10 hrs ago
Duson PD Chief Removal Update
The former police chief of Duson isn't saying much these days, after getting the axe during a town council meeting last week.
12 hrs ago
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Iota couple charged with theft
An Iota couple has been arrested, following an investigation by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office into a shoplifting incident.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Engagement: Jamie Trahan & Carlos Campos, Jr.
The couple will exchange vows on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the White Orchid Beach House in Maui, Hawaii.
The Daily Advertiser
Engagement: Brittnie Bearb & James Daigle
Brittnie is the granddaughter of Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Shores I of Youngsville and Ms.
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KIP ALBARADO: 21, of the 600 block of B Siant Clare, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and stopping, standing or parking prohibited in specified places.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Acadiana road closures and reports of high water for July 18, 2014
The following roads have been closed because of high water: Sarah Dee @ Springlake Circle 2000 block of Savoy Road Oak Springs Lane at Dillon Road 100 Rue Fosse Lagneaux @ Paige Harlow Street in Duson 300 block of Mill Creek 200 block of Teljean Road Taft @ Vermilion Taft @ Stewart 400 Industrial Parkway Reports of high water: 500 block of Chemin ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Small town of Duson has big list of police chief problems
There was Tom Deville, accused of ignoring a large local drug ring while serving as chief in the 1990s and convicted in 2000 on federal drug charges.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Acadiana Crime Blotter for July 17, 2014
RAVEN NICOLE ALEXANDER: 34, of the 500 block of Orchid Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
I-10 East is open at the Mississippi River Bridge, backup has reached past LA 415 in Lobdell
All lanes are open I-10 East on the Mississippi River Bridge. The queue from this incident has reached past LA 415 in Lobdell, there is also congestion I-10 West from the I-10/I-12 Merge to the Mississippi River Bridge due to onlookers.
The Town Talk
Gas leak closes portion of Interstate 10
Motorists can use U.S. Highway 90 as a detour, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Town council votes to terminate Duson police chief
It was a swift vote Tuesday by the Duson Town Council. The council voted unanimously to terminate Police Chief Frank Andrew.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Acadiana Crime Blotter for Monday, July 14, 2014
An Iberia Parish sheriff's deputy shot and killed a 33-year-old man who brandished a gun as the deputy responded to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Evangeline Street just after 8 p.m. Saturday, State Police Trooper Brooks David said Sunday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Opelousas housing employee gets probation in fraud case
A former employee of the Opelousas Housing Authority was sentenced to two years probation Friday in a federal investigation of bid-rigging that also snagged the former director and a local contractor.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Acadiana briefs for July 10, 2014
The Lafayette Parish School System offers its one-stop, centralized registration for families to register new students from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on July 15-16, July 23-24; Aug. 1 and Aug. 4 at the former Lerosen Elementary site, 516 E. Pinhook Road.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
4 fire departments respond to house fire
Firefighters from four departments responded to the 1700 block of Denais Road on Tuesday in Lafayette Parish.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Acadiana police briefs for July 4, 2014
A memorial fund for slain Vermilion Parish sheriff's Deputy Allen Bares Jr. has been set up at Gulf Coast Bank of Abbeville.
Autopsy report says shot to head killed woman found near Duson
A woman found Monday on the side of a north Lafayette Parish road near Duson died from a single gunshot wound to the head, authorities said Thursday, citing a preliminary autopsy report.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Duson police investigating vehicle burglaries
Duson police are investigating several vehicle burglaries that occurred on June 24. Police say there was seven vehicles burglarized where items were taking ranging from purses, to laptops, and handguns.