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  1. How Acadia Parish prevents crawfish theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    "We've been having a lot of complaints from farmers in the north part of our parish regarding crawfish thefts," said Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson. "Our crime-suppression unit started working surveillance in this area kind of following the route where the farmers believed how they were being hit," said Gibson, "Well after a few days of surveillance, identifying the suspect, observing him commit the actual theft and making an arrest."


  2. Crowley Police officers will start using a new weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In Acadia Parish, Crowley Police officers are currently undergoing training for a new weapon that they'll soon start using. The department has had pepper spray guns for a couple of years, but a lot of the officers weren't trained to use them.


  3. LPSS will add half-cent sales tax on ballot to fund facility upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    After months of negotiations, the Lafayette Parish School Board unanimously voted to put a half-cent sales tax to public vote to update their aging facilities. Chief Administrative Officer Joe Craig said the proposed sales tax would get rid of 60 percent of temporary buildings.


  4. Police: 3 conspired in theft at Broussard WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A cashier reported that a white male approached the register and demanded all of the money in the register and the cashier complied. Investigators learned that no weapon was produced and that the suspect only told the cashier to give him the money .


  5. Scott man accused of stealing over $21K with forged checks of former clientRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Scott man is accused of stealing over $21,000 in forged checks from a former client of his lawn care business. Police Chief Chad Leger said 48-year-old Thomas Culotta was banned from the victim's property at the end of September 2016.


  6. Police asking for help in locating teen missing from BroussardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Chief Brannon Decou said 16-year-old Trevon Antoine was last seen on Sunday, February 5, 2017, when he left home without telling his parents. Antoine is described as a black male, 5'6" tall, and weighing 178 lbs.


  7. St. Martinville man arrested in connection with New Iberia, Broussard armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A 34-year-old St. Martinville man has been arrested and charged in connection with several recent armed robberies throughout Acadiana . Captain Wendell Raborn of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office said Jacob Kidd was arrested shortly after midnight after committing two robberies between Monday night and early Tuesday morning.


  8. NOLA Mac n Cheese Fest set for Oct. 21 in Armstrong ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Got room on your plate for one more food festival? NOLA Mac n Cheese Fest is coming to New Orleans in the fall. Kent Broussard, who co-owns No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, and his partner in life and in the new festival, Julie Egren, are in the thick of planning the event.


  9. Teen leads police on high speed chase through three Acadiana ParishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Crowley Police Detectives along with the assistance of the Louisiana State Police, the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Department and the Rayne Police Department, apprehended a 17 year old male afther he led them on a high speed chase through parts of Acadia, Vermilion and Lafayette Parishes. According to Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard, a traffic stop was initiated by the Crowley Police Department for a traffic violation, at which time they say Cage Hanks began a high speed chase with officers through the city and into Acadia Parish.


  10. Jessie St. JulienRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Lafayette man is behind bars after he was found in a reported stolen vehicle belonging to a Broussard residence. Chief Brannon Decou says the suspect, Jessie St. Julien, 25, allegedly forced his way into the victim's residence and stole the Ford pickup truck and a small steel safe containing a large sum of money, personal documents, passports, prescription drugs and a handgun.


  11. Crowley Police investigating late night shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect responsible for a shooting that left one person injured in Crowley. Chief Jimmy Broussard said the suspect fired multiple shots into a home in the 400 block of Ross Avenue around 10:30 Sunday night.


  12. Experts say the price of crude oil will continue to rise, creating more jobs for AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The price of crude oil is rising. This is after countries all around the globe agreed to reduce their oil production in order to stabilize the market.


  13. New Broussard school plans move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette Parish School Board has approved the purchase of 15 acres of land for a new elementary school in Broussard. The purchase will cost the school system $150,000.


  14. Land chosen for proposed new Broussard schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The 15-acre site is at the corner of Fairfield Drive and Marteau Road. It is part of a planned future retail and residential development by Billeaud Companies.


  15. cougarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The No. 3 St. Thomas More Cougars' offense proved to be too much for the No. 5 Parkview Baptist Eagles in the Division II state championship game of the LHSAA's All-State Prep Classic in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.


  16. Police: Suspects wore construction clothes while stealing packages from Broussard homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Police Chief Brannon Decou said officers stopped a car early Tuesday morning that was traveling suspiciously and matched the description of a vehicle involved in a previous report of stolen packages. Investigators say the driver of the car, 23-year-old Bradley Harris, of St. Martinville, was found to be in possession of a stolen package and other stolen property including sunglasses, watches, iPods, an iPad, cell phones, and a purse.


  17. St. Martin Parish deputies seeking suspect in connection to vehicle burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    According to Major Ginny Higgins, the burglaries occurred at a local truck stop in the 1300 block of Evangeline Thruway, in Broussard Louisiana. Deputies responded to the truck stop following a report by management regarding criminal damage to property to one vehicle, and vehicle burglary complaints on several other vehicles, authorities said.


  18. Council Upholds LHA Board Members RemovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Lafayette Consolidated Council voted 5-3 Tuesday night to uphold City-Parish President Joey Durel's removal of Joe Dennis, John Freeman and Leon Simmons from the Lafayette housing Authority board. The council debated tabling the appeal for two weeks to see what action, if any, the Department of Housing and Urban Development would take against the board members.


  19. No sign of resignation from Lafayette Fire and Police Civil Service board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The President of the local chapter of the NAACP fires back by speaking for the first time about what some say were racial comments made at a recent Lafayette Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service board meeting. On Tuesday, Attorney Candice Hattan publicly admitted it was her and her alone who said it.


  20. LCG Councilman suggests two civil service board members resign after controversal recording surfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux is speaking out. Boudreaux is once again suggesting that civil service board members Jason Boudreaux and Guy Lebreton resign.


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