An Abbeville family says they're lucky to be alive after a suspected drunk driver hit their home.
The crash happened around midnight on South St. Valerie Street. The suspect, Brandon Thomas hit a fence, a truck and then another fence before pushing two other vehicles into a house. This... more »
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) - Rima Fakih, the first Arab-American to be crowned Miss USA, has been sentenced to probation and community service in a Michigan drunken driving case. The 26-year-old former beauty queen avoided the possibility of jail time during Wednesday's hearing in Highland Park, an enclave of Detroit.... more »
Two people are now dead after a wreck last weekend.
Twenty-three year old Emily Landry passed away around one Sunday morning at a Lafayette hospital.
The crash first happened last Saturday on LA 82 South of Abbeville. Troopers say that the driver of the vehicle, 52 year old... more »
A safety checkpoint for seatbelts and child restraints is planned for Monday afternoon from 4 PM to 8 PM at an undisclosed location. Another checkpoint for impaired drivers Tuesday night from 9 PM until 3 AM Wednesday.
On Thursday, December 17, 2009, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Sheriff's Office will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette. The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol... more »