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  • FBI agents make second visit to St Tammany DA

    June 7, 2014 4:22 PM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - FBI agents have visited the office of St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed twice in the last two weeks. The New Orleans Advocate reports that courthouse logs show FBI agents entered the courthouse Friday and on May 28. FBI spokeswoman Mary Beth Romig won't say... more »
  • FBI descends on Baton Rouge charter school

    December 12, 2013 9:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State and federal agents descended upon the Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School and carted away boxes from the Baton Rouge school. But details of their investigation remains a closely guarded secret, as school and law enforcement officials refused to discuss the reason for Wednesday... more »
  • Search Intensifies for Lake Charles Murder Suspect

    June 17, 2013 7:31 PM

    The search is intensifying for a Lake Charles murder suspect. The 499th FBI Top Ten Fugitive is Jose Manuel Garcia Guevara and agents believe they're closer to locating him. Agents believe Guevara is hiding in Mexico, but he may have re-entered the United States illegally. Guevara is accused... more »
  • DWI Case Could Shed Light on FBI's Investigation in DA's Office

    March 27, 2012 7:27 PM

    An FBI investigation into the Lafayette District Attorney's Office could be taking shape, as several indicators point to the handling of DWI and OWI cases. KATC first reported about the FBI executing a search warrant earlier this month. District Attorney Mike Harson confirmed that search took place on February... more »
  • FBI report shows steady drop in Lafayette crime

    February 3, 2012 9:26 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Police Department's latest crime statistics show a decline in crime from 2010 across the board. The Advertiser reports the FBI crime statistics shows there were decreases in all categories of the bureau's uniform crime report in 2011. According to the report: -Homicides decreased by... more »
  • FBI says 3 detained on Detroit flight did no wrong

    September 12, 2011 10:48 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The FBI says three people detained after a flight landed in Detroit on the anniversary of 9/11 did nothing wrong. Fighter jets escorted the Frontier Airlines plane after the crew reported two people had spent too much time in the bathroom. But in a statement Monday,... more »
  • Bank robbery suspect caught within minutes of crime

    August 24, 2011 8:12 PM

    A suspected bank robber doesn't get far before agents are hot on his trail. Police say an FBI agent was in the right place at the right time. Lafayette Police say only eight people were inside a MidSouth bank when 39-year-old Hermon Manning II walked in. "He approached the... more »
  • FBI says suspect in abduction could be anywhere

    June 9, 2011 11:01 AM

    DENVER (AP) - The FBI says a suspect in the abduction and assault of an 8-year-old girl Denver could be anywhere. FBI spokesman Dave Jolly said Thursday the last time 27-year-old Bret Lee Luckett was spotted was last Friday, the day after the kidnapping. The FBI has released photos of... more »
  • Trial opens for ex-La. mayor snared in FBI sting

    June 6, 2011 9:39 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A trial is scheduled to open Monday for a former Louisiana mayor charged with taking bribes from undercover FBI agents and a government operative who were posing as businessmen hawking a fictitious trash can cleaning product. Former New Roads Mayor Tommy Nelson Jr., who lost his... more »
  • FBI: Man Once Thought Dead Arrested in Kidnapping

    November 15, 2010 6:45 AM

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A man who was declared legally dead 16 years ago in Mississippi was arrested Sunday in the kidnapping of a slain Las Vegas girl whose body was found in the woods of central Louisiana, the FBI said. FBI spokeswoman Sheila Thorne said Thomas Steven Sanders was... more »
  • FBI Learned of Subway Terror Suspect in January

    October 28, 2010 11:16 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI learned last January that a Pakistani-born man arrested in the DC subway-bomb sting was trying to make contact with terrorist groups to help him participate in jihad against U.S. forces overseas. FBI agent Charles A. Davoub said in an affidavit unsealed Thursday that Farooque Ahmed,... more »
  • Feds to help NO police evaluate murder cases

    September 22, 2010 9:27 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police will get help from a team of federal agents in evaluating how the department investigates homicide cases and why the city's murder rate is so high. Superintendent Ronal Serpas asked the Homicide Technical Expert Team to come to New Orleans to help determine... more »
  • Violent Crimes Down in Lafayette and Louisiana

    September 15, 2010 5:23 PM

    Violent crimes are down in Louisiana, the rates fell five-percent from 2008 to 2009. The FBI released the data which shows Lafayette violent crimes dropping from 1,276 to 1,115. The numbers include murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary ,larceny and arson. There were seven murders in Lafayette in 2009, compared... more »
  • One Year Since Necole Guillory's Body was Found

    August 19, 2010 7:05 PM

    One year ago, 26 year old Necole Guillory's body was found near interstate 10 in Egan. Guillory is the last of eight Jennings women killed and dumped since 2005. Guillory leaves behind four children--her killer has never been brought to justice. One year later, the multi-agency task force made... more »
  • Wanted Man on the Run

    December 22, 2009 3:52 PM

    The FBI and Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant in the 100 block of Marcelle Drive in hopes of finding a wanted drug dealer, but their search came up empty handed. An anonymous tip lead authorities to the street for 30-year-old Courtland Malbrough, one of 13 people... more »
  • Stolen Piccaso found at Shreveport Garage Sale

    October 21, 2009 9:32 AM

    A garage sale purchase in Shreveport may have uncovered a missing masterpiece. Teisha Mcneal paid two dollars for a painting she really liked. Once she got it home and took a closer look while hanging it, she says she noticed the name Picasso at the bottom, but no date. She... more »
  • Jennings Task Force Comprised of many Agencies

    October 7, 2009 12:40 PM

    Jennings and Jefferson Davis Parish is hurting and grieving the deaths of 8 women since 2005. The Multi-Agency Investigative Team formed to investigate these deaths is comprised of many independent agencies working together to bring those responsible to justice. Since the body of Loretta was found in May of 2005,... more »
  • DNA Lifeprint for Child Safety

    September 28, 2009 8:36 AM

    Dozens of local children were the first to try a new biometric fingerprinting and DNA identification kit. They got printed at Sterling Hyundai of Lafayette. The FBI and Department of Justice hosted the DNA Lifeprint child safety event. The new identification program makes it easy for law enforcement officials nationwide... more »
  • Judge: Ex-US Rep. Jefferson won't get new trial

    September 22, 2009 9:03 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A former Louisiana congressman convicted of corruption has lost his bid for a new trial in federal court. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III in Alexandria, Va., denied a request by former Rep. William Jefferson on Friday for another trial. Jefferson was convicted Aug. 5 on 11... more »

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