Local News

Several Car Break-Ins in Safe Neighborhoods

  Around seven different car break-ins have been reported just this past week.  All of these reports have been in the side-by-side Martin Park and Belle Chase neighborhoods.  A common denominator--the car doors were left unlocked

Community Invited to Public Forum on Lafayette Police Department

  A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies will begin to examine the Lafayette Police Department's policy and procedures, management, operations, and support.

25i banned in Louisiana after being linked to death at music festival

 An emergency ban has been placed on a new synthetic chemical that is said to be responsible for the death of a young man.

A look inside Louisiana's High Tech Crime unit

Parents across the US worry about many things when it comes to their children's safety. But many, like Josie Sewell say even though they police their children's online activities heavily, internet safety is always a huge concern.

12-year-old fighting for his life in Shreveport shooting

One person is in police custody and a child is fighting for his life following a shooting in east Shreveport Tuesday night.

Tips from the community land accused drug dealer behind bars

 Tips from concerned citizens in an Opelousas neighborhood helped aid police in the arrest of a local drug dealer.

Caddo Parish man accused of hurting 3 young children

Caddo Parish deputies are searching for a man who allegedly hurt three of his friend's young children.

14-year-old bicyclist dies after being hit by intoxicated driver

A 14-year-old boy who was hit by a car while riding his bike died yesterday as a result of his injuries. The driver who hit him was arrested for DWI and could now face additional charges.

Lake Charles Police looking for four liquor thieves

 On November 1, 2012, the Lake Charles Police Department responded to a theft of goods complaint at a Rite Aid on Ryan Street. Four black females entered the store and stole numerous bottles of liquor.

Repeat offender lands additional charges for hiding bag of drugs in rear end

 Officers with the Eunice Police Department made a surprise discovery while booking a repeat offender in jail. During the required strip search, they noticed that the suspect attempted to hide a bag of drugs in his posterior.