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  1. Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A federal prosecutor in north Louisiana says a former resident physician at LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport has pleaded guilty to forging prescriptions. U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph says in a Wednesday news release that 32-year-old Kevin V. Patel pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.

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  2. All clear at Bayou Teche following oil sheenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    UPDATE: Bayou Teche in St. Mary Parish is now open to traffic following the detection of an oil sheen this afternoon. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Marine Section responded to the water in the Centerville area around 12:25 p.m. The Marine Section located a sheen on the water and believed the affected area to be a mile long across the bayou.

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  3. Sun returns Sunday sparking off afternoon showersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Overcast skies on Saturday created a relatively nice day across Acadiana as it held temperatures in the low to mid 80s and prevented showers from holding together as they tried to move onshore. With times of sunshine on Sunday that will heat temperatures back into the lower 90s and create the instability we were lacking Saturday to fire off a 40% for scattered showers and storms during the afternoon.

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  4. Man accused of indecent behavior with juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard, 58-year-old Douglas Harold Toney, Jr. allegedly stopped in front of a house and flashed the victim his genitalia. The arrest report indicates Toney also allegedly told the victim "he liked boys and girls."

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  5. Acadiana Kickoff Tour: Loreauville TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    How It Happened: After a disappointing year, Terry Martin moves from Breaux Bridge to Loreauville to take over as Head Coach Since his hiring in early July, it's been busy for Martin, as he puts together his vision with the program along with installing his system. Martin is taking his plays while keeping the Tigers terminology to make the transition easier.

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  6. Acadiana Kickoff Tour: Opelousas TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Tigers goals are clear this year: Playoff are an expectation, not a hope. Opelousas returns 12 starters, 6 on each side.

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  7. Back-to-school supply drive going on in DusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Organizers will be selling hamburgers and accepting school supplies and school uniforms at the Duson Town Hall, located at 498 Toby Mouton Road. An employee at an assisted living facility in Lafayette has been fired and arrested following the alleged abuse of a resident.

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  8. Jeffery Orlando Deandre Newman / The Advocate of Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Baton Rouge police officer still in training is accused of choking his girlfriend in front of her children. The Advocate of Baton Rouge reports 31-year-old Jeffery Orlando Deandre Newman has been arrested on charges of domestic abuse battery strangulation and child endangerment.

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  9. Westside Elementary students see school for the first time since 2016 floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    But at Westside Elementary School in Scott, the first day means their first day back on campus since the August 2016 flood destroyed everything and kept the doors shut for two years. "We still have a lot of work to do and that's what we've been informing the parents of this morning.

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  10. Oil sheen detected in Bayou Teche in St. Mary ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Marine Section responded to a report of a fuel spill in the Bayou Teche in the Centerville area around 12:25 p.m. The Marine Section located a sheen on the water and believe the affected area to be a mile long across the bayou. An employee at an assisted living facility in Lafayette has been fired and arrested following the alleged abuse of a resident.

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  11. Advocate obtains video of fatal chokehold arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A criminal justice expert says Avoyelles Parish law officers who wrestled a Marksville man off a tractor while serving an arrest warrant last year used too much force - needlessly elevating a confrontation that ended with the man's death, our media partners at The Advocate report. A video recording of the arrest, obtained by The Advocate, shows officers growing frustrated with Armando Frank, 44, after he refuses to step down from a tractor near a Walmart store along La.

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  12. Two Avoyelles Parish inmates captured in Lafayette ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Amanda Tassin and Bridget Gagnard were captured sometime Wednesday afternoon with help from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office. Details on their arrests have not been released.

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  13. Deputies searching for two female inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Two female inmates escaped from custody at the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office Detention Center 3 in Cottonport, according to Sheriff Doug Anderson, on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 11:30 p.m. Amanda G. Tassin, 22, and Bridget R. Gagnard, 34, both of Marksville, exited through the rear of the dorm they were housed in, then went through a hole cut in the perimeter fence by an accomplice outside the facility, stated the sheriff. Both women were incarcerated on non-violent offenses; Tassin was incarcerated for contempt of court and theft charges, and Gagnard was incarcerated for a parole violation, burglary, and theft charges.

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  14. Louisiana sales tax rate changes Sunday, part of budget dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana consumers will pay slightly less for their purchases starting Sunday when the state sales tax rate drops as nearly three dozen new laws take effect with the start of the latest budget year. The state sales tax had been slated to decrease from the 5 percent rate temporarily enacted in 2016 to 4 percent, but lawmakers in their latest special session renewed 0.45 percent of the expiring tax to avert steep cuts to college campuses and government-financed programs.

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  15. Lawmakers scramble for solution, will discuss one tax bill 3 days into sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Three days into the legislative session, lawmakers are still having trouble reaching agreements on how to fill the state's nearly $650 million budget gap. That same committee shot down two bills that would have created a permanent half-cent sales tax, the amount that government analysts say is needed to fill that hole.

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  16. Acadiana Famous: Former Governor Edwin EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    "The streets were lined up all the way to the railroad tracks. It was a great speech and a very important day in our lives."

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  17. Elaine Edwards, former Louisiana governor's first wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Former Gov. Edwin Edwards' first wife, Elaine Edwards, has died at the age of 89. She was married to Edwards during all three of his terms as governor. Shortly after Edwin Edwards' first term began in 1972, he appointed his wife to complete the term of a U.S. senator who had died.

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  18. Federal jury finds former prison guard guilty of briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A federal jury has found a former corrections officer at the prison in Pollock guilty of accepting bribes to smuggle contraband. U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph, in a news release this week, said 38-year-old Byron A. Wyatt, of Marksville, was found guilty of two counts of bribery of public officials and witnesses.

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  19. Settlement reached over boy's killing by Louisiana officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A settlement agreement has been reached in a family's lawsuit over the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old autistic boy during a traffic stop by law enforcement in Louisiana. U.S. District Judge Dee Drell dismissed the suit late Thursday as the parties worked toward a final agreement.

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  20. Settlement talks underway in lawsuit over 6-year-old's death by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Settlement talks are underway in the federal lawsuit against Derrick Stafford and Norris Greenhouse, the former Marksville deputy marshals convicted in the shooting death of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis. Federal court records in the U.S. Western District of Louisiana show Stafford and Greenhouse were transported from prison to attend the talks, which were scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.

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