Detectives with Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud Unit have broken up a criminal staged crash ring, that placed several children in danger, landed eight people in jail and Detectives searching for and additional three people.
Thousands of people in Iberville Parish will now have access to a hospital close to home. It's been in the works for four years, and local officials have been working to get the $20 million they need to build it.
Over the past year state police have been investigating major insurance fraud and felony theft totaling over $112,000. Police found that three crashes between 2011 and 2012 were intentionally staged to collect insurance settlements.
A woman has been arrested on attempted murder charges after an ongoing feud led to gunfire in Lafayette.
On June 22 at around 7:00 p.m., police went to the 100 block of Mabel Street regarding a shooting.