November 2, 2014 1:39 PM
A New Iberia man was shot twice, once in each leg in front of his home.
According to the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, dispatchers received a call in regards to a shooting around 9:58 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 Block of Yvonne Street.
The victim did not appear... more »
November 11, 2013 10:13 AM
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Bossier City police say a customer walked into the Exxon Food Fast convenience store over the weekend and found the clerk dead behind the check-out-counter. KSLA TV reports the suspect, 22-year-old Adrian Little, was booked into the Bossier Maximum Security facility Saturday night. Bond was... more »
September 3, 2013 7:57 PM
The Lafayette Police Department is investigating more than thirty car burglaries in the last four days.
The most recent hit was this morning off West Bayou Parkway and Charles Read where more than 15 cars were broken into. Early Sunday morning, items were stolen from three cars on Acadian... more »
December 5, 2012 6:37 PM
Lafayette Police need your help solving a church burglary.
It happened at East Bayou Baptist Church on Kaliste Saloom Road late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. The suspect or suspects forced their way into the church, breaking a window, stealing several music instruments and computers.
"I don't... more »
October 2, 2012 9:07 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state judge has ruled that a Baton Rouge couple accused of abusing their 20-month-old son in 2009, including allegedly leaving a burn mark from a fork on his body, will be tried separately, over a prosecutor's objections. The Advocate reports Steven Staggs, the boy's... more »
April 12, 2012 12:15 AM
A Lafayette murder case will be featured on national television this weekend. Robert Stanley was shot and killed during a home invasion and robbery back in 2005. The case went unsolved for nearly three years, until DNA evidence helped detectives make a break in the case. The ins and outs... more »
February 15, 2012 9:47 AM
Investigators with the St. Martin and Iberville Parish sheriff's offices have arrested two men in 13 camp burglaries in the Atchafalaya Basin. Authorities arrested 45-year-old Tracey Lee Burgess of Gross Tete and 23-year-old Steven Paul Thibodeaux of Plaquemine on 13 counts of criminal trespass, 13 counts of simple burglary and... more »
January 27, 2012 12:04 AM
In Lafayette Parish, a mother and her four children are resting easier Thursday night, after police arrested two men accused of locking the children in a closet during a home invasion. What's more, one of the suspects used to be a family friend.
Aimee Bristow and her four children... more »
June 15, 2011 10:38 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Two men charged with scheming to blow up synagogues in New York City are due in court in the unusual terrorism case, brought under state laws. Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh have a court date Wednesday. Both have denied initial charges including conspiracy as a crime... more »
June 9, 2011 11:57 PM
Two of the eight suspects in a child molestation case in St. Landry Parish were released on $300,000 bond each this week. Now suspects Barry Giglio and Marla Giglio are pleading not guilty to the crime.
State Police call this case a heinous crime, saying they believe eight adults... more »
June 9, 2011 10:21 AM
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - A Kiln couple charged in connection with a double slaying at their mobile home over the weekend was brought back Wednesday to Hancock County from Louisiana where the bodies of two men were found in an SUV. A cash bond for 20-year-old Nicholas Schilling... more »
January 19, 2011 10:40 PM
TONIGHT OPELOUSAS POLICE ARE TRYING TO CAPTURE TWO SHOOTING SUSPECTS. AT ABOUT 1:30, POLICE WERE CALLED THE INTERSECTION OF KIM DRIVE AND LEMOINE STREETS. THERE THEY FOUND THE VICTIM SUFFERING FROM A GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE SHOULDER AFTER AN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY. WARRANTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE ARREST OF THESE... more »
September 24, 2010 9:30 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A single mother was killed and her 9-year-old daughter was shot multiple times during an apparent burglary attempt at their Baton Rouge home, police said Friday. Police identified the victim as Alexandra Engler, 42, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Her daughter, who was... more »
September 14, 2010 7:15 PM
A 60-year-old woman is still recovering after being struck by a car at a Wal-mart parking lot in Bayou Vista.
Just after the woman was hit, the driver hit the gas and struck another pedestrian. Then, the driver sped away.
It's something you'll only find on KATC.com: video... more »
August 12, 2010 12:36 PM
UPDATE-Both Suspects were identified by caller who saw picture on news. Driver Ethan Hebert DOB 3/8/1993 from Lafayette, passenger Christian Leblanc DOB 4/20/1991 from Lafayette. Both arrested 8-13-10 and charged with Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle and Criminal damage to Property. Thanks for the assistance -------------------------------------------
Lafayette Sheriff's... more »
July 8, 2010 3:47 PM
CROSSETT, Ark. (AP) - Two suspects have been arrested in the kidnapping and murder of a Crossett woman, but police say they are still seeking a third person. Crossett Police Chief Tommy Sturgeon said Thursday that 41-year-old Peter Keith Harvey was taken into custody early in the afternoon in Opelousas,... more »
June 8, 2010 9:43 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two men police believe set a house on fire over the weekend have died from injuries they received in the blaze. Baton Rouge police spokesman Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said that 18-year-old Jamar Boatner and 22-year-old Jermaine Scott died Sunday at a local hospital. McKneely said... more »
May 20, 2010 9:40 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has ruled that misdemeanor charges against four conservative activists who initially were accused of trying to tamper with the phones in Sen. Mary Landrieu's New Orleans office can be resolved in front of a magistrate instead of a judge. U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval... more »
April 16, 2010 5:16 PM
Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office were able to obtain a composite sketch of a suspect in the recent burglaries around the Patoutville and Lydia area. One of the suspects appears to be between 40 and 50 years old, black male.
Witnesses have seen multiple vehicles possibly... more »
March 2, 2010 4:02 PM
On February 27, 2010 The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives received information on vehicle burglaries that were occurring within the city of New Iberia, predominately in the Oak Street and Parkview area. Detectives conducted surveillance in the vicinity the burglars were taking place. A vehicle matching the description of the... more »
December 15, 2009 5:58 PM
UPDATE: One Suspect Turns Himself in to Authorities
Suspect Michael Joseph Zanetti surrendered himself to authorities this afternoon without incident. Zanetti was booked into the correction center on Principle to Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling. Police are still seeking information on the three other suspects.
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December 15, 2009 4:17 PM
The Lafayette Police Department is investigating a slue of car burglaries that occurred on Monday Evening, between the hours of 9:00 pm and 3:00 am.
The 9 victimized vehicles were parked at 7 different establishments within the City of Lafayette. Suspect(s) entered the vehicles by shattering windows. Property taken... more »
November 25, 2009 2:25 PM
Four Arrested in November 16th Home Invasion
On November 16, 2009, a home invasion occurred in the 1300 block of Jefferson Street. Suspects entered the residence by force and robbed the victim at gunpoint. Detectives investigating the incident were able to develop 4 suspects during the course of the... more »
November 19, 2009 12:12 PM
Victims Robbed at Gunpoint in Parking Lot
On November 19, 2009, at approximately 1:00 am, two victims were standing by a vehicle behind a business in the 400 block of Jefferson Street when they were approached by two black males. One of the suspects produced a handgun and demanded... more »
October 22, 2009 12:08 PM
On October 22, 2009, at approximately 3:00 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 400 block of St. Antoine Street regarding a shooting. According to the victim and witnesses, the victim was exiting a residence he was visiting and was confronted by two masked suspects outside. The... more »
September 29, 2009 3:42 PM
On September 23, 2009, at approximately 11:30 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to an incident involving the theft of a wallet, in the 2800 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway. According to the victim, she was shopping at a grocery retail store when she was approached by a... more »