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  1. Child found at Laudromat in Opelousas Police search for parents, guardians / Opelousas PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The child who police say she is between 3 and 4 years old was located at the St. Landry Mat in the 500 Block of S. Main Street in Opelousas.

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  2. Weinstein arrested on rape and other chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Police say Harvey Weinstein has been arrested on rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct charges for encounters with two women. The New York Police Department disclosed the charges Friday after the movie mogul turned himself in.

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  3. Person of interest questioned in Crowley HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    One woman is dead after a homicide that happened just after midnight on May 25, 2018. Officers say her body was found in the 1200 block of Lurose Drive in Crowley.

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  4. Murder indictments handed up in St. Landry ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A St. Landry Parish grand jury has indicted an Opelousas man and an Opelousas woman in connection with two separate slayings. The grand jury indicted John James Edmond Jr., 58, on a charge of first-degree murder.

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  5. St. Landry Crime Stoppers for May 23, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On May 19, 2018, deputies were dispatched to the 1400 block of Austin Road in Opelousas. Deputies say the owner of a silver 2005 Mercedes and a blue 2003 Dodge truck reported their windshields were vandalized.

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  6. Two boys arrested again for cruelty and theft of horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Livestock Brand Commission arrested two juveniles for a second time in connection with cruelty and theft of two horses. The horses valued at $5,000 each were reportedly stolen from the 100 block of Grapevine Road near Opelousas.

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  7. Opelousas woman says strays are attacking her guide dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Opelousas woman says she's in danger every day walking to work because loose dogs in her neighborhood are beginning to pose a real threat to her guide dog and her safety. "It's very important for me to have my guide dog.

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  8. Opelousas jail closed indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Opelousas jail is now closed indefinitely after a four to two vote by the Opelousas City Council. Members of the council believe transparency could have a difference.

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  9. Opelousas teen arrested for December arson, break-InRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal has arrested an Opelousas teen for allegedly setting a car on fire and breaking into a home in December 2017. 17-year-old Devalon Jude Chevis was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail Monday, May 14, for one count of Simple Arson and one count of criminal trespass.

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  10. Nissan facility opens officially in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The facility, located in the newly developed Harry Guilbeau Economic Development District, is the newest addition to the Giles' group of automotive dealerships. The event included a live performance by Jamie Beregeron & the Kickin' Cajuns as well as complimentary food and beverage.

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  11. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Office of Public Health is forcing the Opelousas City Jail to close because of structural and functionality repairs that need to be made to the facility itself. Mayor Reggie Tatum told KATC the city was served a notice by the Department of Health which warned if repairs can't be made within a week the jail has to close.

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  12. Opelousas Jail is closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The St. Landry Sheriff's Office, Opelousas Police Chief and Mayor are meeting today to discuss shutting down the city jail. Mayor Reggie Tatum says the Louisiana Office of Public Health told the city that they must fix the jail within a week or close the doors.

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  13. 2018 Historic District Preservation Award recipient announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    As part of National Preservation Month, each year the City of Opelousas honors property owners for special contributions and efforts in preserving historic architecture in the city. The award, which is selected by the Opelousas Historic District Commission, is given to honor beautification and restoration efforts for homes and buildings within the Historic District.

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  14. Jasimine and Terrence Hatfield / St. Landry Parish Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, "After several months of investigation, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotic agents arrested an Opelousas couple on various narcotic charges." Deputies say that on May 2nd, 2018, detectives with the Sheriff's Narcotics Enforcement Team, and members of the S.W.A.T. Team working on confidential information executed a search warrant at a home on Pavy Road in Opelousas.

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  15. Puppy shot in face gets second chance at lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 5 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A puppy that was shot in the face and picked up in March by St. Landry Parish Animal Control & Rescue now has a new home. Roux's entire jaw was missing while the animal shelter tracked him for two days before catching him in Melville.

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  16. Derek Thomas and Patrick Lewis / Opelousas Police Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Opelousas Police Department says they have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with an early morning shooting in Opelousas. Another is still wanted by police.

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  17. Two wanted in connection with early morning shooting in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Opelousas Police Department is asking for assistance in locating two individuals wanted in connection with an alleged early morning shooting in Opelousas. Police say that 28-year-old Derek Thomas and 30-year-old Patrick Lewis are wanted for attempted murder in connection with an alleged shooting that occurred at 2:30 am on May 3 in the 1300 block of Mouton Street in Opelousas.

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  18. St. Landry Crime Stoppers: Guns stolen in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    St. Landry Crime Stoppers is asking for help from the public in locating the suspects involved in two vehicle burglaries. Police say three suspects were captured on the homeowner's surveillance camera stealing two guns from two separate vehicles on April 19, 2018, just after 3:00 a.m. in the 300 block of National Road in Opelousas.

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  19. Blue for You event teaches students to make good choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    School officials and law enforcement officers are advising students to make good choices while in high school. The second annual Blue for You event was held in Opelousas today.

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  20. Opelousas man gets one year for possessing knife in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Pollock prisoner from Opelousas was sentenced last week to 12 months and one day in prison for possessing an improvised knife. Torrey Griffin, 27, of Opelousas, Louisiana, was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell on one count of possessing contraband in a prison.

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