was killed Monday in a single-vehicle accident on La. 317. Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated the crash that occurred at 1:30 p.m. about four miles south of the Intracoastal Waterway. Killed in the crash was 22-year-old David Champagne of Centerville, state police report. Champagne was killed... more »
February 18, 2010 6:55 AM
David Letterman's SnowWatch 2010: "SNOWMORE"
February 11, 2010 12:37 PM
In light of the recent "Who Dat" logo controversy, Senator David Vitter has printed up his own "Who Dat" shirt.
To read Senator Vitter's original story CLICK HERE , to purchase the T-shirt CLICK HERE .
January 7, 2010 1:55 PM
WASHINGTON - A federal judgeship in Baton Rouge remains unfilled because U.S. Sen. David Vitter hasn't given his support to the nominee.
The nomination of former Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian Jackson to become U.S. district judge in the Baton Rouge division of the U.S. Middle District of Louisiana is... more »
January 6, 2010 11:27 AM
Attorney David Chatelain has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal according to Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll.
Chatelain fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Michael G. Sullivan. Chatelain will serve from January 4,... more »
December 14, 2009 8:23 AM
According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 72 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 99 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Jamie M. Drexler 27 yoa of 109 Joe White St., Charenton was arrested on 12-11-2009 at 11:45 pm on warrants for Failure to Appear on the... more »
December 2, 2009 1:31 PM
(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter today introduced an amendment to the Senate health care bill that would prevent the new United States Preventive Service Task Force recommendations from restricting mammograms for women. In November, the USPSTF released a series of recommendations that stand in stark contrast to common-held... more »
December 1, 2009 12:10 PM
(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter today announced the awarding of a $217,782 Coastal Impact Assistance Program grant to Vermilion Parish for Shoreline Protection on Southwest Point at Southwest Pass.
"This grant will add to the important coastal and wetlands restoration in Vermillion Parish, and - as all... more »
November 25, 2009 3:14 PM
David Duboin Road at the intersection of Avery Island to the intersection of Curtis Lane is closed beginning today (Wednesday, November 25, 2009). This closure is necessary for the Iberia parish Public Works Department to repair damage to the David Duboin Bridge. No thru traffic will be allowed until the... more »
November 23, 2009 1:48 PM
Vitter to Health Care Roundtable in Lafayette
Participants discuss the new Senate health care bill and its impact on Louisianians
(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Sen. David Vitter will host a health care roundtable in Lafayette at the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce (804 East Saint Mary Blvd., Lafayette)... more »
November 23, 2009 11:45 AM
David Egan has been writing and singing the blues for most of his fifty five years. Egan grew up in a musical household but it wasn't until he was 19 that he made the decision to make it his profession. Since then the Shreveport native has been all over the... more »
November 13, 2009 2:09 PM
(Opelousas, LA) City of Opelousas Special Project Manager Darryl Wagley says the City is issuing its first "missing person" alert. That's because the final winner in the 'Name the EventCenter' Contest has yet to be found. Last week, a drawing was held after eight people submitted the same winning name.... more »
November 13, 2009 8:21 AM
According to Sheriff David Naquin during the past 24HR period the Sheriff's Office responded to 40 complaints over the past period and reports the following arrests:
Leslie Janell Matthews, age 33 of 178 Friendship alley, Amelia, La. was arrested on 11-12-09 at 859am on one count of Issuing Worthless... more »
November 11, 2009 12:25 PM
Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Randy Schexnayder is taking his mission to Washington DC. Today, he met with Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter to try to get FEMA funds to build a flood wall for E. Broussard Elementary in Forked Island. After four years of no recess equipment for students,... more »
November 9, 2009 11:06 AM
According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 72 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 81 complaints and reports the following arrests for November 9, 2009:
Vickie M. Martin 53 yoa of Prairie Road North, Centerville and Larry Leblanc 57 yoa of Heide Circle, Lafayette, La. were arrested on... more »
November 5, 2009 8:20 AM
According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 31 complaints and reports the following arrests for November 5, 2009:
Joshua Pojar 27 yoa of Federal Ave., Morgan City was arrested on 11-4-2009 at 6:27 am on a warrant for Issuing Worthless Checks.... more »
November 4, 2009 12:05 PM
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputy was fired after his arrest on rape and other sex charges. Sheriff Tony Mancuso said in a news release that a woman reportedly contacted the sheriff's office on Oct. 30 and said her juvenile daughter was having sex... more »
September 28, 2009 8:03 AM
Senator David Vitter will be in Acadiana today. He'll be visiting a factory in St. Martinville that's recognized by the state for building energy efficient homes. Vitter should arrive in St. Martinville at about 8:30 this morning (Monday, September 28).
April 10, 2003 12:55 PM
Dave Baker grew up in Granite City, Illinois just across the river from downtown St. Louis. After high school, he attended Western Illinois University graduating in 1991 with a degree in Meteorology/Geography with a minor in Broadcasting. While at Western he was a radar operator and storm spotter for McDonough... more »