September 21st, 2018
THURSDAY NIGHT GAMES
FRIDAY NIGHT GAMES
September 21st, 2018A 22-year-old man is dead following a shooting in New Iberia Thursday evening.
According to a New Iberia Police Department spokesman, officers responded to a reported shooting in the area of Ann Street and Twenty Arpent Road just before 6 p.m. Officers found Jakil Sophas, 22, with multiple bullet wounds.
Sophas was transported to a...
September 21st, 2018The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help finding a missing teen who is thought to be in the Erath area.
According to a LPSO spokesperson, Angel DeJanay Boyer, 16, was last seen Thursday at her home on Marigny Circle in Duson. She is thought to be with her boyfriend in the Erath area of Vermilion Parish.
September 19th, 2018A lawsuit filed earlier last week in St. Martin Parish claims a priest there raped and sexually molested 11 boys throughout the 1970s.
According to the lawsuit, Douglas Bienvenu and 10 other boys, listed as John Doe 1 through 10 in the petition, "were all victims of sexual molestation at the hands of Father Kenneth Morvant" while they...
September 19th, 2018The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a decision sending former Lafayette Parish Schools Superintendent Pat Cooper's lawsuit for wrongful termination back to the trial court to be reheard.
According to the decision, the three-judge panel decided that the legal principal of res judicata, which would usually prevent a case from...
September 17th, 2018Archdiocese of Lafayette Bishop Douglas Deshotel issued a new video statement Monday about child sex abuse and the church’s efforts to prevent any such incidents in the future.
Deshotel breaks no real new ground in the statement, instead echoing earlier concerns about the issues raised in the wake of the Philadelphia report which...
September 17th, 2018A ninth grader at Opelousas High School was arrested Monday after he is alleged to have struck the school's principal.
An Opelousas Police spokesman said the juvenile was arrested and charged with simple battery. The student was serving an in-school suspension when he left the classroom. Principal Myron Spencer was escorting the...
September 14th, 2018The attorney representing St. Martin Parish School Superintendent Lottie Beebe says an agreement has been reached to pay Beebe on administrative leave through June of 2019.
- Read the St. Martin Parish School Board press release here.
According to Lane Roy, a Lafayette attorney representing Beebe, the agreement came Thursday...
September 14th, 2018Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope has turned himself in to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office the morning after a grand jury issued an indictment against the embattled law enforcement officer, claiming he used office funds to pay off legal debts from his other pending charges.
Pope appeared at the sheriff's office shortly after...