April 25th, 2018Crime statistics from the Lafayette Police Department show that all types of violence crime, especially homicides saw an increase from 2016 to 2017.
LPD investigated 24 homicides in 2017, compared to 16 in 2016 which is a 50 percent increase.
"Each one of those represents a tragedy and a loss for a family." said Officer Karl...
April 25th, 2018They say nothing in life comes free. But even at one of the largest free music festivals, there's a price to pay. Between food, drinks, or merchandise, festival goers are hoping their wallets aren't completely empty come Monday.
"One way is to not pay for parking downtown and take the festival shuttle that they provide. Also, this...
April 25th, 2018A patrol officer with the Scott Police Department arrested a Rayne man after the officer says he startled him during a car burglary Wednesday morning.
Hunter Blaze Fusilier, 22, of Rayne, ran after the officer approached him in a parked car with the door open and dome light on in the 100 block of Gold Medal Drive.
April 25th, 2018Lafayette fire investigators say they have determined the fire which heavily damaged Greenwood Shoes on Jefferson Street in February was intentionally set.
According to a Lafayette Fire Department spokesman, the fire originated in the stock room of the business. The owner, David W. Leblanc, 56, was arrested Wednesday morning and...
April 25th, 2018LUS Fiber, in partnership with presenting sponsor Adoxio and local community leaders, is hosting Lafayette’s first-ever Smart City Challenge, a 24-hour civic hackathon event dedicated to bringing our community together to create human-centered, high-impact solutions to some of the most significant transportation issues currently...
April 25th, 2018The Lafayette Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting that left one person injured.
According to Acadian the shooting took place on Catherine Street in Lafayette at approximately 1:30AM Wednesday morning.
We will have more information on the incident when it's made available.
April 25th, 2018This report contains the daily arrests for April 25, 2018:
Name: Abraham, Ennis
Charge: Possession Of Stolen Things
Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc
Address: 300 Blk Pickey STR
St Mary Parish, La
Name: Alex, Adam
Charge: Aggravated Kidnapping Chrg:Act
Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd
April 24th, 2018Residents in the Marigny Circle subdivision saw increased police presence this evening from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office but not because of crime.
Lafayette Sheriff Mark Garber, as well as 50 of his deputies and religious leaders put their boots on the ground to foster a better relationship with those who live there.
April 24th, 2018Happy Tuesday!
Beautiful evening shaping up across Acadiana. Slightly milder today, comfy breeze, and pleasant level of humidity. Tonight: Low temps in the upper 50s to near 60.
Tomorrow: Warm! High temps in the lower 80s. Partly cloudy sky.
Overnight Wednesday-Thursday morning: Next storm system moves in. Bulk of the rain looks...