A man who allegedly shot his wife after a verbal altercation is behind bars.
At approximately 6:30 p.m., Richard Lagarrigue, 27, shot and killed his wife at their residence on Prevost Lane in Loranger.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has reported the state's first case of West Nile virus in a human in 2013. The case was confirmed July 22 in Caldwell Parish and was determined to be a neuroinvasive disease.
A Baton Rouge man who allegedly carjacked a Lafayette woman then robbed a Whitney Bank has been sent back to Lafayette to face charges.
Justin Seawright, 32, was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.