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  1. 2 Avoyelles Parish men died in a fiery two-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    State police say two Avoyelles Parish men died in a fiery two-vehicle crash on Louisiana Highway 29 between Cottonport and Evergreen. Master Trooper Scott Moreau said in news release 26-year-old Michael Isles Jr., of Cottonport, was driving a pickup southbound Monday afternoon when he lost control and crossed the center line, hitting another pickup head-on.

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  2. Pictured left Derrick Stafford, picture right Norris Greenhouse Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The trial for one of the deputy marshals accused of shooting and killing a 6-year-old boy in Marksville has been pushed back after a ruling concerning expert witnesses, WAFB reports. Stafford's trial originally was set for later this month. 2 comments

  3. 3 prison guards indicted, accused of beating cuffed inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Three former guards at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola have been indicted for beating a handcuffed and shackled inmate and conspiring to cover it up. According to Wednesday's indictment, former Maj.

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  4. Boy's family sues town over his fatal shooting by deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Relatives of a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed during a traffic stop last year are suing the central Louisiana town where two deputy city marshals opened fire on his father's car. The lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court claims Marksville city officials failed to properly train the deputies on use of deadly force.

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  5. Jeremy Mardis' family files suit over his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. - Relatives of a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed during a traffic stop last year are suing the central Louisiana town where two deputy city marshals opened fire on his father's car.

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  6. Mayor's OT sheets unsigned, unapproved; indicate 20-hour daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Opelousas Mayor Reggie Tatum has produced time sheets for the overtime he's charged to his city - and they show he worked 16-hour days for 21 days straight after the flood. The St. Landry Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness tells us that the shelter at the Opelousas Civic Center opened on August 12 and closed on September 3. Tatum's overtime sheets, which KATC obtained via public records request, show the first day he reported overtime was on August 13. The last day he reported overtime was September 3, the day the shelter closed.

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  7. Initial unemployment claims in Louisiana riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Sept. 24 increased from the previous week's total.

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  8. Driver uses cardboard Trump head in carpool laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A cardboard cutout of a head in a passenger seat definitely caught the attention of a Washington State Patrol trooper Tuesday morning. That's because it wasn't just any old cardboard head, but that of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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  9. Court releases video of police shooting that killed La. boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The public is getting its first look at a police body camera video that shows two deputy city marshals opening fire on a car, killing a 6-year-old boy and critically wounding his father in Louisiana. Prosecutors showed the tape in court Wednesday to support their claim that one of the deputies, Derrick Stafford, had a pattern of using excessive force - including last November's fatal shooting of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis in Marksville.

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  10. Video Attached: Judge releases video; allows evidence of prior bad actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    UPDATE: A judge overseeing the second-degree murder charges against two former Marksville City Marshals accused of killing a child and wounding his father has allowed the release of video of the incident. We've only posted a portion of the nearly 14-minute-video because of how graphic in nature it is; our editors are working on an edited version.

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  11. SpaceX: Accident points to breach in rocket's helium systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    SpaceX said Friday that evidence points to a large breach in the rocket's helium system during a routine prelaunch test that turned into a devastating fireball three weeks ago. The Falcon rocket and a satellite were destroyed in the Sept.

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  12. Protesters march in New Orleans to tear down Confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Protesters are marching in the streets of New Orleans for the "Take Em Down" movement which began in response to the city's slow actions on Confederate monuments. The protesters which are estimated at about 200, marched through the French Quarter, headed to Jackson Square in hopes to take down Confederate monuments by force.

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  13. Suspect wanted in St. Martinville armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect wanted in an armed robbery of a Dollar General in St. Martinville. Deputies say they responded to a 911 call regarding an armed robbery at around 10:00 p.m. Friday at the Dollar General at the 1000 block of Henderson Hwy.

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  14. Obamas officially open black history museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The first national museum devoted exclusively to the history and culture of African-Americans is now open. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama opened the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall by ringing a bell from a historic African-American church.

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  15. Prosecutors want to use Stafford's prior bad actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. - A deputy city marshal awaiting trial for murder in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy has shown a pattern of using excessive force on other people who didn't pose a threat, according to Louisiana prosecutors.

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  16. Prosecutors: Deputy hurt others before boy's fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    At a trial for one of two deputy city marshals charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy, jurors could hear testimony that the officer used excessive force on people who posed no threat. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's office argued in a court filing last week that prosecutors should be allowed to introduce evidence that Derrick Stafford engaged in a pattern of hurting people without justification before the killing of Jeremy Mardis in Marksville last November, which was recorded on video.

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  17. Tunica-Biloxi to host cultural eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana's Language and Culture Revitalization Program announced its Intertribal Basketry Summit and annual Pine Needle Basketry class schedule beginning in October. The LCRP invites master weavers throughout regional American Indian communities to its Intertribal Basketry Summit Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cultural and Educational Resources Center , located on the Tunica-Biloxi reservation .

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  18. Humane Groups Seek Help from Community on animals rescued from Bunkie homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    After rescuing more than 38 neglected dogs and cats from a residence in Bunkie on Monday, August 8th, the two rescue organizations housing and treating them are seeking financial help from the public and local businesses to cover the costs of their care. The Humane Society of Louisiana joined People Eager to Save , the Louisiana Animal Cruelty Investigation Task Force and the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Department in removing 38 abused dogs and cats from the home of Maxine and Gordon Doughty, 738 La.

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  19. Deputy charged with murder asks if witnesses were hypnotizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    One of two deputy city marshals charged with murder over a videotaped shooting that killed a 6-year-old boy wants Louisiana prosecutors to disclose whether any of their witnesses were hypnotized to elicit trial testimony. A court filing dated last Friday doesn't explain why Norris Greenhouse Jr.'s lawyer, George Higgins III, is asking if any prosecution witnesses underwent hypnosis or any "truth-determining examinations," such as polygraph tests or sodium pentothal.

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  20. Attorney for deputy charged in boy's death hints at defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Marshal Norris Greenhouse Jr. and Stafford were arrested on charges of second-degree murder and... . FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2015 file photo, Derrick Stafford is led into the Avoyelles Parish courthouse for his bond hearing in Marksville, La..

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